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Blinker's Tavern

318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011-1740
+1 859-360-0840
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Ranked #4 of 113 restaurants in Covington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Voted "Steak of NKY" this cozy spot offers house made food with a large menu including steaks, seafood, pastas and burgers. Dine inside or outside. No reservation required. Located near the hotels, shuttle and stadiums.
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English first
Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Not great atmosphere, but darn good food. Looks like a sixties pub that could stand some upgrading. Nice menu, decent wine list. Good service. Small bar up front. Walking distance to Riverside hotels. The best part, however, is the beef. Steaks of excellent quality cooked to perfection.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Everything was as described in earlier reviews. The server was very attentive and the manager was very visible throughout the establishment talking to guest. I had the Blinker Steak which was perfectly cooked and tasty too. Recommend this one.

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Was close to our hotel and recommended by a local and glad we went! Was there on a Monday and their special is all burgers are 5.50, one of th best I have ever had (Black and blue). Will return!

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Ashland, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Dropped by and had appetizers and drinks on the patio. Crab cakes and shrimp bruschetta. Enjoyed the food, the service and the atmosphere.

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We took our 10, 8, and 5 year olds here for dinner and we were over the moon happy with the delicious food and the kids menu was great too! Hubby loved the pork chop, said it was best he had!! I enjoyed the beautiful smoked trout. Our server was very attentive and very focused on pleasing us! Must go!... More

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Sandy M, Owner at Blinker's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! More

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here before a play at the Carnegie because of the great reviews for Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. There were six of us and we had a variety of dinner options and they were all really good. Julie's was out server and was out of this world. She really knew the menu and really enjoyed... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We went here as as a last minute change of plans, but we were pleasantly surprised with both the service and the quality of the food! We both ordered the steak special, my wife got macaroni and cheese, and the mashed potatoes, I got the side salad and green beans. All the food was great. I've had steaks for twice... More

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Cool, CA
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175 reviews 175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were in the local Covington area for two baseball games in Cincinnati and our concierge recommended that we try Blinker’s Tavern which was two blocks from our hotel. It was sensational. The drinks were robust and expertly prepared. We started with an order of fried green tomatoes, which sounded quite simple but were truly unique. Lightly battered and crispy... More

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Sandy M, Owner at Blinker's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Blinkers! We appreciate your business! More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The food here is amazing - I had the chicken marsala one night and a burger the next, both crazy good! The atmosphere is terrific - outside one night (a must!!) and in at the bar the other. The staff is the best - shout out to Virgil (request his section and you won't be disappointed). Next time we are... More

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Thank you for choosing Blinkers! We appreciate your business! More

Diamond Springs, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

An easy walk from several well known hotels, Blinkers tavern serves excellent pub fare for very fair prices. All four in our party had different items and all were very good. Try an appetizer too. Drinks were generous and reasonable as well.

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