Guide to Blue Ash, Ohio in North Cincy 

Home to a regional campus for the University of Cincinnati, local restaurants, Summit Park, and a quick 20-minute drive from downtown Cincinnati, Blue Ash is definitely worth a trip when you’re in the Cincy Region. 

Where to eat and drink in Blue Ash

Blue Ash Chili
Blue Ash Chili

From iconic Cincinnati Chili and authentic New York bagels, here’s a list of the best restaurants in Blue Ash. 

  • Blue Ash Chili: A must-stop for visitors looking to try the iconic Cincinnati chili at an original chili parlor
  • Marx Bagels: Get a taste of New York with an authentic bagel and schmear 
  • Senate: Delicious gourmet hot dogs 
  • Fretboard Brewing Company: Kid-friendly local brewery with barbecue by Smoked Out Cincy

Fun things to do in Blue Ash

Summer biking in Summit ParkBiking in Summit Park

For beautiful views, tasty brews, and outdoor activities, there are plenty of things to do in and around Blue Ash.

  • Summit Park: Community hub and park located in the heart of Blue Ash. The park features a dog park, green space, seasonal ice rink, restaurants, bars, playgrounds, and more.  
  • Observation Tower: Get a great view of Summit Park and Cincinnati from this tower located in Summit Park 
  • Climb Time: All-ages indoor climbing gym
  • Kenwood Towne Center - Shop at one of the best shopping malls in the Cincy Region in nearby Kenwood, Ohio 
  • Go Bananas Comedy Club: Catch the next big comedian on Cincy’s most hilarious stage.  


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