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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    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
An oldie but a goodie

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Milford, Ohio
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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119 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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Barrington, Illinois
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect, but the food and service were excellent. My portion of the special seafood alfredo was too big for me to finish on my own even though it was so good I really wanted to eat all of it. My husband had his meal and decided to try mine. He liked it so well that... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Allyn's has been a mainstay in Columbia-Tusculum for years. They have an eclectic menu featuring Cajun and Mexican items, as well as normal pub grub like wings and burgers. The beer list is very extensive, including lots of local craft beers from the Cincinnati area. Nice bar area with TVs, or a quieter dining area upstairs.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Allyn's has always been a great neighborhood joint. Good food, good beer and wine, and good conversation at the bar. It seems the menu has been simplified recently, but my two favorites are still there - Mardi Gras Pasta, and Red Beans and Rice. Can't go wrong with either. My wife really likes the Black Bean salad with the jalapeño... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to Allyn's with my sister and brother in law who live around the block. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly. The beer selection was good and fair priced. My SIL got the wrap which she really enjoyed. My BIL got the jambalaya and the portion was gigantic-- he got the dinner portion and not the... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Good atmosphere... decent prices, but great diverse menu. Food is very good. Portions are plentiful... Service is friendly... sometimes slower than desired, but I return regularly for the food. Good stuff!

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Additional Information about Allyn's

Address: 3538 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2140
Phone Number: (513) 871-5779
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
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
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, American, Cajun & Creole

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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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