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The Rookwood - CLOSED

1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637
+1 513-421-5555
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant but it closed Dec. 26, 2016, owner unable to reach an agreement on the building lease. Very sad to lose this unique establishment.

Thank millimans
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a wonderful time eating at the Rookwood for a special occasion with friends. The food selections were intriguing and turned out to be delicious. The service was friendly and efficient. The atmosphere was unique and interesting. This is a great place for a...More

Thank Mountain_History_Mom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The positives are that it's in a unique building with a great location and ample parking. Seeing the old pottery kilns is pretty cool. The downside, at least for our visit, was that the food wasn't cooked to our order, mostly served cold and the...More

Thank Ginnie S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a great restaurant with good food, a great view, and wonderful history. It's a little on the pricey side for my taste, but my wife and I were very pleased with our meals. If you're in Cincy, I definitely recommend making the trip...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a must see/visit if only for the view and history alone. Beautiful building! I ordered a salad and was disappointed when I received it, for the price I thought it was extremely small and basic. Next time I will try a sandwich...More

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 3 November 2016

a great place to have a pre theater dinner. Very interesting atmosphere, being a converted pottery. Interesting menu selection. Good food at a good price! Hit and miss service.

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We chose this restaurant purely on its location. We collect American art pottery and this restaurant is in the location of this famed Rookwood pottery. Look it up. What is neat is some of the original kilns are inside and if you have a group...More

Thank Karl115
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an unusual restaurant, an old pottery factory. The decor is great and they have a wonderful menu. The food is very good. We ate inside one of the old kilns and it was great for a party of 8. Try this place, a...More

Thank califken
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool spot-old pottery factory with old kilns still in place. Outdoor patio with swings, fire place, and a great view of downtown Cincinnati! Excellent food and cocktails!

Thank zooplantgirl
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Have tried several times to get a reservation here, but dined by myself and figured I would sit at the bar for dinner. Was here 28 years ago for a rehearsal dinner and not much has changed. Limited menu and I had the bacon wrapped...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1077 Celestial St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1637
    (Monastary St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Mount Adams
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-5555
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