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Zip's Cafe

1036 Delta Avenue, Cincinnati, OH - (513) 871-9876
81% Approval Rating (11 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Zip Burger
Bean & Ham Soup
Chili

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Jonathan Maxwell - Photos (5)
September 02, 2007
"The community of Mt. Lookout is a rare gem, especially within the city of Cincinnati. Amongst all of the fancy cosmopolitan restaurants is this nice little place called Zip's. It has been on the square since 1926. So it is no surprise that the "fare of the ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1036 Delta Avenue, Cincinnati, OH
(513) 871-9876

http://www.zipscafe.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The chili at Zip's is just great!  Available in take-home buckets as well, the chili has a strong tomato base and a slight sweetness.  (Though Zip's is in Cincinnati, their chili is NOT Cincinnati-style chili.)
"The chili at Zip's is just great! Available in take-home buckets as well, the chili has a strong tomato base and a slight sweetness. (Though Zip's is in Cincinnati, their chili is NOT Cincinnati-style chili.) "
Jonathan Maxwell





The original Zip Burger, made the same way as it was in 1926, is like none other.  It is a simple recipe: no special sauce, just a regular cheeseburger with the traditional toppings.  What makes it special is the fresh meat and loving preparation.
"The original Zip Burger, made the same way as it was in 1926, is like none other. It is a simple recipe: no special sauce, just a regular cheeseburger with the traditional toppings. What makes it special is the fresh meat and loving preparation. "
Jonathan Maxwell


The old menu board provides both decoration and history.  Also, the train in the bottom left corner circulates around the whole restaurant!
"The old menu board provides both decoration and history. Also, the train in the bottom left corner circulates around the whole restaurant! "
Jonathan Maxwell


The dining room is small, but it provides a cozy, tavern-like atmosphere.
"The dining room is small, but it provides a cozy, tavern-like atmosphere. "
Jonathan Maxwell


The entrance shows that the place is indeed small, but also that it is lovingly maintained in its original charm.
"The entrance shows that the place is indeed small, but also that it is lovingly maintained in its original charm. "
Jonathan Maxwell



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