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Covington Closes, Assessing New NKY Location

Covington Closes, Assessing New NKY Location

Izzy's appreciates all of the support the Greater Cincinnati area has shown in their over 110 years of business.

Izzy's currently owns two Northern Kentucky stores: Madison Avenue in Covington and the convenient location on Mall Road in Florence.

Over the past few years, many Northern Kentucky guests have requested a more convenient location with plenty of parking, and centrally located in the area. The lease for the Covington store ends this month and Izzy's has decided to close the Covington location on Friday, March 9th. They are in the process of assessing locations in Northern Kentucky and hope to announce a new  location later this year. 

"We appreciate the support our guests have shown to us in Covington ," stated John Geisen , President of Izzy's. "We are excited at the prospect of finding a new location, with ample parking for our guests. We also plan to feature a drive-thru window, which is a huge plus for our guests at our Red Bank location.  Guests are welcome to visit our other 8 locations, centrally located throughout the city."

Izzy's would like to thank our regular Covington customers for their support over the years and looks forward to welcoming them to a new location or any of Izzy's 8 other locations

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  • “Awesome server! Beef and barley soup was great even by itself. Ruben and potato cakes were nice going with it. Also enjoyed the carrot cake. Recommended to anyone passing through the Cincinnati area! ”

    Frank Andrews ★★★★★

  • “Great place! I love Rubens and they are the best Ive had. The kosher pickles and the potato cakes are wonderful. We buy the jar pickles when ever we can find them. When in Cincinnati, find an Izzys! ”

    Kent F. ★★★★★

  • “Had some consistently great experiences at Forest Park. Friendly service and some tasty sandwiches. Keep up the great work! ”

    Gregorius H ★★★★★

  • “This place is AWESOME!!!! I drove from Indianapolis to try this place and I do not regret my decision!!! Best food ever!!! The rueben omg...every ingredient from the bread to the sauce has been perfected!!! We need an Izzys here in Indy! 100% better than Shapiros!!! The pickles omg...I could go on and on forever!!! Thank you Mr. Izzy!!!! ”

    Dee Y. ★★★★★

  • “Izzys always has good sandwiches, particularly any Reuben variation because the sauerkraut is always crisp and tart. The pickles are the real star though, and we inhale as many as possible every time we visit. The potato pancakes are unique and definitely worth a try - particularly if you are expecting something like a hash brown patty or a soft doughy cake. ”

    Paul W. ★★★★

  • “I love this place. It is so yummy. ”

    Jacklyn W. ★★★★★

  • “Great little downtown spot for family...Very friendly staff and good food!”

    Sharon Z. ★★★★★

  • “Mmm, Izzys. This location is our go-to and has always had consistency friendly and quick service. I love me some pickles, goetta reuben, and potato pancake. ”

    Stacey D. ★★★

  • “Absolutely fantastic pastrami Reuben on a pretzel bun!  Chicken noodle soup was fresh with Bowie pasta.  The potato pancakes were crispy pillows of heavenly goodness.  Oh, and the pickles were amazing and I dont usually like pickles!  I sure wish we had one in Toronto!! ”

    Lee M. ★★★★★

  • “I love the corned beef wraps and the Turkey wraps. Izzy's is delicious and busy weekdays at lunch. ”

    Emily C. ★★★★

  • “Flew in from Florida for the week, had to stop for a Rueben and potato pancake before leaving. You need to open some down this way! ”

    Barton F. ★★★★★

  • “Was in the area shooting a wedding and wanted to eat something different then the same old stuff. Looked on Yelp and saw the great reviews so we tried it out. Food was great, staff was funny, and the price was perfect for what we got. Next time we are in Cincinnati we will have to stop by again. Give it a shot and go for the Ruben its great!”

    Tad C. ★★★★★