Take Out


Four generations of Graeters have served up some of the city's best eats, including cakes, breads and an array of delicious bakery items. Drop in and scoop up an ice cream cone or a renowned "Celebrated Eclipse Milk Shake." A reward for your taste buds!

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The sign on the door says, "This is not a restaurant, this is an experience!" And, indeed it is. You'll find every imaginable variety of bagel with any type of filling you choose. Jalapeno, chocolate chip, or tropical fruit bagels are among the treats you'll encounter, along with generous servings of flavored cream cheeses, eggs, and PB&J. Get ready for a self-serve counter that's usually jammed.

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On first sight, this popular eatery resembles a convenience store. However, a closer look reveals much more. Deli counter offers a delectable selection of ice cream. Magazines, candy and other grocery items also available.

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Skyline Chili
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A visit to Cincinnati wouldn't be complete without partaking of its renowned chili! Skyline was rated "Cincinnati's Finest" by the Cincinnati Magazine. Served almost any way you can think of – over spaghetti or with black beans, onions, cheese, sour cream or peppers. This recipe has been handed down for generations! Be sure to get plenty of napkins. Casual dress.

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This is the place where the Cincinnati business breakfast happens. Convenient to the I-71 corridor. Specialties include turkey dill "crepegg" and light, fluffy pancakes. Breakfast is served all day.

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Hathaway's is reminiscent of a '40's-style diner, and counter seating is the order of the day. The menu features a delicious selection of early morning entrees for a light snack or a full meal. In fact, you can enjoy a great breakfast and be entertained by a staff who will know your first name by the time you pay the check.

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Hyde Park

This full service catering establishment has been serving luscious items from their full-line bakery since 1928 – pastries, cakes and pies, as well as some of the hottest and freshest donuts in the city. Busken Bakery is guaranteed to deliver the goods – fresh. Service is excellent, and food is superb.

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With a track record of good eats and satisfied customers that exceeds sixty years, the Echo must be doing something right. Belly up to the counter on a weekday morning and see for yourself. Hotcakes, sausage, eggs, French toast, home fries, goetta (a German dish made with pork, onions, oats, herbs, and spices) can all be had. Try a Belgian waffle with peach or blackberry compote for a sweet, luscious treat. Many staff members have happily served customers for over 10 years; likewise, some regulars have made a decades-long commitment to the Echo's breakfasts.

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Hidden away in Mount Adams is this exceptional sushi bar and Thai eatery, where hungry patrons chow down on pad Thai, Massaman chicken, mung bean noodle salad, California rolls and sashimi. Dishes are spiced on a scale of one to ten; be as adventurous as you dare. Take a seat at the sushi bar if you wish to dine exclusively on maki and nigiri; otherwise, combine pieces of sushi with your entree on the delightful patio. The restaurant has won several area dining awards in support of its popularity.

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Price Hill

Stop by this friendly Greek joint for a midday meal and you'll already feel like a regular, thanks to friendly, speedy service and simple but delicious eats. Gyros – pita pockets filled to bursting with thin, spicy strips of lamb and topped with tomatoes and onions – are the most popular lunch choice, but rice-stuffed grape leaves and delectable, feta-stuffed spanakopita also beckon from the menu. Dessert involves any number of honey-saturated filo dough and nut combinations.

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