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600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
+1 859-581-3065
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been to this place and it is in my backyard. Went with a friend and LOVED it. Will be back. Enjoyed a nice craft beer and had the manicotti. Quirky atmosphere and the staff was very friendly.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is nice and the wait staff was very friendly, but the kitchen was very slow on a Friday night. Turns out they lost our order ticket! It wasn’t a huge problem as we had time, and the waitress apologized profusely, but it would...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A friend took us to have an early dinner. My husband and I are both spaghetti and meatball lovers so that is what we ordered along with a salad. To my surprise the croutons were amazing. I mentioned this to our waitress (who was excellent)...More

Thank Judy0000
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Pompilio's has been riding on the shirt tails of "Rain Man" for way too many years now. Their prices and are seriously out of balance regarding the cost/value. Take the Chicken Marsala, for example, which is what I ordered. $16.79 for teeny 3 ounce chicken...More

Thank dmuth821
Pompjoe, Owner at Pompilio's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for sharing your opinions Dave, sorry that you feel we are no longer a value. We certainly hope to see you again soon some time.

Reviewed 31 March 2018

This restaurant offers a lot of great Italian food and movie nostalgia. The movie Rainman filmed a scene here at Pompillio’s in 1988. There are lots of pictures displayed on the walls. There was quite a long wait but it was worth it. There was...More

Thank foxymamaruth
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here in years past and had a great Italian dinner and drinks from this local eatery in a old downtown area with lots of charm.

Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I hadn't been to Pompilio's in almost ten years and went there for a Saturday lunch to meet some past work colleagues. It was just as I remembered. Low key, traditional, fresh, and delicious. I had a Bloody Mary to start and had the Italian...More

Thank KFCincy26
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I haven't been to pompillo in a few years,I surprised at how enjoyable it was.Start out with very good service, was seat at time of reservation,a group of eight,waitress very nice knowledgeable and right on time serving us.Food was excellent,and quantity was most generous..price was...More

Thank Lester S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Went to this restaurant with great expectations. Found it to be just OK. I found the food just OK and average and didn't have anything that I thought was exceptional as I had been told and expected. Prices are fair and its kind of a...More

Thank scotth1959
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The Calamari was nicely done. Many Italian pasta dishes are drowned in one sauce or another. More American style than tossed Italian. Okay but a bit heavy which is unnecessary. Staff was fine and not overly attentive.

Thank Randolph M
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Questions & Answers
16 October 2016|
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Response from Pompjoe | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay, we dont usually check Trip advisor for questions. We do offer Gluten free pastas, and sauces. Many dishes can be built to specific needs.
Steven L
19 December 2015|
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Response from Pompjoe | Property representative |
Very casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-3065
  • E-mail
Live music Fridays and Saturdays, some Thursdays.
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