The Gruff

Along the banks of Covington Kentucky exists an eclectic little diner called The Gruff. The Gruff will intrigue you with its unique ambiance that is cheerful, relaxing and uplifting. The diner looks out onto the Ohio River where you can view boats streaming by, the sides of the restaurant have murals of goats, grassy field and trolls. Visitors can sit outside or enjoy inside at quaint tables or booths excellent for an intimate dates, fashionable meetings or just good conversation with friends, or family. Many hipsters, young professionals or local residents enjoy getting together for craft beers, an interesting wine selection, or specialty drink. There are also games provided for entertainment and amusement as you wait for food to be prepared.

Foodies will love the very tasteful entrees, appetizers and salads, which include their signature pizzas that both vegetarian and meat lover’s choices, which will desire. Two signature pizzas which are spicy and received high marks are the Smoked Brisket, and the Philly Cheesesteak.

If you are looking for items from the Deli, then try the Smoked Chicken Salad, Turkey, and 3 Billy Goat sandwiches, which are very delicious. The hot sandwich choices of Fried Chicken, Classic Cheeseburger, or the Gruff Dog will leave your mouth watering and wanting more.

Additionally, there is a full scaled deli where fresh organic meats, salads, cheeses, can be purchased. The gift shop and grocery also have shirts, souvenirs, gifts, also well wines, beers, oils, and spices.

The Gruff is open Monday through Saturday and has delivery service for an extra fee. They have additional information on their website at