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Anchor Grill

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438 Pike St, Covington, KY 41011-2190
+1 859-431-9498
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Brookville, Indiana
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a dying breed. With all the chains expanding a little diner like this is a refreshing change of pace. I've been there for dinner and breakfast and each time it is great. The food, the service, the atmosphere - all good. I highly recommend a visit.

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Thank Horse_Attack
Cincinnati
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast is great. You can get anything on the menu. The people who work here are friendly and great service. A must if your in Covington.

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Thank joseph z
Independence, Kentucky
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This little Ma & Pa joint in Covington, KY is known for being one of the best places to go after a night of drinking in Mainstrasse Village to have some good ol' fashioned greasy spoon food to soak up that alcohol. Can get pretty rowdy in here on a Friday/Saturday night after midnight, but the food and service are... More 

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Thank Jeremy D
Mishawaka, Indiana
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Whenever in Cincy we try to go across the river and enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Anchor! They also have great burgers and soups too but there is just something about their breakfast and special meats!

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Thank tal5418
Cincinnati, Ohio
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569 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is typically a rather entertaining, otherwise standard, 24-hour diner. Service is prompt, prices are low and the coffee is good. Good chance you will get some people watching in.

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Thank explorepossibilities
Medina, Ohio
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190 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

This place is always open. It's the ultimate greasy spoon, and can get extremely interesting after midnight.

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Thank Shane S
cincinnati
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133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Cash only and the place needs a good cleaning. I have breakfast there when I'm getting my car serviced. Nothing to brag about.

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Thank sturdyCincinnati
Michigan
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

We enjoyed a great breakfast at this charming little neighborhood restaurant, Locals shared this little secret with us. Open 24 hours. Experienced " Goetta" for the first time. Love the local flavor and the genuine sweetness of the staff. Will return.

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Thank NeeceeB
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

A big band jukebox, Geotta, lettuce and tomato, waitresses older than dirt, water dripping from the ceiling, and ashtrays on every table. What's not to like? I walked in and sat down in a booth with no springs! It was classic. The food was good and cheap and gave you the classic diner feel. Why? Because it's a dive diner.... More 

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Park Hills, Kentucky
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

My husband discovered this famed greasy spoon earlier this year, and discovered that it no longer allowed smoking. We had breakfast there on a couple of occasions - but today was the last. The place reeked of stale smoke, and customers where puffing away. They have begun to serve beer, so nonsmoking hours are mid-day, 11-4. The food is ok,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Pike St, Covington, KY 41011-2190
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-431-9498

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