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Cliffside Diner

175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
+1 502-352-2454
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small but cute diner. The staff are friendly and prompt. I don't normally eat meatloaf out, but I ordered it, and it was delicious. So were the corn bread cakes and the brussel sprouts. A good value for the price.

Thank kytraveler413
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and made a detour to based on the recommendations of Trip Advisor. We like dinners for breakfast over fast food places or many chain restaurants. As this was the capital of KY I guess I expected more than I should. I love grits...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special about the food. If you are not from the south or know about old time diners, you must experience this. I had some made up sandwich, but my wife had an old fashion greasy (the way a burger is supposed to be) Hamburger....More

Thank robertkK4089CT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem!! Excellent food, excellent prices, and friendly and engaging staff. We look forward to returning soon. We wish this was a little closer to home.

Thank JollyKim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Cliffside hundreds of times. I always get the cheeseburger and fries, it is always good so I have never tried anything else. I am a creature of habit. We love the small restaurant, cramped setting, and seeing all the locals. Quick...More

Thank jlgilbertky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place was filled with locals, everyone knew everyone. Staff was busy but charming. Open kitchen in that classic diner style. Had the fried chicken and it was perfect, with scratch made white gravy. Decor wont impress anyone, but the food is the star.

Thank ArchbishopofKrejci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty much your hometown diner to a “T”. I have been going to this place from time to time all my life. Great burgers and shakes. Your probably not going to find a lot of “healthy food” here but who wants that stuff. Food is...More

Thank Trico13
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a little small, but it adds to the atmosphere. Food is pretty tasty and service is descent. It's worth a visit or two.

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Extremely busy, server Maggie apologized she was the only server. She still whipped around and attended to everyone seated in the booths and at the counter. Our cheeseburger and pork tenderloin sandwiches appeared in a short time after our drinks, which had been refilled promptly....More

Thank TrishA4
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This place is close to where I work. Other locals seem to love it, and I hadn't been in years so I took my son for lunch. I like the owners, the staff is loud (of course its a small diner), but also friendly. The...More

Thank Tlwd1980
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sue c
13 August 2016|
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Response from 988krism | Reviewed this property |
Even though ownership is different the menu is pretty similar.. Not much has changed..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 502-352-2454
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