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7565 Kenwood Rd Ste 100, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2835
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Ranked #79 of 1,725 restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Across from Nordstrom
Transit: Montgomery and Kenwood Rd
Description: Trio, one of Cincinnati's favorite restaurants for over 20 years, is known for serving fresh seafood daily, along with great steaks, extraordinary pasta dishes, generous portions of specially salads, California style pizzas, & a wide range of sandwiches. Trio has become the hot spot of Cincinnati for its extensive wine list. Trio currently serves over 30 different wines by the glass, offering the best California wines by the glass or bottle. During the spring, summer & fall Trio diners may prefer to dine in the Veranda. Trio can accommodate private parties from 24 to 65 guests in one of the private dining rooms. Over the years Trio has received Cincinnati Magazine’s "Best Wine List", "Best Casual Service", "Best Entree", "Best Redesigned Restaurant in Cincinnati". Additionally, TRIO is Zagat rated "Best Casual Service" & "Excellent".
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83% Recommend
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Mason, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We haven't eaten here in a long time, but we will be back again soon. The atmosphere and service are AAA+, and our meals were really delicious.. My husband had the veal piccata, he is a big fan of veal, and he said it was the best yet. He brought home leftovers and raved about it a second time. I... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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159 reviews 159 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Haven't eaten in TRIO for a number of years as I have moved out of the immediate area but last week enjoyed a wonderful lunch there. Delicious New England Scallops with asparagus and fennel. Also the House recipe Bloody Mary with spicy rim is just great. The service was ok- except needed water with the "spicy rim' and the server... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Especially enjoy the lighter menu of flat breads and salads. Great hors d' oeuvres. Very friendly staff.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Since I do not live in Cincinnati anymore, my visits with friends always include food. We all like Trio's because it has good choices for everyone and we can linger to talk. Trio's offers a variety of drinks and appetizers that we can all enjoy...and don't forget desserts! The staff proves informative and helps with main menu choices, specials and... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

you can always count on the "best of the best" coming out of the kitchen at this place. my visit there tonight was no exception. The problem is with management. Not sure why there trying to run a high end establishment on a skeletal crew, but for whatever reason, its a bad decision. We had dinner at the bar this... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

After not having dined here for several years, I was in the area and remembered how much I liked this place years ago. The visit, on a late Sunday afternoon, did not disappoint. I took my elderly mother as well as my college-age daughter to Trio for a quick meal. The decor is contemporary and nice mix of stone, wood,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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108 reviews 108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Trio offers casual upscale dining. The bar offers many classic drinks with a tasty twist. The daily specials are worth noting but the main menu offers well-prepared comfort foods bumped up to a classier level. The baked brie is a great starter to share with cocktails.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My wife requested that we dine at Trio for her birthday. Since we hadn't dined at Trio for a while I checked some reviews. After reading some of the negativity, we almost ditched. Happy to say we didn't. Food was excellent, service was top notch and the price was reasonable for this higher quality restaurant.

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Milford, OH
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127 reviews 127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I hadn't eaten here in over a year, so I thought I 'd go back for the Nicoise salad that I always used to get because it was so good. I arrived for lunch with 3 friends about noon. We were seated in the newer addition with the large windows overlooking the parking lot. It was a nice room, but... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We made reservations for a Friday night (didnt really need them) Got seated immediately. Service was fine not outstanding atmosphere was not was expected for the price of the food. Food was good we had appetizer and main dish but no dessert. My only issue with the night was getting my main dish leftover to go (mistake) The manager was... More

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