Group Dining in NKY

We know that the highlight of any social function is the food.  Group gatherings are no different, and when you bring a group to Northern Kentucky, we want to make sure you have the best meal possible for all of your guests.  We’ve put together this handy list of some of our favorite group dining spots and listings for even more ideas at the bottom of the page.

People dining at Opal rooftop restaurant with a view of the Cincinnati skyline in the background

Best Group Dining Restaurants in Covington

Roebling Point, Covington

Roebling Point is a great spot to empty a bus-load of people and let them split up and explore their favorite culinary offerings.  Between Blinkers, Governor's House, Smoke Justis, Molly Malone’s, and Covington Yard, there are tons of delicious options.


While a delicious go-to spot for breakfast and brunch, Cedar offers the option to do an entire restaurant buy-out after hours.  Contact us for assistance in setting up your next memorable group meal.

Coppin’s at Hotel Covington

With ample seating spread throughout a patio, dining room, and open lobby area, Coppin’s could accommodate a large group meal.


This new rooftop restaurant has 360 degree views of Covington and Cincinnati! It offers both indoor and outdoor seating and can seat 75 people with a buyout. 

The Standard 

A unique option in a converted gas station. Enjoy cool decor and indoor and outdoor seating. Also has space for 75 with a buyout. 

Bouquet Restaurant

This multiple award-winning, farm-to-table restaurant is a stop on our local bourbon tour, The B-Line. Bouquet offers seating for 14-60 people for private events and/or a buyout. 

Lisse Steakhuis

Managed by the same team as Bouquet, Lisse is also a stop on The B-Line. They have Dutch-inspired cuisine and can seat a private event of 50 indoors, or 80 on the rooftop lounge and terrace. 


Next door to Bouquet, Otto's is a charming American bistro popular for southern specialties like fried green tomatoes. They offer seating for 30 people in a private dining room.

Walt's Hitching Post

Walt's is a locally favorite steakhouse that offers several different rooms for groups and can seat up to 60-80 people. 

interior shot of people dining at hofbrauhaus in newport ky

Best Group Dining Restaurants in Newport

Hofbräuhaus Newport

Hofbräuhaus Newport is the first authentic Hofbräuhaus in America, modeled after the legendary 400+ year-old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany!  Guests enjoy many of the traditions from Germany that have made Hofbräuhaus famous--from the traditionally decorated rooms in the building to the beer that is brewed on-site, and of course the excellent German fare, Hofbräuhaus Newport is a memorable experience for all.

BB Riverboats

If you’re looking for a unique venue to serve a meal, consider gathering the group aboard a BB Riverboats cruise!  Lunch, dinner, or ice cream social cruises make a memorable experience for everyone.


If you’re looking for a group-friendly restaurant in the heart of Newport on the Levee, look no further than Brio.  Serving delicious Italian dishes in an upscale setting, it’s sure to please all of your guests.

Shiners on the Levee

Shiners is just a couple of doors down from Brio and offers great BBQ, a variety of moonshines, and live country music. They can seat a group of 50+ people with a buyout. 

The Baker's Table

Named one of the Best New Restaurants in the U.S. by Eater magazine and USA Today, The Baker's Table can hold private events for 45 people. 

Best Group Dining Restaurants near Florence

Greyhound Tavern, Ft. Mitchell

If your group is looking for delicious Southern comfort food, look  no further than Greyhound Tavern.  With award-winning fried chicken and an impressive tower of onion rings, this restaurant is sure to please everyone in your group.

Oriental Wok, Ft. Mitchell

If your group is craving a meal with some Asian flare, definitely head to Oriental Wok.  With plated or buffet options, Oriental Wok has a huge dining room and incredible food that is sure to fit your needs and please the taste buds.

859 Taproom and Grill, Florence

Featuring Northern Kentucky’s largest beer wall and within close proximity to a number of Florence hotels, 859 Taproom and Grill would be an ideal spot to host your next group meal.

Crestview Hills Town Center

Set up as an outdoor shopping and dining complex, Crestview Hills Town Center has a plethora of dining options including the Taste of Belgium, The Pub, Mackenzie River Grill, Dewey’s Pizza, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Jimmy John’s, and more.  So many options that it’ll please even the pickiest of guests!

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