Zip’s Cafe

Chili Parlor | Hamburgers | Tavern
One of the best

On the square since 1926, Zip’s hand-patties wonderful cheeseburgers and makes chili that is not typical Cincinnati-style, but rather a bowl of meat and beans in a vivid tomato emulsion, served with sour cream and shredded cheese.

What to Eat
Zip’s Cafe, Zip Burger
Zip Burger
The original Zip Burger, made the same way as it was in 1926, is like none other. It is a simple recipe: no special sauce, just a regular cheeseburger with the traditional toppings. What makes it special is the fresh meat and loving preparation.
Zip’s Cafe, Chili
The chili at Zip's is just great! Available in take-home buckets as well, the chili has a strong tomato base and a slight sweetness. (Though Zip's is in Cincinnati, their chili is NOT Cincinnati-style chili.)
Bean & Ham Soup
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday11am - 9pm
Wednesday4pm - 9pm
Thursday4pm - 9pm
Friday11am - 9pm
Saturday11am - 9pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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