We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Anchor Grill

) #30 of 110 Restaurants in Covington American,
438 Pike St, Covington, KY 41011-2190
+1 859-431-9498
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“local cops” (2 reviews)
“open hours” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
438 Pike St, Covington, KY 41011-2190
Write a Review
Reviews (38)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast here because I wanted one more order of goetta before I left there area. Their goetta and cheese omelette was delicious. My son was a little disappointed with his breakfast wrap. The coin operated Band-Box is one of 11 left in the...More

Thank Alan304
Reviewed 6 days ago

My travel companion to Covington is a Goetta fanatic so we naturally heard about this place and had to stop. We had read reviews and was looking forward to the puppet jukebox but alas it was broken (and looked like it had been for awhile)....More

Thank Psy_ghoul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this little gem quite by accident. It's been here since the 1940's. And from the looks inside they haven't changed much since then. Very quaint inside. A true piece of Americana. Some might call it a greasy spoon but for us it...More

Thank jb s
Reviewed 1 May 2017

They may doze but they never close... Been going to Anchor Grill since I was a kid and it's consistently delicious. Far from 5 star dining but if you're looking for a 24 hour, greasy spoon diner with dependably tasty food, this is your spot...More

Thank E_R_Perez27
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were passing through town and wanted something local for breakfast. Found this place on TripAdvisor. Small town diner with great local ambience that you won't find at a Waffle House or IHOP! Must try the goetta! Sliced potatoes are crispy, the sausage gravy is...More

Thank callieQ8
Reviewed 6 March 2017

One of the few places that yo can fine real Diner type food around. Been here forever, great local place.

Thank Rcr883
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is a dying breed. With all the chains expanding a little diner like this is a refreshing change of pace. I've been there for dinner and breakfast and each time it is great. The food, the service, the atmosphere - all good. I...More

Thank Horse_Attack
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The breakfast is great. You can get anything on the menu. The people who work here are friendly and great service. A must if your in Covington.

Thank joseph z
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This little Ma & Pa joint in Covington, KY is known for being one of the best places to go after a night of drinking in Mainstrasse Village to have some good ol' fashioned greasy spoon food to soak up that alcohol. Can get pretty...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Whenever in Cincy we try to go across the river and enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Anchor! They also have great burgers and soups too but there is just something about their breakfast and special meats!

Thank tal5418
Nearby Restaurants
Goodfellas Pizzeria
91 reviews
.60 km away
Cock and Bull Public House
118 reviews
.62 km away
73 reviews
.27 km away
Frida 602
32 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
115 reviews
.75 km away
Braxton Brewing Company
53 reviews
.72 km away
MainStrasse Village
159 reviews
.68 km away
Devou Park
38 reviews
.85 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Anchor Grill staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Pike St, Covington, KY 41011-2190
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-431-9498
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing