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Tom + Chee

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1 Levee Way, Newport, KY
+1 859-291-2433
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great stopping place if you're visiting the Newport Aquarium and are starving. Sandwiches have great flavor. Good service. My kid tasted the tomato soup and said, "Why are they serving pizza sauce?" Tasted it and I could not disagree. Don't sit in front of the restaurant if you're cold. A bit pricey for what you receive, but it's on the... More 

Thank TasteBuddy8642
Cincinnati, Ohio
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you know, it's grilled cheese and tomato soup. Who doesn't love that? I like the chunky soup. I think homemade is still better. But I love the idea.

Thank Livelikethelocals
Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Tom + Chee, but I am a self proclaimed grilled cheese lover. I go with the classic. The desserts are excellent and the marscapone is SO good, but they are very sweet and rich and good for sharing because you might go into a carb coma otherwise.

Thank Sunnie L
Newport, Kentucky
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty okay place. We went for the Original Cream Cheese Donut and Classic Tomato Soup. The original cream cheese donut was a little greasy even though the taste was still fine. The classic tomato soup was a little sour. The staff is good though - no complaints there. However, not so good first impression, overall.

Thank Jay M
Hamilton, Ohio
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99 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Have wanted to stop here for awhile, but it was always so crowded we passed. This time we found it relatively uncrowded and were glad we finally got to try it. Everything was delicious!! Some of the items sound strange, but are excellent.

Thank onthegoCincinnati_OH
Independence, Kentucky
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stopped by the Tom + Chee location at Newport on the Levee. There are a couple of other locations in the tri-state area, but this one is the total package. For one thing, the setting is awesome, with the view of the river and the Cincinnati skyline. We came in December this last time, and it is a special treat... More 

Thank Jeremy D
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Back in the states for our biannual trip to visit family, this place is always on our list of must dos. We went on a weekday lunchtime and it was heaving. There was a long queue but the wait wasn't too bad. The kids meals were really good value ($3.95 for half a grilled cheese, soup or a side, drink... More 

Thank Stacey G
Euclid, Ohio
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Two of my favorite combinations & I couldn't believe there was an eatery devoted solely to this meal. You have choices of type of bread, cheese or soup...but all classic & yummy. Had a most enjoyable lunch here. No frills counter service comfort food.

Thank Janet D
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love grilled cheese. I am all about it. I was excited to try this place right by the Aquarium, and it did not disappoint. It is a fun atmosphere with delicious options. I had an original sandwich on the menu and it was so melty and perfect. Great place for family, including picky eaters like me... :)

Thank Rebecca N
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Not what I expected, which was a typically noisy quasi-fast food spot. Their menu has a number of daily specials and is individualized to the area. I especially liked the soup menu.

Thank christinachicago2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Levee Way, Newport, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-291-2433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?