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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave. (Columbia Pkwy.) Send to Phone
513-321-5454 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Steakhouse situated in a renovated 1901 police patrol house.
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Dining room at The Precinct, Cincinnati, OH

The Precinct Restaurant Review

: In Cincinnati, the name "Jeff Ruby" is synonymous with "steakhouse," and this is regarded as the gem of his dining establishments. The Romanesque former police station that houses The Precinct is remarkable in its own right, dating back to 1901. Arched windows and a massive corner turret add distinctive style to the red brick structure. The dining room once held the horses that drew the patrol wagons, hay was stored upstairs, and the lobby was a two-man office. These days, The Precinct's steaks are almost as famous as its building. You'll find the usual suspects: thick filet mignons, New York sirloins and porterhouses. But you also may choose from more creative steak entrées, including the steak Collinsworth, a filet topped with king crab and asparagus, accompanied by béarnaise and mushroom bordelaise. Sides range from Boardwalk fries to truffle creamed corn to arancini (fried risotto balls). There’s a nice selection of seafood, too, such as the pan-seared salmon with an Asian-sesame flair or blackened diver scallops with couscous and pine nuts. For a tableside show at the end of the meal, we recommend the bananas Foster for two, a performance of flambéed bananas topped with vanilla ice cream, walnuts and hazelnut syrup.

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