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114 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3202 (Walnut Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A friend I hadn't seen in awhile and I decided to meet at a new-to-us spot. She'd heard about Sotto, and I love Italian Bistros so this was our pick. Little did I know that her gluten sensitivity would preclude the vast majority of menu items. We split. Hope to go back again with someone (or just by myself) who... More 

Thank maestrashari
Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sotto has become my daughter's favorite place to celebrate her birthday and it never disappoints. Great food, great service and grotto like atmosphere, especially the party room. And the donuts...one order to eat there and one to take home for breakfast!

Thank roadwarriors3
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ambience and the food is never short of perfect! Great location near the theater and nightlife!

Thank BernDes
Bellbrook, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My date and I ( she is a real food enthusiast)went to dinner at Sotto and we really enjoyed it . First we had a drink at the bar. The drinks were perfectly prepared and the service was very good . Regarding dinner , it was perfect from appetizer to wine to entrees to desert . Our server was terrific!... More 

Thank willtravel1973
Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tremendous service. The ambiance, flavors, smells and experience was like being transported to Italy. The highlight of the evening was watching the chefs cook over the open fire and watching the cooks make pasta from scratch!

Thank Bacchus49
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The authenticity of the food, the atmosphere and attention paid to the patrons - made me feel special. I took my family there for dinner - we all enjoyed everything from the restaurant ambiance to the delicious food!. !. Simply a favorite dinner spot!

Thank Denise R
Mason, Ohio
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190 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great partner, great evening and great dinner... I'm from Italy, from Piedmont region in particular, and love food culture and tradition coming from my area. It was amazing yesterday finding "battuta di fassone" and "bunet" dessert on the end... Great atmosphere.. We had a good Vietti Nebbiolo...2013. "Spaghetti alle vongole" were cooked perfectly, pasta was "al dente"... I should have... More 

Thank Marco C
N Ft Myers
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh house-made pasta. One dish was a short rib with an incredible sauce. Save room for the donut holes coated with powder sugar and wonderful dipping sauces.

Thank Graz3228
Cleveland, Ohio
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133 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were four of us here on a Saturday evening. We shared three different bruschetta, three different pastas, and one big steak, followed up with ricotta doughnuts. Everything was delicious and the service was great.

Thank Paul-A-C-62
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so good, one of the best I've been to in the US. They absolutely nailed the food and wine list and everything was perfect. I was in Italy earlier this year and it took me right back. Well done to the chefs and all the staff at this wonderful establishment.

Thank thegreatbelow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3202
    (Walnut Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-977-6886
It is a concept of casual intimacy and communal romance.Sotto is the art of simplicity, a steward of restraint. It’s undressed, gutsy and human. It is fire, meat, wheat, and laughter.Above all, Sotto is Italian.

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