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Cliffside Diner

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American, Diner
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175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
+1 502-352-2454
07:30 - 15:00
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Sun 07:30 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:30 - 20:00
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New Albany, Indiana
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210 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great small mom and pop diner. My other half had the burger and fries and I had the Hot Brown and fried potatoes. We both enjoyed our selections. Staff was attentive and the owner was engaging and friendly. I got a dreamcicle milkshake to go. It was good! Would definitely return to this old school diner again when in the... More 

Thank DanaRod213
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and atmosphere nice, laid back, and the Hot Brown is delish. The dinner is literally on the cliffside, with the Kentucky River across the road. We have eaten there several times, sometimes, just went for after dinner ice cream. The kids love it. Sitting at the bar, ordering their own ice cream. Feels like a really safe layout for... More 

Thank DeeDee S
Huntsville, Alabama
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cliffside is off the beaten path, but a great local spot for great food. Burgers are delicious as well as their open face roast beef & gravy with mashed potatoes. Yum! Definitely stop by & check um out if your ever in town.

Thank KY-2-AL
Indianapolis, Indiana
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294 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A pleasant surprise. While down in the area doing the Bourbon Trail we stopped at the Cliffside for a late lunch/early dinner. Not a huge menu but enough for anyone to find something they like. My wife had the meatloaf & I had the 10 oz. Cheeseburger. Both were seasoned well & cooked well. Service was good, great value too.... More 

Thank Joseph T
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Diner food...biscuits and gravy was delish. French toast nothing special. Wait staff seemed a bit out of sorts for non locals, ok service.

Thank Elizabeth H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Good burgers. Friendly and fast service​. Small diner with counter or booth seating. Good prices and portions.

Thank Julie V
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stopped by because of the reviews on Yelp. We had a horrible experience as did most of the people we saw in the dinner. Everything was coated in grease, including the ice tea. We love dinners and this had to be the worst we've visited in the lower 48. Both of us ended up sick after most of the food... More 

Thank Felicia M
Covington, Kentucky
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The diner is much like the other reviews.... small, cozy, and wonderful service. I will say the meat on my cheeseburger was extremely bland (could use some seasoning), but everything was fresh and hot. The waitress more than made up for the lack of flavor in the burger. We would absolutely go again and recommend it to others. Check it... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small diner that serves basic and good comfort food at a reasonable price. There is a nice variety of menu items.

Thank kevincvg
Louisville, Kentucky
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Charming and friendly place for a solid meal, with a typical diner menu. Felt right at home from start to finish. Was welcomed by the staff when we walked through the door and had great service. The food was nothing fancy but very good, just what we were looking for. We ordered breakfast, and our eggs were perfectly cooked. We... More 

Thank Paula M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 502-352-2454

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