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The 15 Best American Restaurants In Covington

Updated: July 5, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Covington restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Covington eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

RJ Cluckers

American, $$$, CovingtonAmerican, $$$Covington
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Jack's BBQ Shack

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Elea J's Southern Table

American, CovingtonAmericanCovington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Biddy's

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Walden's

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Mystic Grill Restaurant

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

City Pharmacy

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Gwen's Island Diner

Caribbean, $, CovingtonCaribbean, $Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rudyboo's Buffalo Café

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

GiGi's Place

Latin, $, CovingtonLatin, $Covington
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Bench Warmers

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Five O'clock Sports Bar & Grill

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.0

World of Wings

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Wing Nook

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

The Depot Sports Bar & Grill

American, $, CovingtonAmerican, $Covington
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 15738 Covington restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 863 top lists and articles from the likes of . The restaurants you see have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Mystic Grill Restaurant and City Pharmacy are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Covington.

There are 60 American restaurants in Covington.

RJ Cluckers, Tava's Diner, and Jack's BBQ Shack are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Covington.

RJ Cluckers, Tava's Diner, and Jack's BBQ Shack are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Covington.

Tava's Diner, Jack's BBQ Shack, and Elea J's Southern Table are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Covington.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for heavy meat dish

    When ordering heavy meat dish, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Vieux Carre, a popular cocktail.

  • The ideal drink pairing for grilled burger

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

  • Enjoy fried chicken with Kentucky 75

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Kentucky 75. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.


Fun facts

  • National Hot Dog Day

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for July 23. It’s National Hot Dog Day!

  • The longest hot dog

    A little hot dog never hurt anybody! The size of the longest hot dog might surprise you, coming in at 668 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • A perfect match: lemonade & hot dog

    If you’re gonna be eating hot dog, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice lemonade.

Parking information

Parking has always been a challenge in Covington. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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