Here are Cincinnati's top 5 Southern spots

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Southern fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. The Eagle

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Topping the list is The Eagle. Located at 1342 Vine St. in Over-The-Rhine, the traditional American and Southern spot, which offers comfort food and more, is the most popular Southern restaurant in Cincinnati, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,681 reviews on Yelp.

2. Eli's Bbq


Next up is East End's Eli's BBQ, situated at 3313 Riverside Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 1,131 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score barbecue has proven to be a local favorite.

3. B&A Street Kitchen

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Over-The-Rhine's B&A Street Kitchen, located at 1500 Race St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the breakfast and brunch, Southern and Tex-Mex spot 4.5 stars out of 173 reviews.

4. Pontiac


Pontiac, a spot to score barbecue and more in Over-The-Rhine, is another go-to, with four stars out of 400 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1403 Vine St. to see for yourself.

5. Sweets & Meats BBQ


Finally, there's Sweets & Meats BBQ, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 82 reviews. Stop by 2249-B Beechmont Ave. to hit up the food truck, which offers barbecue and more, next time the urge strikes.

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