Parlor on Seventh is Downtown Covington's Newest Restaurant

It didn't take long for the new restaurant space at the corner of Seventh and Washington streets in Covington to find its second tenant.

Parlor on 7th opens Tuesday in the space to the west of Braxton Brewery. Alto Pizzeria closed there in the spring after less than a year in operation.

The new restaurant and bar is described as bringing southern comfort food in a leisurely dining experience, "marked by Kentucky's rich history with a modern feel."

Parlor is named for the Lexington Turnpike that connected Cincinnati and Covington to Kentucky farmers farther south. The historic route influences the restaurant's brand concept.

"Parlor on 7th serves as a resting point for the fine folks passing by. The grit, traveling and labor put into the creation of the turnpike is reflected throughout the restaurant," a news release said.

“Parlor on 7th is an exciting endeavor we’re looking forward to sharing with Covington,” said Josh Rhodes, general manager of Parlor on 7th. He previously held the same role at Covington's Molly Malone's. “We want the dining experience at the restaurant to be unlike any other – from the food to the atmosphere. We’ve put a lot of heart – and a lot of thought – into the concept, so guests local to Covington feel like they’re celebrating the community, and guests from outside the city feel like they’re home.”

The menu includes heavy appetizers and salads, flatbreads, and southern-inspired entrees.

-Staff report