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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Norwood

Updated: July 5, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Norwood restaurants for American cuisine. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Norwood has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Gordo's Pub & Grill

American, $$, NorwoodAmerican, $$Norwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Indian Mound Café

American, $, NorwoodAmerican, $Norwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

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American, $$$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The Eagle

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Eli's BBQ - Riverside

American, $, CincinnatiAmerican, $Cincinnati, East End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Crown Republic Gastropub

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

LouVino OTR

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Arnolds Bar & Grill

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Littlefield

New American, $$, CincinnatiNew American, $$Cincinnati, Northside
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Sacred Beast

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Over-The-Rhine
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Nine Giant Brewing

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Pleasant Ridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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J & J Restaurant

American, $, CincinnatiAmerican, $Cincinnati, Westwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Quarter Bistro

New American, $$$, CincinnatiNew American, $$$Cincinnati
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Lucius Q

American, $$, CincinnatiAmerican, $$Cincinnati, Pendleton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Metropole

New American, $$$, CincinnatiNew American, $$$Cincinnati, Central Business District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How was this list created?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5724 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 232 lists and articles from Hoodline, Trip 101 and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - Cincinnati's 3 best spots to score budget-friendly breakfast and brunch food, Trip 101 - 13 Best Rooftop Restaurants In Cincinnati, Ohio - Updated 2022 and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants With the Best Food in Cincinnati Area. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

Gordo's Pub & Grill, Quatman Cafe, and Indian Mound Café are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Norwood.

There are 8 American restaurants in Norwood.

Gordo's Pub & Grill, Quatman Cafe, and Indian Mound Café are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Norwood.

Gordo's Pub & Grill, Quatman Cafe, and Indian Mound Café are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Norwood.

Gordo's Pub & Grill, Quatman Cafe, and Indian Mound Café are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Norwood.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ultimate drink pairing for fried chicken


    Knowing what to pair with fried chicken can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Kentucky 75. This, vibrant, cocktail balances the fatty fried chicken.

  • Chardonnay with your shellfish

    The strong and acidic flavors in Chardonnay makes it a great white wine to pair with shellfish.

  • Go for Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    To elevate your heavy meat dish experience, we recommend some Vieux Carre to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

Interesting facts

  • A 2,469 pounds feast

    What is September 23, 2010 famous for? Among others, Chef John Folse made the macaroni and cheese that day, weighing 2,469 pounds.

  • A match made in heaven: lemonade & hot dog

    Surely you’ve tried lemonade with your hot dog? It’s a classic pairing.

  • The fastest eater

    Joey Chestnut broke the world record by eating the most Philly cheesesteak in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 23 cheesesteak.

Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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