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7565 Kenwood Rd Ste 100, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2835
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Ranked #92 of 1,730 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $35
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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109 reviews 109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was my first time to the Trio. As I said the filet was just about perfect. I was not so happy about the other items as I thought the portions were a little skimpy. Good service and good selection of craft beers. All in all, a nice evening, 50/50 chance I will return as there are many places in... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We ate here on a Thursday night. This was my fourth time dining here over the years. Our server was attentive, friendly, knowledgable, and efficient. The food was outstanding: the Queen filet (cooked to perfection), the Scottish salmon, and the scallops did not disappoint. The IPA our sever recommended was perfect. The prices here could easily be set 20-30% higher-this... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I ate at Trip's on a Friday evening in March.We told the waitress we had a time crunch, as we were also seeing a play in Cincinnati that evening. She assured us there was nothing to worry about, as there would be plenty of time. We waited over 40 minutes for 2 simple meals. We finally gave up and decided... More

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Mason, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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167 reviews 167 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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