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Arnold's Bar & Grill

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210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2104
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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Kentucky
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank luvpigeonforge
Colerain, United States
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Lynn E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually have no complaints with this restaurant and that is almost impossible. I love their food and their staff is super friendly, including the female manager with glasses. My coworker always orders the hot brown sandwich and I order the TAB (turkey, tomato, avocado and bacon) sandwich. They comes with Grippo's BBQ chips, but there are other options. Place... More 

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Thank Linda H
Burns, Oregon
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a late week night with friends and someone suggest we go to Arnold's. It was the perfect spot! It was relaxing enough for group enjoyment without having to scream across the table. A solo jazz player was keeping the tables entertained, which was an extra nice touch. All in all, a bar-going out atmosphere with a touch of... More 

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Thank calientenw
Philadelphia
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The downstairs bar is noisy and crowded (if that's what you like) but upstairs are the rooms of what was formerly the Arnold family home! They are eclectic and it is fun to roam around -- check out the old bathtub! Hand-pressed hamburger was huge and worth the calories.

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Thank artemesiapaints
Merritt Island, Florida
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113 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We had a nice dinner here before the Opera on a Saturday evening. Service was quick and food was nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
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: 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?