The Queen City is experiencing a renaissance in many ways. Cafes in Cincinnati are flourishing, with a number of world-class eateries lining the banks of Ohio and stretching across Cincinnati’s seven hills.
Simply Grand Café & Catering sits directly across the street from the Cincinnati Reds’ playground, the Great American Ball Park. In the lobby of the Great American Tower, at 301 E. Fourth Street in downtown Cincinnati, Simply Grand is open every weekday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., offering breakfast and lunch options for everyone in the Tri-State region.
You can enter Simply Grand from Third Street or from the lobby of Queen City Square, and the spacious restaurant can seat more than 80 guests. In addition to hot, filling breakfast options.
In many ways, a city’s eateries are a sign of its well-being, and if cafes in Cincinnati are any indication, old Losantiville is thriving in the 21st century.
Downtown Cincinnati has so much to offer in terms of entertainment and recreation.
Here are some of the great options within an easy walk of Simply Grand Café (3rd & Sycamore):
- The Taft Theatre (5th & Sycamore) – Home to a bevy of world-class concerts, ranging from symphonic to rock and pop
- The Historic Site of Fort Washington (4th & Ludlow) – A commemoration of the fort, built in 1789 to protect settlers in the Northwest Territory
- The Streetcar Station (4th & Main) – The Cincinnati Bell Connector is a 3.6-mile loop connecting downtown with Over the Rhine and the Banks
- The Westin (4th & Walnut) – The Westin is an institution in Cincinnati, a longstanding hotel now operated by Marriott.
- Dixie Terminal (4th & Walnut) – Known for its beautiful interior, this historic building once housed the Cincinnati Street Railway Company and the Cincinnati Stock Exchange
- The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum (Freedom Way & Main) – The home to the Pete Rose Hit Collection, the Ultimate Reds Room, and more
- The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (2nd & Walnut) This acclaimed museum shares “stories about freedom’s history, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.”
To reach the Simply Grand Café, call (513) 744-9111; for the catering service, dial (513) 381-6000. Simply Grand is in the Third Street Lobby of the Great American Tower, at Third and Sycamore.