Local restaurants to offer discounts and free items with streetcar pass

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar riders can now enjoy free items and discounts at restaurants along the route throughout the summer, thanks to the new Connector Lunch Club, a partnership between the Cincinnati Bell Connector and Downtown Cincinnati Inc.

The following restaurants in downtown, The Banks and Over-the-Rhine will be offering promotions beginning June 1 valid with an active streetcar pass, including “Connect to Summer Fun” passes, Cincy EZRide app passes, 1-day and 2-hour passes:

Arnold’s Bar and Grill, BurgerFi, Cake Rack Baker, Café de Paris, Churchill’s Fine Teas, Cuban Pete Sandwiches, Findlay Market, Gramma Debbie’s Kitchen, Jefferson Social, Kaze, Lachey’s Bar, Market District Buffet at JACK Casino, McCormick & Schmick’s, Pho Lang Thang, Pleasantry, Prime Cincinnati, Quan Hapa, Salazar, Silverglades on 8th, Simply Grand Café, Taste of Belgium, The Anchor – OTR, The Holy Grail Tavern and Grille, Tin Roof, V’s Café on 7th, Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant and We Olive & Wine Bar.

A full list of specific discounts for each location, such as 10% off at Salazar, 25% off at McCormick & Schmick’s and a free side with lunch at Cuban Pete Sandwiches, is available at Riders can look for the Connector Lunch Club logo at participating locations.   

Connect to Summer Fun
Cincinnati Bell Connecter streetcar passes are available in 2-hour, 1-day and unlimited monthly pass options and can be purchased in the following ways:

·         On smartphones using the free Cincy EZRide App

·         Metro Sales Office, 120 E. 4th St.

·         Cincinnati City Hall Treasurer's office, 801 Plum St.

·         Ticket vending machines (for 2-hour and 1-day passes only)

·         Online

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector
The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is intended to expand transportation options, stimulate development, and enhance livability by connecting downtown, the riverfront and Over-the-Rhine. It is owned and funded by the City of Cincinnati, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, and operated by Transdev.

About Downtown Cincinnati Incorporated (DCI)
Formed in 1994, DCI is a non-profit organization with a mission to build a dynamic metropolitan center valued as the heart of the region. DCI supports this mission by providing unique services in three areas: safe and clean, marketing and communications, and stakeholder services. For more information, visit
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