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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Ranked #7 of 1,726 restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $41 - $80
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Columbia Parkway
Transit: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
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271 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My husband had the "Cowboy Ribeye" which is a $65 dry rub 22oz bone-in ribeye that comes with a salad & potato. He said it is one of the best steaks he has ever had. I had oysters, asparagus & a wedge salad. Service was incredible. Atmosphere is gorgeous and unique. We took a cab from our hotel. Expensive place.... More

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I went here to eat with a friend who lives in Cincinnati and i had a NY Strip, a steak i hardly ever eat because i think they are tough. Well this steak was so tender and tasteful i had trouble believing it was a NY strip. The place was great and all the food even better. This is a... More

Key West, Florida
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have eaten at so many steak houses and have often been disappointed but not here. From the moment you walk in you know it is special. I had the 6 oz Santa Ono Filet Mignon Wagyu Kobe Beef, Greg Norman Ranch, Cut to Order. Never touched the salt & pepper! Amazing seasoning. I paired this with their Shiraz and... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband took me to The Precinct for my birthday. It was fun to dress up to go out to dinner. It was a multi-course dinner where they would serve you one course at a time. The server was right there with refills on drinks constantly and was very friendly. We also had a couple of drinks at the upstairs... More

Dayton, United States
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Precinct offers the most amazing Steak you will find in the world. The service is extraordinary even in very crowded conditions but such is not an issue with the amazing quality of all the food. This is a "world class" dining experience. I simply have a difficult time eating a steak anywhere but in a Ruby restaurant. I brought... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family went to the Precinct to celebrate my daughter recieving her master's degree. It was the perfect end to a perfect day. We all ordered filets and thought they ranked among the best we had ever had. The service was attentive. It was certainly not an every day event but someplace to go that is excellent and memorable for... More

Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Precinct is a great place for after dinner drinks. We ate at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse and followed up with drinks at The Precinct. I would definitely recommend spending an evening here. It was once an old police station.

11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This restaurant is the flagship location for the Jeff Ruby group. Get there early and spend some time in the bar in the back. It's lively - the bartenders know their craft and a little less formal than the dining room. If you are looking for great food and conversation in a more relaxed atmosphere - nothing beats the bar.... More

Lenoir City, Tennessee
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am going to pick for just a second...you will likely have to pay $5.00 to valet park since parking s limited in the area and I really hate that on principle but put that behind you because everything else is spectacular. The building is an old police station and very interesting. The walls are filled with years of articles... More

Toulouse, France
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I took a client to this restaurant for dinner and was not disappointed. We are fans of steak and the quality of the meats on offer here were second to none. We both started out with the mushroom toast, which was delicious and large. I followed that with the pepper crusted steak in peppercorn and cognac sauce, which was delicious... More

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