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Mc Cormick & Schmick's

21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
+1 513-721-9339
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (41 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

had a dinner with client and for convenience we decided to go for this restaurant downtown cincinnati. It’s located in a nice building looking over fountain square. We were 15 min early and the staffer behind the desk did not appreciate that. He clearly mentioned...More

Thank Spijkers63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband made the reservations, but I’m not a big fan of fish...however, the steak was excellent. Service was good. Food came out fast. The portions are small, so if you have an appetite, order a salad or side. The music choice playing through the...More

Thank Anica C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lobster bisque is excellent!! Everything else was great and service was excellent. Great location right across from fountain square.

Thank Tricia M
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went for dinner before a show at the Aronoff. It was a Thursday evening and not crowded at all. We reserved through Open Table the same day. Had a nice table by the window. Very prompt and friendly server. My daughter...More

Thank Tmr2
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We chose this restaurant for a nice dinner with my in-laws. Good start - they make a nice Amaretto Sour. We ordered a Cocktail Shrimp as an appetizer, just 5 shrimp made it slightly awkward for four people, but we managed. The New England Clam...More

Thank CinciFamily96
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a lovely place when you just want a small meal and a glass of good wine, but also scores for those hungry types, too. Lovely atmosphere, fairly good service, nicely prepared dishes, and excellent wine list.

Thank Cheryle W
Reviewed January 2, 2018

7:45 reservation on New Year's Eve ..... greeted & seated immediately ....server came quickly and did a VERY good job in the very busy restaurant .... drinks were better than most .... very good clam chowder appetizer .... salads were crisp and cold .... pan...More

Thank Armbycvg
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

I️ want to say from the very beginning that this problem is the fault of management. Clearly our server was a nice person and trying very hard but he was not properly trained or not suited for the job. All I️ can say is that...More

Thank linkster1
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Came in for the bar area little meals and it was great. Small portions and very filling surprisingly. I had the hummus and the lettuce Asian wrapped tacos. I was more then full my husband had the hamburger which he ordered rare but it came...More

1  Thank Maria J
Reviewed November 13, 2017

so when i finished my business with Macy's, i was looking for a place the eat. there was a Brazilian restaurant across the street - but it looked empty - closed, or no guests inside. so i turned to the next corner, to the McCormick...More

Thank David T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, 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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