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Blinker's Tavern

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318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011-5705
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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
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Albany, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While in Cincinnati to see a baseball game, we went to Trip Advisor to look up a place to eat for dinner. We read the reviews for Blinker's Tavern. We went there for dinner and we are so glad that we did. On Sunday Blinker's has a 10 oz strip steak special. The steak was fantastic!!! It was cooked to... More 

1 Thank Elwebby
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Blinkers twice in one day! Dropped off our daughter at college and came in for a late lunch. We sat outside which was wonderful although they are a steak place, I had the chicken& brie on a pita. So flipping good! My husband, a burger-execllent. Nice beer selection. Roco, our waiter, was knowledgeable about the food,beers and... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flew into Cincinnati late. Staying on KY side in Covington. Nothing at hotel so 3 of us wondered out and found Blinkers. Good menu with emphasis on steak. But I had scallops which were good. Good beer selection and decent wine list. I liked interior and service was good. Would definitely go back if ever in Covington again.

Thank Inanairport
Nashville, Tennessee
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123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing to know they take reservations something I didn't know from the TripAdvisor site. We were seated after about 10 minutes. The service was very good. The food was just ok. We all had different steaks and while not bad, if they are the best in Northern Kentucky then I recommend choosing something besides steak when in the area.... More 

1 Thank Vicki E
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been told by. Number of people this was a good restaurant. We ate there during the Kentucky Derby and were not overwhelmed, but decided to try again on a more normal dinner service. It wasn't any better the second time. The food is fine, but there is better eats in Covington. The seating area wasn't disgusting, but is... More 

Thank Michael F
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just left on Monday burger night after seeing this was one of the highest rated places around. Was greeted at the door by several hostesses, and quickly seated. My server Ian (didn't introduce himself, had to look at the check) took about 5-7 minutes before even taking my drink order which I thought strange because it wasn't too busy, plenty... More 

Thank Mxmouse
Shanghai, China
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on the rave reviews. However we were not impressed with the service-they sat us on the back patio-we were the first ones out there, so I specifically asked if we'd be forgotten. I guess I have a bit of clairvoyance....we ordered drinks and apps and didn't see our waitress until we stopped another waiter for... More 

1 Thank Quiltstitcher
Amelia, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very knowledgeable about the food and also very accommodating. The food was very delicious. Order the chicken parmesan over bow-tie pasta and it was amazing. The restaurant had a great atmosphere. Definitely a place to check out if you're in Covington.

1 Thank Kerry S
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114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this from trip advisor and a great decision. I was very pleased with the service and the food. The Parmesan crusted Tilapia was great and fairly priced. Highly recommended

1 Thank David K
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88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked here one night for drinks and conversation. Had a good time, listened to some live music by a local guy and enjoyed ourselves. Bartenders seemed to have several regulars there so that says a lot to.

1 Thank Jill L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Steakhouse, Italian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011-5705
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: 8593600840
Trendy Steakhouse voted "Steak of NKY 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016! 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, call ahead. Located walking distance from hotels, shuttle and stadiums. Serving Breakfast buffet Sun 10 am. Free parking three lots behind restaurant.

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