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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Best steakhouse hands down !! I ordered the New York strip rare plus it came out of the kitchen cooked to perfection with the perfect sear on the outside!! Jeff Ruby knows steaks , you can't go wrong with any choice on the menu!!!

Thank Dino F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I went here for his birthday and we were not disappointed. Service was impeccable. The house salad is someth No I wish I could replicate, and the steaks...simply the best steaks we ever had. Pricey but so worth it!

Thank twoeggheads
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took friends here to celebrate their new house. To see their faces as they tasted the most incredible steak ever was very rewarding. This is a special occasion restaurant that is WELL worth the price tag.

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I've eaten at Jeff Ruby's flagship restaurant several times since it opened in the early 80's. It is consistently GREAT. We went this week for the first time in several years for a wedding anniversary. Service was excellent, food was very good (steaks for both...More

Thank USMA74
Reviewed 23 June 2016

It started with a challenge for the best steakhouse last December as we dined at Kreis's in St. Louis with friends. We spent the weekend sharing Cincinnati (our hometown) with them and the finale was dinner at The Precinct. Great dining, perfect setting, gracious wait...More

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We just love this restaurant. Great combination of fine food, excellent service, and enjoyable atmosphere. For those who enjoy wine, you'll find an extensive wine list plus others discounted monthly. Best steaks around with generous portions of appetizers and side dishes. Like all upscale steakhouses...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Simply the finest restaurant I have ever visited. They know how to mix drinks, make fresh appetizers and veggies and broil the finest steaks anywhere. I had the 13 oz filet with Maytag Blue Cheese. Combine aged beef, with seasoning and the Maytag and you...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My husband found this place in 2010 for our one year anniversary. It was delicious then and just as wonderful this time around. We celebrated our 6th this month and we're thrilled to get reservations at The Precinct. I had the Steak Collinsworth and he...More

Thank AllisonG171
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! What can I say about this beautiful place! It has a sort of old school vibe that is swanky yet comfortable. Beautiful building and interior. Since it's a Jeff Ruby place the service is impeccable and the food is downright delicious! I've spent a...More

Thank 23robertsrs
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A Jeff Ruby steakhouse knows how to age and prepare one of the best steaks you'll have. Most of the time a butter knife will do for cutting it up. Pricey? Yes. But you will get what you pay for. Drinks are poured well too...More

Thank bartpapke
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
No suit and tie required but decent attire other than jeans and a teenshirt
4 June 2016|
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Response from wcpigg | Reviewed this property |
Casual attire is fine at the Precinct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 80
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city. Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.
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