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The Rookwood

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1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637 (Monastary St.)
(513)-421-5555
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and service. Levi was our server what a great guy! Ambiance excellent, next time I want to eat in a kiln.

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Thank allenw1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is located in an old pottery "business." We got to eat in an old KILN ! ! ! It's such an interesting place with great ambiance. The food was unusual, but very good. Prices weren't bad. Service was excellent.

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Thank Pam F
Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there on a Tuesday evening to celebrate my birthday. It was almost empty inside with more people were on the patio. I ordered a salad and pasta of the day and my husband had a rib eye steak. Both were quite good but pretty expensive. It seemed like they didn't expect the crowd on the patio because our... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here for lunch and opted for one of the "kiln rooms" . This iconic, Mt Adams restaurant has been around for some time and we were excited to try it out. The menu has some eclectic choices and we tried a variety of lunch offerings including fish and chicken sandwiches, a big salad, a soup and salad combo... More 

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Thank Bob S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had noon reservation and arrived about 15 minutes early. We sat in a comfortable area. We had mentioned we had a birthday celebration. We received our menus and our waitress came over and wished my friend a happy birthday. One ordered the quiche and salad. I had the club sandwich and another ordered the frittata. The quiche arrived burned and... More 

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Thank Carol A
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late lunch and ordered the quiche and salad, tomato soup, and a club sandwich with potato chips. The tomato soup was the worst I have ever had! It was weirdly sweet, maybe even having a sweet and sour taste. And it was very thin as well. The quiche, which sounded so tempting from the description was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While my wife was out of town, I spend an afternoon with my 21 year-old granddaughter at the Art museum followed by lunch at Rookwood. We sat outdoors and just enjoyed the afternoon. The food is good - not exceptional - but reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded Sat nite out, sat at the bar, got great service including beer samples from JJ and recommendations from Amanda. Staff extremely helpful.

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Thank Dan D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I have Sunday brunch here about every other month and I'm always satisfied. They offer seating on a great outdoor deck, usually with a DJ in the warmer months. Pretty place. You can make a reservation to eat inside a very large kiln, cool.

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Thank explorepossibilities
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I'm from the Cincinnati area and look forward to visiting, now that I've moved. Really fun to share this beautiful and unique place with friends. Gotta eat in a kiln. Food is creative with locally grown produce.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637
    (Monastary St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Mount Adams
  • Neighborhood: Mount Adams
  • Phone Number: (513)-421-5555

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