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Arnold's Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
+1 513-421-6234
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11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 2:30 am
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Cleveland, Ohio
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister brought me here when we were staying in downtown Cincy as she had been there many times before but only to drink. We got there around 10 pm but hadn't eaten dinner yet. She ordered very deviled eggs and fried pretzel. I loved the eggs but my mouth is still watering thinking of fried pretzel with homemade pimento... More 

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Thank LCB0505
Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You know when you find that one place where everything comes together and just works? I found it. It's Arnold's. It's not just the food. It's the entire experience. Atmosphere: You enter the door into a tight bar, head back to the hostess, she walks you into the next room which is inside or takes you to the courtyard where... More 

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Thank maradythestern
Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I've been coming here for years. Since I was a wee'un. (Yes, kids in bars aren't my jam either, but I wasn't terrible. I promise.) Flash forward to legal drinking years: I've enjoyed Arnold's regularly, usually for a few pints of Guinness in the afternoon after work and late lunch/early dinner. The wait/bar staff are excellent. Chatty when you are... More 

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Thank Amanda N
Tucson, Arizona
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

One of the oldest restaurants in Cincinnati....Place is full of old memorabilia.We dined in the courtyard. Food was good Ordered Blueberry Chicken and a Bacon Burger .Burgers served with Grippo chips a cincy staple or with fries at an upcharge. Overall good experience.

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Thank mitra c
Kentucky
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Arnold's is a must visit to discover the true downtown Cincinnati experience! I loved going in the early 90's while in school there and loved going back. It's a place caught in a time warp but that is a good thing! They're best known for their spaghetti but I go for the patio and the ambiance. For a tasty appetizer,... More 

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Colerain, United States
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Tyna Rae was very sweet even knowing we had very limited time we had. Food was prepared correctly. The food also tasted amazing.

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Thank Tiffanie P
Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Another place where we have eaten lunch only. Love the courtyard. Service is excellent. A touch away from the center of the city (3 blocks), so it offers nice refreshing change. I have been there for romantic times away, and for business. Both work well here.

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Thank drdeger
Omaha
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in the courtyard and had a wonderful night. There were musicians playing jazz and the atmosphere was so laid back and relaxing. My husband said the salmon was the best he has ever had and I thought the blueberry chicken was delicious. But the BEST was the fried breaded deviled eggs. The chef was kind enough to... More 

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Thank Jalawlor
Cincinnati, Ohio
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

I think Arnolds is the oldest restaurant in Cincy that has been operating continuously in the same spot for well over 100 years. It's an amazing old place - worth the trip just for the history. I hadn't been in about 20 years - and it was just as I had left it. Met friends there Tuesday night. Started at... More 

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Thank Penny S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We visited Arnold's for dinner on a weeknight, and while it was busy, it wasn't jammed. The service was decent. Since there were only two of us sampling food, it's hard to draw conclusions, but it arrived quickly and was hot and well-prepared. All in all, it's worth a trip just for the ambiance, and this would make a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-6234

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