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“Kind of a letdown”

Arnold's Bar & Grill
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Ranked #90 of 2,020 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed December 3, 2013

We went here on a Friday night, and were seated outside. There was a jazz combo, which was kind of nice. The drinks and the beer were good. But the food was only so-so. I had the greek pasta, which was supposed to be a speciality, but was pretty much like pasta I have had elsewhere. The service was friendly, but was kind of rushed, probably because of Friday night and being outside. Next time drinks only.

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Thank Islandbruin
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

A premium bourbon here (Blanton's) went for $9 that a few blocks away sold for $15. But that isn't the draw.
The atmosphere, service, and clientele make this a special place. A great selection of beer, bourbon, and scotch, very good food, and good music, make this, the oldest bar in Cincinnati, worth a visit. Breakfast is good too.

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Thank zadkine
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were there on "Bluesday" sponsored by the Cincinnati Blues Society. The music was ok, service was ok, menu was ok, flavor of food and presentation was also only ok. At least it wasn't expensive!

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Thank Pepper-free
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great casual dining with interesting food and drink menu. Kitschy decor, great wait staff. Convenient to hotels and convention center. Food for meat eaters, vegetarian and vegan choices. Good fries!

Thank Kathy A
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Cincinnati's oldest tavern with over 150 years of history. Friendly service, unique ambiance, and great live bands in the courtyard lends to Arnold's being a staple to downtown Cincy. Try the locally brewed Pumpkin Ale and you won't be disappointed!

Thank Marzula
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