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A kitschy faux-German village in Covington with lots of restored 19th century shops, restaurants, and homes.
605 Philadelphia St, Covington, KY 41011-1240
+1 606-491-0458
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All reviews clock tower restaurants and bars few blocks fun area walk around unique shops park area across the river main street great place to visit every hour charming area kentucky bourbon old world outdoor seating within walking distance street parking
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been to Main Strasse for several reasons, mostly however, Goettafest. Great time for the kids as well as the adults. Food and libations - who can ask for more!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 days ago

MainStrasse has a lot to offer...again an opportunity to get out of the car and do a bit of walking. The clock tower has a working iconic German-style Carroll Chimes Clock Tower, which displays a mechanical puppet show of the Pied Piper on the hour,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank theresaa599
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited Main Strasse Village many times as it is a tourist attraction as well as a locals spot to eat and shop. The shops are very quaint although not so many, but the food and spirits has quite a few offerings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trail239981
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Friday & Saturday are busy at MainStrasse Village in Covington, KY - the bars, unique little restaurants, shops and of course, the OKBB (Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar) attract young and old alike. But Sunday afternoons? It was a nice fall day and we decided to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kgavzer
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Mainstrasse Village was a few short blocks from our hotel. Lots of dining options on Main street plus all the houses and shops were sort of old world looking. Great for a stroll and something to eat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LilithMorgan13
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

The main street through this neighborhood has quaint buildings and a lovely clock tower. There was also a nice pet shop. It’s probably a pleasant night spot with some restaurants open during the day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

In from out of town for a wedding, this area was perfect for us and our guests to eat, drink and visit! Especially pretty at night. Great food, drink and atmosphere!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cupajo6
Reviewed 2 October 2018

MainStrasse offered a lot of dining and pub restaurants. All within walking distance of each other. Enjoyed window shopping!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElizGreer
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Fun little village in Covington. Great restaurants and fun shops and boutiques to browse. We spent about three hours on a Saturday afternoon. The Bourbon Bar is a must! And Piper's Chili dog is to die for! (yes! a chili dog). You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank connieg718
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Was disappointing. Nice neighborhood walking area but not many places to go. We were there on a Sunday, some places were closed, but limited number of choices. It's advertised as a German area so we thought there would be bars and restaurants featuring German foods...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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