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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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.

Northern Cincinnati Restaurant Week: Nov 11-16th

Posted on: October 15th, 2019 by chef

We are participating in Northern Cincinnati Restaurant Week: Nov 11-16th

Stop by for dinner Monday – Saturday after 5pm, and enjoy a Three Course meal for just $30!

What’s on the Menu

First Course

please choose 1 option per meal

Soup of the Day

Crab Cake gf
back fin blue crab + remoulade + basil bleu slaw + sriracha

Sprouts gf
Roast, sauteed brussel sprouts + farm fresh egg + smoked garlic + shallot + brown butter + sherry + balsamic reduction

House Smoked Chicken Wings gf
Ohio Amish chicken wings + basil bleu slaw + pickle + choice of sauce: Nashville Hot, Buffalo, or BBQ

Second Course

please choose 1 option per meal

Soup of the Day

House Salad gf
Ohio greens + dried cherry + gorgonzola + spiced pecan + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Classic Caesar
chopped romaine + parmesan + garlic croutons + classic Caesar dressing

Spinach Bleu gf
spinach + gorgonzola + chopped egg + avocado + bacon + toy box tomatoes + bleu cheese vinaigrette

Third Course

please choose 1 option per meal

Petite Filet gf
vegetables ala plancha + smashed potatoes + mushroom demi

Cedar Roast Chilean Salmon gf
maple soy glazed Verlasso salmon +banana rum sweet potato mash + broccoli + pineapple salsa + balsamic reduction

Haute Chocolate Texas Wild Boar gf
adobo + cocoa + coffee crusted boar tenderloin + game sausage + medley home fries + crispy Swiss chard + Ohio apple slaw + bbq demi

Spoil your Sweetheart this Weekend for Sweetest Day

Posted on: October 13th, 2019 by chef

Enjoy a Three course meal to be shared for dinner for just $60!

Step one: Choose an option from each course
Step two: Settle in at your table with some drinks We recommend the Bouquet Martini or a nice glass of wine!
Step three: Sit. Stay. Savor. As you stare into the eyes of your sweetest one!

The Sweetest Menu

Drink Deals

Bottle of House Red, White, or Sparkling Wine for just $30!
Bouquet Martini $8
house infused lavender gin + St. Germaine + Dolin Blanc + rose petals + mint + basil simple + soda

First Course

Please choose 1 item to split with your sweetheart

Shrimp Bowl gf
butternut squash bowl + shrimp + mushroom sherry cream sauce + parmesan + truffled arugula

House Salad gf
Ohio greens + dried cherry + gorgonzola + spiced pecans + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Spinach Bleu gf
spinach + gorgonzola + bacon + marinated tomato + chopped egg + avocado + bleu cheese vinaigrette

Bruschetta Hearts
heart-shaped garlic crostini’s + heirloom tomato + herbed chevre + capers + smoked salmon toro + balsamic reduction

English sage derby white cheddar + brie + mango stilton + house made jam + olive tapenade + fresh fruit + crostini’s


Please choose 1 option from the main’s, accompany it to your liking with your choice of 2 side bowls

Twin Filet gf sans toast
two petite filets grilled on toast + Boursin spinach + smoked heirloom tomato demi + quail egg

Lobster Shrimp Turnovers
steamed shrimp + lobster + sherried cream pot pie vegetables

Vegan Shepard’s Pie gf
mashed potato crust + sauteed peppers + onion + celery + Beyond Meat + wild mushroom veloute

Jerk Smoked Chicken gf
house smoked thigh & breast + pineapple salsa + pan drippin’s sauce


Please choose two sides to accompany your entree

Smashed Potatoes
Rosemary Roast Fingerlings
Burnt Carrots with Smoked Honey
Mixed Vegetables Ala Plancha
Citrus Broccoli
Brown Dog Fries with Sauces


Please choose 1 option to share

Baked Alaska
Bittersweet Chocolate Fondue + Fresh Strawberries gf
Death by Chocolate & Peanut Butter
Key Lime Pie gf
Cherry Apple Crisp + house-made Vanilla Ice Creamgf

Pizza Week Cincinnati: Nov 4-10th

Posted on: October 12th, 2019 by chef

Pizza Week is almost upon us!

Stop by the Brown Dog Cafe anytime from Nov 4-10th to enjoy our “Sweet Dreams” pizza for just $8!

Sweet Dreams

This pizza is the stuff dreams are made of… at least dreams of a Sweet and Savory Earthly delight. *We sometimes have those
The pizza is topped with wild mushrooms, arugula, Taleggio cheese, fresh apple slaw, drizzled with truffle oil and smoked honey… Is your mouth watering yet?

Don’t miss your opportunity to enjoy this delicious vegetarian masterpiece, available for a limited time only!
Don’t forget that we offer a cauliflower crust for anybody who desires a gluten-free option.

Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week Sept 23rd-29th

Posted on: August 29th, 2019 by chef

Enjoy a Three Course Meal for just $36!

What’s on the Menu?


Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Soup du jour
Ask your server for today’s special

Buffalo Shrimp Cocktail
spicy fried shrimp + Buffalo sauce + basil bleu slaw + celery + lemon

Game Slider
lamb + wild boar + venison + brioche bun + chevre + mint chimichurri + taro chips + tomato jam

Local Wild Mushroom Turnover
truffle cream + lemon pepper baby arugula


Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Soup du jour
Ask your server for today’s special

Bacon Tomato Caesar Salad
crisp romaine + toy box tomatoes + maple bacon + foccacia croutons + Parmesan reggiano + house Caesar dressing

Brown Dog House Salad
local greens + spiced pecans + dried cherries + gorgonzola + toy box tomatoes + balsamic vinaigrette

Ceviche Taco Salad
tortilla bowl + napa slaw + pickled red onion + manchego + mint chimichurri + grouper ceviche + cilantro ranch


Please choose 1 option, we are sorry but no substitutions please

Caribbean Grouper
jerk seared grouper + wilted spinach + sweet potato banana rum mashers + mango chutney + plantain chips

Grilled Loin of Lamb
boneless lamb medallions + brussel tots + demi + mint lemon reduction

Wild Boar Scallopini
sauteed cutlets of wild boar + local wild mushroom marsala sauce + fresh lemon + herbed linguine

Introducing Vegan Thursdays!

Posted on: August 22nd, 2019 by chef

Starting Thursday Aug 29th, we will be offering a vegan dinner feature every Thursday! If you have sampled some of the dishes from our Vegan Gourmet Series this summer, then you know that we will be turning up the Gourmet for these vegan dishes! Stop by any Thursday after 5pm to try something new!

Vegan’s Rejoice! Introducing Vegan Brunch Options!

Posted on: July 24th, 2019 by chef

Substitute a Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble for eggs anywhere on our brunch menu. *upcharges may apply*

Now featuring Vegan Scrambled Tofu

Substitute for Eggs anywhere on our Brunch Menu to create a healthy Vegan option for Breakfast

Enjoy a $5 Burger During Burger Week: July 15th-21st

Posted on: July 8th, 2019 by chef

Stop by the Brown Dog Cafe any day during Burger Week to enjoy a Beer Brat Burger for just $5!

House Ground Burger + Pickled Red Cabbage + Red Onion + Kaiser Pickle + House Stone Ground Mustard
Topped with a Pretzel Bun

Sponsored in part by: Cincinnati City Beat, and the Ohio Beef Council