Go-To Spots in Cincinnati

One of the best parts of my job is introducing people to the amazing city of Cincinnati. Whether you’ve lived here forever or you’re a Cincy newbie, I encourage you to get out and explore! If you’re wondering what our city has to offer, here are just a few ideas for go-to spots:


The Madison Place, located in Madisonville

Deeper Roots Coffee, located in Oakley and Downtown

Bow Tie Cafe, located in Mt. Adams


Maplewood Kitchen and Bar, located in Mason and Downtown

Taste of Belgium, located in OTR, Mason, Rookwood, The Banks, Findlay Market and Kenwood

Sleepy Bee Cafe, located in Oakley, Blue Ash and Downtown


Mazunte, located in Madisonville and Downtown

Jorge’s Taco Truck, food truck located in Hyde Park

Taqueria San Marcos, located in Norwood


Prime Cincinnati, located Downtown

The Precinct, located in Columbia Tusculum 

The Lonely Pine Steakhouse, located in Pleasant Ridge


Delwood, located in Mt. Lookout

Zip’s Cafe, located in Mt. Lookout

Arther’s, located in Hyde Park


Somerset, located in OTR

Anjou, located in Walnut Hills

Wodka Bar, located in OTR

Ice Cream:

The Cone, located in West Chester

Aglamesis Bro’s, located in Oakley

Pendleton Parlor, located in Pendleton, Milford, Mt. Washington and a new location coming soon!


Ault Park, located in Mt. Lookout

Sharon Woods, located in Sharonville

Mt. Airy Forest, located in Mt. Airy

Live Music: 

Ghost Baby, located Downtown

The Blind Lemon, located in Mt. Adams

Lori’s Roadhouse, located in West Chester


Cincinnati Art Museum, located in Eden Park

American Sign Museum, located Downtown

Loveland Castle, located in Loveland


Liberty Center, located in Liberty Township

Rookwood Commons & Pavilion, located in Norwood

Jungle Jim’s International Market, located in Fairfield and Eastgate


The Lytle Park Hotel, located Downtown

21c Museum Hotel, located Downtown

The Cincinnatian Hotel, located Downtown

Dog Parks:

Washington Park, located in OTR

Kellogg Park Dog Field, located in Anderson

Fido Field, located Downtown

Cincinnati Fan Favorites:

Skyline Chili, located throughout Cincinnati

Graeter’s Ice Cream, located throughout Cincinnati

LaRosa’s Pizza, located throughout Cincinnati

Montgomery Inn, located in Montgomery and Downtown

The Cincinnati Zoo, located Downtown

Kings Island, located in Mason

After visiting these places, I hardly have to convince anyone that Cincinnati is the perfect place to call home. What spots would you recommend to a newbie in town? Connect with me and share your top picks! You can also follow along my social media accounts, @HomewithHannahDowns for more blog posts & highlights of All Things Cincy. My list of go-to’s was also featured on Cincinnati Refined, so check out their great content, too!