York Street Cafe

4.8
47 Reviews
$30 and under
American
York Street Cafe in Newport, KY is a nice place to go when you are out with someone special or when you are out with a friend. The eatery offers indoor and outdoor dining, along with food made from the finest and freshest ingredients. It has been open and operating since 1997.

York Street Cafe has a robust lunch and dinner menu. Some of the items you might want to try include the appetizers such as the hummus, tabbouleh and the smoked salmon. Some of the entree options include filet mignon, cheesy jalapeno grits with salmon or shrimp and Amish chicken. Burgers are available at York Street Cafe, too.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 47 people are saying
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MaryS
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Had the honey ricotta, Brie bites, and autumn salad. Love it all.

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vipDanL
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Try the Berkshire pork chop with mashed sweet potato. New on the fall menu!

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JamesN
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Warm late Fall evening and we were able to eat outside since the porch had heaters! The young man at the front that greeted us was so inviting, he made us feel like we were regulars instead of first time strangers. Great ambience for our weekly date night. We enjoyed a bottle of wine and the filet was one of the best we have had and we eat out...alot!

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Bearcat1
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

York Street Cafe never disappoints however I'd like to see the Amish Chicken come back. I highly recommend the pork chop dinner!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter and I went for dinner. There was a live acoustic guitar singer, not too loud, just perfect for dinner. York Street has the best vibe, especially at night, and everyone makes you feel welcome in it’s intimate atmosphere. As always, our food was perfection!

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Lisa
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Ambience was excellent! Love the character of the place! Drinks and appetizers were very good, 3 of the 4 of us our main meal was good, but not excellent. Service was excellent. I would return for sure, maybe order something a little less expensive and just enjoy the drinks and atmosphere.

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GrammarGirl
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday. Love York St. always friendly. Best homemade veggie burger in town

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vipDavidT
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is becoming one of our favorite places to dine. Staff is friendly and responsive. Food is very good and many dishes are excellent. Very different appointments on the walls that are fun to look at. Overall an amazing restaurant. Diamond in the rough to some extent.

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MeganF
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had date night on their patio and it was absolutely perfect. Wine, food, service, and atmosphere! Everything. Will definitely go back before the weather is too cold for the patio.

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Laura
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A chill is in the air but outside dining was still available at York St. with a bit of help from some outdoor heaters. We had a lovely evening as always and tried some of the new fall menu items. Delicious!

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vipscrubrnmom
Cincinnati
18 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Recently dined on the patio on a friday night and had a lovely time. We had a party of six on a chilly evening and were the only ones on the patio. They only had one warmer which was just ok - didn't put out a lot of heat but luckily we brought blankets! And to be fair they said they were working on getting more warmers soon. Some of us really enjoyed the food and others said it was just ok. The service was great and waitress was very sweet! Overall yes I would go back hopefully when there are better warmers!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious and innovative.
Servers were friendly and attentive.
We were not rushed out, which was nice.

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Justaguy
Cincinnati
28 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We had our usual favorite cheeseburgers, as always they were excellent. Can see signs hey are struggling..........no soup , no proseco........we sincerely hope they can survive. I highly recommend you try this place and help a local restayrant survive

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Laura
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

York St. Cafe is and has been for a very long time, our go to, my number one for a perfect evening. While we are currently avoiding eating indoors at any restaurant their outdoor patio is the perfect place for a quiet meal that's always delicious. To be perfectly honest, I almost hate to share how much I love it keeping it a secret for us. Go enjoy!

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vipAmeliaC
Cincinnati
49 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wonderful outside dining!

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MatildaH
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you're looking for a casual, quiet & relaxing atmosphere, good food and service, you won't be disappointed sitting on the patio at York Street Café.

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KevinH
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great meal and great service. Try the desserts in particular the rum cake, amazing! Burgers are fantastic, beer is cold, people are awesome. The owner is very personable and eager to help.

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vipNancy
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed my visit. Love the quirky decor. The servers were so nice and very efficient. Food was delicious. Loved getting a reading.

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viplovetoeat
Cincinnati
17 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Love York St. Cafe. However, with a limited menu, if you eat there often, the food choices could be changed up. Specifically, vary the seafood selection or at the minimum, the way it is prepared, ie grilled, sauteed, baked.....different toppings, flavors.......be creative! And..bring back the wonderful soups!!!

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ConnieC
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in town to visit our son, and we were looking for an outdoor dining experience. We were so pleased with our experience. We were greeted warmly and service was attentive the whole night. Everyone was very pleased with their meals and we even enjoyed dessert and coffee. Wonderful experience. We have been very cautious due to Covid, but we felt very safe at York Street Cafe.

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vipDSVS
Cincinnati
47 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time there but not our last. Everything was very good. Thank you.

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vipAnnR
Cincinnati
43 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Loved being back at York Street but sad that the menu was so pared down due to Covid

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pan51
Cincinnati
18 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect setting for a quiet and excellent dinner. Attentive server, great food and wonderful ambience - what more could you want?

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MichaelW
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, eclectic ambiance, and Terry is a wonderful host

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RobertL
Cincinnati
14 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outdoors in the quaint garden area. Started with the baked Brie topped with a honey/amaretto glaze, Amazing. My date had the Blackened salmon and just raved about it. I opted for the 1/2 rack of Asian ribs and it was more than sufficient. The food was delicious and the presentation was outstanding. Service was attentive without being overwhelming. Really enjoyed chatting with the host, Sam, such a hospitable young man who does this dining establishment proud with his eagerness to serve and pleasant demeanor. We WILL be back !!!

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vipDOCMG
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

York Street Cafe never disappoints. We have been coming for years and the food is always excellent and the service friendly and knowledgeable. We are so glad they are open for business and love the atmosphere-- and the dessert selection. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience, we love York Street Cafe! Food is amazing and the service is top notch.

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viplovetoeat
Cincinnati
17 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love this place. Consistantly good all around! I was happy to see an addition to the limited COVID menu.
It is a shame they are not reopening for lunches.......they were my favorite for lunch with great soups, salads and specials.

JD
JeffreyD
Cincinnati
15 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was great. Highly recommend the Asian Ribs :) It's a very nice, eclectic environment. We enjoyed our evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
9 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Loved the feel and style of York Street, but some of the food just wasn’t up to par. Our “seasonal vegetable” of frozen steamed broccoli was cold and inauthentic. My rice may have also been microwaved. Ribs were deliciously seasoned, but over cooked and dry. Did love the spanokopita and baked Brie. Service was slow but very friendly.

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viplovetoeat
Cincinnati
17 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s always good here. We feel at home. No pretension, they are at your service and have a variety to satisfy all. Consistently good!

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RyanM
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun venue, excellent food, and very attentive staff

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Laura
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

York Street is and has been for some time a favorite of ours. Whether you dine inside surrounded by nostalgia or out on the quaint patio you are sure to have a wonderful dinner for 2 or for a group of friends. The food is excellent and service has always been top notch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The entire experience was outstanding. The food was top notch. The service was first rate. The only disappointment was that our special occasion was not acknowledged. However everything else was so very nice.

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KerryR
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

York Street Cafe did not disappoint. The service, food and atmosphere were all perfect. I can't wait to go back!

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viplovetoeat
Cincinnati
17 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous evening in the courtyard even on a hot day. We ate perfectly prepared Halibut and Asian ribs with generous pours of win. Fabulous Thursday evening out!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love going to York Street Cafe the good is always very tasty and played very pretty.

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RonC
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience at York Street Cafe. They are consistently a great experience in dining, service and hospitality.

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vipRobertT
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is an excellent place to go for a nice meal. The food is excellent and the staff is very friendly. You are greeted at the door in a very friendly manner. We eat there often and have always left pleased with the service and food.

FAQs

York Street Cafe offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (859) 261-9675.

York Street Cafe is rated 4.8 stars by 47 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.