Top Summer Restaurants

Graeters ice cream

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Graeters ice cream


Tahona Kitchen + Bar:


Known for their distinct tacos and salsa bar

Located at Summit Park


Mazunte Taqueria:


One of the most authentic mexican restaurants in the city

Located in Madisonville

According to City Beat, “The taqueria is… earning good word-of-mouth as Wamsley [the owner] transmits his passion for authentic Mexican cuisine.”





Known for their famous Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip, one of the best ice cream places in the country

Located in various places around the city: Kenwood, Mason, Hyde Park reported, “Graeter’s has 5 new ice cream flavors for summer —and the first was just released.”




Premium French ice cream and fine chocolates

Located in multiple locations, closest is in Montgomery

According to Only in Your State, “Aglamesis Brothers is the delightful tiny ice cream shop in Cincinnati that every local simply must experience.”



Taste of Belgium:


Authentic Belgian waffles and famous chicken and waffles

Various locations, closest is Rookwood

According to the banks cincy, Taste of Belgium has “been featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and have received multiple “Best of” awards, including, Best Brunch 2016 from City Beat Magazine.”


Toast and Berry:


New Brunch and Lunch restaurant serving various types of food

Located in Montgomery on Montgomery Rd





Delicious and Tasty pasta and pizza. They also serve homemade gelato as well.

Located in downtown Madera and OTR

According to Cincinnati Magazine, “ A Tavola Madeira capitalizes on the menu from the Vine Street location, including the fresh and zesty asparagus, artichoke, and feta pizza on a Neapolitan crust; gooey mozzarella-filled arancini, or risotto fritters; and the unequaled Blue Oven English muffin eggplant sliders.”




Homemade authentic pasta

Located in downtown Cincinnati