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Montgomery Inn at the Boathouse

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925 Riverside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1631 (Eggleston Avenue)
(513) 721-7427
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 277
    Excellent
  • 208
    Very good
  • 128
    Average
  • 47
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ribs, ribs and more ribs

Food was very good, wait staff was excellent. We were a large party of 14. Great view of the river while we ate. Different size meals for all appetites.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
oakster123
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Newmarket, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had so much fun here. This place has the BEST ribs I have ever had!!! We went here for a date night the atmosphere was amazing; we also sat by the window and you could see the Ohio river it was really nice.

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Food was very good, wait staff was excellent. We were a large party of 14. Great view of the river while we ate. Different size meals for all appetites.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great Ribs and Barbeque chicken to go with solid service and ideal views. Perfect spot to go before a game or concert as it is within walking distance of stadiums and arenas. Thanks to the hearty portions, the walk will likely be necessary.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Service was excellent wish I could say the same about the food. Ribs looked like they had been under a heat lamp for an hour, they were dry and over cooked. The crab cakes tasted like they were a week old. The potato straws were they only thing served that were delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great location. Busy but comfortable atmosphere. Great ribs. Really, really great ribs. Stay away from the duck, though: duck should never be well done. Otherwise fantastic. Got a table for 2 on a Sunday evening without a reservation and without a wait.

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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Upscale without being snobby. We had a late lunch/early dinner here and it was perfect. The service was great, the view was beautiful, and the food was wonderful. Try to get a seat right next to the window!

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New Tazewell, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

IMHO, the Montgomery Inn ranks as one of the most overrated, over-hyped restaurants anywhere. This particular restaurant has a nice location over looking the Ohio River and within walking distance of some nice attractions in downtown Cincinnati including the Great American Ballpark. The food however at this establishment leaves a great deal to be desired, especially if you are a... More 

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Murphy, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nice place. Staff very friendly. Great sports bar. Food is good, but coming from Texas, the ribs are over rated. Good, but way too much BBQ sauce to mask the taste of the meat. Cole Slaw was swimming in mayo. Was more like bowl of mayo with some cabbage in it. Average overall.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The Boathouse has great views of the river and the Best Ribs in the world. Good service, Lots of food. I might suggest splitting. Valet parking. Simply a must do in Downtown Cincy.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I stopped here with a group of 14 guys for a bachelor party dinner. No one left hungry and everyone loved the ribs. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. The value for this place is off the charts. Keep up the great work and see you next time I'm in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 925 Riverside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1631
    (Eggleston Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 721-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?