Silver Spring House Restaurant
8322 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249, United States

Review №1

A restaurant-sports bar atmosphere with TVs and football games playing. They serve appetizers, salads, burgers and entrees. It's much bigger than it looks! Everyone enjoyed their meals, especially the chicken dishes. Service was slow and leisurely so enjoy your time there.

Review №2

I've heard alot of good things about Silver Spring House so we had to give it a try. Nice place to catch a game and a flavorful piece of chicken. Good eats and friendly service. More of a bar feel and a little noise. I was fine with it, but if u want a quite dinner it's not the place. It is a place that I recommend for some good chicken.

Review №3

We enjoyed our meal and service very much. Since the weather was in the upper 70's on Nov. 8, all the windows were open and a lot of outside dining was available. This made for a more enjoyable experience with the fresh air coming in and less worries about covid spreading.

Review №4

Good food and we had a friendly server, but the server assistant had her nose uncovered the entire time. Not once did she fully cover her face with a mask. I felt very uncomfortable and it definitely soured my first experience at this place. I will now hesitate to go back to this place...

Review №5

The food is always good at this place. I love the patio. It is covered and seats many people. We got the chicken dinner which was really good. We also had the club sandwich and the tuna salad sandwich. Everything was good. We topped it off with the chocolate cake. Social distancing was good here. I would definitely recommend this place.

Review №6

Been going to Joe's place for years. Love the menu and the service....a real Cheers type place for some of us. As we all can improve on comment for the management team. Please have your servers present the check after the meal. Hate to say it, but the experience is diminished when the server lays the check on the table when the guests are 1/2 finished with their meals, then saying "no rush" on the check. Not sure I get it...if there's no rush, bring the check when the meal is complete. And, maybe could have "up sold" dessert had there been a little more patience. Apart from that, all great at the SSH!!

Review №7

Delicious as always! Their Asian chicken salad is delicious! The fried cod sandwich and pot pie are two of our favorites! They've added aarge tent to allow for more distance between tables.Love their dedication to honoring those who served our country!

Review №8

I did not take any photos. :( the place is beautiful outside with flowers everywhere! This is an open air concept. It is sports bar like. Says Cincinnatis best chicken. Hubby had chicken, baked potato and salad. He said it was good chicken. I had the spinach salad with chicken. Lots of Spinach!! Little onion, a boiled egg...(the yolk was about as white as the white part)! (I have chickens, so am used to REALLY yellow yolks! Bacon and a hot bacon dressing. It was good. But not worth the 16.00 price!! They have those high topped tables (that I find challenging being 5'2")....but there was more eating areas in the parking lot under tents. Friendly atmosphere though!!!

Review №9

This is the place to go to have some great food and drinks, my Blackened Tilapia was cooked Perfectly and the Margaritas were very good and a little potent. Great atmosphere and great service with a smile. I would give them 10 stars if I could. I will definitely be returning here again soon! Highly Recommend!

Review №10

Love this place... food is always good and service is always great and friendly... never wait long for your food.

Review №11

Service was excellent even though a small part of our order came to us wrong. Our server, Reagan??? (Spelling)..... was awesone. She fixed the mistake immediately. Excellent atmosphere. Hoppin place. Good food. I recommend it.

Review №12

Great food and service, as always. Only disappointment was our seating. Seats were available inside and "under the tent". "Under the tent" was outside the tent. On the asphalt with small umbrellas which didn't provide the needed shade. Throughout our meal we watched multiple groups refuse the seating, worse yet was those trying to move the umbrellas to enjoy their seating. Yet the hostesses kept trying to sit people at these tables. The food and service was great, but baking in the sun wasn't.

Review №13

Some of the best roasted chicken in the city. LOTS of outdoor seating, the and servers are generally pretty friendly.They have popcorn to snack on while you wait, and a large bar. The prices are pretty reasonable, and almost always worth it (get the chicken).The only downside is because it is so popular parking can be a massive issue.

Review №14

It's not the price of the cod sandwich for 1399 it's that they have not improved about Long John Silver's. It was the most bland fish I've ever had in fact. Very disappointed I heard many good things about this restaurant but I do not recommend the cod. This is my first time eating here both my father and I ordered it and he did not even finish his sandwich. It got better when I ordered the hot sauce but they really need to make an improvement for the price. I should've ordered the chicken that's what they're known for .

Review №15

Great food. Reasonable prices, good beer selection. If the have fried chicken on the daily blackboard menu you will not be disappointed if you order.

Review №16

We got carryout and the food we got was good. I had to wait about 5 minutes for someone to come in the carryout area. When wife was missing half her toppings for her salad and I was missing my baked potato. I was given butter and sour cream for it.

Review №17

Best chicken and ribs combo i have ever had, but the chicken was the star on that plate. The chicken is a must have, definitely getting more chicken next time.

Review №18

Love the service. Love the atmosphere. I have been there about 15+ times. Never left disappointed.

Review №19

Food is good. Portions are huge. Definitely get the lunch portion if it is available. Get there early as the place is VERY popular!!!

Review №20

Patio canopy, in the summer is a great addition. Kind of like a beer tent. Lots of extra seating great experience. Big fans to keep you cool. And great food. Wide range of drinks.

Review №21

There is A lot to be said where even if the owner and staff may not pronounce your name correctly they remember the important intricacies of running a favorite stop along the highway of life for families, singles and business diners which is also a well loved social local gathering spot for a cocktail.If you are looking for just that place to call your own casual but not tacky dining spot. It's a must to check out Silver Spring House (a lot of locals refer to the restaurant as Silver Spring Chicken House. Whatever you call it you will agree the delectable house favorites, a happy hour cocktail, or an outing after sports or a family celebration you can never go wrong when choosing to dine in or carry-out.The decor is casual indoor/ outdoor without the tired and overdone Magarittavile feel. Regardless of the season you can relax and enjoy catch a sporting event from one of the one, two, three, four bars or more oh heck I lost count.The food is not just delicious but consistent which is imperative and the secret ingredient which keeps regulars and new customers feeling right at home. Drum roll the owners Joe and Joe ( complete opposites except both believe in customer satisfaction not just service, employee engagement and a good product.) to management,and each staff member from the front of the house to the kitchen and grounds keeper are trying to get it right. Photos to come

Review №22

I've been going her since I was a kid and I've never been disappointed! The foods consistently delicious and the menu has a great variety. Spacious dinning areas and multiple bars don't hurt either. Last note, the restaurant is quite popular so I'd plan to arrive sooner than later

Review №23

The chicken is consistently great with flavor. We both had fish and neither the salmon or cod were spot on and you need to have the red mashed potatoes with broccoli, perfection! And the pictures and signed instruments are pretty cool too! Great history and good eats!

Review №24

The chicken is extremely well cooked and the BBQ sauce has just the right amount of kick to it.

Review №25

The Silver Spring is my most Favorite Restaurant to visit and have a meal. The Food is Outstanding with excellent sized portions. The preparation never Varies, always excellent, the personnel are excellent and they make You feel welcome. Service is quick and Friendly and the prices are realistic considering the quality of the Food and Service.It is a Great atmosphere the Eat and relax with Family and Friends. I highly recommend trying this Quality Establishment, You will not regret it !!!

Review №26

Amazing staff, good food. I have to say, though, that the building itself isn't the easiest to navigate. Pretty cluttered.

Review №27

I got boneless Buffalo wings, my daughter got chicken taco and my fiance got guacamole chicken sandwich. Food was fresh and delicious

Review №28

We salute this place as a year round supporter of our military men and women. They support their community in all aspects of friends and family. I wish I could give them 10 stars, ********** I will.

Review №29

Good Value food. Friendly staff. Prompt service.

Review №30

First time there. A really neat place. Excellent food.

Review №31

Big crowded place, but seated quickly. Great food and service. Like the atmosphere. Will be going back!

Review №32

Food was good. Service was mostly good. Little pricey.

Review №33

Love this restaurant! It's got great atmosphere and food!

Review №34

It's been about a year since I last visited but it still the same!! Great environment, staff and food!

Review №35

We were there late in the afternoon when it was relatively quiet. We sat under the tent area, and with the fans going, it was pleasant. Our server was friendly and efficient and, as always, the food was delicious. No complaints!

Review №36

Staff was friendly and enjoyed the food. It is a really cool place.

Review №37

Stephanie our waitress was wonderful, she gave my husband and I excellent service, the atmosphere was very inviting and the food was delicious. We will be going back when our schedule permits.

Review №38

Lunch was good way busier than I expected .

Review №39

Food is not that great, just ok. Service is acceptable. Price is average.

Review №40

I love everything about the Silver Spring house! Fabulous food with a very comfy and friendly atmosphere.

Review №41

Have been coming here for years, unfortunately the last few times have been disappointed with quality of food. Gave it o e last try and were disappointed yet again. Will not be back.

Review №42

All was wonderful. We had a great time

Review №43

Been going there for years and never disappointed. My favorite is guac on the wild side and Pete's special. All is very and service is great.

Review №44

Fun place! Great food and atmosphere. Have been eating at Silver Springhouse since it opened.

Review №45

Excellent food and service, social distancing is an issue however. You may want to go during non peak hours

Review №46

Fun atmosphere and good food but a little overpriced for what it is.

Review №47

Great place with amazing atmosphere. Had the half chicken that was very juicy with a really good taste.

Review №48

The rumors are true, the chicken is fantastic. Even the breast stayed juicy. The Saratoga chips were crispy and the service was very attentive. We'll be back.

Review №49

Took almost an hour to get our bill but good food

Review №50

Roasted chicken is the way to go. Great food, atmosphere and ice cold beer.

Review №51

Real american style restaurante

Review №52

Food is great. Servers are nice and quick. Couldn't ask for anything more.

Review №53

The food was really good. Finally a place that knows how to cook bacon to put on a burger.

Review №54

Great spot!! Love the food. Can also eat pretty healthy here as well if that's what you're looking for.

Review №55

This place is really a lot of fun. Tons of seating and an nice selection of menu items. The staff is always upbeat and generally just a fun atmosphere.

Review №56

Good was excellent with very decent lunch portions. 4/5 is only because the price stings a little bit. It's definitely worth it but makes it an "every so often" place for us. A must-try without a doubt.

Review №57

I go out to dinner to get away from the craziness of the world, right now. While I am happy that you have a cause, political affiliation, or statement, I dont want to see it, while you are at work, whether I agree, or not.

Review №58

Ordered the Fiesta Chicken Salad. It was just OK. The salsa tasted more like raw tomatoes. Our table also shared some chicken wings. Those were pretty good. Service was very fast and friendly. Would recommend and I would try again.

Review №59

Barbeque shreded chicken on croissant and Saratoga chips, and WONDERFUL friends.

Review №60

Could not sit at high top table it was a busy night and they found table for 8 with low chairs. Thank you for a wonderful evening.

Review №61

There are several reasons I like Silver Spring. The staff has always been friendly and accommodating; I have never been disappointed with my food order! I love the casual atmosphere! Conveniently located...get there early since the parking lot is always full!

Review №62

The roasted chicken was amazing. Did not care for the bbq sauce on the ribs... very spicy

Review №63

We tried blackened fish burger, BLT and half chicken. Honestly they were pretty bland for us. The environment was more enjoyable.

Review №64

Grilled chicken can be dry, even at the best places, but theirs is always good and juicy!

Review №65

Excellent chicken. Not fried. Everything else is above average, but nothing noteworthy which is okay. Service is solid. Family friendly. Good sized place but is usually busy. There's been a number of nights we went elsewhere because it was too busy. Has a unique 4 season outdoor seating area that makes you feel like you're on vacation if you catch it on right day which there's approximately 10 of those in a year here in southern ohio. Price isn't cheap, but not overpriced either. I'm sure you can find cheaper chicken elsewhere but they have it down, especially if want non-fried. Only reason we don't go there more often is because it's out of the way and we don't want to chance it being too crazy.

Review №66

Good food, great atmosphere. Friendly, attentive, and efficient server.

Review №67

Great chicken salad. The best of cincinnati

Review №68

It was good. Was it the best chicken I've had in town? No. Onion rings seemed to be of the frozen variety, which is another ding against their rating. Baked potato was just ok. I probably won't go out if my way to go back.

Review №69

Good food, typical American fare. Don't expect to find very much that's healthy.

Review №70

Great food! Great service!

Review №71

Its always a great time here. The food is good, service is always great.

Review №72

This place, man. Great food and good atmosphere. The service was great and the prices were very reasonable. Note to the owner, our waitress was fantastic, she was also expecting soon. She doesn't need to be on her feet, take care of your people and they will take care of you! Send her home for that R&R.

Review №73

Friendly casual atmosphere with good service and cold beer!

Review №74

Great food plus fast and friendly service. I loved the tender chicken and savory ribs. My wife loves the salads.

Review №75

Awesome place to go. Food is always good!

Review №76

Wonderful as always! Love that they found a way to bring back the popcorn and peanuts.

Review №77

Great atmosphere, good service and good food!! Will definitely be back!!

Review №78

Very interesting place. Lots of Seating in an outdoor setting, more high tops, bar like. Then you go inside and it's really nice, big comfy booths, done up really nicely. The food is priced great, about $16 for half a chicken with two sides. Even though the place was packed, our food came out quickly, all hot, correct and honestly some of the best tasting food I've had in a long time. I definitely recommend.

Review №79

This is one of our favorite family establishments. They have something for everyone and the chicken, especially wings are amazing!

Review №80

Amazing food, fun casual atmosphere and friendly staff

Review №81

Plenty of outside seating. Food was ok. Service was fine.

Review №82

Food and service were both excellent. Highly recommended!

Review №83

Service was casual but very good and attentive. Excellent place a nice casual fun night out!!

Review №84

Such a chill vibe with good food and good friends.

Review №85

Excellent place to eat. The food is really good. The chicken is prepared really well no matter how you order it. The atmosphere is great because you feel at home. The service is great, always friendly and personable. Convenient location. Only thing preventing five stars is the price. The food is a little expensive but other than that overall its great!

Review №86

The half chicken was amazing.... seasoned exceptionally well. I was surprised. For white meat, it was not dry.The sides were very good too (red skin mashed & mac!)

Review №87

Besides being the only black person there it was phenomenal. Love the place will be black.

Review №88

Chicken is fantastic. Service is top notch. Friendly as all get out. Happy hour is good. Drinks are big (small pitcher for soda and tea) beers galore...but the chicken? Dang it is good.

Review №89

Good yard bird, best actually the best in this Symmes Loveland Mason area.

Review №90

Ehhhhh...not the place to visit during face mask restrictions. Service was good, food was just OK. Probably won't go back for a while.

Review №91

It truly is the best Chicken in Cincy

Review №92

Great lunch and happy hour place! So glad they are staying open and keeping everyone safe during pandemic.

Review №93

Enjoyed outdoor dining & hot chicken sandwich.

Review №94

I loved it. Very pleasantly surprised, it was really great. And it isn't just my opinion - the place was very busy, so obviously a lot of other people think so too.I suspect its from the total commitment to whatever the restaurant focuses on resulting in close to perfection, all the way from supporting the national breast cancer month of October to fantastic and helpful staff, to super clean and well maintained facilities, to just the right level of audio from the numerous TVs and games being played, to being able to find a table even though it was really busy, to a great menu with exceptionally reasonable prices and high quality food. You won't be disappointed with this choice - Highly Recommended!!!

Review №95

Really good food and quick service. Like the atmosphere too

Review №96

Excellent service and food. Taste like good home cooking kind of food. 1st. Time there for 3 of us all had different things all 3 loved it. Would highly recommend.

Review №97

Would go weekly if I still lived in Cincinnati! On my list of must visits while I'm in Cincinnati. Great food, ambience and staff is awesome. Love the consistency in staff and ownership. Joe S, Joe K and Derek keep it up!

Review №98

Great chicken tenders... buttermilk...

Review №99

The chicken salad plate is delicious

Review №100

I have been coming here for years and gets better with time. The atmosphere, staff, and food is top notch and always the place to be!

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4.5 Rating
  • Address:8322 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249, United States
  • Site:
  • Phone:+1 513-489-7044
  • Family restaurant
Working hours
  • Monday:11AM–11PM
  • Tuesday:11AM–9PM
  • Wednesday:11AM–11PM
  • Thursday:11AM–11PM
  • Friday:11AM–11PM
  • Saturday:11AM–11PM
  • Sunday:11AM–11PM
Service options
  • Outdoor seating:Yes
  • Curbside pickup:Yes
  • Takeout:Yes
  • Dine-in:Yes
  • Delivery:No
  • Sports:Yes
Popular for
  • Lunch:Yes
  • Dinner:Yes
  • Solo dining:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible entrance:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible parking lot:Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible seating:Yes
  • Alcohol:Yes
  • Beer:Yes
  • Cocktails:Yes
  • Comfort food:Yes
  • Happy hour drinks:Yes
  • Hard liquor:Yes
  • Healthy options:Yes
  • Kids' menu:Yes
  • Late-night food:Yes
  • Quick bite:Yes
  • Wine:Yes
Dining options
  • Lunch:Yes
  • Dinner:Yes
  • Catering:Yes
  • Dessert:Yes
  • Bar onsite:Yes
  • Good for kids:Yes
  • High chairs:Yes
  • Wi-Fi:Yes
  • Casual:Yes
  • Cozy:Yes
  • Family-friendly:Yes
  • Groups:Yes
  • Tourists:Yes
  • Accepts reservations:Yes
  • Usually a wait:Yes
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