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The 15 Best Restaurants In Covington

Updated: July 5, 2022

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Covington's Best and trendiest restaurants. We reviewed the top award winners, scrutinized millions of expert reviews, and found the best restaurants in Covington. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Bouquet Restaurant

New American, $$$, CovingtonNew American, $$$Covington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Otto's

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

Frosthaus

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

The Gruff

Pizza, $$, CovingtonPizza, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Riverside Korean Restaurant

Korean, $$, CovingtonKorean, $$Covington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Taj Mahal Bar & Grill

Indian, $$, CovingtonIndian, $$Covington
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Rich's Proper Food and Drink

Southern, $$, CovingtonSouthern, $$Covington
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Dee Felice Cafe

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

Libby’s Southern Comfort

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

Blinkers Tavern

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

Lisse

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

Agave & Rye - Covington

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Smoke Justis

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mexican Restaurante y Taqueria El Valle Verde

Mexican, $$, CovingtonMexican, $$Covington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Cock & Bull

American, $$, CovingtonAmerican, $$Covington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5724 restaurants, and 232 lists and articles from top sources like Wander Cincinnati. The restaurants you see have been featured in Wander Cincinnati - The 10 Best Restaurants in Covington, Kentucky. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Bouquet Restaurant, Otto's, and Wunderbar are the highest-rated restaurants for a date night in Covington.

Bouquet Restaurant, Wunderbar, and Cedar are the highest-rated restaurants for a pick-up meal in Covington.

Bouquet Restaurant, Wunderbar, and Bircus Brewing Company are the highest-rated restaurants that is good for groups in Covington.

The highest-rated cocktail bar in is The Globe Covington.

Bouquet Restaurant, Otto's, and Wunderbar are the highest-rated restaurants for a quick lunch in Covington.

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