Only In Your State has named Covington, Kentucky the Best Restaurant City in America.  We couldn't be more proud of the designation, but mostly, we just want to get out there and eat more of the incredible food right here in our backyard.  The original article from Only in Your State mentions the restaurants below as some of the best places to eat in Covington:

picture of two men sitting on stools in the anchor grill, a diner in covington kentucky

Anchor Grill

The quintessential greasy spoon meal you've always been dreaming of.

bar inside of Rich's Proper foods in covington ky with pendulum lights, blue hvac pipe, silver ceiling

Rich's Proper Food & Drink

Sink into one of their oversized blue couches and get comfy as you sip cocktails and indulge in their Creole-inspired pub fare.

plate of fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese from libby's southern comfort in covington ky

Libby's Southern Comfort

All the classic Southern dishes you'd expect from the best restaurant town in Kentucky, including the fried green tomatoes featured above.

A huge german pretzel and beer cheese and beer at Wunderbar in Covington, KY


A fun atmosphere serving up traditional German fare.

several tacos lined up from agae and rye in covington ky

Agave & Rye

Incredible double-shelled tacos with unique combinations.

The Gruff restaurant and patio with green umbrellas in Covington, KY

The Gruff

At the foot of the Roebling Bridge, a great family-friendly option in Covington with delicious sandwiches and pizzas.

Coppin's fritters

Coppin's at Hotel Covington

Recently named best hotel in Kentucky, Hotel Covington is also home to an incredible restaurant--Coppin's.  Don't skip the fritters!



Mouth-watering menu inside of a charming German village.  Take note of the unique salt and pepper shakers, which are different at each table.

front of the business at del gardo's in covington ky bakery

Del Gardo's

Famous for their cannolis, Del Gardo's is the place to grab something sweet after a delicious meal.

braxton brewery

Braxton Brewing Co.

You can order Braxton's beer in nearly every restaurant in town, but why not check it out straight from the taproom?


Covington is definitely bursting with excellent culinary choices.  For more Covington options, check out our recent blog post: