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Scotti's Italian Restaurant

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919 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1112
+1 513-721-9484
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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919 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here at the recommendation of a friend and it was fantastic! We always look for "local" places when we dine out anyway and avoid chains. The place doesn't look like much outside, but it's really funky and cozy inside. The staff (mainly siblings)...More

Thank CSIMelissa
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The cutest little place ever!! Food was a little expensive, but I’m cheap. I enjoyed the food a lot!! And candle lit dinner made it just a neat atmosphere

Thank axj23
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My husband and I have been looking forward to going here for years and we finally got to go last night. The atmosphere is great. No TV's, uniquely mosaicked walls and floor, candles that have burned for so many years they have created colorful wax...More

Thank brookecrowley
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I went here for the ambience, and I thought the decor was a little crazy but interesting. We love Italian food and have been to Italy multiple times. I don't like posting bad reviews, but the food here was not good. The...More

Thank Spearmanp
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My husband and I have been to many fine Italain Restaurants and never had a problem. I can't eat onions and try to limit the sauce and have it on the side to put on the pasta. The server and one of the owner's could...More

Thank speechlady4
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Title says it all. Not very good. Not at all. I've been to fine Italian restaurants all over. Some of my favorites are in New York; restaurants with 3rd generation owners that greet you and take care of you. We thought Scotti's would be like...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Upon entering and telling the gentleman, and I use that term loosely, that we had a 6:15 reservation for a party of 7 we were told that they had no such reservation, and upon further review we were told they had us down for the...More

Thank retiredjohn110111
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went here with a coworker for lunch and the place was just alright. It was very cramped inside and smelled light a retirement home. It was dark too. We both got the fettuccine alfredo and it tasted like it was made with canned sauce. She...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I This was so disappointing. The best thing on the table was the wine. The food was not homemade or even authentic. I typically don't write reviews on Italian Restaurants because we lived there for so long but this place is a bad interpretation of...More

Thank Carrie Y
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Dinner here while in town for business. Great pasta dinner and huge portions. Friendly service and nice atmospher!

Thank zooplantgirl
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9 August 2017|
Response from Mark W | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall. The food and service was so bad we didn't think much of anything except how bad the place was. Really. Stay away; it is the only restaurant I have ever been to that can ruin spaghetti with red sauce. Really... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 919 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1112
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-9484
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