Restaurants in Norwood

$24 for $40 Worth of French Cuisine at La Petite France

La Petite France

Evendale

$40 $24

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Golden-hued walls and stained-glass murals frame meals of sweet crepes, seared sea bass, and duck in a sauce of port and cherries

Steakhouse Dining For Two or Four at Prime 47 (Up to 41% Off). Two Options Available.

Prime 47

Central Business District

$50 $30

Delmonico ribeyes and wagyu beef are just a few of the gems on this menu, which focuses on quality meat and seafood

$11 for $20 Worth of Teas and Treats at Boba Cha

Boba Cha

Over-the-Rhine

$20 $11

Bubble teas with tapioca pearls in flavors such as mango, taro, and peach

$39 for $50 Worth of Award-Winning Ribs, Chops, and BBQ at Montgomery Inn

Montgomery Inn Inc.

Multiple Locations

$50 $39

Topped with the restaurant's tomato-based BBQ sauce, Montgomery Inn's award-winning ribs have delighted diners for more than five decades

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Coffee and Gelato at Urbana Cafe ($24 Value)

Urbana Cafe

Findley Market

$8 $4

Italian-style coffee such as cappuccinos, espresso, lattes, Affogatos, and Caffe Shakeratos served from a mobile bar built from a Vespa Ape

Juicing Class for 2 or Party for 10 at Sippy Bears Up to 51% Off)

Sippy Bears

Findlay Market

$59 $29

Learn to combine nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables in a juicer or ordinary blender, then taste half a dozen blends

Mediterranean and Turkish Cuisine at Istanbul Cafe (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Istanbul Cafe

Central Business District

$20 $11

Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine includes char-grilled kebabs, hand-prepared baklava, and vegetarian and vegan appetizers

Dinner Cuisine or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Fare at Diane’s Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Diane's Restaurant

Covedale

$10 $5

Mom-and-pop eatery serves homestyle comfort food such as meatloaf, pot roast, and salisbury steaks

Italian and American Comfort Food at Meatball Kitchen (50% Off)

Meatball Kitchen

Cincinnati

$14 $7

Inventive menu starts with beef, turkey, spicy pork, or vegetarian meatballs, which can top pasta, salads, or decorate sandwiches

$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Sandwiches at Tusculum Grille

Tusculum Grille

East End/Columbia Tusculum

$20 $12

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Italian-style thin-crust specialty pizzas such as buffalo chicken, veggie, and vegan veggie

Tea Tasting for One or Two or Private Tea-Tasting Party for Eight at Churchill's Fine Teas (Up to 68% Off)

Churchill's Fine Teas

Over-The Rhine

$35 $16

5,000 years of tea covered in two hours; includes tea tasting, food, and brewing demonstration

$11 for $20 Worth of Chinese Food at Rong Tan's

Rong Tan's

Withamsville

$20 $11

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Owned by the sons of a renowned Chinese chef, Rong Tan’s serves meticulously prepared chicken, seafood, beef, and vegetable entrees

Japanese Food at Iron Chef Grill (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Iron Chef Grill

Symmes Township

$50 $30

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Hibachi chefs grill shrimp, salmon, and calamari steak with theatrical flair at tableside grills

Rib Dinner for Two or Barbecue During Lunch at SmoQ (Up to 40% Off)

SmoQ

SmoQ

$50 $35

Southern-style barbecue joint smokes its award-winning ribs, pulled pork, and sausage, served alongside cheddar grits and corn bread

$11 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food at Maya Mexican Restaurant

Maya Mexican Restaurant

Deerfield

$20 $11

Entrees range from tacos filled with sausage, tongue, and pork to tortas, pozole, gorditas, and more

$11 for $22 Worth of Indie Street Food for Breakfast and Lunch at Grecos

Grecos

Cincinnati

$22 $11

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Chefs create Indie street food with items such as tacos, sandwiches, salads, and more

$11 for $20 Worth of Gourmet Burgers, Hot Dogs, and Pub Food at Mayday

Mayday

Northside

$20 $11

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Gourmet burgers and all-beef hot dogs served on homemade pretzel buns with everything from bacon and caramelized onions to habanero salsa

$29 for $50 Worth of Asian Cuisine for Dinner at Aroma Restaurant and Sushi

Aroma Restaurant and Sushi

Kenwood

$50 $29

Steamy bowls of udon noodles pair with fresh preparations of sushi rolls and spicy crab salad; bibimbob add traditional flair to the menu

$39 for a Thai Cooking Class for Two at Basil Bears ($99 Value)

Basil Bears

Findlay Market

$99 $39

Led by a veteran chef, the 90-minute class focuses on Thai spring rolls as well as yellow paneng curry, red massaman curry, and green curry

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Craig and Laura Decker seem to have a difficult time making up their minds. They also seem to have a knack for turning this indecisiveness into an advantage at every turn. When it came to opening their new business, for example, they briefly wondered whether it should feature a wine shop, a wine bar, or a gourmet bistro. Their solution? All three.

This spirit of inclusivity pervades The Wine Guy Bistro, where the Deckers pair seasonal wine varietals with globally inspired cuisine. Rather than choose between European elegance and New-American pizzazz, they settled on a compromise they describe as “Old World chic.” This label suits a menu that features small plates of housemade meatballs and bruschetta alongside assorted cheeses from around the world. The focus on small plates is in keeping with the Deckers’ have-it-all mentality and gives diners the option to sample several dishes without having to barter with adjacent tables.

2692 Madison Rd
Cincinnati,
OH
US

As a young Lebanese man living in Cincinnati, Andy Hajjar found himself longing for the tahini, mint, and feta flavors of his family’s home cooking. Once his mother and brother joined him in the US, the three of them decided to start a deli. Their corner establishment quickly burgeoned into an award-winning restaurant, Andy’s Mediterranean Grill, where they continue to share family recipes without asking relatives to adopt every diner first. Their talent with seasoning lamb—which they grind, chop, marinate, and even serve tartar, if a diner orders in advance—landed Andy on WCPO Channel 9, where he showed the audience how to make lamb burgers. When preparing skewers of charbroiled tenderloin, cilantro-flavored sea scallops, and flatbread pizzas, the kitchen also relies on fresh ingredients and house marinades. Diners can also sip dozens of beers or wines, including some from Lebanon, Israel, and Turkey, as they relish the old-fashioned coziness of a wood-burning stove and the modern joys of a flat-screen television. On weekend evenings, belly dancers appear, and on any evening guests can lounge on black-and-red striped cushions in the wood-paneled hookah room. The Hajjars also sell marinades, salad dressing, and Turkish coffees through Andy’s International Market, which helps customers stock the pantry in their own apartment, home, or sandcastle.

906 Nassau St
Cincinnati,
OH
US

La Petite France's proprietor, Daniele Crandall, grew up in France, where she spent her youth working in family restaurants before emigrating to the United States in 1964. She stayed in touch with her roots by teaching French to students before eventually deciding that it was time to return to the kitchen with her family members.

Today, they bustle among pots of steaming port with sun-dried tomatoes—which will become a demi-glace for duck—and crackling skillets of salmon, endives, shallots, and white wine. They plate filet mignon and pâté that the Cincinnati Enquirer said “has a nice rustic texture, more like a fine meatloaf than a liver pâaté, with a hint of clove or allspice. Little sour cornichon pickles accompany it, just as they do in thousands of bistros and restaurants all over France.” Beneath glittering chandeliers, the glow of fireplaces dances across tables clad in white tablecloths, like a maitre d’ who forgot his uniform. A stained-glass mural depicts the idyllic charm of Peillon in Provence, France, as diners sup on three-course dinners, enjoy tastings of California wines, or sip cocktails and listen to live music during catered banquets.

3177 Glendale Milford Rd
Cincinnati,
OH
US

At It’s Just Crepes, you’re encouraged to eat with your hands. That’s because every crepe on the menu is folded into what Soapbox Cincinnati calls "a convenient to-go style," eliminating the need for knives, forks, or tiny plate-side catapults. Instead, diners bite straight into the golden-brown bundles, which are stuffed with fillings both savory and sweet. The smoky BLT, for instance, oozes with pepperjack cheese and chipotle mayo, while sweet crepes pack in classic flavors such as Nutella, strawberries, and brown sugar. Utensils can come in handy, however, when attacking one of the eatery’s fresh salads, which meld fresh spinach, chopped romaine, and other greens with diced veggies, cheese, dried fruit, and slices of meats.

Co-owner Keven Paizannoglou founded the first It’s Just Crepes with his wife and partner, Karrah, after realizing how much he missed the crepes he’d enjoyed in his native Greece. Now, more than 20 employees serve up the delectable treats from three trendy dining spots decorated with blue and orange hues and contemporary white furnishings.

39 E Court St
Cincinnati,
OH
US

The chefs at Blue Elephant Restaurant craft Thai curries, Japanese sushi, and Italian pasta dishes, tying them all together with the common thread of fresh ingredients and careful preparation. They specially order ingredients that are not available locally to ensure that each dish contains the freshest possible items. Basil leaves flavor the Thai-style basil chicken, and cashews add salt and crunch to mango chicken. Within sushi rolls, thinly sliced fish such as tuna and salmon complement the silky texture of cream cheese and avocado.

Prior to establishing the restaurant, the owners committed themselves to observing environmentally responsible building practices. As a result, the entire building is constructed from sustainable and recyclable materials. Energy-efficient light bulbs illuminate the dining room, and a geo-thermal heating and cooling system regulates the temperature. On stormy days, an onsite pond directs raindrops into the soil, preventing them from falling into a gutter or discarded chip bag.

2912 Wasson Rd
Cincinnati,
OH
US

Gilpin's lets their diners do the work?when it comes to thinking up and naming each of the shop's steamed sandwiches. After that, the kitchen staff gets to work creating the menu's 70+ sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, steamed salads amid a casual atmosphere. It's so casual and rustic, in fact, that it's playful: the restaurant is outfitted with old-school Nintendo system.

In the morning, chefs playfully fold buttery breakfast croissants over piles of cooked eggs, turkey bacon, and pepper jack cheese. During the afternoon and evening hours, the staff builds sandwiches on pretzel buns, French and honey wheat hoagies, and gluten-free bread. They construct grilled cheeses from dill havarti and Doritos, pair veggies with hummus, and top piles of meats?from smoked pulled pork and bacon to roast beef?with hot sauce and garlic cream cheese. But sandwiches aren't the only food steamed by the team at Gilpins. To leave exteriors soft and the cheese perfectly melted, they also steam cheeseburgers, pizzas, and salads.

37 E 7th St
Cincinnati,
OH
US