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Review of The Precinct

The Precinct
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Ranked #5 of 2,163 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Columbia Parkway
Transit: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
Description: 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.
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Precinct for our 47th anniversary. From the time we walked in until we left, we were made to feel special. The hostess greeted us warmly and took our picture. Our server explained in detail different menu items since it was our first visit. We both agreed it was the best steaks we have ever eaten. And at the end, we were surprised with a delicious piece of cheesecake to share! It was a wonderful place to celebrate!

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were there for a rehearsal dinner. Front check in a bit uninformed, but we did make it to our group. Service great. Room was lovely. I had a filet and my hub had the salmon. They accommodated my requests for no salt. the filet was beautifully served; the asparagus side delicious. Both entrees were a bit overcooked, but that could easily be a result of the special event cooking/serving.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had my son's Rehearsal Dinner at The Precinct last weekend. We picked this venue based on it's stellar reputation and the amazing room (The Loft) the event was going to be in. Ashlee did a great job working with us to set things up, Michael helped us the day of the event (making sure they met our every expectation), and Cherran and the rest of the crew took great care of me and our 80+ guests for the event. When you book a place like this you expect everything to be perfect and it was. Our guests raved about the food, the service, and the amazing room. It was the biggest dinner check I have ever paid, but worth every penny!

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2  Thank stepexpl
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The Precinct never disappoints. The service is always good, but our waiter, Chris, went out of his way to make our evening special. Our dinner was excellent. The steak was melt in your mouth good.
We have never had a bad meal at the Precinct. Our expectations are always met.

Thank Marlachernick
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

All of Jeff Ruby's restaurants are first class. But the Precinct started it. Wonderful,simply wonderful.

Thank John T
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