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York Street Cafe

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738 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1818
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Highland, New York, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us went for lunch to York Street and found it thoroughly enjoyable. It is interestingly decorated with memorabilia and has a good menu. We shared a Mediterranean Board for an appetizer and each had a delicious sandwiches or "toasties" for lunch. We were too full to try any desserts but they looked great. Waitress and staff were very... More 

Thank Grace M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Cincy visiting friends & they took us here for dinner! Food was excellent! pomegranate Peppercorn salmon was incredible! Amish chicken was to die for!! Our server Chris was excellent!! Helpful, informative & so friendly & fun! We felt like old friends by the end of the night! The owner Terry was very friendly & came to our table several... More 

Thank Debbie V
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the atmosphere is relaxed amidst a great collection of various collections of memorabilia. The waitstaff could not have been better, but the menu needs some updating. We did not try a main course, so this review is limited to the large dish of Mediterranean appetizer plate and the dessert. It would have been ok if we had asked about... More 

Thank christinachicago2014
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is cozy,decor is eclectic and the food is homemade,delicious and portions are big. Desserts are homemade too.

Thank Geobunn1
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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193 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Heading to a play nearby we decided to give York Street Cafe a try...so glad we did. The atmosphere is eclectic, cozy and inviting. The menu is varied and creative. The Amish Chicken was recommended...and was wonderfully juicy. The grilled chicken spinach salad was so fresh and flavorful. We'll be back!!

Thank jbla1951
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120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a fun place, lots of bric a brac to look at. To start, there were 6 of us and when we called for a reservation, we were told they don't take them. When we arrived and said how big our party was, we were told we should have called ahead. HUH?? They said that they do not take... More 

1 Thank CinciVick
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Any place with a velvet Elvis, is my kind of place. This is a really neat place and the food is outstanding (as is the service). I met a couple of schoolmates there and we stayed until closing. The menu is great with fresh fish dishes and a broad menu. Laid back place with a lot of vibe!

Thank luvpigeonforge
Cincinnati, Ohio
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Group of 10 enjoying the night out. I like small menus. Hummus was good as was the goat cheese gratin very good appetizers. The poblano pepper entree, Amish chicken, Salmon salad were all very good. Service was great. This building offers ambience with great eclectic. After dinner we went upstairs for live music. It was a bit warm upstairs but... More 

Thank redd9063
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Always delicious. Service is great, very friendly staff. My husband had the stuffed chicken breast and I had the night's special - grilled ahi tuna with wasabi glaze. Both were delicious. I think the plating could be better, as nothing looks pretty, although it tastes good. And they could give the side veggies some pizazz. Desserts are fantastic.

Thank RoseDay46
Bucksnort, Tennessee
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Small but well done menu selection. Blackened salmon is to perfection. Ambiance is iff the scale filled with a large eclectic collection of mementos from yesteryear. They will aytomatically give you topics for conversation. In certain days have live music upstairs hazz to big bands and everything in between. The butter rum filled bundt cake is the best dessert within... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 738 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: 859-261-9675

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?