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Palace Restaurant

601 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2433 (Central Business District)
(513) 381-6006
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Ranked #70 of 1,702 restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $80
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Cross street: 6th and Vine Street
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61 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I chose to celebrate my birthday at this restaurant as I had some familiarity with the head chef, Joe West. (My family and I had traveled to Kansas City, specifically to dine at Blue Stem from where he hails) We opted for the 10 course experience and chose to only experience fish/seafood. How glad we were that we did! There... More

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Leesburg, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Stay at the beautiful hotel (The Cincinnatian) but don't eat at the restaurant. The night my wife and I dined the restaurant had a special anniversary menu that was quite limited in choice. The portions were very small and the food tasted bad. The service was friendly but slow. You'll enjoy Morton's or Jeff Ruby's much more especially if you... More

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Rochester, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great menu selection and food was well prepared and served promptly and all the portions were hot when served.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Palace is a birthday tradition. We are always well cared-for and well-fed, everyone takes pride in serving amazing food in a beautiful environment.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We ate there on Tuesday when they have a tapas menu (which we didn't know about before we arrived). We split OLIVE OIL POACHED ASPARAGUS, BURRATA CHEESE,GEORGES BANKS SCALLOPS, HEAD ON GULF SHRIMP, CREME BRULEE and CHOCOLATE BOMB. We were planning on having the AGED RIB EYE FOR TWO which wasn't on the menu. the food and service were average... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

I'm so happy to write this review the food was so great my mouth is watering just thinking about it. The bread pudding was uummm good. The waiter was fantastic the drinks oh so good . We just happen upon this restaurant and we were under dress but they allowed us in. This beautiful elegant place requires at the very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

we spent an evening at the Palace Restaurant First they did not have our reservation, but they still seated us.. no busboys, bland food, poor service expensive!! so many better placed in the city!! for the same or1/2 the price... the lamb was good but the vegatables with it were bland, as was the fish the salad and appetizer were... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I had the blackstone poached eggs and they were delicious, service was great and the atmosphere is pleasant and refined.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

The Palace is a perfect, elegant, lovely, romantic gourmet restaurant. Certainly consider for a special occasion and spend the night!

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Cincinnati OH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed two exceptional dining experiences at the Palace this month. The new menu is a delight, especially the fish-- I liked both the trout and snapper (the Dover sole is also a classic favorite here) and the beef filet. Service and atmosphere, as always, are outstanding. We love the sounds of music from the fine trio... More

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