The Banks is definitely THE PLACE to enjoy the vibrant waterfront of Cincinnati! From great restaurants, to live music venues and sports bars, The Banks is full of date-worthy dining opportunities and attractions. Nestled between Great American Ball Park and Paul Brown Stadium, it’s the perfect spot for sports-loving couples. Looking for something more romantic? Enjoy dinner, walk through Smale Riverfront Park and watch the boats while you and your sweetheart swing on a porch swing overlooking the Ohio River – the possibilities are endless.
DINING & BARS AT THE BANKS:
- Ruth’s Chris
Ruth’s Chris is an upscale steakhouse that provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere – it’s an amazing place to enjoy a romantic steak dinner for two. You can’t go wrong with a steak from Ruth’s Chris! Enjoy one of their Prime Filet paired with a Cold Water 5 oz Lobster Tail.
- Holy Grail Sports Bar
- Jefferson Social Bar & Grill
- Moerlein Lager House New American/ Brewery
- Yard House New American/ Brewery
- Tin Roof
Tin Roof offers live music, unique American pub fare and a laid-back atmosphere where you can kick back and have a good time. Try out one of their most popular cocktails – Power Punch; they call it their hangover cure. Light, crisp and refreshing, it has simple syrup with muddled blackberries and raspberries, along with 1 oz of Stoli Blueberi Vodka, 1½ oz of blue Powerade and is topped with a Brut Champagne. $8 per cocktail, and $25 per pitcher!
THE BANKS ENTERTAINMENT & NEARBY ATTRACTIONS:
- Smale Riverfront Park
Smale Riverfront Park is the perfect spot to take in some amazing views of the Ohio River area with your special someone. The park features fountains, beautiful gardens, several lush picnic spots, relaxing porch swings and is steps away from a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues. The park also offers paved walking and biking paths – take a romantic stroll or rent bikes and enjoy a ride together.
- Howl at the Moon & Splitsville Luxury Lanes Piano Bar & Luxury Bowling
- Cincinnati Bike Center Bike Rentals & Segway Tours
- Great American Ballpark Home of the Cincinnati Reds
- Paul Brown Stadium Home of the Cincinnati Bengals
- Burger Fi
- Pies & Pints
- Taste of Belgium
- The Stretch
- Tiger Dumpling