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Arnold's Bar & Grill

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210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
513-421-6234
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Today
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 2:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old Charm, great Burgers!

Went to Arnold's to check out the oldest Bar in Cincinnati. Food and atmosphere were great, as well as the service. The piano player on the patio was really good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Gary C
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Grand Rapids, MI
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's a little cramped but it's a really cool old bar. The food has some twists and is very good. There is a good beer selection. A great atmosphere. It was a good place to have a meal and a beer before a game. I'll be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We decided to try the oldest restaurant in cinncinnati And we loved it. It was not very crowded and the band was nice. Even though we did not know any of the songs they did. The burgers we very large and delious. The only draw back is they did not serve sweat tea. And being from the south that is... More 

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Dorking
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107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

See title! We sat in the open backyard(?) of the restaurant and had a really enjoyable meal. There was a musical duo performers (not too noisy) which added to the ambiance and the waitress (Hali?) was very cheerful. In the end I was so taken with the place I bought a beer glass as a memento of the visit!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I had recently taken a Date there and it wasn't very busy. We were seated in an area that did not have a roof. They were to have live music, which was a plus. The 2 people that were there to perform, had to cut their act short after a couple songs, as it began to rain. I had ordered... More 

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El Paso, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I checked their hours on their web site before visiting. They advertised they were open until 2:30 but when I got there at 1 they had already had last call.

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Aurora, Indiana
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We loved the historic location. The food choices were good and the beer choices were awesome. In nice weather you can eat in a semi enclosed courtyard.

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Prospect, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Love the atmosphere. We stopped here as a part of our Pedal Wagon tour (do one, it's fun) drinks are fairly priced, and their burgers are the bomb!

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went to Arnold's to check out the oldest Bar in Cincinnati. Food and atmosphere were great, as well as the service. The piano player on the patio was really good.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

On 6/20/2015 my dad was refused service. Let me explain why. A year ago, he got really sick. Long story short, he's had three brain surgeries and six months of chemotherapy. In order to avoid a long explanation, we usually say that he has brain cancer, but it's actually much more complex than that. No one knows what he has,... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The ambiance of Cincinnati's oldest bar is on display here and the food is just as good. The BBQ bacon cheeseburger was phenomenal!

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Additional Information about Arnold's Bar & Grill

Address: 210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
Phone Number: 513-421-6234
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:30 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 513-421-6234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?