Friends eating at a breakfast restaurant near our Oakley apartments.

Discover Oakley Square: Your Go-To Spot for Eats and Drinks Just Steps from The Drexel Apartments

Your culinary adventure awaits just a short 15-minute stroll from The Drexel at Oakley apartments. Oakley Square, the neighborhood on the rise, offers everything from quaint coffee shops and bustling bars to microbreweries and diverse restaurants—all within a cozy walk under a mile. Whether your taste buds are craving something specific or you’re open to exploring, your next great meal is merely moments away. Plus, there’s the added bonus of keeping your kitchen spotless.

Let’s dive into 8 must-visit spots in Oakley Square that promise an evening of fun with friends, romantic dinners, or convenient take-out options—all accessible by foot from your apartment at The Drexel.

Deeper Roots Coffee

Experience some of Cincinnati’s finest coffee at Deeper Roots Coffee, a gem for anyone living at The Drexel apartments. With three locations in the area, the Oakley establishment is their flagship café. Whether you’re after a morning specialty coffee and pastry or an afternoon boost, this is your spot.

Oakley Pub & Grill

Craving nachos and a frosty beer? Look no further than Oakley Pub & Grill (OPB) for all your pub favorites. With a vast menu that includes wings, flatbreads, stuffed sandwiches, and burgers, along with an impressive beer selection and daily drink specials, you’re sure to be spoilt for choice. Don’t miss their events like trivia nights and live music listed on their event calendar.

The Oak Tavern

For more American classics, The Oak Tavern offers an extensive menu including award-winning jumbo wings. It’s the perfect place to chill with friends or unwind with a cocktail while catching a game. Keep an eye on their event calendar for the latest happenings.

MadTree Brewing Company

MadTree Brewing Company serves up a tasty mix of beer and wood-fired pizzas in collaboration with Catch-a-Fire Pizza. Their pet-friendly outdoor beer garden is ideal in any weather, and they’re always introducing new beers and hosting events. Check their event page for the latest.

Bones’ Burgers

For burger aficionados, Bones’ Burgers is a must-visit. What started as a food truck has morphed into a beloved brick and mortar serving up local grass-fed beef burgers (with veggie, salmon, and turkey options too). Customize your burger or pick from their crafted specialties, and pair it with a side like their parmesan cheese fries. Whether you’re grabbing to-go or dining in, you won’t be disappointed.

Red Feather

For a fine yet casual dining experience, Red Feather offers a ‘scratch kitchen’ menu with innovative dishes and a wine list to impress any enthusiast. With more than 40 wines by the glass and over 200 bottles, it’s an ideal spot for brunch or dinner.

Bar Louie

Bar Louie is the place for sports, late-night eats, or brunch. Enjoy daily drink specials and a menu full of comfort food favorites. Plus, the walk back to The Drexel apartments will help you digest.

Aglamesis Brothers

No meal is truly complete without a stop at Aglamesis Brothers for dessert. Whether it’s their trademark ice cream or a box of chocolates, you’ll definitely want to indulge in their seasonal specials.

Your ultimate culinary journey starts at Oakley Square, near The Drexel apartments

Choosing where to dine in Oakley Square might be your only challenge, but living at The Drexel at Oakley means plenty of opportunities to try them all. Visit or arrange a tour of our apartments today, and cap it off with a meal at one of these Oakley Square hot spots for an experience you’ll remember.

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