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Friendly Stop Cafe

985 Congress Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45246-4445
+1 513-771-7427
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon burger” (3 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
985 Congress Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45246-4445
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Was here before attending a Cincy sporting event. We were at the IKEA and searched for a burger place. So glad we did. This has the vibe of a local pub. Very affordable menu with excellent food. The garbage nachos are definitely recommended and localized...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Every bar has bar food but the Friendly Stop really does it right! Their crinkle cut French fries are the best! I've had their cheeseburger which is very good. They have an excellent Reuben. The beer is cold and the staff is, as promised, friendly!

Thank jmckib
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Friendly Stop doesn't look like much -- it's a very old building oozing with rustic charm. There's parking in back, but not much, but there is free on-street parking. The interior has an old corner bar feel -- nice big bar, lots of tables. It's...More

Thank linnalu
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Four of us friends from High School usually meet for lunch once a month. This was the first time that we went to Friendly Stop Bar & Grill at 985 Congress Ave Glendale Ohio 45246. The service was very good and the waitress was very...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had not been to this place win awhile, so my wife and i decided to go tonight for a casual meal. There was several patrons enjoying themselves after a Bengals win over the Browns. We each got a cup of chili, which is very...More

Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

After watching my nephew soccer ten of us wanted s place to eat and watch football. We called ahead and they had a table for ten waiting for us. Good service. Very local atmosphere. Good place to watch local sports. The garlic on the burgers...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great service , good food , nice neighborhood bar/grill. Family friendly with a great menu something to please everyone . Staff is attentive could ask for a more relaxed environment .

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Small neighborhood bar with good food. Beer was cold and we started with what they call potato rags- potato skins with cheese and ranch dressing--best thing we had. I had the turkey reuben with Swiss cheese and l loved it. I had the ham and...More

Thank Teaxasborn5
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Recently my wife and I stopped by to this place since it's right by our house for some drinks and snacks right after work on Friday to start our weekend; which we do almost every week. As soon as we walked in everyone was staring...More

2  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you want to hang out with the locals, stop in here for lunch or dinner, or just to grab a drink. The food is a great value, with a lot of typical "bar food" choices that are at "restaurant quality" such as burgers, BBQ,...More

Thank Kevin C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 985 Congress Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45246-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-771-7427
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