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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Meals were top notch. Service was great. Atmosphere was very nice. Got right in at our set time and servers were quick to take our orders and suggest with menu items.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband & I went there for our 33rd Anniversary. The staff was beyond nice & courteous to us. They gave us a free pic. when we got there. Gave us a complimentary slice of New York Cheesecake. Now, I was a cake decorator &...More

2  Thank 65Karen1959
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been coming to the Precinct for 30 years, and the food has never disappointed us. Steaks are out of this world good, and the sides are generous. It's not cheap, but this is one of the few places I would say was worth...More

1  Thank paulpatti
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The atmosphere is elegant for a former police precinct. A few alcoves are noticable as you enter the main dining room, the place is always busy and the waitstaff are ever present . The menu is different from every other Jeff Ruby's restaurant in that...More

1  Thank Bdwfe53
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

If you're in the mood for steak or seafood with an upscale ambiance then look no further! The Precinct is fantastic.

Thank Breen77
Reviewed 30 March 2017

had a very good time there ,,they tteat u like a king ,,, I trust it all the way ,,waitress,s are really helpful to you also ,,

Thank Eddie L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second time eating at Jeff Ruby's. It was another awesome experience. The best steaks I have ever tasted and the corn is fantastic. Our waiter, Anthony, was very nice and did a great job making sure we enjoyed our dinner. If you...More

Thank snahomed
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Pricey? Yes. Worth it? Definitely. You will enjoy the outstanding food and exceptional service of an Jeff Ruby owned establishment. I highly recommend the Precinct!

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have never had a bad experience at the Precinct! The food is always prepared just right - can't beat a Jeff Ruby filet!

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I was visiting Covington on business and my local host brought me to the Precinct for dinner. I had heard great things about the place when I lived in Southern Ohio back in the early 1980's, but never had a chance to try it before...More

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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
No suit and tie required but decent attire other than jeans and a teenshirt
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Casual attire is fine at the Precinct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
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.