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600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
(859) 581-3065
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Ranked #14 of 97 Restaurants in Newport
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

All of the classics. You have a lot of very good offering, and you can combine a half dozen pastas with as many sauces. Add meatball or sausage. Lots of combinations. Try the Rigatoni å la Teresa. Excellent!!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Hm, so everyone I spoke to who lives in the "Midwest" (is that where I am?) thinks this place has great Italian food. I wanted to agree, I liked the staff, the decor is kind of retro Italian, but, the food, not so great. I was with two others and they are from within a hundred miles, and they loved... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This restaurant serves the best Italian food on the face of this earth. Better than any Olive Garden, Carrabba's or any other chained Italian restaurants. The noodles are made from scratch everyday and the spices that exceptional. The Shrimp Ronaldo dish is especially delicious, so good I would eat it off the floor. It will knock your feet off. And... More 

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Newport, Kentucky
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pompilio's was the first restaurant we ever dined in in Newport, Kentucky even before we moved here years later. Our daughter took us knowing we would enjoy the draw of "Rainman" filming one of it's famous scenes in this establishment. There is even a dish on the menu called "The Rainman Special"~food particularly enjoyed by the crew while filming. The... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Family owned and operated for 60 years or more. Simply the best Italian food you can find in the greater cincinnati area. I love the cheese ravioli with meat sauce, and the bread is perfect. This is where they filmed Rainman too and they have some memorabilia scattered around. They have a full bar as well, and a bocce ball... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have occasion to travel to Cincinnati as a family and this restaurant is one of the can not miss spots! A charming little italian eatery with a nice variety of pasta dishes, nice service in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. This time, I tried the shrimp with the gnudi and brussel sprouts. Quite different and delicious!! Great place!!

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Batavia, Ohio, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were looking for a nice local Italian restaurant to celebrate our second anniversary. Surprisingly, there are not that many in the tri-state area, that are not chain restaurants. Pompilo's exceeded our expectations and we'll definitely go back. Food was great, service was excellent, bottle of wine was 1/2 price on Monday and so was the appetizer. I highly recommend!... More 

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great neighborhood in Newport, KY and historic heritage. The tooth pic scene in the movie "Rain Man" was filmed here.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We took our kids , spouses and grand baby out for a family dinner. we started out with bread and butter, didn't order appetizers because the portion sizes are pretty big. You really can't go wrong with anything you order. Let me say the leftovers we took home were just as delicious as the day we were served them. Service... More 

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Jackson, Ky
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A friend and I enjoyed an amazing dinner here by recommendation. I ordered the manicotti with half marinara, and half Alfredo, and she ordered cheese tortellini with alfredo. The alfredo sauce is quite possibly the best alfredo sauce I've ever enjoyed anywhere, and after sampling both of our dishes I was very impressed. I was not impressed with the staff--... More 

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Additional Information about Pompilio's

Address: 600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
Phone Number: (859) 581-3065
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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