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3538 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2140
(513) 871-5779
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I used to frequent Allyn's in the late 90's-early 2000s. It was a great restaurant and small music venue. It was a lunch staple for me. Sadly, my 2 visits in the last month have left me quite disappointed. On both occasions, service was mediocre, but the delay in getting food to the table was astounding. The menu has been... More 

Thank Richard B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

ordered there quesadilla !! Actually went back 2 days later with my daughter and had the same dish, steak quesadilla , she had the chickenQ, and loved it!!

Thank Dino F
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Great Cajun food and an impressive beer selection, Allyn's has been on our dinner list for several years. Seems like it would be a great place to have a beer on a nice night after a Red's game (if you're into that kind of torture.)

Thank wallyum
Cincinnati, Ohio
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I have been here several times. They are a bar with an eclectic menu. They have cajun favorites like Gumbo, Jumbalaya, Etoufee, but also burgers and chicken or steak philly sandwiches and mahi mahi (fish). Food is good for a bar-like environment. Parking is a challenge (street or small lot).

Thank glenn c
Highland Heights, Kentucky
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Definitely not the best TEX MEX I have ever eaten. But, it is FAR FROM THE WORST I have had. Service and atmosphere was very good.

Thank JBodine1544
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Allen s uses a lot of farm to table produce and you can taste the quality. . Vegan chili is really good, my fiance a meat eater loves it Burgers, salads, quasadilla are all wonderful .

Thank betseyjohnson
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Giving this establishment 5 out of 5 stars for a few reasons. One: It's located in a central part of Cincinnati, and it's fairly easy to get to. Two: This seems to be the favorite place for locals to hang out and enjoy an easy-going, no-fuss atmosphere. Three: The Cajun-style food is awesome. Hubby and I shared one serving of... More 

1 Thank Flygirl0123
Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I've been going to Allyn's for over 20 years. In that time the restaurant has grown in size, but it still has the same good food. It's a fun, casual atmosphere and is moderately priced. Sometimes they have live entertainment which can get pretty loud if you're there to eat. Try the Mardi Gras Pasta or the Jambalaya!

Thank LSO45244
Milford, Ohio
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

From a wide variety of wine to alligator bites, nothing will disappoint. Something for every taste!!

Thank jodiegirl37
Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just had a business lunch at Allyn's. The marinated chicken salad was surprisingly delicious. Same goes for the Jambalaya. I had forgotten all about this place. Long before all the millennials discovered the Tusculum area and airdropped in their coffee bars and fitness clubs...there was Allyn's. A neighbor bar and grill. And at that time it was a bar and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Mexican, Cajun & Creole, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3538 Columbia Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2140
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: (513) 871-5779

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