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Senate

1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
+1 513-421-2020
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hot dog” (151 reviews)
“poutine” (52 reviews)
“trailer park” (28 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
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1 - 10 of 247 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends, Jill, Sner and I went to the Senate in May and had wonderful all-beef hotdogs. The host was gorgeous, our waiter was fun and cut e and the atmosphere was exciting! All of the wait staff was so professional and we really enjoyed...More

Thank 108Linda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and one tasty dog (Mexico City). Cool scene in downtown Cincy. Might be tough for large groups. Perfect for 2-4.

Thank AmateurAdventurers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a big fan of hot dogs, but these are no ordinary hotdogs. I have been to the area about 10 times and everyone kept telling me to go, but I was like, no thanks. Then I saw the episode on Diners, Drive-ins and...More

Thank KathyK10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here to eat on a Saturday night and loved it! Gourmet hot dogs sound odd but were AMAZING! The service was great and it wasn't over-the-top expensive. A must try! Definitely try the Lindsay Lohan hot dog with the lobster mac 'n...More

Thank luvsdogs3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we had a party of 9 and enjoyed a non-hurried dinner here after an hour wait (spent across the street having drinks at Krueggers). the menu is creative and, for the most part, delicious. The main reason i gave it 4 of 5 stars is...More

Thank walton56
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We arrived early on a Saturday,since everyone said it fills up quickly, there isn't much space in this restaurant as it is in the Over the Rhine district, tables are close together. We ordered poutine as an appetizer for the three of us. It arrived...More

Thank dmstueve
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Yes, our waiter did make a bit of fun of us for not having a hot dog. All good. Stopped in for a late lunch while wandering around town. Really great food and nice service. Glad we stopped in. The bone marrow is great.

Thank michaelrnyc
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Tasty dog very dense. The Korean BBQ part was not as big flavor as I had hoped. The slaw and pickle had a nice flavor but I would have liked a little more acid. Truffle fries great flavor. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Senate has only a few options for us non-beef/pork eaters, but I was surprisingly happy with the lobster BLT I had ended up ordering. It was delicious and not crazy tough as some lobster sandwiches can be. The rest of our group loved their hotdogs...More

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We really enjoyed this place. We stopped in on a busy Friday night. It was a warm Spring evening and they had the large windows and doors open. We sat at the bar and enjoyed a cocktail and several appetizers. Everything we tasted was delicious...More

Thank Skantravellady
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
susie2121
Which winery is their reisling from? It was amazing!
25 September 2015|
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Response from 508sandrau | Reviewed this property |
There may be several risking on the menu..be sure to have a description if you remember of the label or fruitiness/sweetness of the wine. If it just came out by the glass it may have been the house wine. Be sure to not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-2020
  • E-mail
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