The Over The Rhine Chamber of Commerce has recently moved from Walnut St. to work in the People's Liberty collaborative office space. We are now located in the Globe Building on Elm St., right across the street from Findlay Market. We are excited to be in our new space and to have so many new neighbors! We set out to explore our new block and here is what we found!
This brand new restaurant is a "modern French eatery with a big cocktail & wine list in industrial-chic surrounds." By industrial chic, they mean attached to Rhinegeist brewery, how cool?!
French Crust Cafe and Bistro
Located right below us in the Globe Building is Jean-Robert De Cavel's charming and laid back french bistro. The cafe serves up "made from scratch french dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!"
This Columbus native has now opened up shop in Over-The-Rhine on Elm Street. This pizzeria "strives to use and source local ingredients whenever possible." They serve "a menu consisting of traditional, standard, and seasonal pizzas as well as lovely small plates, thoughtful salads, and homemade desserts."
Recently opened, this cheese shop is striving to make OTR one cheesy neighborhood. The Rhined "exclusively carries American cheese made by farmers who love their animals." They offer artisanal cheese boards, olives, jams, alcoholic beverages and more!
Some say if you haven't had Eli's BBQ, you haven't lived...This low-key barbecue joint opened up their 2nd storefront right here next to Findlay Market!
How could we forget?! The infamous Findlay Market is located directly across the street from our new office space and is filled with tasty places to eat. You can get a waffle at Taste of Belgium for breakfast, dive into a bowl of Pho from Pho Lang Thang for lunch, and satisfy your sweet tooth at Dojo Gelato for dessert! These are just a few of Findlay's merchants, click here for a full list!
Since 2013, Rhinegeist has been brewing beer in OTR. Now they have distributors all over Ohio and as far as Pittsburgh and Massachusetts. This Cincinnati favorite serves up beer in a re-imagined warehouse space that now includes a seasonal rooftop bar! When visiting this part of OTR, a stop at Rhinegeist is a must.
Nestled right in the heart of OTR, Market Wines features over 600 different wines and hosts weekly wine tastings. On a Saturday or Sunday you can find their quaint shop filled with people eager to try several of their wines!
Skeleton Root Urban Winery
This unique space is a "working winery housed in a historic warehouse in the northern part of Over the Rhine. Our wines are inspired by the deep heritage of the region, paying homage to the roots that were once here..."
Churchill's Fine Teas
Nestled as an outdoor vendor at the market, Churchills Fine Teas carries the largest tea selection in the Midwest! They carry over 265 teas in their store, so you have plenty to choose from!
Local coffee roaster Deeper Roots recently opened up shop right by Findlay Market! Their mission is to “strive for excellence in ethical sourcing and crafting of specialty coffees.” They “partner with communities of small coffee farmers and try to improve their quality of life through the purchase of their coffee and collaboration on quality improvement.” This coffee shop is a must try!
Take a Ride on The Streetcar:
Conveniently located right outside our doors are two of the Cincinnati Bell Connector stops; one by Rhinegeist and one in front of the Market. You can get on the streetcar from these stops and take a tour-de-OTR or hop on from downtown and get lunch at Findlay Market!
Decorate Your Home at Deerhaus Decor
Deerhaus Decor is a "transparent boutique retailer with an emphasis on small batch manufacturing and a passion for sustainable design." Shopping here with leave you with the best decorate house on the block!
Go Shopping at Artichoke OTR
Owners, Karen and Brad Hughes, want Artichoke to be your go-to store for cookware of all kind whether you're an experienced or novice cook. This charming store front offers “the basics, along with unique and classic pieces not available elsewhere.”
Feed Your Furry Friends at Pet Wants
Pet wants is an all natural pet food store! They "make it easy for pet parents to take care of and love their pets by providing them with the best nutrition and health possible by feeding them our delicious, all-natural, and fresh pet food."
Buy Groceries at EMC
The Epicurean Mercantile Co., located on Race St., is THE urban grocery store that you need in your life. “EMC is a place for community and shared ideas providing quality, freshness, and service in a welcoming neighborhood environment with a carefully curated selection of grocery items as well as freshly-prepared, made-to-order menu items at The Counter.”
Take The Kids to OTR Candy Bar
This Sweet little store "sources both artisan and bulk candies locally and nationally. Their soda selection is a mix of modern favorite and retro styles, any of which can be turned into an irresistible soda float."
Visit Findlay Kitchen
Findlay Kitchen operates as a shared space for local entrepreneurs in Cincinnati to pursue their food dreams. Findlay Kitchen strives to build food entrepreneurs that will be “ripe to contribute local food innovation, representative of our dynamic and diverse neighborhoods, and
equipped to start, grow and scale profitable businesses.” Some of their members include. OTR Bagelry and OCD Cakes. See full list here!
Shop For a Gift at Rookwood Pottery
The infamous Rookwood Pottery has a studio and showroom on the Race Street side of the market. This is the perfect place to get all of your holiday gifts!
Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Maverick Chocolate
This award winning shop is a "family owned and operated bean-to-bar craft chocolate company." Get in the fall spirit with their home made pumpkin spice milk chocolate bar!
Now that you have some ideas, come on down to OTR and experience all that #northofliberty has to offer!