Cincinnati December 11, 2017
9 Themed Restaurants That Will Transform Your Cincinnati Dining Experience
Cincinnati is a food town, with great options literally on every street corner. After awhile, you may feel like you’re in a rut when it comes to trying new places to grab a delicious meal or drinks with a friend. Luckily, there’s an easy fix for this problem: head out to any of these 9 vibrant restaurants and bars in Cincinnati! These themed dining destinations will transform the way you think about eating out in the Queen City.
1. The Stretch - 191 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
What's not to love about a spot that's theme is love for Cincinnati? This bar is conveniently located at The Banks, right between the stadiums, and offers a comfortable, lively atmosphere for a drink and some of their famous Grippo’s Cheddar BBQ popcorn.
2. Cabana on the River - 7445 Forbes Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233
During the summer, there's no better dining spot than the tropical-themed Cabana on the River. This westside favorite is a seasonal restaurant, located right on the beautiful Ohio River, and they serve a large and tasty menu and endless drink options. For more information, check out our previous article featuring Cabana on the River
3. The Rook OTR - 1115 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Rook is a whimsical restaurant in OTR where you can enjoy a delicious meal with friends while challenging them to a number of your favorite board games. The walls are lined with both classics and newcomers, and you're free to pull them off the shelves and play while you hang out. Check out our previous
article featuring The Rook
for more info!
4. Cincinnati Dinner Train - 2172 Seymour Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45237
The theme is obvious here as you board a historic, restored train car for an unforgettable meal while you ride the rails. The passing scenery, unique experience, and top notch service make this a must-try Cincinnati dining experience.
5. The Schoolhouse Restaurant - 8031 Glendale Milford Rd., Camp Dennison, Ohio 45111
Step back in time and enjoy a family-style meal at The Schoolhouse Restaurant. Dine in the historic schoolhouse, that still features a chalkboard and plenty of nostalgic touches in the decor and atmosphere.
6. Overlook Lodge - 6083 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45213
This unique neighborhood bar actually has a rotating theme, so there are plenty of reasons to go back again and again. It may look different - both the interior and the menu - each time you visit, but it will always be a memorable experience.
7. Postmark - 3410 Telford Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220
Located in the former Clifton Post Office, Postmark has a unique theme that centers around its historic home. Described as a "farmhouse refined" concept, Postmark delivers incredibly fresh and delicious dishes in a rustic, yet chic, space.
8. Sky Galley Restaurant - 262 Wilmer Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226
Sky Galley Restaurant is a great place to eat for those who are fascinated with planes, but it's equally as excellent for anyone who enjoys a unique dining atmosphere and scrumptious food. You can watch planes take off and land at this one-of-a-kind eatery. Check out our
about Sky Galley Restaurant for more info.
9. SENATE - 1212 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
Is there a better food theme than the hot dog? Not really, and SENATE (which has locations in both OTR and Blue Ash) takes them to a whole new level. Their gourmet hot dogs are unlike anything you've ever had, and their poutine simply cannot be missed.
Cincinnati has great food and it can even be found in fun, themed restaurants. Have you tried all of the spots on our list? Any of your favorites that we missed? Let us know in the comments!
And for more unique restaurants in Cincinnati, check out our previous article