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Boca

114 East 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Oakley)
513-542-2022
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Ranked #7 of 1,724 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Italian
Neighborhood: Oakley
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Main and Walnut
Description: Italian food with heart, elegance, and authenticity. Details and passion drive our team to create an extraordinary dining experience. The daily changing menu offers authentic Italian cuisine fashioned with contemporary French technique. Boca is for your special occasions, for meeting up with loved ones, and for anyone who revels in food, drink, and service.
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English first
West Lafayette, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I love everything at Boca. From the restaurant setting to its food, the ambience is nice and calm. It's great place to dining with family and couples. Food is spectacular!! However, we think dessert is a bit too sweet.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I recently held a business dinner here for seven guests. We were seating in a lovely private room on the second floor, with beautiful chandeliers and a fireplace. Our waitress, Carrie, was very attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable about the entire menu. We started off with a few orders of the caramelized brussles sprouts and pommes soufflées. If you are going... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Dined at Boca for our wedding anniversary. Service was very good, but the server confessed that "it's great to work at Boca where everyone is happy with the food." Most entrees come in two sizes, small portion and full portion. We opted to get small portions so we could try more things and save room for dessert. I had small... More

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had a late reservation on Friday night. Had a drink at the bar to start and was seated at 9:30. The decor was very cool and the showpiece is the chandelier. Massive and a conversation piece. The menu is limited but the the nice thing about Boca is that you can order 1/2 portions that allows you to have 3... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great food, great atmosphere, excellent service. The food was beautifully presented and very tasty. Small points - the fish dishes could have been a bit hotter and the risotto had a bit too much salt for my taste. The desserts were delicious, but a little bit pricey.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I just had our first dinner here for our fifth anniversary and tried a bunch of different small plates including the corn ravioli, clam risotto, Bronzino filet, and lamb confit. The ravioli, risotto, and fish were all excellent. The lamb was the only reason we didn't give the place five stars. It tasted more like pot roast... More

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Cincinnati
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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Enjoyed dinner at Boca recently. The menu is seasonal and the quality of the delivered product is excellent. Two of us split two starters, two tasting sized pastas, one tasting sized risotto, and one entree sized main and were just full enough by the end of the meal. We decided to skip dessert because nothing looked particularly interesting but there... More

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I visit Boca once a month, and got to try their different menus each season. Whenever I have visitors in town from Europe I always take them to Boca and it never disappoints. The service is good and the food excellent. In my recent visits, I've been asking for a different table as I notice they tend to always have... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Boca is clearly one of the best restaurants in Cincinnati. We have eaten at Boca at each of its incarnations over the past years -- on the west side, on Madison and now in the old Maisonette building downtown. The food and service in the new location have not suffered, even though in a bigger space. And the renovation of... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food, the service and the decor were all memorable. Tried the carmelized brussel sprouts - very inventive and delicious and had no resemblance to traditionally prepared ones which I do not care for. The table favourite was the Amish Chicken, it melted it your mouth. The Risotto was also great but if you order the small portion you will... More

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