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About Grand Finale Restaurant
Grand Finale Creperie Steakery, opened 1975, is nestled in the Historic Village of Glendale. Still making history in the Cincinnati area, the menu has an extensive offering of steaks, chicken, seafood, pastas, crepes, salads and famous Grand Finale desserts. Take pleasure from a varied selection of cocktails, beer or a delightful wine list. Enjoy the informal charm of a cozy atmosphere which also features a French Quarter styled courtyard that is one-of-a-kind. Grand Finale is open for lunch, dinner, award winning Sunday Brunch and is available for private parties. Next time you visit, look for the amazing 10+ year list of loyal employees. This venerable establishment in the Cincinnati food scene has been recognized in Cincinnati Magazine for Best Desserts, Cincy Business for Best Brunch and has been noted in Dining Secrets of Indiana and Dave Hunter’s nationally acclaimed travel guide “Along Interstate 75”.
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Steakhouse, Creperie, Dessert
Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Dave Grady, Joe Mills
Private Party Facilities:
Perfect for distinctive Corporate Meetings, Private Celebrations, Birthdays,Showers, Rehearsal Dinners,or any private gathering.
Private Attic Parties accommodate up to 20 Guests
Private Tearoom Parties accommodate up to 30 Guests
Private Courtyard Parties accommodate up to 40 Guests
Menus can be carefully pre-planned or "off the Menu" for groups of 20 or less.
Personalized service, flexible seating arrangements, special accommodations.
Private Sunday Brunch Parties In Attic Gallery and Cabernet Room after 11 AM
Private Party Contact:
Virginia Chambers, Vicki Raybuck : (513) 771-5925
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Grand Finale Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
I have been here a few times before and usually love my food. Went for my mom's birthday and the service was very lack luster. The restaurant was not busy as we had early reservations but our waitress was no where to be found most of the time we were there. Not sure if we will be back anytime soon as this was not was I was expecting for my mom's day.
This was our first time to Grand Finale and we were very pleased with the dining experience. The food was excellent and the service was fantastic. It is highly recommended to make a reservation especially on a weekend evening. We were not in a position to try the dessert options, but we caught a view of some as we were leaving, and I must say that we will certainly be going back to indulge.
The food overall was good and the service was very good. Cheesecake was delicious!
We sat in the back and the chairs were horribly uncomfortable. Would definitely not sit in this section again specifically because of it. I had the coq au vin and while the sauce and the crepes themselves were delicious, the chicken was rather tough and lacked flavor.
I took my daughter for her birthday and the food was excellent. Our server stated she was new and had difficulty getting order correct. She was sweet but I would suggest that adequate training of staff will not leave diners feeling like they are guinea pigs for new staff.
Food was great service was horrible.Loved the look and feel of the place and food was awesome but our server was horrible. It was my wife's birthday and also found out we were expecting our first child. Server spilled ice water on the floor next to us and left it. So 6 ice cubes and water were left next to our table and under our feet while we are. I'm glad for your restaurant and us that my wife or I did not need to get up and go to the bathroom cause we would have had to dance around the mess to avoid slipping in which if that did happen I would have sued you establishment. On top of that the server gave the impression that she did not want to be at work on that day. So thanks for great food and horrible service
What seems to be most impressive about GF is it's consistency throughout the years. That goes for its fare and to a slightly lesser degree, its service.
We have dined there on many occasions, and, the majority of them satisfying and a very good value.
One must item, if they ever perform any remodeling, should be overhauling their restroom facilities. They need attention.
That being said, we will continue to frequent the Grand Finale for great food & good service.
After reading such great reviews, I was extremely disappointed. The food was very bland... mediocre at best. It was by far the worst filet I ever had, but I ate it anyway. The rice was also bland, vegetables were hard, and rolls were dense, hard, and difficult to chew.
My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and had the worst seats in the building. Every time someone walked by us, it felt like an earthquake and unfortunately everyone had to walk by us because of where we sat. It was also very hot in the building.
Service was good. The busboy was excellent and our server was good.
Overall, very disappointed... Won't go back... won't recommend to a friend.
We drive from Dayton to enjoy the ambiance, warmth, the creative menu and the high quality of food served. We like the variety offered on the menu. The wait staff is friendly and efficient. We are big on desserts and always pleased with our selections! We often choose The Grand Finale for fine dining and/or special occasions when we are in the Cincinnati area for lunch or dinner!
6/25/17 @ 1300. Very disappointed. Went years ago and Sunday brunch was best is Cincy. However this being the weekend after Father's Day it was not very busy. Went to buffet table to find dry pieces of scrambled eggs in egg container; 4 pieces of "eggs Benedict" with Hard cooked eggs, NOT poached eggs. Young man behind food said that was how they made them. Bacon pan full of grease and 2-3 pieces of bacon left. Small amounts of quiche or crepes available. This buffet didn't close until 1500. I insisted on freshly made scrambled eggs and did receive them. Server disappeared for at least 30 minutes and reeked of cigarette smoke. Had to ask for water 3 times and a different server for coffee. They were shutting down and cleaning up long before last call (1500). There are much better buffets in Cincinnati. The GF reputation has diminished considerably.
We went to Grand Finale for Father's Day brunch and it was amazing! The building is so wonderfully decorated and so historic! The brunch menu was wonderful, with both comfort foods and more gourmet options. Our server was very friendly and attentive even though the restaurant was very busy. What a wonderful place to celebrate!
We went for Father's day brunch. Food was for the most part good, but there were some items that were not on par with the others. The salmon in lobster sauce was not that good, but the rest of the items were - the Blueberry pancakes were yummy.
The restaurant has a very particular décor style that is dated, but the older members of my party enjoyed it... It just seemed cluttered compared with a younger eye... I would be much more lenient about the 'ambience' except that none of the females in my party could use the restroom due to a very, very bad smell that was present. They used harsher language to describe it.
Overall, I think that the brunch is okay, but certainly not worth the cost. The drinks were expensive to refill, and the salmon in lobster sauce was, as stated earlier, not on par with price. The rest of the food, while tasty and of general good quality, was not exceptional. The value of the meal just is not there - which is a shame because I really wanted to like the restaurant, so many people recommended it to me. It seemed that the meal fizzled, rather than giving a Grand Finale.
I had been here several times before, but it was the first time for my Dad, sister and 6 year old nephew. We were seated immediately which was nice, since we were a bit early and it was busy. Everyone working there was warm and friendly. The 4 of us got the brunch buffet. The quality of most of the items (except the desserts) was much lower than what I'm used to experiencing at this restaurant. A lot of overcooked, burnt, dry looking items. The bacon was very undercooked. I was disappointed because I took my Dad there for Father's Day and I had bragged so much about the place. It won't keep me from coming back but brunch could be improved on!
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