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Blinkers Tavern


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact


Crab Cakes*
Two Cakes, House Made Remoulade
Shrimp Cocktail*
Four Jumbo Shrimp, Cocktail Sauce
Lightly Breaded, Cocktail or Marinara Sauce
Cheese Sticks
Hand Breaded Provolone, Marinara Sauce or Cocktail Sauce
Chicken Tenders*
Spicy Remoulade, BBQ or Honey Mustard Sauce
Truffle Fries
Parmesan, Parsley, Garlic, Salt
Buddah Bowl*
Sauteed Spinach, Chickpeas, Broccoli, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Avocado, Quinoa, Egg Over Easy, Sriracha Aioli, Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Garlic Lime Skillet Shrimp*
Avocado Crostini, Micro Greens, Picked Red Onions
House Made Dressings: Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Honey Mustard, Balsamic, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Soy Ginger, Blood Orange Vinaigrette, Creamy Parmesan
Crock of Soup
Made Fresh Daily
Caesar Salad
Romaine, Parmesan Reggiano, House Made Croutons & Dressing
BLT Salad
Romaine, Bacon, Cherry Tomato, Tossed in Ranch Dressing
Salmon Salad*
Mixed Greens, Feta, Strawberries, Blueberries, Candied Pecans, Raspberry Vinaigrette
Grilled Peach & Goat Cheese Salad
Grilled Georgia Peaches, Spring Mix, Chives, Warm Goat Cheese Balls, Blueberries, Candied Pecans, Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Served on Potato Bun. Accompanied by Fries & Dill Pickle Spear, Lettuce, Tomato & Onion. Add Fried Egg $2 | Add Onion Straws $1
Blinker Burger*
Choice of American, Cheddar, Swiss, Pepper Jack or Provolone
Bacon Cheddar Burger*
Applewood Smoked Bacon, Cheddar Cheese
Black and Bleu Burger*
Cajun Spice & Bleu Cheese
Mushroom Swiss Burger*
Sauteed Mushrooms, Swiss Cheese
Black Bean Burger*
House Made, Spring Mix, Tomato, Avocado, Mayo, Whole Wheat Bun
Fried Cod*
Rye, Cole Slaw, Tartar Sauce
Chicken Sandwich*
Grilled Chicken Breast, Provolone, Potato Bun
Winner of "Best Steak" Award NKY - 6 Years. Steaks are Dusted with Our Special Seasoning, Then Charbroiled to Sear in the Juices. Served with Onion Straws. Choice of Side & Soup or Side Salad
Filet Mignon*
8 oz, Cooked to your Liking
Crab Crusted Filet*
8 oz, Crab Crust, Lobster Cream Sauce
10 oz $27.95
12 oz $32.95
"Blinker" NY Strip Steak*
Sauteed Mushrooms, Garlic Butter
10 oz $25.95
12 oz $30.95
NY Strip*
12 oz $27.95
18 oz $39.95
Prime Bone-In Ribeye*
Mushrooms & Garlic
Lobster Cream Sauce
Bleu Cheese
Truffle Butter
Crab Crust
Seasonal Veggies
Brussel Sprouts
Sauteed Spinach
Baked Potato
Yukon Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
Mac & Cheese
Served with a Choice of Soup or Salad. Substitute Set Sides on Entrees - Add $2
Pork Chop*
10 oz French Cut Chop, Bourbon Peach Glaze, Yukon Mashed Potatoes
Panko Chicken*
Panko Breaded Chicken Breast, Sriracha Honey Glaze, Yukon Mashed Potatoes
Smothered Chicken*
Chicken Breast, Provolone, Peppers, Onions, Spicy Remoulade, Seasonal Vegetables
Pacific White Fish Piccata*
Pan Seared, Linguine, Tomato & Spinach, White Wine Lemon Caper Sauce
Wild-Caught Salmon*
Seasonal Vegetables, Lobster Cream Sauce
Served with Soup or Side Salad
Shrimp Diablo*
Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, Creole Tomato Cream Sauce, Corkscrew Pasta
Chicken Alfredo*
Parmesan, Garlic Cream Sauce, Broccoli, Linguini
Pasta Bolognese*
Orecchiette Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Creamy Tomato Meat Sauce
Veggie Linguini
Seasoned Vegetables, Peppers, Onions, Tossed in Basil Pesto, White Wine Butter Sauce, Topped with Parmesan Cheese
Bread Pudding du Jour
Chocolate Cake
Cheese Cake
Carrot Cake
Trendy Steakhouse voted "Best Steak" of Northern Kentucky 2013 - 2018! This cozy spot offers fresh, house made food with a large menu including delicious 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 Brunch Sat & Sun 10 am, lunch and dinner daily. Free parking three lots behind restaurant.
$11 - $49
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Steakhouse, Bar
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for a belated Valentine's dinner kind of by happenstance. We were staying at the Radisson Riverfront and my husband had wanted to get us a reservation at their revolving restaurant, Eighteen. Well, they are closed on Sunday nights so he...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank karif857
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son-in-law introduced us to Blinkers Tavern in Covington Ky about a year ago and after many many visits I can honestly say that they make the most mouth watering, delicious steaks in the Notthern Ky -Cincinnati region. The restaurant is not huge so call...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint restaurant in Covington. Awesome customer service!! I love the "Derby" theme.. right down to the little horse picks in the martini. Myst try the homemade cheese sticks. Pork chops were fabulous. Thry usually have daily specials. We csnt wait to go again!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NorthStar602872
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us went to celebrate 3 birthdays. # of us had salmon and 3 of us had steaks and everyone was quite pleased. The food was delicious! The service was terrific. It was a lovely evening.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bglistermann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there during a slow time so we were able to talk to some of the staff and we had a great time. The steak I had was great. All the food and service was top notch.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Goofy173
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group after a business meeting on a Monday night. The place was busy, but we were seated right away. The server was on top of our drink orders and made multiple menu recommendations. The "Blinker" NY strip steak was AMAZING!! Perfectly cooked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Group of 6 went to Blinkers Tavern on my last day in Cincinatti. Four of my group were there 2 days earlier and raged about their experience and I wanted to find out. I wasn’t disappointed at all. Service was great door was awesome. Highly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fineboy64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at Blinkers for our anniversary. Blinkers came recommended to us by more than one person, so we decided to try it out, even though we had never even heard of the place. We are so glad we tried it! They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kate H
Sandy M, Owner at Blinkers Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kate! Happy Anniversary!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

good food, good service, great gathering spot. would highly recommend to the age 21 to 55 group. Sometimes has a loud background. Jus speak up a little more

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bartco2020
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I have eaten here a few times for lunch. It is good. My favorite item was their Fruity Peeble Bread Pudding!!! It was one of the best bread puddings I have EVER had. They should make it everyday, forever.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank encore192
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Doug H
August 13, 2017|
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Response from xparker2017 | Reviewed this property |
You need to ask the restaurant directly...
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Sandy M | Property representative |
Yes we do with lots of options. Thanks
August 7, 2016|
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Response from Sandy M | Property representative |
We still have burger night on Mondays at $6.95. Tuesdays & Sundays are steak night $18.95. Thanks so much for asking!
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