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Cliffside Diner

175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
+1 502-352-2454
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (10 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting Frankfort and checked for a tasty place to eat and could not have been more pleased with this choice. This is a mom and pop diner, nice ladies did a great job with our burger and fries and ham and cheese. They...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

In the mood for a bit of nostalgia? Stop by the Cliffside Diner for a good meal, warm smiles, and a cozy atmosphere. The food was good - not great - but it is, after all, a diner. We had a lovely visit, taking time...More

Thank BST2014
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This place has been a favorite since I was little. Now I take my grandson. They are know for their famous open face roast beef sandwich and mashed potatoes. They also have ice cream the old fashioned way.

Thank James G
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had the chicken fried steak. It came with two sides...I chose brussel sprouts and fries. My girl had the two ceese coneys and onion rings. We had chilli cheese fries as a starter. The chicken fried steak was amazing! So tender and perfectly prepared....More

Thank dekirkland13
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great old school place with good food, I’ve tried the burgers, meatloaf sandwich, fish sandwich, and the milkshakes. Didn’t care much for the chili but everything else has been great.

Thank wamzie
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a great breakfast there this morning. Delicious and WAY too much food. A local guy sent us there and he was right about the place. Great service and great food. Old timey atmosphere. Normally I would say not millennial friendly, but there was...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were in Frankfort to see the New Capitol Building and Rebecca Ruth's candies. It was lunch time when we finished our tours. This diner was in the vicinity. It isn't a large diner, and there were no empty seats during the Noon to 1:00...More

Thank olblu92
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Haven’t been for a while. Pork tenderloin was dry and no flavor. The french fries I think were fried in old old grease. The onion rings were just deep fried frozen brand. The atmosphere is great as usual old style diner with locals in to...More

Thank S40601
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely little diner. Many locals were eating there which is always a sign of good food. We were there for dinner but the breakfast menu looked classic. Fried chicken and cornbread was fantastic. Beautiful little diner.

Thank 466Richard789466
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I'm not sure what's the best part of this place...the food or the staff! Both are excellent! Don't pass this place by without stopping! Every thing we've eaten here has been wonderful!

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sue c
13 August 2016|
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Response from 988krism | Reviewed this property |
Even though ownership is different the menu is pretty similar.. Not much has changed..
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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
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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