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Iris Book Cafe

1331 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-8606
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good37%
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  • Poor0%
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26 Jul 2017
“Hidden Gem”
20 Dec 2016
“Loved the concept”
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1331 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-8606
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

If you can find parking, this is a great little place. The food and drink is excellemt with quick service. I love they offer veggie options including vegan ice cream. The little patio is so shady and inviting.

Thank zula154
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Iris is a great place for coffee lovers who like to read books at the same time. They have a decent collection on their library and you can even get one of your own and read it while sipping great coffee. While the coffee might...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my iced coffee and vegan chilli. The courtyard is shady and quiet with plenty if seats. Not a big fan of all the random people who hang around the outside, but it was a nice sanctuary :)

Thank Dani B
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

The Good: unique, coffee, decor/art The Bad: loud prep area, limited menu This is a hipsterish coffee/art/bookstore in a gentrifying area. The coffee is good but the books are few. There is topical art on the walls and books on the shelves. The books are...More

Thank RoadLessTraveller
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My sister and I stumbled upon this place after visiting the City Flea in Washington Park. Long lines at the food trucks, all the restaurants on Vine had huge waits, so we decided to wander over to this used book store and cafe on Main....More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I can't say anything bad about this place... it's not perfect, but it's got a lot of great things going for it. Coffee shop and book store together at last! It was a hipster place and the lady who made my coffee was so nice,...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I always stop here on my visits to my hometown. I enjoy the neighborhood galleries and its proximity to the nearby Findlay Market. The cafe itself is great, with a charming garden in the back. They have a large collection of used books for sale...More

Thank christinachicago2014
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Iris Book Cafe is one of my favorite cafes in Cincinnati to sit and read a book (my own or one I find on the cafe's shelf) or to meet up with a friend for a hearty conversation. Good coffee, good tea, good sandwiches, good...More

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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • Address: 1331 Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-8606
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
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