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National Exemplar Restaurant

6880 Wooster Pike, Ste 2, Mariemont, OH 45227-4348
+1 513-271-2103
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (11 reviews)
“frittata” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
6880 Wooster Pike, Ste 2, Mariemont, OH 45227-4348
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved National Examplar Restaurant. It's causal and upscale at the same time. Great servers. Try it while you're traveling through the midwest. Great place to meet up with friends.

Thank FederalExpress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National Exemplar was my wife's choice for Mother's Day brunch. We were able to sit outside because it wasn't too hot that day. She had the Bacon and Avocado Eggs Benedict and loved it. I had the Spicy Chorizo Frittata, which was good but could...More

Thank KFCincy26
Reviewed July 12, 2017

everything from the ambience,food and the service is always outstanding.Esher was our waiter, and he was very patient. My guest was indecisive to say the least, but our server couldn't have been more accommodating. I love this gem, and relish my visits!

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Had another wonderful meal at the Exemplar this morning. Everyone enjoyed their breakfast. The egg white Quinoa Scramble is great with a little hot sauce . It's kind of bland without . They have excellent coffee , very smooth tasting .The service could have been...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed July 8, 2017

The restaurant is downstairs at the Mariemont Hotel, which is very convenient. We dined out on the patio and it was lovely. The Hungarian Mushroom soup was absolutely delicious and the polenta was delightful, warm and creamy comfort food. My family enjoyed their food as...More

Thank CobbCoGA
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and breakfast at this charming restaurant while staying at the Inn. We were so pleased with dinner we came back for breakfast. Attention to detail and service was exceptional. Will dine there again.

Thank prydquist
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Breakfast here is delicious -- everything from pancakes (large) to healthy egg options and yogurt. Service has always been great as well. Don't think of this as a "hotel restaurant" -- it is not. Outdoor tables along the sidewalk are charming in this lovely village.

Thank KellySW_00
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

This place has been around Forever. Today we had breakfast for lunch. Chocolate Chip pancakes for dad. They looked large, fluffy, and awesome. My dad said they were delish! I had a frittata which had spinach,onion, bacon in it & feta & tomatoes on top....More

Thank PattiMZ
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

The National Exemplar is a great place to go after the movie. They are extraordinary in accommodating you and your friends. We were there on Friday night and I had the Roast Beef Special. It was great. My wife had the Salmon. Service was great...More

Thank jarmstr278
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Quiet, comfortable place, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Love the mushroom soup. Free parking.

Thank Lee G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6880 Wooster Pike, Ste 2, Mariemont, OH 45227-4348
    (Madisonville Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mariemont
  • Phone Number: +1 513-271-2103
  • E-mail
Description
In April of 1983, The National Exemplar began operation in the Mariemont, Ohio landmark, The Mariemont Inn. The Inn was constructed in the mid-1920's as a small piece of the very unique Mariemont community, founded by Mary Emery. The National Exemplar Restaurant was named after learning that Mary Emery once referred to her developing community as the National Exemplar, meaning national model community. The National Exemplar Restaurant is a full service, neighborly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. We only use the freshest quality ingredients to prepare each meal. Our goal is to serve great food, provide friendly and professional service in a clean and relaxing atmosphere.
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