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Cliffside Diner

175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
+1 502-352-2454
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (9 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
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LOCATION
175 Old Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-7775
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great small mom and pop diner. My other half had the burger and fries and I had the Hot Brown and fried potatoes. We both enjoyed our selections. Staff was attentive and the owner was engaging and friendly. I got a dreamcicle milkshake to go....More

Thank DanaRod213
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Food and atmosphere nice, laid back, and the Hot Brown is delish. The dinner is literally on the cliffside, with the Kentucky River across the road. We have eaten there several times, sometimes, just went for after dinner ice cream. The kids love it. Sitting...More

Thank DeeDee S
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Cliffside is off the beaten path, but a great local spot for great food. Burgers are delicious as well as their open face roast beef & gravy with mashed potatoes. Yum! Definitely stop by & check um out if your ever in town.

Thank KY-2-AL
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A pleasant surprise. While down in the area doing the Bourbon Trail we stopped at the Cliffside for a late lunch/early dinner. Not a huge menu but enough for anyone to find something they like. My wife had the meatloaf & I had the 10...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Diner food...biscuits and gravy was delish. French toast nothing special. Wait staff seemed a bit out of sorts for non locals, ok service.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Good burgers. Friendly and fast service​. Small diner with counter or booth seating. Good prices and portions.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stopped by because of the reviews on Yelp. We had a horrible experience as did most of the people we saw in the dinner. Everything was coated in grease, including the ice tea. We love dinners and this had to be the worst we've visited...More

Thank Felicia M
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The diner is much like the other reviews.... small, cozy, and wonderful service. I will say the meat on my cheeseburger was extremely bland (could use some seasoning), but everything was fresh and hot. The waitress more than made up for the lack of flavor...More

1  Thank MWeissmann
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small diner that serves basic and good comfort food at a reasonable price. There is a nice variety of menu items.

Thank kevincvg
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Charming and friendly place for a solid meal, with a typical diner menu. Felt right at home from start to finish. Was welcomed by the staff when we walked through the door and had great service. The food was nothing fancy but very good, just...More

Thank Paula M
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sue c
Is the menu original from 1991? Do you have the hot roast beef sandwich with mash potatoes and gravy? I would drive the 3000 Mile's to have it ....
12 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:30 - 20:00
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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