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The 15 Best Lunch Spots Near Fort Thomas

Updated: July 5, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Fort Thomas. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Fort Thomas. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Kampuchea Kitchen

Cambodian, $$, Fort ThomasCambodian, $$Fort Thomas
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

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Wunderbar

German, $, CovingtonGerman, $Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Kealoha's Kitchen

Food Truck, $$, CovingtonFood Truck, $$Covington
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Purrfect Day Cafe

Tea & Coffee, CovingtonTea & CoffeeCovington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Jot india Restaurant

Indian, $$, NewportIndian, $$Newport
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

North South Baking

Bakery, $$, CovingtonBakery, $$Covington
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

The Little Spoon Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, NewportBakeryNewport
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Taquieria Nogal

Food Truck, $$, DaytonFood Truck, $$Dayton
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Yuca By Cedar

Latin, BellevueLatinBellevue
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Baker’s Table Bakery

Bakery, NewportBakeryNewport
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Arawan Thai Sushi

Thai, $$, Cold SpringThai, $$Cold Spring
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Bircus Brewing Company

Pizza, CovingtonPizzaCovington
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Tercer Dia Restaurant Y Tortilleria

Latin, CovingtonLatinCovington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Newport on the Levee

Food Truck, NewportFood TruckNewport
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Cork N Crust Bellevue

Pizza, $$, BellevuePizza, $$Bellevue
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5724 restaurants in Fort Thomas, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 232 lists and articles from experts at Wander Cincinnati and more. All with some boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Midway Cafe and New Garden are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in Fort Thomas.

Kampuchea Kitchen, Cobblestone Cafe, and New Garden are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Fort Thomas.

Kampuchea Kitchen, Cobblestone Cafe, and Midway Cafe are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for take-out in Fort Thomas.

Kampuchea Kitchen, Cobblestone Cafe, and Midway Cafe are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Fort Thomas.

Kampuchea Kitchen, New Garden, and Snappy Tomato Pizza are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for delivery in Fort Thomas.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Cilantro Chile Cooler. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • The perfect match for banh mi

    When ordering banh mi, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, a popular white wine.

  • Kabinett with your banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Kabinett, it truly complements the dish as it cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


Did you know?

  • A delicious pairing

    Surely you’ve tried tea with your steak? It’s a classic pairing.

  • The most expensive ever

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A long time ago

    caesar salad has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking tips

Parking in Fort Thomas can be notoriously tough. Secure a stress-free parking spot with our partner SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system.

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