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Green Derby Restaurant

846 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1823
+1 859-431-8740
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
846 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1823
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really excellent comfort food. Had the beef liver and was great. Our daughter had pot roast and was equally good. The place is vintage and takes you back to the past. Parking is across the street.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This restaurant has been gracing the city of Newport, Kentucky for decades...and I just chose it for a family birthday celebration. It was well worth the wait. We were greeted warmly by our server who apologized for the delay...which was no longer than two minutes....More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We had a table of five. Brandy was very attentive. I tried the salmon this time with rice and vegetable. It was very good and cooked how I like it. We love this place! Three in our party were first timers. They were all very...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Took my mother and great aunt here for Mothers day lunch and it was so good. The staff was very friendly and the food was like eating at my great grandmothers house. Will definitely be going back here with friends and family. The food is...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The building and restaurant are much past their prime, but as you gaze at the pictures on the walls telling the story, the history of Newport, Cincinnati, and the Ohio River, a calm, nostalgic feeling fills the air. The menu, replete with traditional American comfort...More

Thank tominfairfield
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

When I arrived I asked the server for butter and saltine crackers, which is part of my Good Friday ritual at the Green Derby along with the Halibut. A woman who indicated her family had owned it for 70 years stated they did not have...More

3  Thank Janna M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had lunch at the green derby today to celebrate a birthday and it was gery good. We started with the eggplant appetizer which was easily shareable and quite good. The open faced prime rib and mashed potatoes were plentiful and excellent....More

Thank kae756
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited the Green Derby for a special birthday dinner. The food was tasty, and very affordable. Our waitress was wonderful - on top of everything and had great suggestions. We had a great experience. The building is "old Newport", and could use some updating....More

1  Thank BugABoo135
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a date here this week. While they do not have a gluten-free menu, they make all the food fresh so it was easy to pick off the menu and or server was knowledgeable of everything. Our service was very good from beginning to...More

1  Thank Swwalton
Reviewed 24 February 2017

An old time resident told me to go to the Green Derby years ago. It was an old Blue Plate Special kind of restaurant, that seemed to cater to the locals. Now under new management, the decor looks the same but with more lighting. Not...More

1  Thank 01/18/1954 T
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joe r
13 January 2017|
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Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
The halibut sandwich is award winning. The chicken livers are excellent.
Joan R
24 June 2016|
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Response from Denise H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about beef liver, but their chicken livers are the best in town! Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 846 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1823
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-431-8740
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