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505 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
513-381-1300
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Ranked #78 of 1,750 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French, Seafood
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 5th
Description: Palomino is a vibrant restaurant, bar and rotisserie famous for its style, hardwood fired Mediterranean cooking and versatile, imaginative menu. Guests appreciate Palomino’s gracious hospitality and talented staff for their unsurpassed enthusiasm, friendliness and skill. Palomino offers an experience that makes guests feel great at a pleasing value.
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Palomino is atop Tiffany & Co and has a lovely view of Cincinnati's Fountain Square. We especially like to go in the early evening during the holidays when the ice skating rink is up--very festive and fun to watch Fountain Square and the skaters and as reviewers have said, a window seat is great for the best views. It was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to go downtown for happy hour. Good selection of food at decent prices and their full bar has anything you might want. Nice view of Fountain Square. Laid-back but classy vibe.

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was our anniversary and I could not eat, the food was awful. The meat that I ordered was completely raw and cold. We had reservations and when we arrived there was still dirty cups on our table. The only thing we liked was the salad. The staff was friendly though.

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The Villages, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed downtown for 4 days at the Hyatt Regency . Had an issue finding our car last evening, so walked two blocks up the street to Fountain Square, and the Palomino Restaurant.had 6:30 reservations for 5 , very busy, major football game in town. Our table was ready after drinks at the bar, great seat overlooking the square, watching the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very convenient and enjoyable. I will certainly go again. We were a small group so I did not look for a large room

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant sits atop Tiffany's and overlooks Cincinnati's Fountain Square. Try to get a window seat for the best views. It has a large and varied menu. The bruschetta and mushroom soup are great starters. Pizzas and pastas are excellent, and the Braised Lamb Shank, Chicken Marsala, and the Brick Oven Chicken are standout entrees. The menu can please a... More 

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fort myers
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Joined a companion for dinner here after a colleague of her's recommended the restaurant. She selected seats by the window with a really nice view of Fountain Square. Our waitress Bridgette was very nice, attentive, and friendly. My companion requested the Chicken Marsala based on her friend's prior experience. According to her it was good, but not the best she... More 

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USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We too enjoyed the great view of Fountain and delicious food (bruschetta is extra yummy). We had a very minor issue and it was handled with sincerity and professionalism. I would highly recommend both for food and service.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The food is always good and they have a great selection. The bar is always hopping and they have a great happy hour menu that is served all night with cheap small plates and drinks. Bartenders have always been really nice but could be a little more attentive. Get the house chop salad. It's worth the trip.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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139 reviews 139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Arrived in Cincinnati late with a craving for some pasta. I looked for places close by (the temp was 14F) and decided upon Palomino. It is an nice, upscale looking place with a euro-influenced menu. Things started a bit slow with an absentee hostess but turned out fine. My table was next to the window and afforded me a great... More 

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Additional Information about Palomino

Address: 505 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513-381-1300
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 10:00 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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: European, French, Seafood

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