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Blinker's Tavern

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318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011
+1 859-360-0840
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10:30 am - 1:00 am
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, 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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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 4
    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
New to us, and we'll be back!

We wanted to go somewhere new today, and needed to be in Covington, so decided to give Blinkers a try. We were seated right away and our server was at the table very quickly. I was having a tough time deciding among a few things on the menu and she gave me a great recommendation---the turkey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
DebinCincinnati
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We wanted to go somewhere new today, and needed to be in Covington, so decided to give Blinkers a try. We were seated right away and our server was at the table very quickly. I was having a tough time deciding among a few things on the menu and she gave me a great recommendation---the turkey tomato pesto melt. My... More 

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Cincinnati
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We sat out front - first customers there at 7pm - nice night - but slow service. Our waiter kept blaming the bar. We shared crab cakes -- they were OK but had lots of filler. The beef tenderloin sandwich was good but not very large. Perhaps we should have had one of their specialty steaks or a regular meal... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My wife and I went here based on Trip Advisor reviews. The 1st positive was available parking in the back of the restaurant. It was a pleasant evening and we were accomodated with outdoor dining. We were greeted by a very helpful server, Trevor who explained the menu and the restaurants specialties. They are known for their steaks, but my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On a Friday night dinner we were able to call for reservation which I was surprised because of the tavern part of the name. We were greated by a friendly staff and a well informed server that took his time with us and never did we feel rushed. They won The Best of NKY for the steak and that was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by the desk man at the Marriott. Great service and very nice atmosphere. They said they were known for stakes so my wife had the fillet and I had the stake sandwich. Her was very good but not great. Steak sandwich needed a different bun as it made it way too dry but still very good. Close to hotel... More 

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Odon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great food and service. Thursday night rib special is spectacular. Best ribs ever! Kids had burgers they thought great. Ladies had mixed drinks that were tasty. Our experience at Blinker's was a good time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were visiting Cincinnati with friends and decided to try Blinkers in Covington, Ky. across the river. Great decision on our part. Steak seems to be their speciality. Cooked perfectly, flavorful, with wonderful accompaniments for this delicious food. The menu is interesting and we loved the fried green tomatoes and homemade salad dressings. The bread pudding was to die for.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was such a cute and charming place to have dinner. Very hip and trendy. The building was awesome and great architecture. The food was absolutely amazing. I had the strip steak with onion strings complete with truffle butter sauce. It was delicious! The onion strings were very good. My Husband had the salmon and he said it was very... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We decided to stop there for dinner- after reading good reviews on tripadvisor. We sat at the bar waiting for a table (we did not have a reservation) and got a table even before getting our drinks (5 minutes). The service was excellent and staff is very friendly. We shared an appetizer (shrimp bruschetta) and I had the salmon salad... More 

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Margate City, New Jersey
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited during Baseball All Star week. Right over the Roebling (sp?) bridge from the sports stadiums and near the Covington waterfront hotels. Indoor/outdoor dining, small bar inside. Good service and diverse menu - from burgers to "award winning steaks" 4 stars since waitress did not process the order correctly. (No verified SAT scores needed to get hired)

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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
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, 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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