Sacred Beast Diner

4.7
370 reviews
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Modern diner & bar in the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati.
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good interesting take on comfort food. Cocktails are fantastic- best Sazerac I’ve had in a while. Music is good and fun ambiance but doesn’t interfere with being able to talk to the people at your table. Will definitely recommend to my foodie friends!

R
Western NC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience! Love the staff, food and drinks.

b
Cincinnati
25 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gravy so good you want a spoon!

N
Cincinnati
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant. The matzo ball soup was some of the best I’ve ever had, and I’ve had a lot of matzo ball soup!

MK
Cincinnati
16 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ordered 1 salad, 1 entree and 1 dessert and split it with my niece. Everything was amazing and more than enough for the 2 of us.

AM
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the second time I’ve been there. I have had great experiences both times. I had to go back for a burger again! Delicious! Fun, modern, vibrant atmosphere. Good drinks and great food. Definitely recommend!

KB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything on their menu is amazing from brunch to dinner to their homemade Fireball. Can't recommend it enough!

R
Cincinnati
38 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful restaurant. So glad we tried it for brunch. We will definitely be back!

OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We all loved what we ordered. I’m planning on coming back.

AK
Cincinnati
13 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service!

m
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Like everything about this place. I went for the first time 2 weeks ago and have been back three times already. Have had a variety of menu items from all parts of the menu and they are all so good I cannot pick a favorite. Service has been great every time. Ambiance is simple yet comfortable. Have recommended this place to everyone I know.

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

Lobster fries were not really that good, no real flavor. Burger was just ok and chicken schnitzel was weak on flavor also.

KH
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

SO good! Drinks and food! Very friendly service. Even my picky Hubby enjoyed his food!

BM
Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My friends and I enjoyed dinner at Sacred Beast before a concert in Washington Park. We started with the lobster gravy fries which were delicious. I then had a burger with a side of cucumbers. The cucumbers were amazing but overpriced. The burger was well cooked and moist. The service was great. A friend broke a glass and three staff jumped right on this situation to make sure the table was cleaned quickly and no one was hurt. I was impressed. I would eat here again.

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

Our server Layla was magnificent. She was friendly, efficient, and helpful. Our food came quickly and was delicious.

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

We ordered the chicken leg and thigh, the cheesy eggs, and the chicken schnitzel and they were all great (schnitzel was the highlight!). Could not recommend this spot more and will be sure that everyone we know going through Cincy is sure to make a stop.

OT
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great drinks and dinner. I had the diner breakfast. Noisy—with a group and difficult to hear. Had to wait in line for restroom and we were brought homemade Fireball shots. Loved the thought!

OT
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere and great food! My husband has food allergies, and the staff took them very seriously. They even had great substitution options for those things that he couldn’t eat.

OT
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good service and food. Very over priced in beer and cocktails

LM
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience at Sacred Beast. We were seated immediately for our 1:00 pm reservation, the service was great, and the food was fantastic! Our waiter was really nice and personable. We had the Pork Rinds, the Lobster Poutine Fries, Corned Beef Hash, Meatball over Rapini, a couple of Double Cheeseburgers and Fresh Cut Fries. Everything was fresh and flavorful. Add in a couple of great cocktails, ( Covington Tea, and Jump the Wall), some fresh squeezed lemonade and iced tea and you have the perfect brunch before a matinee.

KH
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was as wonderful as it has been every time we’ve been there! My husband ordered the Twice Cooked Ribeye for the first time and it was amazing!

N
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We loved everything about Sacred Beast. The food was outstanding! We ordered a lot and it was all delicious. We sat outside on a lovely patio. Unfortunately, this block is undergoing renovation and there is a metal plate on the street that is quite loud when cars drive over it. It’s a very busy street, so there were a lot of cars. This will only be temporary.

T
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, very helpful from offering suggestions to frequently checking in (not annoyingly so). Food was great we had the devil eggs, single cheeseburger, chicken schnitzel, and green beans, all great choices!! Drinks were on point tried quite a few with the English martini being my fav. Will definitely be back and wish we wouldn't have waited so long to try it!!

CJ
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic! As always!

AC
Cincinnati
12 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and everything was great our server Kayla was wonderful! New experience for my gas from Indianapolis.

G
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing food. I had the neck bone gravy dish. I could’ve just eaten the gravy and been happy. My husband, who is a bartender, said the Bloody Mary is one of the best he had in a restaurant. Our server asked if anyone had allergies before taking our orders which we loved. I’m allergic to onion and haven’t had someone ask before. I would definitely go there again.

J
Cincinnati
20 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great first experience at the beast. Enjoyed the bar selection and diverse menu. happy to see some vegetarian options. A little put off by the super casual wait staff and kitchen prep. Professional, but even diner staff is better dressed.

J
New England
24 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was outstanding. Service was top notch. Cocktails were so tasty. Wonderful way to spend a Sunday brunch.

RS
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Although most dishes seem simple, the quality and preparation were outstanding. Portions were good.

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

100% yes would recommend! Foodie town and foodie diner. We cannot eat gluten, dairy, one of us can’t have corn, the other soy. We had two EXCELLENT meals though - which is rare. We also didn’t have any cross contamination issues (we usually do). Omg the burgers on a crispy fried hashbrown may be better than a bun! (We added pork belly and a fried egg). Whenever we are in Cincy, we will go!!! Drinks were great and service from Steven awesome. He even was bright enough to not offer us dessert but an additional drink (which we accepted!) because our allergies prevented us from eating any of them. Way to go!!!!

OT
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Another great place in OTR. And if you like fried egg on your food this is for you, I think they'll put one on anything!All in all good food done well in a very nice little restaurant.

TA
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

We just wanted a simple, quiet dinner with good food. Neither happened, Sorry not a fan.

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

Food & service was great. Spacious and kid friendly.

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

Good food and service A bit noisy but an interesting setting.

LW
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The French fries are the best! Drinks are excellent!

KH
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous! Some of our group were dining here for the first time and were very happy! They loved the cheeseburgers, goetta and eggs, chicken liver mousse and my very favorite salad, the shaved vegetables! Thank you!

MR
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The appetizers were amazing. The server recommended fabulous dishes for dinner. The drinks were so fun! Great service. Great food experience.

AS
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and great service! I believe the servers name was Lindsay and she was attentive and charming. We came in towards the end of the night, but didn’t feel rushed by the staff at all. Food was fresh and had some very interesting combinations. Highly recommend doing a family style order so you may try multiple offerings!

OT
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely excellent staff accommodated by even better food! If you haven’t been here yet it’s a must go to spot!!!

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

food over priced. flavors was blend

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