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Blinker's Tavern

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American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Pub, Pasta
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318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011
+1 859-360-0840
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Trendy Steakhouse voted "Steak of NKY 2013, 2014 & 2015! This cozy spot...
Trendy Steakhouse voted "Steak of NKY 2013, 2014 & 2015! This cozy spot offers fresh, house made food with a large menu including steaks, seafood, pastas and burgers. Dine inside or outside. No reservation required. Large groups welcome. Located walking distance from hotels, shuttle and stadiums. Serving Brunch Sat & Breakfast Buffet Sun 10 am. Free parking three lots behind restaurant.
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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
History Teachers Loved It

A group of elementary history teachers studying about Kentucky as a border state stopped at Blinker's on the way back to Ohio. They loved it!!! Food, service, and atmosphere were outstanding. They want to bring their families back to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Denise S
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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Rio Grande, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

A group of elementary history teachers studying about Kentucky as a border state stopped at Blinker's on the way back to Ohio. They loved it!!! Food, service, and atmosphere were outstanding. They want to bring their families back to visit.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

There's lots to be said for Blinkers. The food, the staff and the location are all top notch! We frequent Blinkers A LOT for Sunday Brunch. The Breakfast Sandwhich (with a fried green tomato) is my favorite...my partner loves the Eggs Benedict. We're there a lot on Monday evenings as well for their $5.00 burger night. They have a great... More 

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robinson, il
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Came upon this place walking around and decided to eat here. Italia helped us out and got our group together on the sidewalk. What a great place to relax, eat, and enjoy the neighborhood. Out steaks were outstanding and I now know why they've received awards for their food.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We read the reviews and were looking for nice "unique" place to have a comfortable lunch with a personality, decent casual ambiance and very good food. We found it on a little street in Covington. It started when our waitress introduced herself and explained the specials. After she left the table my wife remarked on her good vocabulary...her service was... More 

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Jasper, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited Blinker's Tavern for dinner. Steak was fantastic and dessert was great! Suggest the Blinker's steak! Also, suggest asking for Virgil as your waiter....did a fantastic job! Food was great! Service was great! We will be back!

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Cincinnati, OH
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went there for dinner on a Saturday evening with another couple, food was good and the service was excellent. Our friend is still talking about the horseradish mashed potatoes.

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Covington, Kentucky
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Blinkers is a reasonably priced restaurant with wonderful food and drink. I have eaten there several times and look forward to it whenever I go. On Mondays the special is $5. hamburgers and on Tuesday nights it's New York strip steak for under $20. including a salad and potato.

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Holland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Short walk from Embassy Suites-got a table outside as we arrived, no wait (was late afternoon). Had a great waiter (Jeff). Food was good, fast service, great prices. Would return!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Go here for lunch weekly for the best burgers around. The food has never disappointed me. However, service there is very slow during the lunch rush. A 1 hour lunch here is very rare to come by...today especially. Told there was a 10-minute wait to sit inside though I counted 6 empty tables along the walk to the back-patio. Server... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stopped in for a burger and was not disappointed! The bacon cheddar burger had 2 large strips of bacon and an ample amount of cheese. The bun was very good too! The burger was tasty and cooked exactly as ordered. It was served with chips but you can substitute a salad or fries for $1. I had the salad, which... More 

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Additional Information about Blinker's Tavern

Address: 318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011
Phone Number: +1 859-360-0840
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Pub, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-360-0840

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Pub, Pasta

Description

Trendy Steakhouse voted "Steak of NKY 2013, 2014 & 2015! This cozy spot offers fresh, house made food with a large menu including steaks, seafood, pastas and burgers. Dine inside or outside. No reservation required. Large groups welcome. Located walking distance from hotels, shuttle and stadiums. Serving Brunch Sat & Breakfast Buffet Sun 10 am. Free parking three lots behind restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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