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D. Burnham's, Cincinnati, OH

D. Burnham's

4.6
4.6
267 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati. We are a contemporary Midwestern American restaurant featuring locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance. D. Burnham’s presents a wide selection of spirits, cocktails, wine and beer offering an opportunity enjoy traditional favorites or sip something local, creative or adventurous.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Daily 11:00 am–5:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (513) 455-6406

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Private party facilities

    D. Burnham's, located within Cincinnati's newest Four Diamond hotel, offers nearly unlimited private dining options. The Renaissance Hotel provides over 14,000 square feet of private dining space with rooms accommodating as few as 8 guests in our historic Boardroom or as many as 650 in Burnham Hall.

  • Private party contact

    Jordan Adams: (844) 378-3600

  • Neighborhood

    Cincinnati

  • Cross street

    Walnut

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Public transit

    Streetcar stop #18

  • Entertainment

    Join us in the R-Life Lounge for live entertainment on Tuesday & Thursday evenings.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 267 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Good for business meals

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Innovative

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Good for groups

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Neighborhood gem

  • Cincinnati / Dayton

    Contemporary American

  • Cincinnati

    Good for business meals

  • Cincinnati

    Innovative

  • Cincinnati

    Good for groups

  • Cincinnati

    Neighborhood gem

  • Cincinnati

    Contemporary American

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  1. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My go to place for great food and service.
  2. T

    Tony

    Washington DC

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Caring, attentive staff. Great atmosphere and food.
  3. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everyone I have introduced to this restaurant is impressed by the quality of the food and service.
  4. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Feeling a good welcome helps to give me more energy for my work.
  5. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a pleasure. Our waitress, Nicky, was so pleasant and helpful
  6. D

    Deborah

    Cincinnati

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Terrific service and wonderful food! A fantastic experience for a Tuesday lunch or a Saturday night. In one of the prettiest spaces downtown.
  7. PE

    PETERB

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience. Great atmosphere. Awesome customer drink. And great food.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food an extremely attentive and friendly service.
  9. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a pleasure to visit a restaurant that is so friendly
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience4
    Maybe dinner is a better experience. Not a fan!
  11. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I were well served and had a beautiful meal. We’d recommend it
  12. MY

    MollYs

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    D. Burnham’s never disappoints. If you work in the business district downtown and have not found D. Burnham’s yet - stop what you are doing and plan a lunch out. It is a hidden treasure with freshly made, seasonal specials and soups, incredible produce and meats and bread varieties that are different and much better than you will find anywhere else. The service from the time you walk in the door is impeccable - one of the few places that actually still looks to really serve you as a customer - and they mean it. Perfect ambiance for a business lunch and special enough to treat co-workers and clients.
  13. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great for business or pleasure
  14. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I am never disappointed with the quality of food and service I receive.
  15. L

    Lexfoodie

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on August 18, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We expected this downtown Cincinnati restaurant to be crowded at lunchtime on a Thursday afternoon, but we were one of only about four tables occupied in the restaurant. This was fine with us because we wanted something peaceful and quiet where my friend and I could talk without having to shout at each other. The lunch menu is extensive and so many things sounded very appealing. I decided on the Cali Chicken sandwich and my friend had the chicken salad sandwich. Homemade kettle chips were the highlight of the lunch although both sandwiches were excellent. A really nice place for lunch if one is going to the van Gogh exhibit, which is only about a block away. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals!
  16. AT

    ATK1

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Burnham's provides consistent, attentive service along with high quality menu offerings. Always an enjoyable experience.
  17. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everyone at the restaurant and everything about it is first class.
  18. MY

    MollYs

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience3
    Planned a quiet, focused business lunch and overlooked the fact it was Music Festival weekend! Oh well … the food and service was still amazing! This place is such a great hidden gem in the business district.
  19. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Never disappointed
  20. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic fish tacos and very welcoming staff
  21. MS

    MollyS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Hidden jem in downtown Cincinnati's Central business district. Excellent service, excellent food and quiet, intimate seating and tables make D. Burnham's the perfect spot for a business lunch or midday celebration. I'll be back soon!
  22. G

    Geena

    Minneapolis

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A gentleman at the front greeted my friend and I, knew my name from my reservation, let my friend pick out her table as it was her birthday, and surprised us with a free birthday cake for our group of 4. Everyone we interacted with was so kind and friendly. We'll definitely be back!
  23. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Feel like I’m part of the family. Excellent food.
  24. JR

    JulieR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had such a wonderful time at D. Burnhams. The waiter was fabulous. He was very attentive to us and our needs. He answered a thousand questions we had, all with a smile. The food was the best that I have had in a very long time. It is a pricey restaurant, but the portion sizes were large, so I feel like it was worth the cost. I would highly recommend D. Burnham's.
  25. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Feel like I’m one of the family when they see me. Really inviting.
  26. B

    Brent

    Cincinnati

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great staff and decent food. Overpriced for lunch, but somewhat of expected.
  27. DH

    DanielH

    Cincinnati

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Servers should take orders first from the ladies, then from the men. Servers should put meal down from the diner’s left and remove from the right. Servers should keep water glasses filled.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    This was a typical hotel restaurant experience. Probably didn’t need a reservation. The food was good and the wait staff did a good job. I would go back for more of a laid back hanging out downtown gathering.
  29. DZ

    DavidZ

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our first time there. The food, service and ambience were very good. Most of the crowd seemed to be hotel guests. Parking is always a challenge downtown. We would definitely go back.
  30. E

    Emily

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Food was good. The ambience was great because it was quiet and not many people were there. Food took a long time to come out, steaks were not cooked exactly as ordered but we were too hungry to care.
  31. H

    Haidi

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice to be back and see all the wonderful DBurnham staff with amazing management especially the gentleman who’s l believe European and Professional service definitely will be back soon thank you
  32. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always so welcoming. Feels like family.

    D. Burnham'sResponded on December 4, 2021Thank you Mr.Fryer We're very happy to serve you and your gust we're appropriate your feedback it will be our pleasure to serve you again in the future whenever you visit again DBurnham's

  33. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family from Ireland visiting and could not believe how friendly the staff were.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Western NC

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 10, 2021

    overall2food4service1ambience1
    Food was okay but everything was so disorganized. We had to wait about 45 minutes for drinks. They also double charged some of our party for drinks, but we were so tired of just sitting there we paid the extra ridiculous amount. By the time we left, you could tell just about everyone in the restaurant was experiencing some sort of disappointment with the restaurant- because most people were audible with their thoughts.
  35. LM

    LouisvilleMary

    Louisville

    41 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on October 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place for breakfast. Grabbing a bite to eat after heading back to Louisville, wanting somewhere to have a late breakfast. Our food was fabulous, service outstanding. When we were finishing our meal the manager found out we were driving back home to Louisville. He was so gracious and offered us a couple of bottles of water for the drive. We will definitely come back when we were in town again

    D. Burnham'sResponded on October 3, 2021Thank you very much it will be our pleasure to serve you again in the future whenever you stop by DBurnham

  36. WW

    WeeWillie

    Cincinnati

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2021

    overall3food5service3ambience3
    Delicious meal (braised ribs and chicken breast) but very pricey. Service level didn't match price (spilled wine while pouring and did not clean up until asked) and almost breaking water glasses by thumping them down onto glass table top.
  37. M

    Mark

    Cleveland

    39 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2021

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    The waiter was not very attentive despite the restaurant being mostly empty. We had to ask for water on more than one occasion. One of our entrees (a kids meal) was missing and eventually showed after we asked, the waiter said the kitchen “was backed up” despite we being only 1 of 4 tables in the restaurant. The waiter credited the entree but again only after we asked to have it removed from the bill. The food was very good but the service was very poor in general. At these prices it should be an amazing experience.
  38. BG

    BobG

    Cincinnati

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We were so pleasantly surprised! We chose this based on Open Table ratings and it didn't disappoint. Located in the Rennaisance Hotel, the setting was beautiful, and a nice quiet atmosphere which allowed conversation. Don't miss the stuffed figs for an appetizer....one of the best appetizers ever. We had a mix of steak and seafood, and everyone was very happy with our meals. Truly a hidden downtown gem!

    D. Burnham'sResponded on October 3, 2021Thank you it will be our pleasure to serve you again in the future

  39. TF

    TonyF

    Cincinnati

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was excellent and the food delicious.
  40. H

    Haidi

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 7, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was very good,food and service was excellent,will be back soon! Definitely worth to visit this place in Cincinnati.

FAQs

D. Burnham's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (513) 455-6406.

D. Burnham's is rated 4.6 stars by 267 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for D. Burnham's

36 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Walnut

  • Neighborhood

    Cincinnati

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Daily 11:00 am–5:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Seafood, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Public transit

    Streetcar stop #18

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    Join us in the R-Life Lounge for live entertainment on Tuesday & Thursday evenings.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (513) 455-6406

  • Private party facilities

    D. Burnham's, located within Cincinnati's newest Four Diamond hotel, offers nearly unlimited private dining options. The Renaissance Hotel provides over 14,000 square feet of private dining space with rooms accommodating as few as 8 guests in our historic Boardroom or as many as 650 in Burnham Hall.

  • Private party contact

    Jordan Adams: (844) 378-3600

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