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Taft's Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
1429 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
+1 513-334-1393
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (44 reviews)
“tater tots” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1429 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waited for an hour and a half for a table even though we used the nowait app in advance as suggested by Taft's. Beer was excellent and that was about it. For a place that prides itself on their tritip, mine was inedible. I ordered...More

Thank gobasilgo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved everything about this place. Food, drink, service, atmosphere, options. One of the best places I’ve been in a long time.

Thank dannymilnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here for dinner and drinks on a Saturday night with my wife. We were seated fairly quickly yet it took the server quite a while to come over to take our order. The server was not friendly and it took a very long...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful setting for an afternoon of craft beer. We found the bar on the second floor with 2 GREAT bartenders Cam and Demirus. Such friendly and outgoing service!!! They did a great job finding my husband and I beers that matched what we...More

Thank beth d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old church is a nice building for housing a brewery. The service was good and the beers were tasty. We hung out in the Tap Room that was located in the lower level, so we didn’t really get a chance to look around, but...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend for the the food, beer and the beautiful church restoration. Everyone in my family loved their food.

Thank Amy5243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here visiting from Chicago and decided to try Taft Ale House, we are very happy with our decision. The food is great, there are 4 of us, my wife and I and 2 teenage boys. We all had one of the tri-tip steak...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the weekend in and around Cincinnati for my BFs birthday. Taft Ale House came highly recommended. So glad we went! We sat at the lower level bar and had great service! Food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great. I had some off the...More

Thank DBay2012
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Taft’s. Uniquely restored church, though a bit noisy. The food was good. I loved the Gustav beer. The service started out very good and attentive and continued to be that way until the waiter brought the bill. After that...More

1  Thank Local50
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place. I enjoyed having dinner there. Food was good and the beer selection as well. I would recommend.

Thank marcobrrr
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Jason W
9 February 2017|
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Response from Tara P | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations for larger parties. They've always been very accommodating to me, I'd give them a call. 513.334.1393 is the # if you are inquiring about a large group. I've never had to wait long, but you could... More
Ken S
4 July 2016|
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Response from Clare R |
The lot across the street is a construction site. Taft's has no affiliation with the lot. There is street parking and Washington park has a garage one block south.
3 March 2016|
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Response from RossChampion | Reviewed this property |
I 2nd the above response. I came in with a group of 20+ people. Very responsive management and a top notch wait staff. One caveat- Menu is not extensive, but what they do have is very good. There are area off to the side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-334-1393
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