Chef Shawn and his culinary team proudly present an ever-changing, eclectic menu featuring sustainable Hawaiian fish, steaks, wild game, unique appetizers, vegetarian dishes, homemade pastas and desserts. Along with an array of cocktails, wines and craft beers. Located in the brand new Summit Park development in Blue Ash, just off Pfeiffer and Reed Hartman Hwy.

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We are Back!

Posted on: May 16th, 2020 by chef

In the wake of a month & a half closure due to COVID-19, we are getting things back into gear around here.

Please note our hours as we scale into full operations, because they are different and subject to farther changes moving forward.

We are currently operating during these hours

Monday/ Tues- Closed
Wednesday – Sunday: open at 11:00a, close at 9:00p

We may close early due to poor weather conditions, or stay open later if the weather calls for it. We are allowing ourselves a little flexibility as we gauge our business volume, thank you for understanding.

Per ordinance for the state of Ohio, we are not allowed to seat parties larger than ten at this time. But we are welcoming curbside, or carry out options for larger groups. We are mostly back to our regular menu, and intend to update regularly as news unfolds regarding restaurants in Ohio. Please Stay Tuned!

Father’s Day 2020

Posted on: May 28th, 2020 by chef

Due to COVID 19, we are currently unable to offer our normal Brunch Buffet, but that doesn’t mean that we are leaving Dad out this year. Stop by anytime from 11a-7p to enjoy some of Dad’s favorites on special all day! Book your table now through Opentable to make sure that you can get a seat!

We will be offering Bottomless Mimosa’s & Bloody Mary’s all day for just $25

Also offering pours of our in-house “Dog Aged Bourbon” for $10

Father’s Day Brunch (11a-3p)

  • Omelet Station 18
    Omelet of your choice served with your choice of Bacon, Turkey Sausage, Biscuits & Goetta Gravy, Fresh Fruit, House Tossed Salad.

  • Steak & Eggs 26
    10oz Strip Sirloin + two eggs any style + home fries + biscuit w/ jelly & butter

  • Breakfast Potatoes 14
    sliced Idaho’s baked with bacon + sausage + ham + onions + peppers + cheese. Baked in egg custard served with fresh fruit and a biscuit w/ jelly & butter

  • Monte Cristo 14
    Shaved turkey + ham + swiss + fig jam + griddled french toast + fresh fruit + syrup

  • Waffle 8 gluten free available
    malted waffle + maple butter + syrup
    add on’s: 2
    Berry compote / Turtle / Bananas Foster
    all topped with whipped cream

Father’s Day Dinner (3-7pm)

  • Watermelon Salad 7 gf

  • St Louis Ribs 28 gf
    House smoked ribs + bbq sauce + Mexican corn casserole + green beans stewed w/ pork

  • Pacific Halibut 28 gf
    Pan Blackened Halibut + redskin potatoes + shrimp andouille hash + bernaise

  • Nashville Chicken 24
    Southern fried Ohio Amish chicken breast tossed with Nashville hot sauce + smashed Yukon potatoes + summer mixed vegetables + goetta gravy

  • Roast Prime Rib 32
    Roasted & sliced into a Dad sized portion served with Au Jus + summer mixed vegetables ala plancha + smashed Yukon potatoes

Stay Safe, Social Distance, and Bring Mom the Best this Mother’s Day!

Posted on: April 30th, 2020 by chef

This Mother’s Day is a little non-traditional for us,

…but that doesn’t make it any less special.

This year on May 9th & 10th from 11a-4p order up something special for the Mother’s in your family, here is a breakdown of our special family style offerings available for pickup / carry out on Mother’s Day.

Full reheating instructions will be packaged with each order. Pickup. Heat up. Enjoy with your family.

The “Brady Bunch” Package $149.99 (Feeds 8-10 people)

4 entree’s, 3 sides, a Large Salad, & Dessert of your choice

The “Full House” Package $99.99 (Feeds 4-6 people)

2 entrees, 2 sides, a Large Salad & Dessert of your choice

If you are not entertaining a large group,
we also offer Ala Carte pricing as listed.


Each menu option is suitable for 2-3 people.

Pot Roast – $29.95 gf
Smoked Duck w/ Pear Demi – $34.95 gf
Maple Soy Glazed Salmon – $32.95 gf
My Mom’s Lasagna – $29.95
Gado Gado Bowl – $26.95 gf/vg
Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Salsa & Goat Cheese- $29.95 gf
Fried Chicken – $28.95

Sides – $12.95 each

(feeds 2-3 people)

Smashed Yukon Potatoes gf
Burnt Carrots gf
Summer Mix gf
Brussel Sprouts gf
Banana Rum Sweet Potato Mash gf


Large (feeds 4) – $19.95
Medium (feeds 2) – $12.95
Personal – $6.95

Greek Salad gf
House Salad gf
Spinach Blue Salad gf
Caesar Salad

Dessert – $9.95 each

(feeds 2-3 people)

Apple Pear Crisp
Creme Brulee gf
Carrot Cake gf
Goat Cheese Cake gf
Hand Packed Ice Cream gf
Chocolat Chip – Cherry Cordial – Vanilla – Strawberry – Cookies & Cream – Coconut Carrot Sorbet (VG) – Strawberry Black Pepper Sorbet (VG)

Spring Restaurant Week 2020 (April 20-26th)

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by chef

Enjoy a special 3 course meal for only $36 all week long!

Dinner Only* (after 5pm)
$1 of every meal will be donated to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, sponsored in part by: Cincinnati City Beat

What’s on the Menu?

First Course

(Please choose one option per guest, no substitutions please)

Ask your server for today’s selection

Wild Mushroom Tamale . VG/GF
Steamed truffled tamale + sauteed wild mushroom + lemon basil arugula

Citrus Avocado Shrimp . GF
chilled shrimp + fresh avocado + tomato + red onion + cilantro lemon vinaigrette

Pan-fried Ravioli
Lamb shank ravioli + shaved brussel sprouts + roast onion + brown butter sherry sauce + parmesan

Second Course

(Please choose one option per guest, no substitutions please)

Ask your server for today’s selection

House Salad . GF
local greens + dried cherries + spiced pecans + gorgonzola + marinated tomato + balsamic vinaigrette

Strawberry & Onion Salad . GF
local greens + fresh strawberry + Bermuda onion + pine nuts + goat cheese + citrus vinaigrette

Roast Beet & Fried Goat Cheese Salad . GF/VG sans goat cheese
local greens + hemp seed crusted goat cheese + roast pickled beets + lemon basil olive oil + balsamic reduction

Third Course

(Please choose one option per guest, no substitutions please)

Pan-Roast Halibut . GF
Red beet risotto + local mixed vegetables + beurre blanc sauce

Sous-Vide Lamb Chops . GF
vanilla poached lamb pan seared + rosemary fingerlings + grilled vegetable stix + mint sauce + demi

beef tenderloin rolls stuffed with wild mushroom + shallot + roast pepper + parmesan + pasta fazoli

Vegetable Wellington . VG
Roast eggplant + squash + portabella mushroom baked in a puff pastry + grilled asparagus + roast red pepper puree

GF – Gluten Free, VG – Vegan

Easter Brunch Buffet 2020!

Posted on: February 6th, 2020 by chef

Easter Buffet

Time: 10am-4pm
Adults: $35.00
Kids: (6–11) 12.00
(+ tax %20 gratuity)
5 & under eat free

Please be aware that we are only offering our buffet for this day, no regular menu is available

OMG—add bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys- only $25!


Belgian Waffle Station

Toppings: warm maple syrup, whipped butter, fresh berries,
caramel sauce, whip cream


Egg Station gf

Omelets made to order
Cheese: swiss, cheddar
Vegetables: wild mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomatoes, spinach
Meats: sausage, goetta, bacon, ham
Eggs: scrambled, over easy, medium or hard


From the Buffet line:

Salad Bar

House Salad: gf
local lettuce + marinated tomatoes + gorgonzola cheese + spiced pecans + dried cherries + balsamic vinaigrette

Caprese Salad gf
marinated tomatoes + fresh local basil + arugula + fresh mozzarella + sicilian lemon vinegar + basil infused olive oil

Fruit salad: gf

house cut fresh melon, pineapple and assorted berries

Chilled items: gf

smoked salmon, peel & eat shrimp, deviled eggs + bacon jam

Accoutrements: gf

caper, egg, onion, herb cream cheese spread,
cocktail sauce, remoulade, crostini’s


cinnamon rolls, cherry crumble muffins, apple turnovers

The Carving Station:

certified angus prime rib of beef gf
brown sugar mustard crusted ham gf

horseradish sauce, au jus, raisin compotegf


bacon, turkey sausage
hash brown potatoes
biscuits + goetta gravy

Main courses:
southern fried chicken

Roasted Vegetable Stuffed Halibut + Vodka Sauce gf

vegetable lasagna

The sides:

loaded Yukon smashed potatoes gf
cauliflour + broccoli + carrot + sherry garlic butter gf

southern style green beans gf

Dessert Station

carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting gf
strawberry shortcake with whipped cream gf
Coconut caramel praline cheesecake
Apple crisp + whipped cream gf
White chocolate panna cotta
chocolate mousse cake
Key lime tartlet gf

First Annual Battle of the Brews at the Brown Dog Cafe

Posted on: January 28th, 2020 by chef

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

To spice things up this year, we are challenging our local Cincinnati Brewery Buds to compete in a tournament style event to lock down a tap for an entire year! Our customers will have the final say on which brewery stays, each pint sold is one vote.

Here are the Rules:

There will be a total of 10 local breweries in the competition

Breweries will be paired up for each round which lasts 2 weeks

Each Brewery will be selling a select pint for each round

The Goal is to sell out of each keg before the competition during each round

The Winner will have a dedicated tap at our restaurant for an entire year

This Competition is only extended to local, independently distributed brewery’s

Current Competitors

Fretboard Brewing
Listermann Brewing
Westside Brewing
Sonder Brewing
March First Brewing
Swine City Brewing
Karrikin Spirits
Happy 2 Brewing
High Grain Brewing
Grainworks Brewing

ATTN Breweries: for more info please email us at

Valentine’s Dinner at the Brown Dog!

Posted on: January 3rd, 2020 by chef

Happy Valentines Day!

We are going to help you celebrate that special someone in your life in our annual tradition with a 3 course dining experience with a Champagne Toast and marbled chocolate covered strawberries
This experience will be available February 14th, and 15th and comes in at a great package price for everything.
Enjoy live Jazz Music by: Jim Pelz Trio on February 14th from 6-9pm!

Dates: 2/14-2/15/2020
Early Bird Seating at 4:30pm: $34.99
Dinner Seating 6-10pm: $44.99
Price does not include Tax or Gratuity

Add a curated wine pairing package! $25 for 3 oz. pours, $45 for 6 oz.

What’s on the Menu?

First Course

Roast Vegetable Empanada with lettuce sauce & fire roast salsa

Bbq Bacon Wrapped Shrimp gf with onion straws & basil bleu slaw

Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio gf with truffle oil + parmesan + capers + herbs

Second Course gf

Your choice of soup or salad

Crab & Corn Chowder

Tuscan Tomato Vegetable

House Salad
local lettuces + dried cherry + gorgonzola + spiced pecans + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Waldorf Salad
baby arugula + Ohio apple + drunken raisins + goat cheese + candied walnut + celery + cider vinaigrette

Fried Goat Cheese & Beet Salad
roast beet + baby arugula + pumpkin crusted goat cheese + toy box tomatoes + lemon basil vinaigrette + balsamic reduction

Entree Course

please choose 1 option per guest, no modifications please

Filet Oscar gf
king crab meat + asparagus + smashed Yukon’s + bearnaise sauce + demi

Fresh Florida Coast Flounder gf
pan roast flounder + crab meat stuffing + citrus arugula + wild mushroom risotto + romesco

Roast Prime Rib gf
roasted medium rare + au jus + twice baked potato + broccoli

6 oz Lobster Tail gf
garlic butter broiled lobster tail + smashed Yukon’s + french green beans with fried onion

Stuffed Loin of Lamb gf
seared loin of lamb + spinach + lamb sausage + pine nuts + prosciutto + au gratin potatoes + mint tomato jam + demi

Vegan Bowl gf
brown rice & quinoa blend + black eyed peas + French green beans + mint tomato jam + marinated wild mushroom + grilled cauliflower

Optional Desserts

Desserts this evening can be added on to any meal for just $7! Sized appropriately to share.

Tres Amigos gf, vg
lime cilantro, lemon, & strawberry black pepper sorbets + warm cinnamon tortillas + strawberry salsa

Death by Chocolate
Espresso pot du creme + Angel’s Envy bourbon brownie + chocolate chocolate chip ice cream

Pumpkin Cheese gf
with cranberry sauce

Baked Alaska
Neapolitan ice cream stuffed pound cake + toasted meringue + sauces

Key Lime Pie gf
whipped cream + fresh berries + caramel sauce


Add to any meal for $10!

B & B
Noval Black

Santa Brunches are coming back this December!

Posted on: November 20th, 2019 by chef

A Brown Dog Cafe Holiday Tradition

Every Saturday and Sunday in December from noon-2pm, stop by with the kids to meet Santa Claus!
Restaurant Patrons will receive a special tableside visit from Santa with small gifts for the kids, bring the whole family!

Reserve your table now!

New Years Eve 2019 at the Brown Dog Cafe

Posted on: November 20th, 2019 by chef

Happy New Years from the Brown Dog Cafe!

We’re ready to celebrate in our Classic Annual Tradition

Date: December 31st, 2019
Time: Early Bird ($50*), 4-6pm / Regular ($70*), 6-10pm
(*price does not include Tax or 20% Gratuity)

What is on the Menu?

Amuse Bouche

rosemary spear + fresh mozzarella + heirloom tomatoes + basil oil + fresh fruit + prosciutto + balsamic reduction

First Course

Please choose 1 option per guest, no modifications please

Kumquat Bruschetta
goat cheese + kumquat peppercorn compote + focaccia crostini + balsamic vinaigrette

Jerk Shrimp Skewer gf
jerk shrimp skewer + banana rum sweet potato mash + pineapple salsa + crema

Thinly prepared Carpaccio beef + truffle oil + parmesan + capers + herbs

Second Course

Please choose 1 option per guest, no modifications please

My Mother’s Oyster Bisque gf

Curried Carrot with Coconut Foam gf

House Salad gf
local lettuces + dried cherry + gorgonzola + spiced pecans + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Waldorf gf
baby arugula + Ohio apple shards + drunken raisins + goat cheese + celery + candied walnuts + walnut cider vinaigrette

Fried Goat Cheese + Roast Beet gf
roast beets + local lettuces + pumpkin crusted goat cheese + toy box tomatoes + citrus vinaigrette + balsamic reduction

Third Course

Please choose 1 option per guest, no modifications please

Filet Oscar gf
5 oz. grilled tenterloin + king crab meat + asparagus + smashed Yukon potatoes + bearnaise sauce + demi

Lobster gf
8 oz. lobster tail broiled in lemon butter + smashed Yukon potatoes + French green beans + fried onion

Roast Prime Rib of Beef gf
prime rib roasted medium rare + au jus + twice baked potato + broccoli

Halibut gf
pan roast halibut + lobster claw butter + wild mushroom risotto + pea puree

Stuffed Loin of Lamb gf
seared lamb loin + spinach + merguez + pine nuts + prosciutto + au gratins + asparagus + demi + lemon basil reduction

Feliz Ano Nuevo vegan
wild mushroom tamale + vegan enchiladas + Amarillo rice + pickled jalapeno

Dessert Course

Please choose 1 option per guest, no modifications please

Butternut Squash Flan gf/vegan
butternut squash flan + berries + coconut crema + candied walnut + raspberry coulis

Death by Chocolate gf
espresso pot du creme + Angel’s Envy bourbon brownie + chocolate chocolate chip ice cream

Pumpkin Cheesecake
house made pumpkin pie spice cheesecake + cranberry compote

Baked Alaska *Serves Two
mint chocolate chip ice cream + sponge cake + toasted meringue + sauces


*Optional, not included
Noval Black

Reserve Your Table Now!

Dog Gone Good Deals for Black Friday – Cyber Monday at the Brown Dog

Posted on: November 19th, 2019 by chef

Attention Brown Dog Cafe fans from the Greater Cincinnati Area!

The Brown Dog Cafe is happy to offer our annual Black Friday Promotion

Earn $20 for every $100 spent on Gift Certificates!

Offer only good in-store during regular business hours 11/28-12/2
*$20 Trade Certificate will be issued for every $100 spent, trade certificates are one time use only, have no cash value, and are not applicable on special events.