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Opening Day bring plenty of deals downtown

Matt Miller - email

CINCINNATI OH (FOX 19) - Opening day is more than just baseball as several downtown hot spots are planning on offering dozens of deals. 

The annual Opening Day Parade steps off from Findlay Market at 11am and ends at Fifth and Sycamore streets. The game begins at 2:10 pm when the Cincinnati Reds play the Milwaukee Brewers. Fans without tickets to the sold-out game can watch it on the LED board at Fountain Square or inside one of many downtown bars and restaurants. Over twenty-five downtown establishments have special offers on food, drink and more to make sure this year's Opening Day on March 31st is a big winner for everyone.

BAR OFFERINGS

  • Blackfinn – Serving ballpark fare all day long including hotdogs, burgers and pretzels. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Blackfinn is located at 19 E. Seventh Street. For more details, (513) 721-3466. www.blackfinncincy.com
  • Bartini's – Grill out on the patio with hamburgers, hotdogs and more. Special beer prices. No cover charge with Reds ticket stub. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Bartini's is located at 580 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 381-5001. www.bartiniscincinnati.com
  • Knockback Nat's – Opening at 10:00 a.m. Serving Dollar Dogs, $3 chili cheese dogs and $4 Bud and Bud Lite in 24 ounce cans. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Knockback Nat's is located at 10 W. Seventh Street. For more details, (513) 621-1000.
  • Lunar Lounge – Opening at 9:00 a.m. with $2 Bud Lights, $2 Bud Select, $2 Mich Ultra and $2 Budweiser. Bucket specials of 5 for $11. Metromix Opening Day Bash from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with special drink features. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Lunar Lounge is located at 435 Elm Street. For more details, (513) 381-2573. www.lunar-cincy.com
  • Mynt Martini – Opening at 9:00 a.m. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Mynt Martini is located at 511 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 621-6968 www.myntcincinnati.com
  • Penguin Dueling Piano Bar – Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Penguin Dueling Piano Bar is located at 441 Vine Street. For more details, (513) 621-2800. www.penguinpianobar.com
  • The Righteous Room – Opening at 11:00 a.m. with $2.50 domestic beers and $5 Reds bombs. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. DJ Matt Joy spinning in the back courtyard at 10:00 p.m. The Righteous Room is located at 641 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 381-4408. www.therighteousroom.com
  • Scene – Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Scene is located at 637 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 381-4327 www.scenecinci.com

BAKERIES, LIGHT FARE AND RESTAURANT OFFERINGS

  • Abby Girl Sweets – Open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. featuring a Red Velvet Cupcake along with other yummy classics. Abby Girl Sweets is located at 41 W. Fifth Street. For more details, (513) 335-0898. www.abbygirlsweets.com
  • Arnold's Bar & Grill – WNKU Presents Jake Speed & the Freddies' Opening Day Radio Extravaganza -- it's a live-on-location radio broadcast of Jake Speed & The Freddies' baseball songs, skits, poems and pranks at Cincinnati's oldest bar on Reds Opening Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Free. For more details, (513) 421-6234. Arnold's is located at 210 East Eighth Street. www.arnoldsbarandgrill.com
  • Jean-Robert's Table – Offering a special Red Lobster Salad all week long. Jean-Robert's Table is located at 713 Vine Street. For more details, (513) 621-4777. www.jrtable.com
  • Lucy Blue Pizza – Opening at 10:00 a.m. with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet for $7.50 that includes fresh salad, homemade soup, soft drink or water, and all the pizza you want. Buffet open until 2:00 p.m. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Lucy Blue is located at 35 E. Seventh Street. For more details, (513) 381-7777. www.lucybluepizza.com
  • McCormick & Schmick's – Opening at 10:00 a.m. Featuring three Happy Hours from 10:00 a.m. to noon, 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. For more details, (513) 721-9339. McCormick & Schmick's is located at 21 East Fifth Street. www.mcormickandschmicks.com
  • Morton's - Opening at 11:00 a.m. In addition to the full menu offered all day, Morton's will feature "Bar Bites" from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with special pricing of $5 to $6 on Mini Prime Cheeseburgers, Filet Mignon Sandwiches, Crab Cake BLT's, Mini Wedge Bites, Smoked Salmon Pizza and Blue Cheese Fries. Dinner hours are 5:30 to 11 p.m. For more details, (513) 621-3111. Morton's is located at 441 Vine Street. www.mortons.com
  • Nicholson's – $2 Bud and Bud Lights and $5 Chili Dogs. The game will be on the big TV's and the patio will be open, weather permitting. For more details, (513) 564-9111. Nicholson's is located at 625 Walnut Street. www.nicholsonspub.com
  • The Phoenix - Opening Day Ballpark Buffet with popcorn, peanuts and candy from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for $10.95. $2 domestics, $4 imports, $4 call liquor and $6 premium liquor. Will also have parade seating. RSVP at (513) 721-8901. The Phoenix is at 812 Race Street. www.thephx.com
  • Plum Street Café – Lunch service available until 5:00 p.m. Bar remains open until 2:30 a.m. Watch the game on the flat-screen TV's. Plum Street Café is located at 423 Plum Street. For more details, (513) 651-4341.
  • Servatii's – Open from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Serving Reds cookies and cupcakes, plus lunch specials. Servatii's is located at 41 East Court Street. For more details, (513) 241-7500. www.servatiipastryshop.com
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza - Opening Day Specials include $4.99 all-you-can-eat buffet with drink, pizza and salad. Any oven-baked hoagie with chips $5. Snappy Tomato is located at 330 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 241-9888.
  • The Squirrel – Pulled pork sandwich served on Kaiser bun with BBQ sauce, cole slaw and chips for $5.95. Half sandwich and soup $5.95. 10% off order if show Reds ticket. Order online @squirrelnow.com. The Squirrel is located at 344 Walnut Street. For more details, (513) 721-1128.
  • Trattoria Roma - 3-course meal for $29.95, that includes soup/ salad, choice of Chicken Parmigiana, Lasagna, Linguine Bolognese, or Gnocchi alla Vodka, choice of dessert (tiramisu, cannoli, cheesecake, chocolate torte) and a soft drink. Kids' menu available too. For reservations call (513) 723-0220. New location! Trattoria Roma is located at 580 Walnut Street. www.trattoriaroma.net

SHOPPING

  • Brooks Brothers – The Preferred Customer Event, a private sale from March 31 to April 7, is extended to everyone! Receive 15% off your total purchase with any major credit card or 25% off with a Brooks Brothers card. Brooks Brothers is located at 505 Vine Street. For more details, (513) 651-1800. www.brooksbrothers.com
  • Buten Eyewear – Open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Opening Day specials include 20% off all sunglasses and 20% off the purchase of any red frames. Buten Eyewear is located at 21 E. Fifth Street. For more details, (513) 721-1848. www.buteneyewear.com
  • Joseph Williams Home– Open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mention Opening Day and receive 10% off on March 31. Joseph Williams Home is located at 1232 Vine Street. For more details, (513) 721-3600. www.josephwilliamshome.com
  • Koch Sporting Goods – Open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Lots of Reds merchandise, plus a baseball glove steaming exhibit. Koch is located at 131 West Fourth Street. For more details, (513) 621-2352. www.kochsports.com
  • TJ Maxx – Open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Loads of Reds merchandise at greatly discounted prices. TJ Maxx is located at 18 W. Fourth Street. For more details, (513) 621-0065. www.tjmaxx.com

For more information, please call 513-421-4440 or visit www.downtowncincinnati.com

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