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About Dilly Bistro, Bar & Bottle Shop

Welcome! Dilly Bistro, Bar & Bottle Shop is an independent restaurant in the National Historic Landmark Village of Mariemont, Ohio, just east of downtown Cincinnati along Rt.50, also known as Wooster Pike. Dilly celebrated it's 20th anniversary in the Mariemont Strand in 2016 and has completed a comprehensive renovation. Dilly is a full-service, contemporary American bistro-style eatery. Dilly set the bar in Cincinnati early, and throughout our history to today we remain one of the top wine and beer destinations in the city.
***PLEASE NOTE*** All RESERVATIONS are strictly for a table located in the INSIDE dining room, outdoor seating is only available on a first come/first serve basis.

6818 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45227
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Burgers, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Daily 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

Cross Street:
Madisonville Rd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(513) 561-5233

Website:
http://www.dillybistro.com/

Entertainment:
Dilly provides live music during dinner hours 5 nights a week. Wednesday is 'Wing Night' where all wings are .60 each and drafts of Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold are $2.50. Thursday is 'Wine & Jazz Night' which offers an informal yet informative wine tasting accompanied by live jazz. The weekends rotate terrific live acoustic musical acts along with creative dinner features. Our newest feature is 'Mac' Monday where guests can create their own Mac N Cheese special. We will be running select movies Monday's too! If you are into wine, there is never a corkage fee on non-list bottles of wine from our bottle shop Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Parking Details:
Ample, free parking. Customers can use the safe, lighted private lot which is shared with the other businesses in the complex, including the Mariemont Inn. Parking is free, and can be accessed from both Wooster Pike (Rt 50) and Madisonville Rd. From the parking lot to our door is single-level handicapped accessible.

Executive Chef:
Nate Roberts

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Become our Facebook fan (Dilly Bistro, Bar & Bottle Shop); visit our website (www.dillycafe.com) to see our beer and wine tasting schedule, music schedule, and other special events (sign up for our e-newsletter while you're there!); and follow us on Twitter @DillyCafe!

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Fri - Sat 9:00PM - 10:00PM

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Dilly Bistro, Bar & Bottle Shop Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (24)
Live Music (23)
Casual (22)
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Neighborhood Gem (13)
Great Beer (12)
Good for a Date (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Fun (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Authentic (6)
Kid-friendly (6)
Cozy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
People Watching (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Business Meals (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Romantic (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 21, 2017

Food was awesome as usual. The braised pork shank is phenomenal

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Enjoyed the live music. The wine selection is great.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Our date night was great here. They have a good wine list that is balanced and the meatloaf and fish & chips was delicious. Will definitely go again.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Live Music, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We have been dining at Dilly for 15+ years. It's a neighborhood gem. Fantastic wine selection in their wine shop. Grab a bottle or two and enjoy with dinner for a ridiculously low bottle open fee. Love the live music entertainment. Great place for beer lovers too.

The world needs more Dilly and less chains!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fun, Live Music, Casual, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 11, 2017

The Dilly is one of my favorite restaurants and the remodel is wonderful without losing any of it's character. The food & service is always outstanding!!

Tags: Cozy, Seasonal, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Our server did an excellent job of taking care of our party of 8 (which I consider more than a restaurant should have to deal with). I think the kitchen may have struggled a bit as some meals were hot, some luke-warm, but still delicious.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 10, 2017

I love this restaurant, but the last couple times I've been here the service is really slow.

Tags: Live Music
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on March 6, 2017

I dinner was good:) The wine selections were good too:)

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 25, 2017

This has been a favorite place for a long time and though they still have some of my favorite items on the menu, the new facelift on the interior left me a bit cold. Great place to eat out-side, but too cold in February for this option. Good food, still great wine selection and pricing, but not great and there are so many new great places.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 25, 2017

Food was great....great wait staff. Live music was a bonus and very good.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 24, 2017

I was disappointed with my grilled romaine. The romaine should be cut in half & grilled. Dilly chopped the romain & threw a few pieces on the grill. Everyone else in my party was pleased with their crab cakes & fish.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 19, 2017

Both the food and the service at this restaurant were wonderful.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was fairly good, but slightly overpriced. Beer cheese was delicious. Good wine selection.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Great decor update, but food has gone downhill. Had an old menu favorite, Sausage & Gnocchi, and it wasn't 1/2 as good as it used to be.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Overall very good ~ table was small and chairs weren't comfortable. Food was very good and so was the service.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Great local place great value and fantastic food. Awesome beer and wine selection

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Good ambiance. Great beer selection. Food is always good and has a good variety.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great Beer
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Second time eating here and I was really pleased with the whole experience yet again. I had the Gnocchi with Sausage and it was amazing. Gnocchi was light, fluffy and gone quickly. My wife got the steak which she was very pleased with. Good beer selection and the waiter was very attentive and friendly. Nice atmosphere inside with a band but wasn't too loud. Very nice evening and we will be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Great experience at Dilly. Enjoyed the atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 29, 2017

I got the seared ahi tuna with the risotto cakes and green beans and it was great. I love everything on the menu! Great service and lovely new interior.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Outstanding Value, Bar Seating
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 28, 2017

We are regular family diners at Dilly - love the remodel!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Stopped in for lunch with family and friends. Server was a bit slow (food came out in perfect time; however). He forgot one of our drink orders, but we were finished eating by the time he came back, so we decided not to mention it.

Wings are probably the best we've ever had, not only in Cincinnati, but ever! Highly recommend trying them or getting a to-go order for game day. Sandwiches were average, nothing special. Good selection of craft beer. A better warm-weather atmosphere as the patio area is very comfortable!

Tags: Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 28, 2017

We had a very nice lunch at the Dilly Bistro. Our server made us welcome and answered all of our questions. She was very attentive to getting our food out promptly and refilling our drinks. We ordered the chicken salad and a burger and both were very good. I will definitely be coming back again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Wonderful sesame encrusted ahi highlighted our food (large portion too), Interesting beet appetizer & generous wine pour... Large selection of beer & wine... Prompt service & attention... Just ok pricing & give yourself plenty of time to find parking

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Birthday Celebration

Tags: Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 21, 2017

The food and service were great!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Great Beer
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Very good experience here. Helpful and attentive staff, good food that was well prepared, hot and tasty. Nice selection of craft, domestic and import beers. Decent selection of whisky and Scotch.

Definitely a good after work, casual stop. Menu is nicely diverse and well executed. Appetizers, dinner, drinks and desert were all very good. Pretty good value, nice atmosphere. Great wait staff.

Tags: Great Beer, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Nice remodel. Great service!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 17, 2017

Dilly is one of our favorites and we have been here many times. Never been disappointed in either the food or the service. Get the beets for an appetizer.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Coupon got us there, experience will keep us coming back! We had never heard of this eatery. The atmosphere of it being a enoteca, with live music and craft brews was unique and fun. The menu has great choices with tasty ingredients and flavors. Plus they take reservations online. What is not to like???!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on January 7, 2017

This is a great local restaurant, with plenty of healthy food options. Plus, they have live music every night beginning at six or seven. Great service at the bar – Brendan is the best!

Tags: Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 2, 2016

We already loved Dilly, but with their fall 2016 renovation, we love it even more. The expanded bar is great, as is the updated dining room, but the real win was the update to the menu. Great new stuff to complement the old favorites, and all the smoked items are fantastic.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Always good and nice music too! Attentive service but not rushed!

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Love the renovation to the Dilly! Web site could use some help listing the many events they scheduled. We visited on Thursday for Wine Flight and Jazz. What a great combo! Enjoyed both!

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 30, 2016

I eat here fairly often and I have never been disappointed. The staff is very friendly and attentive. I highly recommend this place

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 28, 2016

This was always a good place but since remodeling it is awesome. Braised pork shank was phenomenal

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 26, 2016

We dine here frequently, always enjoy the casual neighborhood atmosphere, food and service are sometimes a little up and down, this last visit the food was good, the service was good and the volume of the music seemed very appropriate for the space.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Live Music, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 19, 2016

We ate there on a Saturday night, with a reservation at 6 p.m. It was already a little crowded at this time, but we were seated immediately. The server was attentive, and gave us all the time we wanted to decide what to order.

The Beer Cheese appetizer was so good, and then we both ordered the burger. Which was also very good.

The only negative was that it was really cold in there! It was the first very cold night of the season, so maybe that was why.

We will definitely go there again!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 13, 2016

Dilly is a nice neighborhood spot, especially in the warm weather when outside dining is available. Inside has been renovated recently; nice, but open layout and larger bar make it very noisy even on a Sunday night. The service and kitchen were lacking on a recent visit. Long waits for food even tho restaurant was not crowded. Food was okay, but overpriced.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 26, 2016

Food was good, but not stellar. Nice size portions. Service was just ok. Music was quite loud for such a small place, making it hard to have a conversation. Nice casual and convenient spot.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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