Near and Around CinCityCon

Grand Finale

If you are coming from out of town to CinCityCon 2018, we just wanted to share what is in the immediate area that might be of value to you.


Walking Distance

  • Vincenzo’s: Classic Italian Fair, we can recommend this place from experience, but be prepared, the portions are big!
  • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant: Classic Sushi, Hibachi and Steak.  The food here is reliably what you’d expect.

Short Drive (within 15 minutes)

  • Jim Dandy’s BBQ
  • Peg’s Pub
  • Skyline Chili (true Cincinnati-style Chili)
  • JW’s Sports Cafe
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Rooster’s
  • BJ’s Brewhouse
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • First Watch (for breakfast)

Finer Dining (within 15 Minutes)

  • The Grand Finale: This is one of our favorite restaurants in all of Cincinnati.
  • Meritage: Located in historic Glendale, cross the street for some classic Ohio Buckeye candies.

Fast Food (all within a mile)

  • McDonald’s
  • Wendy’s
  • Taco Bell
  • Burger King
  • Pizza Hut
  • RFC Chicken and Fish
  • Long John Silver’s
  • Penn Station


Entertainment Here are some places within 15 minutes for family who may want to get away and do something different for a few hours.


Walking / Running

  • Historic Glendale: Jog through the rolling hills among the beautiful homes that housed the original Proctor and Gamble executives.
  • Sharon Woods: Part of Greater Cincinnati’s Great Parks, Sharon Woods offers miles of paced trails through woods by the lake and among the historic village.



Hyatt Place: The Hyatt Place is one of our two preferred hotels for CinCityCon and rooms are already available at a discounted rate if you let them know you are with CinCityCon. Highlights:

  • Lots of seating for gaming in bar and breakfast areas
  • Attached to Convention Center
  • Suite rooms available
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Home to the CinCityCon VIP Room and Saturday Night Party

LivINN: The newly renovated LivINN also offers preferred rates for CinCityCon guests.  Highlights:

  • Open gaming space in lobby
  • Indoor pool
  • Next door to convention center
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