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Mc Cormick & Schmick's

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21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
+1 513-721-9339
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've always been a big fan of this chain. This time when i was in Cincinnati we decided to take our client for lunch there. Good decision in retrospect. The fish as usual was awesome.

Thank gauravm_ggn
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very expensive drinks and food, with food being only average. There are other seafood restaurants that are on a par or lower in price with better seafood. The restaurant was very noisy, and the service was nothing to brag about. After paying our bill, I had to wait 20 minutes for the server to bring it back to me. They... More 

Thank barbaraa448
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner there with a party of four this weekend,(two kids two adults) and everything was very nicely done. Ours waiters name was Erik, and he could not of been more tasteful! I do appreciate good service and they deserve a complement. When I am back in town I know where I will go! Thank you , Dr Shemet

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decent coktails and friendly service. Underwhelmed by the food on a recent visit. The fish and chips seemed like they had been sitting for awhile--fries/fish were limp and lukewarm. Chocolate mousse cake/pie was tasty but texture was too firm/oddly hard. I hope the food on this visit was the exception, since location is great for people watching, especially if you... More 

Thank M M
Southgate, Michigan
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the seared scallops. Pretty good stuff. The menu is quite extensive and I have a hard time choosing. I've had the ultimate grill before too and that was good.

Thank CallMrPlow
Columbus, Indiana
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

McCormick and Schmick's is good, they have solid cocktails and friendly bartenders. The bar ambiance is nice, classic, and not too loud. I always enjoy my visits there, although the place was FAR better before Landry's purchased them (same is true of Morton's). Great date night place, but don't expect to be blown away by exceptional service or food quality.

Thank Vanessa C
New York City, New York
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

The food is adequate, not more. The place smells of the oil used for frying even through the kitchen is far from the dining area. Music blasts, TV screens flash and people at the bar scream to be heard above the din. Who wants to eat in such an environment?

Thank fspinnyc
The Woodlands, Texas
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

A business dinner with five attendees from all three coasts and all had a good experience on a Saturday night. I am a Landry's Select Club member and the reservation was made through Open Table. No problems getting seated and the service was attentive. The appetizers were good and a couple of entrees exceeded expectations. We meet quarterly in Cincinnati... More 

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Cincinnati, ohio, USA
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I would say that dinner was just so so at this restaurant, and the service was very slow. Prices were decent though. We got a filet and a seafood dish.....nothing out of the ordinary or knock your socks off. The music was absutely terrible and loud! Our table was in a terrible location as well...and was located right outside the... More 

Thank Brandie K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

Came here for lunch with a group of about 8 people. The server was very rude and disappeared for long periods of time, which was odd because the restaurant was almost empty. From the time we ordered it took an HOUR to get our food. The one saving grace is that the food here is excellent. But for the great... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $55
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
  • Public Transportation: There is a Metro bus stop located one block east of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-9339
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant is located at 21 East Fifth Street, directly across the street from Fountain Square, close to Tower Place, the Convention Center & the Aronoff Center for the Arts. McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant serves more than 30 varieties of fresh fish & seafood flown in from both U.S. & international waters, available from menus that change DAILY. In addition to delicious seafood, we serve tempting pasta, poultry & beef specialties, prepared using fresh ingredients & served in a timeless & traditional presentation. We offer a private dining room that can accommodate groups of up to 160 guests. The restaurant provides custom designed menus that offer a variety of options to satisfy every guest.

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