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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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  • “Delicious toasted sandwiches and high-quality meats.  So tasty and hits the spot every time. ”

    Jordan W. ★★★★

  • “Amazing!!! My second day coming back for lunch. Both corned beef and pastrami. Potato pancakes are delicious with a bit of green onion. Must, must stop if you are even close!!! Great service. ”

    Max M ★★★★★

  • “I first started going to Izzys over 40 years ago. I remember Izzy working behind the counter across the street from WLWT. The food I had tonight was as good as when Izzy would hand me my sandwich in the 70s! ”

    Arch G. ★★★★★

  • “Pickles!!  Potato Cakes!!  Pastrami!!  Paradise!! There is just NOT a better sandwich shop to be found!! ”

    Matthew B. ★★★★★

  • “The best, please move to California, soooo delicious ”

    Teresa S ★★★★★

  • “A locals favorite spot. Featuring good food and great service! ”

    Dano O. ★★★★

  • “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. ★★★★★

  • “Best I've had in Cincinnati!”

    Starr P. ★★★★★

  • “Love the corned beef and potato cakes. Don't forget extra pickles.”

    Ed P. ★★★★★

  • “Top of the list if you are visiting or live in Cincy. The reubens and potato pancakes are awesome! The turkey wraps are fantastic too. I’m hungry just talking about it…”

    Byron S. ★★★★★

  • “Excellent lunch menu.  I had the egg salad and my spouce had a reuben.  Portions are large and price is great ”

    Connie B. ★★★★

  • “Im a big fan. I had lunch on a weekday and it was 90% full. The service was excellent.  It was my first time and everyone was very patient and explained what that Izzy is known for their reuben. The Reuben was amazing. The pickles were also amazing. I would recommend Izzys to my friends. ”

    Joel L. ★★★★