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Friendly Stop Cafe

985 Congress Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45246-4445
+1 513-771-7427
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
985 Congress Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45246-4445
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Had the Rueben which was very good. They serve it warm and on toasted rye bread. Was a pretty nice size too. Lunch prices are very reasonable.

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

We've been here a couple of times and have had a great experience both times. The food is quite good and the people are friendly. We had great service each time we were there! The prices are very reasonable. We are looking forward to returning...More

Thank DebbieAdkins
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

The Good: unique, good value, quick service, neat roadhouse decor The Bad: food is not amazing This place is a bit of a dive pretending to be a real dive. There are antique license plates, quirky signs and photos hanging from the rafters. It has...More

Thank RoadLessTraveller
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Three of us stopped here for lunch on a Thursday and found the small place full of character and people. The restaurant sits right on the sidewalk and there is a small parking lot in back but it is a bit hard to get in...More

Thank tlynn63
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Located in Glendale near the Grand Finale, This is a rather small, older place with about 15 tables and a full bar. The food is actually pretty good and portions are adequate. We stopped in for lunch and I had the fish sandwich (chips included,...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Local hidden gem, it doesn't look like much but the food and prices are excellent. Once you've been several times the staff will know you by name and treat you like one of the family. It can get crowded at lunchtime, but they do have...More

Thank trickeytricky
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Trip Advisor does not have a Good Circle why for the life of me i cannot figure that out. The Friendly Stop Cafe is just what the name says a Stop along the road to where you going with a Little Friendly thrown in for...More

Thank SharenSierra
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We were in town for a night and stopped in after dinner to have some drinks.This place has loads of character and the bartender was great he made are night. The food smelled amazing also. Thanks for a fun evening!

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Good little bar with really good food. Went for lunch on 2 different occasions, fast service, friendly staff. They do not take credit cards though. Lunch time draws a crowd.

Thank maxepr1
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stopped for lunch because I found this great place on yelp. Mom and I were thrilled with this find! Mom had the salmon burger with great flavor and not too spicy and onion rings that she enjoyed. I had the french dip with fries...More

Thank Sonbari
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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