Buckhead Mountain Grill - Bellevue

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If you're in the Cincinnati area, be sure to visit the Bellevue location of Buckhead Mountain Grill, located just down the Ohio River from Newport and minutes from downtown Cincinnati. The views here are simply stunning, especially from the deck suspended above the riverbank. Enjoy a casual and comfortable atmosphere that is perfect for an evening out or a quick bite during lunch. This is the place to relax and savor great times, in a setting reminiscent of the Rocky Mountains greatest lodges. Set your watch to "mountain" time and take in the beautiful views of downtown Cincinnati. Climb your way up to flavortown and experience all that Buckhead Mountain Grill has to offer!
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OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful evening, food was excellent. Companionship was excellent 😊. Place was a bit noisy but overall a very nice evening.

b
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were in Newport for a friends' getaway. We picked Buckhead Mountain Grill for a birthday dinner. We couldn't have been more pleased. Food was excellent. The salad was amazing. Their dressings are homemade. We had steaks, fish and chicken. All were wonderful. We will visit again. Our server was Lisa, and she took great care of us! Highly recommend!

PS
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We sat on the deck outside. Great food and service.

NS
Naples
11 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Once again this was a very good dining experience. We had a nice booth overlooking the Ohio River. Our server did an excellent job. Our food was tasty and hot.
Only drawback was the noise level. It was difficult to carry on a conversation. We left early and went outside, sat in our mini-van with our friends and enjoyed our visit for another hour and a half. We would have preferred to stay inside, order another drink and sit in the air conditioning.

T
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Had a nice evening, it was a first date and sitting outside was very nice with a great skyline. Food was just ok, the fish and potato were not too warm but we both ate it anyway as we had another place to go. Thanks

OT
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food with an amazing view. Sat on the patio during sunset. Highly recommend this place.

JL
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 5

I usually have great service and great food. But all of our chicken was over cooked and my chicken mushroom tasted like fish

OT
Indiana
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Waiter had too many tables. I had to request service

LK
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner was delicious! The service was excellent and our hostess was very attentive and accommodating. The weather was perfect and we had an opportunity to dine outside. An overall delightful dining experience!
Keep up the great work!!! Thank you!

OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a great 18th Anniversary thanks for helping us celebrating

OT
Toledo
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Greatfood!

R
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Restaurant was too warm but otherwise great as usual!

u
Cincinnati
14 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The wait staff was great! Derma M. was very good!

MM
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The butter bourbon steak was crap. Undercooked then overcooked. When it came back the toppings were gone and it then had no flavor at all. Very disappointing.

LA
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was excellent, and we were right by a window overlooking the river. The restaurant was very clean, and the food was not only excellent, but there was plenty of it. The happy hour prices were reasonable, and there were a variety of appetizers and drinks from which to choose. I had the grilled white fish, rice and creamed spinach. There were six of us, and each one had something different; everyone was pleased with his/her meal. We will definitely return!

CH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The food wasn't bad, wasn't spectacular. Fair priced, service was Okay. The river view is probably the draw to this place. I wouldn't go there expecting to be wowed, but overall not a bad experience

CG
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I wear hearing aids, sat in a chair near my husband, and STILL had difficulty hearing him! I don't know if it was just the noisy conversations, or the music, or both...perhaps Buckheads should investigate noise reduction furnishings for its restaurants...it might encourage higher ratings and MORE GUESTS...at least happier ones!

PB
Cincinnati
22 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After a long day on the river we decided to eat at Buckheads. The tea hit the spot and our server actually kept up with the four of us. My wings were very tasty.

AW
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyable evening. Would have appreciated pricing being listed on all beverage sizes, but probably would have ordered the same anyway.

OT
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

After having friends and family share great reviews, we decided to give it a try and it was outstanding! We got seated before our reservation and service was quick and beyond professional. Tyler was our server and he was amazing and so personable. He shared it was his first week, but we couldn’t even tell! We will definitely be going back soon

B
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Beer came in obviously broken glass. Food came not hot but lukewarm. Server was civil but obviously having a bad day. We will try again.

BH
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Seated immediately at prime outside table! Wonderful host.... but it Went downhill from there. Waited quite a while to have a server approach us for drinks. Waited quite a while to get the drinks! Fortunately, the drinks were very good and nicely served. The dinner order not so much. One salad came long after the other two..... the steak was rubbery and swimming in something called bourbon butter which was unpleasantly sweet. I was charged extra for sour cream and bacon on a baked potato! The chicken entree was good but the mashed potatoes were heavy and dry. It’s a great restaurant usually -I go often and will go again - but perhaps Saturday night is a bad choice !!

JR
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was great, AC was too cold. had great drink specials.

B
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Mountain feel inside with a city view! Can’t beat it. Kris was an amazing server and went through everything on the menu with us and had some awesome suggestions for us with it being our first time there. We will be back!

RH
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

What was the point in making a reservation????? I still had to wait 25 minutes

BH
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 4

I made a reservation on open table for 7pm and we didn't get seated until 8pm. Apparently the kitchen was backed up and the manager told the hostess not to seat anymore people. Totally unacceptable. Do not take reservations for a certain time if you cannot accommodate it. We were offered a free appetizer, once I begged to be seated outside to get out of the very cold bar area. The server and food were both good. Totally put off by the hour wait. That is why I gave 2 stars.

b
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

we had 8 people in our group and our servers were excellent. the food is always good there. you will not be blown away by the prices. the view of the river outside is amazing. great place for lunch or dinner.

DF
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The chicken in the salad was awful - like rubber - couldn’t chew it.

OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

It’s not that our experience was bad- it was just uncomfortable. My bachelorette party of nine came to dinner at 6pm this past Saturday. It was VERY hot outside- but it wasn’t any cooler inside. We were so hot and uncomfortable the entire time we left as fast as we could. I had to change clothes due to the temperature and my sister was sick. I can without doubt say that it probably had something to do with how hot it was outside but there has to be something they could do to make it more comfortable? I’ve never been in a restaurant in summer where it was that miserable inside.

J
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Ordered medium steak, it was over cooked to a well done, 2nd steak arrived after others with me had finished eating so I refused steak and asked that the meal be taken off my check. Others were with us and person ordered a burger cooked medium, it was also well done. Lady with us ordered unsweetened iced tea with lemon. She got sweet tea without lemon.
Will not return!

H
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great food, great river view, great service!!!
Casual relaxing atmosphere inside and outside, weather permitting. Inside noise level was very loud. The televisions need to GO away in the dining areas, much to distracting to diners when you are trying to eat and everywhere you look there is a TV. It’s hard to have a conversation with your guests when everyone is watching TV. Keep them in the bar area where they belong.

M
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

our waitress got our checks mixed up with the other couple not once but twice.

KG
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, everything was perfect! We wish Sean would have been working but the server we had was amazing! See you guys soon!!!

b
Louisville
97 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Scenic view,nice ambience (insure or out) ,tasty food and excellent service.What more can one ask for?

MB
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We really enjoy Buckhead Mountain Grill. It's really convenient now that you can make reservations on-line. Food is good and atmosphere is very nice, especially outside!

SW
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Table was ready at the time promised. Server was great, prompted, & quick with our order.

S
Cincinnati
12 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent staff, views , food! I love going here to unwind and dine after a weeks worth of work!

JV
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service!!! From the moment we were seated to the time we left - excellent service.

OT
Cincinnati
12 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The waitress kept forgetting things we asked for. We had to ask someone else for bread etc

JC
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Felecia our waitress was outstanding. The food and seating was wonderful. I can't wait to go back.