the eagle in cincinnati (and columbus!)

So, it’s not in Cleveland but it’s in Ohio so we’re going with it. And, it’s just that good. We visited our friends in Cincinnati this past weekend and checked out The Eagle. I love southern food. And oh. my. god. did this place live up to my expectations!

What I love:

  • So, I ordered 3 sides. For myself. And, I couldn’t pick my favorite. I got mac and cheese (5 cheeses with breadcrumbs – delish), sweet potatoes (with toasted marshmallows – tasted like dessert) and cornbread (some of the best I have ever had – served in a skillet and covered in a sweet maple butter). We also shared the southern greens and artichoke dip which was probably my least favorite of the 4. See the full menu here.
  • I can’t forget to mention the chicken. It was cooked perfectly and my husband absolutely loved it. I liked it too but happily went right back to the sides when it was all gone.
  • Over-The-Rhine (where The Eagle is located) is the cutest area in Cinci. We had to wait quite a while for our table and we just grabbed a drink nearby, walked around and checked out all of the shops. It kind of reminded me of Ohio City in Cleveland but bigger. It was happening!
  • I also saw there’s one of these in Columbus which makes me really happy. We go to Columbus a lot to visit friends and my brother who goes to school there. You better believe I’ll be dining here again soon!

If you find yourself in Cinci or Columbus soon, check this place out and let me know what you think!