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Celestial Restaurant

1071 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1689
+1 513-241-4455
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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1071 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1689
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view is wonderful of the city. I have eaten here twice. The first time I was seated in the room above the bar and had a good experience. This last time I was seated in another room away from the bar and it was...More

Thank Murds1204
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On August 7th, 2017 my wife "surprised" me with a birthday dinner at this once great Cincinnati standby. This once great restaurant with outstanding views of the city and top notch cleanliness and service is to say the least, now a DISASTER! From the moment...More

Thank bob69-13
Chanaka D, Owner at Celestial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi bob69-13 – thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit. Although we’re terribly disappointed to hear that your recent experience at The Celestial Steakhouse was less than satisfactory, we thank you for bringing the conditions that you saw...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

A great view! We arrived early and our tables were ready upstairs. We had a group of about 50 people. Everything from the atmosphere to the food was tremendous. The view of the city was very nice. The menu had unique dishes. I highly recommend...More

Thank Lillian_6648
Chanaka D, Owner at Celestial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi S R, thanks for your great review! We’re so glad that you enjoyed all that we have to offer. We can’t wait to have you visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We went to The Celestial for an anniversary dinner. Our steaks were excellent. The service was attentive and friendly. Our only complaint was that for a restaurant known it's views, the windows were dirty and spotted, difficult to see out. It marred an otherwise perfect...More

Thank th673789
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The service here isn't great and they need immediate retraining. That said, the restaurant itself is beautiful if a bit tired looking. The views are outstanding. The old waiter we had looked like he was too old to care or may have had a burr...More

1  Thank CrankyCritic
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 715 on a weeknight and for mist of our meal were the only ones there. The service was friendly, and food arrived promptly. My favorite part of the meal was the lobster bisque. Our entrees - salmon and steak were plentiful, and...More

1  Thank dddtravel
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A friend and I recently visited the Celestial for dinner. The appetizer of escargot was good but very salty. The surf and turf was pretty good, the lobster tail was a little chewy and the steak was undercooked at rare for $60.00. My friend's steak...More

1  Thank Ann L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Set atop of My. Adams this must experience restaurant was once the place to be seen. It boasts the best views of the city (Prima Vista is a close 2nd) and the food is top notch (plus not a bad value). My only complaint would...More

Thank cincygumdoc
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Worst restaurant... service really really bad! They include tips %20 . But service horrible. Our server was so bad - didn't care about guests, he was not helpful. We was waiting for food and drinks for ever.... very bad....More

1  Thank Edvinzzz
Chanaka D, Owner at Celestial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Edvinzzz, thanks so much for bringing this incident to our attention. We're extremely sorry to hear about the service you received on your recent visit. There is no excuse for this type of service, and it is absolutely not representative of the experience we...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We went back to the Celestial after many years since our last visit. We found the same restaurant we remembered, Quiet, great views of the Ohio river and downtown Cincinnati. Our server, Tim, was very attentive without being stuffy or disturbing. The food was very...More

1  Thank Gary T
Chanaka D, Owner at Celestial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Gary T., we’re so glad you were able to celebrate your wife's birthday with us! We take great pride in our friendly service and delicious food, and are happy to hear that you enjoyed these during your dining experience. We look forward to seeing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1071 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1689
    (Monastery Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Mount Adams
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-4455
  • E-mail
Four star, Four diamond dinning with a stellar view of the city.
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