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The Anchor

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“oysters” (47 reviews)
“lobster roll” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went to Anchor on a Friday night. It was not crowded as there were open tables. Our foursome was seated in a booth for eight with another couple. It was odd but I did not say anything. The food was good but...More

Thank 974knitter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located just off of Washington Park so it’s close to Music Hall, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Company. We ate outside on not so comfortable aluminum bistro chairs. Our waiter was knowledgeable bu the food was so so. The grouper special was small and tough. The fish...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband and I ate here before a Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert at Music Hall. The restaurant is right across Washington Park from Music Hall, so the location is perfect to park once, then do dinner and a concert. In nice weather, there is a...More

Thank cmkcmk
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I love seafood so my husband and I were very excited to try The Anchor restaurant but it was very disappointed. The plates are very expensive for the size. I ordered the season fish which was a gruber fish, it was ok and very very...More

Thank Rafaela C
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Oysters were great. Very tasty and fresh. My wife had the tuna sandwich and was also very fresh and filling. We visited at lunch so not so crowded.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of the $1 oysters and tecate night on Thursdays. I have always been incredibly impressed with the selection of fresh seafood, especially in Cincinnati. Great spot for dates and even for larger groups!

Thank shobhapaikansal
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were visiting from out of town and so excited to try a restaurant in OTR. The calamari was ok, but my crab cake was all cake no crab. My husband ordered the daily fish and he said McDonalds filet of fish would be better...More

Thank schwanie4
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We were out to just get some apps and have a few drinks. We had some oysters and the mussels and both were very good. The bartender was great too.

Thank JinCollegeHill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I both enjoy OTR and try to eat at a different restaurant each time we are down there. The Anchor was one of those places that we walked pasted a number of times, but we always opted to try something else. I...More

Thank Mullinscincy
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were at the Asian Food Festival, but felt like we wanted a sit down meal, so we stopped at Anchor. It was fantastic! We had oysters, I had a shrimp cocktail, and my husband had the fish and chips. I snagged some of his...More

Thank Cheryl Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
    (14th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-421-8111
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