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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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11 - 20 of 692 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had 12 people dine here for my wife's birthday party. Fantastic dinner, service, ambience. We reserved the Ruby Room and it was great. They say it holds 16 but I think it would have been crowded with that many people. Will definitely come back,...More

Thank The_Pool_Boy
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very delicious but pricey! Great to go to for a special occasion!! Delicious food from seafood to steaks!

Thank Ldarland0801
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service and food every visit, the decor and ambiance is awesome. You'll never find a better steak and we've have been to many places that claim to be the best, one bite and you'll never want any other steak.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Did not disappoint. Everything you'd expect from a Jeff Ruby restaurant. Donovan was an outstanding server and the food was outstanding. Best filet I've ever had

Thank Jay2906
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I treated mom to dinner and it was incredible. We had the earliest reservation possible and came in even earlier to sit at the bar for a spell. When they opened the dining room we were the first to be seated, right in the middle,...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have enjoyed several of Jeff Ruby's restaurants in Ohio and I have to say that the atmosphere is always very nice, but the quality of the food for the price does not meet expectations. The steak is good but for the price it is...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

There are a few Jeff Ruby Steakhouses in Cincinnati but the Precinct is the best! Food and service unmatched. Worth the $$$

Thank Redmeatlvr
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was beautiful, staff and service were top notch, food was wonderful. We will gladly come back and recommend to anyone!

Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Always top notch steaks and seafood in very cool, unique setting...an old 1920s police station. Service is excellent. Food is pricey by worth it, especially for special occasions. Definitely recommend it.

1  Thank Diver-Dan P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Jeff Ruby's Precinct. We've also been to his other restaurant in downtown Cincinnati. This restaurant does everything well! Service is great. The food is great (get The Lachey). Wine selection is great. I will visit every time I'm in...More

Thank Trvail
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Wendi W
2 November 2017|
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Response from Larry S | Reviewed this property |
It is not "kid" unfriendly. It is a 'fine dining' experience with the best prepared and presented foods and the finest wines in an absolutely stunning setting. What you have to ask yourselves is: "Are my kids well-trained... More
8 April 2017|
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
No suit and tie required but decent attire other than jeans and a teenshirt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city. Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.
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