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Green Derby Restaurant

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846 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1823
+1 859-431-8740
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Fairfield, Ohio
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214 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building and restaurant are much past their prime, but as you gaze at the pictures on the walls telling the story, the history of Newport, Cincinnati, and the Ohio River, a calm, nostalgic feeling fills the air. The menu, replete with traditional American comfort foods, reflects that same warm spot, and the food does not disappoint. The bar is... More 

Thank tominfairfield
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When I arrived I asked the server for butter and saltine crackers, which is part of my Good Friday ritual at the Green Derby along with the Halibut. A woman who indicated her family had owned it for 70 years stated they did not have them and had NEVER had them . When I said I had them every time... More 

1 Thank Janna M
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch at the green derby today to celebrate a birthday and it was gery good. We started with the eggplant appetizer which was easily shareable and quite good. The open faced prime rib and mashed potatoes were plentiful and excellent. My friends halibut sandwich, while I thought a little expensive at 19, was excellent. My... More 

Thank kae756
Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited the Green Derby for a special birthday dinner. The food was tasty, and very affordable. Our waitress was wonderful - on top of everything and had great suggestions. We had a great experience. The building is "old Newport", and could use some updating. But, we felt welcomed and had some great food. The bar area is separate from... More 

1 Thank BugABoo135
Cincinnati, Ohio
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211 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had a date here this week. While they do not have a gluten-free menu, they make all the food fresh so it was easy to pick off the menu and or server was knowledgeable of everything. Our service was very good from beginning to end. They have a large draft beer menu with numerous local brews. The menu was... More 

1 Thank Swwalton
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

An old time resident told me to go to the Green Derby years ago. It was an old Blue Plate Special kind of restaurant, that seemed to cater to the locals. Now under new management, the decor looks the same but with more lighting. Not sure that is a good thing. Same old look, a little tired. Server seemed to... More 

1 Thank 01/18/1954 T
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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176 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Three couples went here before the Garth concert. We had our own little room for 6. Cozy but fun. Food was very good , everybody commented that there's was good. All six had different entrees and all was well prepared and just right when serving. Drinks & wine, all well done. Server was very good and personable (had to be... More 

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ft mitchell, ky
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112 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I hadn't been here for at least 15 years and I knew it had changed hands a couple of times but we thought we would give a try again.. Happy we did. A great server, very healthy size servings. reasonable prices. We will be back for lunch soon

Thank leccvg
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119 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We very rarely go to dinner in mid week but we went to the Green Derby. I had the Burgo( I hope this is how you spell it) and it was great. It tasted so good that I took an extra order home for Thursday's lunch. COD sandwich was big and flakey I center. Wife had the hot brown and... More 

Thank Thomas C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to the Green Derby in years.....some friends went to lunch there a month ago and told us how good the food was...a big menu and good prices. So we tried it last night with three other couples. I was impressed, the food was delicious....I had fried grouper, macaroni and a huge side salad ...of course a beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 846 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-431-8740

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Alexandria, Kentucky
Florence, Kentucky
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?