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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/18
Time
9:30 PM
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The Precinct

4.8
3843 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city.
Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:30-9:00pm
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Phone number
(513) 321-5454
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chad Monk
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Catering
Catering is available as long as the site has proper equipment.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Columbia Parkway
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Parking details
Valet parking - $5
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Public transit
There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
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Entertainment
Happy hour in bar Sun-Fri 4:30 - 6:00 pm, Happy Hour not available Saturdays
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We offer a complete, turn-key private event planning experience. This includes an array of audio/video and floral options. Our sales manager will work with you and our vendors to ensure every detail exceeds your expectations.

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What 3843 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.9
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipBoyske (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

We came from Wilmington to celebrate our daughter’s 21st birthday. (We had come here three years ago to celebrate our son’s. ) Our server was friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The food was excellent tasting, although I like my food served while it is hot. Both the scallop and grits appetizer and my steak Collinsworth were both lukewarm, as if they may have been sitting in the kitchen for a few minutes before being brought to the table. I’m sure our server would have corrected that had I asked, but didn’t want to make a fuss during our celebration. The birthday dessert and the photo provided were nice touches. The evening was fine, just nothing particularly special.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Excellent! Best steak ever!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Our servers Chad and Adam were so sweet and really hospitable. Everyone was welcoming the moment we walked in and made the experience fully enjoyable. The food is soooo good and I can't wait to save up and come back. Worth every penny.

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Jman 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Amazing food. Already planning the next visit! Can't wait!!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Excellent as usual. A great place to eat.

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DeniseM 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The chefs made fresh thousand island dressing just for me. Kris our server was outstanding, and Alec his assistant was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Absolutely outstanding dinner. Impeccable service. We'll be back..

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KeithB 
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Prompt service. Perfectly cooked steak. Best in town.

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vipRuth (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We visited The Precinct for my daughter's birthday and had a wonderful meal. The staff were very attentive without being in the way of conversation. We never felt rushed but equally didn't feel abandoned. Yes, it's expensive but you get what you pay for!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Have been eating at the Precinct for 25 years and it’s as good as always!

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Roscoe (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

No surprise, but another amazing visit to the Precinct. Great food, unparalleled service.

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LisaC 
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

We were engaged here and come back once or twice a year. Food is always wonderful. This is the first time we were seated directly to the right of the stairs, half table for 4 people...not a lot
of room. Since it was winter, it was very cold as every time the front door opened the cold air came right in on us.

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Skip (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

This is a great place and very unique. Great atmosphere with tremendous food

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

It was my daughter in laws 30th birthday and her first time at The Precinct. It was very nice and she really enjoyed her meal. Thank you for making her first experience a pleasant one.

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vipHersh (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Service was excellent. The food especially the steaks were superb. The setting was perfect. Absolutely a fine experience. The best of the best.

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