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A Tavola

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Italian, Bar, Pizza
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1220 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 246-0192
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious Food, Perfect Drinks, Excellent Service

This is the kind of place that will boost your spirits just by being there. The staff smiles and you're greeted with a warm welcome as you enter. There might be a short wait for a table. But the quality of the food you are about to order and enjoy is well worth it. Don't skip on the salad. Try... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Binge827
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Cincinnati
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cincinnati
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is the kind of place that will boost your spirits just by being there. The staff smiles and you're greeted with a warm welcome as you enter. There might be a short wait for a table. But the quality of the food you are about to order and enjoy is well worth it. Don't skip on the salad. Try... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Just had a lovely meal at A Tavola in the Over the Rhine section of Cincinnati. We have not been here before because this restaurant does not take reservations and we refuse to wait for 45 minutes+ for a table. This evening we got there early and were seated right away. Really liked our server--Stephanie. She recommended a light Italian... More 

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We ate here because another place was busy and I am glad we did. The bruschetta with goat cheese was creamy and delicious. We had a simple pepperoni pizza and the brick oven made a nice crust. We also had a couple of beers and the A Tavola pilsner was great. Our bill was under $30 for a nice meal.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was our first time visiting Cinci, and I used TA to find a pizza place downtown and A Tavola didn't disappoint. We went mid afternoon on a Saturday and it was packed. We were able to get a couple of seats at the bar right next to the pizza oven so we were able to watch them cook the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Busy, energetic and fun place to eat. Terrific thin crust authentic Neapolitan pizza in adult flavors, not just red sauce, cheese and a bunch of stuff thrown on top. Appetizers and sides are unusual and terrific. The eggplant parmigiana slider is unbelievably good. Can't go wrong for lunch or dinner or to go. Have been to both locations multiple times... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Of course in OTR this Saturday night we had to wait for our table even though we arrived at 5:45. But we knew that going in, that's par for the course arrving so late (!!), so we swooped on a couple of stools at the bar when hey opened up (well done Fiona), and settled in to pass the time... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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118 reviews 118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A Tavola on VIne Street in Over-the-Rhine is a friendly trattoria featuring wood-fire pizza. You'll find a warm welcome here. The craft cocktails are excellent, and the pizzas are, too. We had a couple of Corpse Revivers No 2, and a margherita and a 4-cheese on a recent Sunday afternoon. The oven is extremely hot, and the pizzas cook very... More 

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Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here around 8:30pm on a weekday and were promptly seated, though the restaurant was pretty filled. The service was prompt, as was the preparation of the pizza. The margherita pizza was tasty, but a bit light on basil. The sausage pizza was great. I would definitely go here again.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The bacon bruschetta was delicious!! Very tasty if you like wood oven pizza with thin crust. Delicious ingredients. Service was good and atmosphere was nice. Would return.

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stopped here for a couple of cocktails. The place was really busy but the bartender was very friendly and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1220 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 246-0192

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?