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Palace Restaurant

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$$$$
Central Business District
American, French, International, Contemporary
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601 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2408 (6th and Vine Street)
(513) 381-6006
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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cincinnati, ohio
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193 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined at The Palace during restaurant week and it was disappointing in a number of ways. This was once elegant dining that I would now classify as what you might expect in a hotel. We began the evening with a bottle of wine. The waiter opened the bottle and in doing so spilled wine from the bottle onto the... More 

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Thank cincymom5
Shanghai, China
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined last night with another couple at The Palace Restaurant.The service was excellent and the maitre'd, John McLean, assured us of a wonderful dining experience. We ordered the 3 course dinner and were treated to several amuse bouches from the kitchen beforehand. The presentation of each dish was a work of art with everyone thoroughly enjoying their selections. A... More 

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Thank MargaretShanghai
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful 3 course meal (plus 3 amuse bouche) in a great setting. Could not have been a more pleasant evening with great service and food! They know how to make it a dining experience.

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Thank David L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is among my very favorites...it's in the top three in Cincinnati. Very attentive service, an extensive menu, well made drinks, solid wine list at fair prices, friendly staff...as they say...What's not to like??? I also love the tranquil, peaceful atmosphere where conversation is enjoyable...and you don't have to shout to be heard...Dining for adults!

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Thank Chuckadv101
Sandusky, Ohio
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't planning much by way of dinner, and had passed up eating at Morton's, McCormick and Schmick's and a Brazilian Steakhouse, but opted instead for the restaurant within my hotel. Palace restaurant was charming, but the food was really the surprise for me. It was truly some of the most fantastic flavors I have had outside of the top... More 

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Thank Florence M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner last night at The Palace Restaurant! It was perfect from the beautiful food to the outstanding service. We enjoyed several courses both prix fixe and a la carte plus delicious wine pairings. Every course was timed perfectly and enjoyed. Between courses we loved the tasty amuse-bouches. The pasta was heaven and the rib eye steak... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The most expensive dinner I have ever had ($300). Probably wont do it again but it was a good time and a very special occasion (1st Valentines Day together). The food was terrific and the service from top to bottom was top shelf. The menu was set for this evening, so not many choices were needed. We had a great... More 

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Columbus, Indiana, United States
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This restaurant has a 5 or 9 course meal that you can opt for ala carte prices or do a fixed price meal. We chose the fixed price 5 course option and we were not disappointed. Each course had 2 selections, so we each chose one and then shared. It was a 2+ hour relaxing, delicious dining adventure.

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Thank OtleyandFatcat
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Our dinner at the PALACE Restaurant was extremely memorable for many reasons. The surroundings are elegant, the service ( Brenda is magnificent), the dining room management by John McClean is on par with any restaurant ANYWHERE, and the food is exceptional. Take the time to enjoy the evening with the nine course presentation, sit back, relax, and prepare to be... More 

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Cincinnati
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Had my birthday dinner at The Palace. It never disappoints with superior food and service. This year, we decided to do the 5 course dinner and it was amazing to try different dishes. At first, we thought it might not be enough but were replete in the end. Expect dinner to last a while so you don't want to schedule... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $80
Cuisine
American, French, International, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2408
    (6th and Vine Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: (513) 381-6006

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