We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
+1 859-581-3065
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (38 reviews)
“cannoli” (11 reviews)
“italian sampler” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (254)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here in years past and had a great Italian dinner and drinks from this local eatery in a old downtown area with lots of charm.

Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I hadn't been to Pompilio's in almost ten years and went there for a Saturday lunch to meet some past work colleagues. It was just as I remembered. Low key, traditional, fresh, and delicious. I had a Bloody Mary to start and had the Italian...More

Thank KFCincy26
Save your favourites!Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I haven't been to pompillo in a few years,I surprised at how enjoyable it was.Start out with very good service, was seat at time of reservation,a group of eight,waitress very nice knowledgeable and right on time serving us.Food was excellent,and quantity was most generous..price was...More

Thank Lester S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Went to this restaurant with great expectations. Found it to be just OK. I found the food just OK and average and didn't have anything that I thought was exceptional as I had been told and expected. Prices are fair and its kind of a...More

Thank scotth1959
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The Calamari was nicely done. Many Italian pasta dishes are drowned in one sauce or another. More American style than tossed Italian. Okay but a bit heavy which is unnecessary. Staff was fine and not overly attentive.

Thank Randolph M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a great Italian lunch, Pompilios is the place to go. They have a lasagna special for $7.75 and it’s a very fresh generous serving. Their salads are amazing and the blue cheese dressing is very homemade and awesome and everything...More

Thank brywlk69
Reviewed 21 December 2017

In its heyday, Pompilio's was one of the best places to go for Italian. It left the family and started a steep decline. I'm not sure if it's hit bottom yet or not. After I swore off it in 2013 I've avoided it like the...More

1  Thank NKyAdventurer
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We hadn't visited Pompilio's in a few years. My husband and I like to go to lunch without the kids on occasion and we stopped here on a whim. We're so glad we did. It was lunch time on a Monday so it was practically...More

Thank didboo
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Pompilio’s on a recommendation and we were not disappointed. This restaurant has been here for years and has a reputation for its excellent food. You can tell it’s an authentic Italian cuisine made with fresh ingredients. We had spaghetti and manicotti and they...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal. Lasagna special on Wednesday is an exceptional deal. Ambiance is clearly Italian with background music of traditional music. You wil not be disappointed! Everything is worth trying.

Thank coty87
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Newport
Aloft Newport on the Levee
111 reviews
.49 km away
Hannaford Suites - Newport
1 review
.58 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Newport / Cincinnati
315 reviews
.63 km away
Comfort Suites
386 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hofbrauhaus Newport
867 reviews
.37 km away
Strong's Brick Oven Pizzeria
109 reviews
.37 km away
Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries
106 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge
242 reviews
.78 km away
The Party Source
121 reviews
.90 km away
Newport Aquarium
1,740 reviews
.63 km away
Ei8ht Ball Brewing
13 reviews
.89 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
16 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Pompjoe | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay, we dont usually check Trip advisor for questions. We do offer Gluten free pastas, and sauces. Many dishes can be built to specific needs.
Steven L
19 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Pompjoe | Property representative |
Very casual
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071-1978
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-581-3065
  • E-mail
Live music Fridays and Saturdays, some Thursdays.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing