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Takeout, Seating, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so excited to find this after moving from the Midwest and having Skyline Chili nearby. They have great options for vegetarians too! The vegetarian 3 way (pictured in a to-go box) is made with lentils and is a delicious option!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Thank you so much for offering so many vegetarian choices! Everything is delicious! The vegetarian chili is my favorite!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Unusual choice when you order the chili over pasta. But it works out very good. I highly recommend trying Cincy's Downtown

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Loved it, second time to the establishment. Excellent. They serve the ‘Nati’ chili, I got a 3 way and a cheese coney all the way. Okay, be warned Cincinnatians, they cater to locals as well and add slaw to a coney (OMG) so order all...the way except slaw and you will be fine. They even have oyster crackers. On a down note they serve a different hot sauce but worth the trip to find this gem. Hidden down a dead end while a nearby property is under construction. Hat’s off to Cincy’s!!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Cannot say enough about this place. They did a fantastic job on hosting our son's 50th Birthday Party. Bonnie and her helper were incredible as they did anything and everything we wanted to make it a success. They had as much fun as we did...and that made it even more special. The food was wonderful. Chili with all the trimming along with other extras. And that cobbler; to die for. Thank you Bonnie for making Michael's desire for Cincy's Chili a reality as he lives in Monroe and cannot get delivered there. lol. A great place for your party.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

If you are from Ohio you probably know about Cincinnati style chili. But who knew you could find it in Greensboro? What a treat! If you are interested in going then put it on your lunch schedule because they are not open for dinner.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Went to Cincy's for lunch. Overall a good meal. All my friends raved about the chili. I thought it was good, but didn't quite understand the "rave". I did love the idea that you could get your chili over spaghetti and the fact that they...bought us little chili samples at the very start was much appreciated! This is apparently a Cincinnati-type chili...more watery and that's why the option to serve over rice or pasta. I guess I like a more thick chili. But, the place is very quaint, very clean, somewhat of a hidden gem I guess. I had 2 hot dogs with chili on them and they were very good. I had cole slaw and that was average. Our server was excellent. So, overall I give them a 4...I would definitely go back, but maybe try something a bit different.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Was skeptical as I do not like Skyline chili but I was pleasantly surprised that the chocolate and cinnamon were not noticeable. Good chili, lots of spices, hot dogs were great. Was a good lunch stop.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

I had lunch at Cincy's while I had Jury duty. First, the location was great, right in the center of downtown. I had been to Cincy's years ago and this was just like it was way back then. I had the 3 Way which was...just Great!!! Other friends had the Hot Dogs which also looked Great. I'm looking forward to returning to Cincy's in the future. The food is just great.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Go to Cincy's! I suppose the Cincinnati Chili is the flagship, but they have something for everyone. My favorite lunch is the Cordon Bleu. If the creamy chicken soup is available, get at least a cup. But the Cincy's experience isn't complete until you savor...the Chocolate Fudge Brownie with vanilla ice cream.More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Cincinnati chili at its finest!! Wonderful family atmosphere!! Everyone is so welcoming and helps you choose what you may like to eat. Even giving samples!! The vegan does not taste vegan and is spicy but not too spicey! They serve the chili so many different...ways, over salad, over pasta, on hot dogs, on its on!! Make sure to visit at lunchtime only as hours are 11 to 2 but they do cater!!More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed February 7, 2016

Cutesy, retro place, but not fancy, where prices are excellent and the menu hasn't changed in decades. Try their chili, both with meat and without -- they'll give you a nice sized sample serving -- which you can have on top of spaghetti or hot...dogs, plain, on a salad, or however you want it. Their garlic roll is huge and a bargain at 75 cents to accompany it.More

Date of visit: February 2016
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Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Excellent Cincinnati Chili; Friendly Ownership & Staff; Quick Service; Cool, Heart of the City Location. Do not get to stop in Greensboro often enough, so it is always a treat!

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went with several other co-workers while we were in town for work. Service was friendly and helpful in putting a table together for us. The burger (reportedly 100% black angus) I had was *fantastic* and well worth more than what I paid for it. The...chili was also good, but apparently I must not be a big fan of "Cincinnati Chili" as I prefer more of a tomato based chili. The chili was quite tasty with lots of seasoning and spices already in it, but was not spicy. I found it to be heavenly on my burger and would also be good on a hot dog. We all agreed that we'd go back. So, if you're in the downtown area and looking for a good spot to eat, stop in and check them out.More

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

I took a group of 7 co-workers here to get them to try something other than the usual few places for lunch. I though the food was ok/ average and I spent notably more than I would expect for what I got. That being said...- most of the folks I brought did enjoy the food and said they would come back again. It's downtown so parking can be a bit of a pain - it's main draw for me was the very friendly wait staff. I do recommend folks give this place a shot and see if you like it.More

Date of visit: August 2015
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Yes, Cincy's Downtown offers takeout services.

Cincy's Downtown is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5