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Arnold's Bar & Grill Restaurant Review: Whether you go to have a brew and hear a bluegrass band or you're craving the signature Greek spaghetti, this place has the kind of atmosphere that keeps people coming back. Since 1861, it's been full of character --- and characters. It looks the part of an old-time watering hole, with its tall, wooden booths and sepia walls jammed with old photographs and random memorabilia. Out back, a hidden brick courtyard provides a mellow urban oasis. Up the steep stairs, you can dine next to the bathtub that remains from the time the proprietors lived over the bar. Start with a cocktail and crab cakes, then try something influenced by the Kentucky side of the river: Arnold's Hot Brown, a grilled French loaf covered in french fries, a cheese sauce, baked turkey, pepperwood bacon and grilled tomato. Hearty Italian dinners involve dishes with long-simmered tomato sauces as well as more ambitious nightly specials. Save room for mixed berry cobbler or triple layer chocolate cake. Many signature items can be made gluten-free, and there's a vegan menu, too, with offerings ranging from eggplant bruschetta to portobello picatta. You'll feel like a regular by the time the screen door slams shut behind you.