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600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
+1 859-581-3065
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ohio City, Ohio
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievably rude. Women bartenders nice. Male bartender ignored inappropriate contact with a male touching a female who registered event.

Thank LolaWorld
Pompjoe, Owner at Pompilio's, responded to this review

Please contact me at Pompiliojoe@aol.com. I would like to get more information. Thank you Joe More 

Cold Spring, Kentucky
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group ordered a variety of foods - hoagie, lasagna, shrimp, and chicken - and all were extremely happy with their choices. Service was prompt and pleasant, and food was fantastic.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is wonderful...if you can get served. Plan on at least 1 hr wait on any weekend evening. Staff has been rude/unfriendly on our last few visits. We actually walked out on our last attempt to eat here because of a 90 minute wait + unfriendly treatment at the check-in desk. I'm on the fence if the food is... More 

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Pompjoe, Owner at Pompilio's, responded to this review

Bug I apologize for the experience you had with us. I would very much like the opportunity to talk about your experience in detail. Unfriendly and rude staff are comments that I am not used too, and I need to address it. Please send me an email, Pompiliojoe@aol.com Thank you and my apologies Joe More 

DuBois, PA
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

We eat a lot of Italian, in fact my traveling companion is Italian. We saw the mixed reviews for this restaurant and were hesitant to go at first, but so glad we did. Both of our dinners were excellent. Employees were very friendly and accommodating. Restaurant is located in a very nice neighborhood and an easy walk from the hotels... More 

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Louisville, KY
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540 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here a number of times so it can vary in quality. The place was packed, the crowd loud, and parking at a premium. The service was very good and attentive. Although the favor was good overdone pasta diminished the meal. The salad was fine and the chocolate ravioli was a bit hard this time. The chocolate ravioli... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I'm not even overly fond of Italian food and I love this place. The pasta is so fresh and homemade tasting. Great atmosphere and waitstaff also.

Thank tm0rriss
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I am very picky about ordering Italian food however Pompilio's offers amazing authentic italian food. The portions are very large, the pasta is homemade and the sauce is fantastic! I will make the 2 hour trip to dine here often.

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Greater Cincinnati, United States
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

First this is one of the few Resturant in Northern Kentucky that serves Guinness on tap. The bar is incredible and service excellent. We enjoyed a drink while we waited for our tables. Our family and friends had 14 people in the party. They estimated a 30 minute wait and we were seated in 15 minutes. A great wine selection... More 

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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant that was famous for having a scene in the movie "Rainman". This restaurant has the rudest staff people EVER! Their website has not been revised for a long time and they still advertise a happy hour from 3pm to 6 pm with half price appetizers. THEY Do Not Have This Anymore!!!!!! The older woman bartender needs... More 

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Pompjoe, Owner at Pompilio's, responded to this review

Kenneth I am sorry for the inconveince this event has caused the group. I apologize, this is was a mistake on our end. I would very much like to speak to you about the situation. Please call or send me an email, 859-581-3065 Pompiliojoe@aol.com More 

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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

You can't get better italian than Pompilios. I had the shrimp scampi and it is easily 3 meals/have plenty of leftovers. The restaurant is charming and full of history. Great customer service also. Will keep going back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: 600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-3065
Live music Fridays and Saturdays, some Thursdays.

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