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Walt's Hitching Post

3300 Madison Pike, Fort Wright, KY 41017-8114
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3300 Madison Pike, Fort Wright, KY 41017-8114
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love a non franchise, interesting place like Walt’s. An old school kind of bar/restaurant offering good signature cocktails with big city pricing. Live music in the bar on a Saturday night was a nice touch. Restaurant is very popular with many patrons but wasn’t terribly...More

Thank CiteeGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with close friends and enjoyed fantastic steaks. Atmosphere is nice (not too loud so you can talk ).

Thank LuckiestManonEarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised at the mid-week crowd; a great place to people watch, that's for sure. The service was top notch; the prices were a bit high.

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Donny and his staff do an excellent job of taking care of you. The steaks are amazing considering they are half the price compared to other high end steak houses in the Cincinnati area. Try the creamed corn with your steak!

Thank JPaulW85
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Went for a wedding anniversary and had recommendations from 2 couples we trust. Wanted an early dinner so had a 6PM reservation. Nice appetizer- fried green tomatoes and fried chicken livers-,tasty and a nice prelude. She Had a crab cake and itcwascnicy finished( moist) but...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Older facility that has a few modern upgrades. Menu is broad with Steaks , Chicken, Fish and Smoked Selections. I recommend the Tomato Garlic Dressing for your salad. They serve a generous portion of Salted buttery Rye Bread. Servers are well trained. Tables are cramped....More

Thank K1140VTbradw
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A group of four of us met at Walt's to watch a horse race on TV. No reservations and decided to sit at the bar. The bartender was fast, professional and even quite knowledgeable about the horse race we were there to watch. Let's see...More

Thank John S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Service-Ted was very attentive and knowledgeable. Food-Multiple pieces of shell in crab-cake, very strong and overpowering seasoning. Steak portion generous but over seared. Due to size and cut, overcooked on all but very center. House salad fresh and crisp but consisted only of iceberg lettuce,...More

Thank SmoothTrail
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Anniversary dinner for the 2 of us. Excellent food. Service good. Jason, server did good job also. There is a BIG BUT to end our evening. Daughter's family delivered a anniversary cake to restaurant earlier today with complete instructions to present to us as a...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Wife and I had a very good meal. Appetizer of frog legs was delicious. The steaks were cooked perfectly. Service was great. Noise and close seating were slight problem.

Thank BobM48
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Jim S
August 5, 2018|
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Response from HazardBob | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But this is more of a upscale dining establishment. The kids are welcome but this might be a little pricey. Friendly staff.
October 26, 2016|
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Response from dave5379369FR | Reviewed this property |
not sure give them a call
October 26, 2016|
Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about Happy Hour pricing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 Madison Pike, Fort Wright, KY 41017-8114
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Fort Wright
  • Phone Number: 859-360-2222
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