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3538 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2140
(513) 871-5779
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cajun and more

I have been here several times. They are a bar with an eclectic menu. They have cajun favorites like Gumbo, Jumbalaya, Etoufee, but also burgers and chicken or steak philly sandwiches and mahi mahi (fish). Food is good for a bar-like environment. Parking is a challenge (street or small lot).

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
glenn c
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here several times. They are a bar with an eclectic menu. They have cajun favorites like Gumbo, Jumbalaya, Etoufee, but also burgers and chicken or steak philly sandwiches and mahi mahi (fish). Food is good for a bar-like environment. Parking is a challenge (street or small lot).

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Thank glenn c
Highland Heights, Kentucky
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely not the best TEX MEX I have ever eaten. But, it is FAR FROM THE WORST I have had. Service and atmosphere was very good.

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Thank JBodine1544
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Allen s uses a lot of farm to table produce and you can taste the quality. . Vegan chili is really good, my fiance a meat eater loves it Burgers, salads, quasadilla are all wonderful .

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Thank betseyjohnson
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Giving this establishment 5 out of 5 stars for a few reasons. One: It's located in a central part of Cincinnati, and it's fairly easy to get to. Two: This seems to be the favorite place for locals to hang out and enjoy an easy-going, no-fuss atmosphere. Three: The Cajun-style food is awesome. Hubby and I shared one serving of... More 

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1 Thank Flygirl0123
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've been going to Allyn's for over 20 years. In that time the restaurant has grown in size, but it still has the same good food. It's a fun, casual atmosphere and is moderately priced. Sometimes they have live entertainment which can get pretty loud if you're there to eat. Try the Mardi Gras Pasta or the Jambalaya!

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Thank LSO45244
Milford, Ohio
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

From a wide variety of wine to alligator bites, nothing will disappoint. Something for every taste!!

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Thank jodiegirl37
Cincinnati, Ohio
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just had a business lunch at Allyn's. The marinated chicken salad was surprisingly delicious. Same goes for the Jambalaya. I had forgotten all about this place. Long before all the millennials discovered the Tusculum area and airdropped in their coffee bars and fitness clubs...there was Allyn's. A neighbor bar and grill. And at that time it was a bar and... More 

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1 Thank j z
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Haven't been to Allyn's in about 8-10 years. The bar area has been totally remodeled. I liked the old bar better but the new one is actually nicer. Really nice patio and the entrance is now thru the patio rather than thru the original front entrance that was off the narrow sidewalk of a very busy street. Opening the door... More 

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Thank ridgewalker7
Cincinnati, Ohio
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202 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Being new to the Columbia Tusculum area, we are on a mission to try all restaurants and bars in the area, Allyn's was our first stop. We went in later on a Friday night and had already had dinner so stopped in for a quick drink. There weren't too many people inside and we were greeted by the waitress pretty... More 

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Thank travelme9
Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Allyn's is definitely a good local's place and people who live around the area know it's a hidden jem. The food is really good and they have a great variety of options you wouldn't expect. The outdoor seating is perfect during the warmer days and their drink selection is top notch. It's just a great place to hang out, grab... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3538 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 871-5779

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, American, Cajun & Creole
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?