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Campanello's Italian Restaurant

414 Central Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2611
+1 513-721-9833
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (6 reviews)
“lasagna” (8 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
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414 Central Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good here, but the place does need updated. Service was slow as there was only one lade waiting on all the tables, but the food is outstanding. It is homemade and worth the wait.

Thank ChristineBrown92
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Okay, so this isn't some posh, corporate-owned mega restaurant....thank goodness. Yeah, it's old inside, and could probably use a face lift, but it's a Cincinnati landmark that's been in business forever, so they must be doing something right. We were there for dinner. We each...More

Thank Linerguy
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We almost walked out when we first entered. The place definetely needs spruced up and refreshed. So glad we stayed. Everything was homemade and very good. The service was great, The prices reasonable.

Thank th673789
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Started in 1907 as a grocery store and started serving meals in the 70’s. A lot of food for your money. Good food. Not fancy— nostalgic- needs some work but fun to visit. Chicken Parmesan on eggplant was great!!

Thank NoComplaining
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Interior is small and looks more like a bowling alley bar than a restaurant. With that being said, don't judge a book by it's cover.... You get a ton of food for the amount of money you spend and it's pretty dang good. We tried...More

Thank cincyfoodsnob
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The pasta and the bread are made fresh daily. Great atmosphere and service. This was originally an Italian family grocery store that the grandparents of the current owners started when they came to America.

Thank barbara19632013
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and I want there as part of the promotion for Cincinnati Restaurant Week. We each got a salad, two different entrees (albeit smaller plates), dessert, and a glass of wine. The service was spotty because this is a small place, with people who...More

Thank HDS1
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a Saturday night was seated quickly. The resturaunt is very small so I would reccomend reservations. The server (Shack) was great. He is friendly and really seems to care. The food was awesome. You could tell that it is homemade. Would definitely...More

Thank sunshinensalt
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The pasta tasted like stouffers. Our children ordered cokes. They came from cans and we're only allowed one each. The bread was cold, but good. The pizza was good, but wouldn't return for it.

Thank Tabatha S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I finally made it to Campanello's. My wife had the spaghetti and meatballs and it was uninspiring. A basic tomato sauce that lacked seasoning and meatballs that did not taste home made. Very generic and store bought tasting. I ordered the Chicken Parm and it...More

Thank Bob D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Central Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2611
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-9833
  • E-mail
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