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York Street Cafe

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738 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1818
+1 859-261-9675
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lexington, Kentucky
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is unique and eclectic. The food is pretty good, but I was really impressed by their desserts. The key lime pie was amazing!

Thank cjoystover
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I was looking for vegetarian options around the city and found this tiny gem! We had hummus and pita bread for an appetizer which was delicious. The restaurant has a bit of a spooky feeling. It was dark and rustic with old toys lining the walls... The food was awesome though which made it a wonderful unique experience.

Thank RNmama09
Beavercreek, Ohio
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First time here, read history of building before coming. The service was excellent (Donna served us), food was delicious, and the owner was gracious enough to take us on a tour, including maybe the oldest elevator still running in this area. If you are in the area don't pass the opportunity to eat here.

Thank George R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Long my favorite in Cincinnati, YST never fails to deliver a great dining experience. Can't beat the food or the ambiance. Our table had the cod special and the pork chop. You can't go wrong with either. Yes, dessert is a must...choose what you will.

Thank Joe E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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349 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We visited York Street Cafe for a Thursday evening dinner and ordered appetizer, salad, main course, and dessert. Chris, our server, was very attentive and explained all the choices before we ordered each course. When the two of us arrived we were steered to a smallish round table that had comfy padded seats and was very conducive to an conversation.... More 

Thank tlynn63
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431 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The five of us began with the Mediterranean Board appetizer which consisted of spanakopita, baba ganoush, hummus, greek salad, tabbouleh, and pita. It was so good and very large. We ordered the chicken mole sandwich, smoked salmon wrap, spinach toastie, chicken salad sandwich, and split pea soup. Everything we had was top notch, and was totally eaten right there! Chris... More 

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Highland, New York, United States
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Four of us went for lunch to York Street and found it thoroughly enjoyable. It is interestingly decorated with memorabilia and has a good menu. We shared a Mediterranean Board for an appetizer and each had a delicious sandwiches or "toasties" for lunch. We were too full to try any desserts but they looked great. Waitress and staff were very... More 

Thank Grace M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

In Cincy visiting friends & they took us here for dinner! Food was excellent! pomegranate Peppercorn salmon was incredible! Amish chicken was to die for!! Our server Chris was excellent!! Helpful, informative & so friendly & fun! We felt like old friends by the end of the night! The owner Terry was very friendly & came to our table several... More 

Thank Debbie V
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

First, the atmosphere is relaxed amidst a great collection of various collections of memorabilia. The waitstaff could not have been better, but the menu needs some updating. We did not try a main course, so this review is limited to the large dish of Mediterranean appetizer plate and the dessert. It would have been ok if we had asked about... More 

Thank christinachicago2014
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is cozy,decor is eclectic and the food is homemade,delicious and portions are big. Desserts are homemade too.

Thank Geobunn1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 738 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-261-9675

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