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“Great Place to Eat”
Review of Senate

Senate
Ranked #32 of 1,975 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
cincinnati
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Place to Eat”
Reviewed November 16, 2013

Wonderful place to go for great food. Duck fat fries are awesome. Service is awesome. Great place to go for a fancy hot dog. Loved the soup of the day and the salad.

  • Visited December 2012
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Georgia
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Food-Funky Ambiance”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Really good restaurant in the redeveloped Over the Rhine area. At first glance, i thought the menu was a little "too" creative. But when I tasted the food, it was outstanding. We went with a party of 6 and had a blast. We all tried different dishes and all were fantastic. I had a "Nick Lachey" hotdog-really good. Wifey had the lobster BLT-Wow!! I also had a side of lobster mac and cheese-UmmUmmGood! Friends had mussels-that sauce was magnifico!! The decor/ambiance was really cozy with exposed brick walls, a really long bar. Now, it was quite noisy in there but we enjoyed it. It added to the ambiance. The bar was full of people eating. No reservations accepted here but they seemed to move people in and out quickly. If you have to wait, check out the wine/coffee bar across the street. That was a cool spot too. Oh, did I mentioned the Duck Fat fries. Sinful but worth it. Enjoy!

  • Visited October 2013
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cincinnati
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Food Great Service”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Love their duck fat dries ! Great place to eat that has won many recognitions and rewards and deservingly so/ A must place to go if you are ever in Cincinnati.

  • Visited April 2013
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Treysfar
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Eclectic as all get out!!!”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

It has one of the weirdest (and awesomest) menus I've seen. PIG TAILS??? But were they ever good. I got the Hello Kitty 2.0 hot dog and it was great. And the brew selection was nice. Who wouldn't want a Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale?

Visited September 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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“You have to go at least once”
Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Senate is the kind of place you have to go to at least once, and if you love it, come back! The fries are to die for, and any of the hot dogs are super tasty so long as you pick toppings you love. You will need a fork and knife! Don't bother with the lobster BLT - just do the dogs.

Visited June 2013
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