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City View Tavern

) #265 of 1,661 Restaurants in Cincinnati $ American, ,
403 Oregon St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1620
+1 513-241-8439
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (35 reviews)
“bloody marys” (2 reviews)
“rueben” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
403 Oregon St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1620
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't visited since I spent one of the most boring dates of my life here. Luckily this time met a good friend who provided great conversation. The porch wasn't open - not sure why and not sure if it had to do with the recent...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A friend frequented this bar in the 1970s and we revisited it in May 2017. It's was an off-the-beaten path bar with a good selection of cold beer and peanuts. Can't comment on the food. Two doors down was a landslide in early May and...More

Thank Skippy4159
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Having seen this place listed on Trip Advisor we gave it a try. Wish we hadn't. It's a local dive with no charm whatsoever and the worst food imaginable. We ordered burgers and when we asked for medium rare we were told, "We don't cook...More

Thank tesoromiofamily
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

City View has been a staple of Mt Adam for 142 years. It is a nice local place, always friendly and has a nice selection of craft beers. We went Saturday to take advantage of the great weather and the great view from the deck....More

Thank patm1962016
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a great city view. And that's about it. Food was poor, atmosphere was bad. Place was run down. No table service but if you didn't see the sign, you wouldn't know. I personally won't go again. Oh .. good luck parking! Ha ha!

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of having a Lageman burger. I don't know what they do to them but it is a light burger. You're full but don't feel stuffed. My friend had a Rueben burger that was also great. All if this punctuated with an excellent...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at City View Tavern prior to seeing the Van Gogh special exhibit at CAT. Mainly a burger place. Orders are placed at the bar, and delivered to your table. Only 1 person was working, so service was slow. The menu looked...More

Thank Janine818
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We are a little spoiled because we live close to the City View, so it became our neighborhood bar after moving to Cincinnati. Its just the kind of bar my wife and I love- small, not fancy, with a pretty good beer selection and friendly...More

Thank Spearmanp
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

MUST HAVE BLOODY MARYS. this place is awesome. Check it out for a great atmosphere, good beer selection and awesome bloody Mary's. Fun place

Thank Lindsay V
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The burgers and the view are fantastic and both worth going out of the way for. You can actually score a street parking spot right out front here too, and parking in Mt. Adams is otherwise tricky.

Thank Abby G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Oregon St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1620
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-8439
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In business since 1875, and located in a residential area, City View Tavern perches about half way down the western slope of Mt. Adams. The beer is cold, the food is very good, and the view of downtown Cincinnati, the Ohio River, and Northern Kentucky is spectacular.
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