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Zip's Cafe

1036 Delta Ave. (Linwood Ave.) Send to Phone
513-871-9876 | Menu
This ranks up there as one of Cincinnati's best burger joints.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

Zip's Cafe Restaurant Review

: Cincinnatians may pick fights when it comes to deciding who serves the best burger in town. For the Eastside crowd, this place goes neck-and-neck with Terry's Turf Club as the title holder. There's usually a line out the door at this cramped café that's been around since 1926, where office workers elbow up to college kids and moms with little ones at shared tables. Coveted booths come at a premium (wait, that is). A model train circles the black-painted ceiling, and there's still a jukebox to be found. Meanwhile, the burgers are served simply: hand-patted, broiled and on a toasted bun, with lettuce, pickles, tomatoes, a generous onion slice and your choice of condiments. Black bean and veggie burgers are offered, too. Some people don't get the appeal of Zip's; maybe they just didn't grow up with it. However, if you're a burger connoisseur, you have to at least try a Zipburger to see which side you're on. Look for rotating desserts and local brews on tap.

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