About Chart House Restaurant - Newport (Cincinnati)
Located right on the Ohio River, Chart House offers magnificent views of the water & the Cincinnati skyline. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine & it’s not hard to see why the restaurant is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 28 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From fresh seafood specialties to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi or slow roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday 4:30pm - 11:00pm; Saturday & Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Happy Hour: Every Day: 4:30pm - 7:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking complimentary. A public lot is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
Semi-private area is available accommodating up to 70 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Joy Robinson: 8592610300x
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Chart House Restaurant - Newport (Cincinnati) Ratings and Reviews
Delicious food! We had an appetizer, sou ...
Delicious food! We had an appetizer, soup, and entrée, including the special. And the service was wonderful! Everyone we interacted with was so nice and friendly! It was our first time and we will definitely come again!!
Excellent service paired with mostly med ...
Excellent service paired with mostly mediocre food: welcome to Chart House.
We arrived around 5:00 P.M. on a Friday and were seated quickly and right in front of the window. I had a great view of the Big Mac Bridge. Paul has a great view of Joe's Crab Shack. Although Chart House is dated and in need of renovation, seating remains comfortable.
Our server was a nice guy--very friendly and attentive. He was good about refilling drinks and somewhat obsessive about scraping crumbs off the tablecloth.
I was thankful for the warm bread until I put butter on it. The butter tasted of mild freezer burn, which was odd.
Paul ordered the cedar plank salmon, which was awful. The salmon, which I'm certain was farm raised, looked anemic and tasted "not right," according to Paul. On a brighter note, my Cuban scallops and shrimp were very good, and the boniato mash that was excellent.
Paul and I split the chocolate lava cake. We were expecting a big treat, like the lava cake served at Morton's, but the cake was nearly tasteless, with the exception of the bits of toffee candy on top, and the vanilla ice cream tasted like something that came from GFS. Run on sentence, I know.
Years ago, Chart House was a good restaurant. Now? Not so much. Bummer!
We chose to visit Chart House because we ...
We chose to visit Chart House because we had out of town relatives visiting, we were taking the riverboat cruise afterwards, and a few of us need gluten free options. Chart House offers enough GF options that you don't feel deprived, and the food is always delicious. They were very accommodating in meeting our requests, and the chef even came out personally to discuss gf options with my mother. My father ordered the prime rib and unfortunately his piece was very tough. The manager personally brought another piece, which as my father said was like butter and excellent. They do an excellent job providing service and accommodating special dietary needs. Plus you can't beat the view and the chocolate lava cake (which those of us without gluten issues enjoyed very much!).
Service was amazing! Entrees were delici ...
Service was amazing! Entrees were delicious! The calamari appetizer was just ok! Nothing fabulous! The view of the river was an added bonus! Our waitress was very attentive and even brought us a piece of cake for dessert for my husbands birthday! It was a great date night!
Great seafood, incredible views, excelle ...
Great seafood, incredible views, excellent service, and the best prime rib in town. Mr. Chastan (sorry, I know I'm spelling his name incorrectly!) you are to be commended, sir! My hat is off to you!! Oh, plus you have a very nice hostess and the best bartender in the area!!
Food was cooked perfectly and was very g ...
Food was cooked perfectly and was very good. I felt it was quite overpriced though compared to the competition. We arrived for a late dinner and felt like we had the place to ourselves yet service still seemed a little slow, especially to get things started. I was turned off at the very end when our waiter picked up the tab and made a sales presentation for a Landry's rewards card. He was very professional about it, but there was nothing professional about offering the sale of a rewards card ($25) at a restaurant that positions themselves based on price and appearance as an upper scale establishment. Landry's should really reconsider this poor-taste marketing scheme. Sadly, this was my last impression of the restaurant.
From start to finish our meal was excep ...
From start to finish our meal was exceptional. Our server, Susan, kindly answered all our questions and offered suggestions when we were undecided. We had the oysters Rockefeller as a starter along with the trio platter of hummus with pita. Delicious! Each guest had a different fish cooked to perfection. The lava cake was just the right selection to finish this awesome dinner! Thank you, Susan and Chart House!
This is a good place to take Cincinnati ...
This is a good place to take Cincinnati visitors. It is right on the Ohio River, on the Kentucky side, with floor-to-ceiling windows along three sides of the river. You can see the Cincinnati skyline as well as the various boats and barges that go up and down the Ohio River. The food is pricey, but elegantly displayed and well composed. Seafood is the specialty, though there are also steak options.
Wonderful, first time we had been there- ...
Wonderful, first time we had been there--it was my 13 year old son's birthday celebration and he loves seafood so we decided to try it. He ordered the king crab legs, which were delicious and the rest of our meals were fantastic. Even had a charcuterie plate (off the appetizers ) for my seafood-hating 10 year old, which she enjoyed for her meal! The special birthday mud pie was a treat! We didn't have room for the chocolate lava cake, unfortunately, but if we had, I'm sure it would have been as good as everything else. Service was impeccable--friendly and helpful! We will definitely go back! Nice views of the river too!
My wife and I were celebrating our anniv ...
My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary . We were both disappointed with entrees. I ask for my steak to be medium well and it was rare. I had to send my steak back. The steak lacked flavor. I ordered king crab legs on the side and the legs were cold and rubbery. The legs were over cooked and cold. Quality of the food not good. My wife's King Crab legs were cold and rubbery. My bill was $260 with tip over $300. My wife and I definitely left disappointed. We will not recommend restaurant nor will we be returning.
I had a horrible experience here for my ...
I had a horrible experience here for my 30th birthday celebration a couple years back so I decided to give them another try. The service was "okay." I think the server was new as she appeared nervous and uncomfortable. The food was good. Undecided on if I'll return.
We selected the Chart House to celebrate ...
We selected the Chart House to celebrate our wedding anniversary.The staff made us feel so special! Our names were printed at the top of the menu! The menu said "The Chart House wishes the Chandlers Happy Anniversary".We were also presented complimentary champagne.It was a wonderful evening.Would suggest for sure.
Chart House is a lovely place to dine. ...
Chart House is a lovely place to dine. Our latest visit was disappointing however. Even though I am a member of the Landry's select group, and it was my birthday, the tables offered to us were not good. Additionally, the food served was not hot and not served at the same time. All in all, I didn't feel special. While i will eat there again, I won't make promises to my guests that they will be treated as special guests.
I had not been to the Chart House in man ...
I had not been to the Chart House in many years. I remembered the food being much better; the New England Clam chowder disappointed me, followed by potatoes, which were stiff and cold. The price was relatively expensive for the food. The spinach and asparagus were pretty good. Service was very good.
We went to Chart House for a combination ...
We went to Chart House for a combination birthday/father's day outing. The restaurant is lovely, with a nice view. We very much appreciated the quiet as my mother (age 85) is soft spoken, and usually difficult to hear during dinners. Our server was fairly hit and miss, with one of us having to flag him down a couple of times. The restaurant was not that busy, with many of the tables around ours empty. The food was good, but not great. Nobody at our table was that excited about their food, though it was certainly decent and edible. Just pretty basic. Overpriced for that.
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