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“Unique decor” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Rookwood

The Rookwood
1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637 (Mount Adams)
(513)-421-5555
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Ranked #174 of 1,724 restaurants in Cincinnati
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Mount Adams
Cross street: Monastary St.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Unique decor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I went especially to try the hamburgers and I was not disappointed
I tried the fried fish mmm
Check it out online, you will learn more about the restaurant.

My wife took a soup, and ask for a basket of bread (she had to pay extra for that :o() )

Will certainly come back.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great Apps.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Love their appetizers. Deep fried bacon is to die for! Desserts are also a must have such as the krispy kreme donut bread pudding. The ice cream is always a hit too. Love the atmosphere and location as well. Love bringing friends and family from out of town to this place. We always have great service here as well.Try the fig burger. It's also excellenct.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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West Carrollton, Ohio
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Love Eating in the Kilns!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Came here on a quiet Tuesday evening. The staff was very friendly, attentive and very knowledgeable about their menu and bar selections. Every aspect of the meal was wonderful; tasty appetizers (love the olives!), delicious salads and expertly prepared sandwiches. The icing on top is an opportunity to have your meal in one of the old pottery kilns! It makes for a very intimate evening for your dinner party. It forget that your not the only people there.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kentucky
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“A nice afternoon meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I've gone to The Rookwood now and then over the past 30 years. It has always been inconsistent. The last visit there has convinced me it is on the way back up. It is a unique building. A nice place in Mt Adams that also has its own parking. Food was fresh with generous portions. Service was good. Will definitely go back more frequently.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“First time won't be the last”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Dinner at The Rookwood was a real surprise. I hadn't heard much about the place, but it was charming, the people were nice and the food was great. I have one caution: Beware the pork belly sandwich. I didn't know it was possible to overdose on bacon, but I think I did. Loved it though!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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