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Kreso's Restaurant

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218 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1528
502-348-9594
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great steak

I ate dinner here as a part of a conference. I had a sirloin steak and potatoes. The steak was delicious and perfectly done. The service was good. Had a drink at the bar too. Nice wide selection of bourbons available.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

On our weekly drive from lexington to Nashville we discovered this charming restaurant. The food has a Northern European flair and each time we have visited our orders have been delicious. When I was having trouble deciding what to order the hostess graciously offered to make a dish not on the menu. It was outstanding. A walk around the town... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Crystal at Kreso's was wonderful! She recommended the Crustless Chicken stuffed with spinach for me, when my husband & I were both going to order the Yeager Snitzel. Both had fabulous flavor & generous portions. All reasonably priced too! I just wish they were closer to our home! We will definitely visit Kreso's in Bardstown again!

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Poole
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We decided to have dinner at this restaurant and on arrival there were dirty glasses on the bar and the tables hadn't been cleaned from lunch. I went to the female toilet and it was dirty and my husband went to the gents toilets and it was blocked ...... neither of us said anything to each other so we then... More 

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Pennsylvania, US
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The bourbon selection at Kreso's is simply incredible. Truthfully, in bourbon country we had expected to have a lot of choices but their selections were beyond great. We had many different rare choices, and by sharing each among the entire table we were able to expand our tastings. We also enjoyed the chicken marsala entrée. The trout with cheese and... More 

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indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I ate dinner here as a part of a conference. I had a sirloin steak and potatoes. The steak was delicious and perfectly done. The service was good. Had a drink at the bar too. Nice wide selection of bourbons available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is perfect for a quiet date night. Our food was really good, and the dessert was all homemade and also excellent. Our server was so friendly, and gave us some cool history about the owners and the building.

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Columbus, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stopped in Kresco's for lunch around 1:30 between distillery visits. We were the only people in there (which always makes me a little leary). I told the waitress/hostess/bartender what type of drink I was looking for and she made a couple suggestions. What I ordered was NOT what I got. I really don't think she knew anything about mixing... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Called ahead to make a lunch reservation for 14 in between distillery tours. Table was set, but service was very nice, but extremely slow and food was mediocre. House salad was enjoyed by most, but entrees took a long time and some not worth eating (do not get the tomato basil soup!). We turned it into a fun adventure, but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The title says it all. Food was excellent , atmosphere perfect for bourbon tasting. A must see if bourbon fan and in Bardstown !

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Stayed in Bardstown on Monday, January 19. Seemed as though all the restaurants in town were closed except Kreso's. Boy were we lucky to eat at this restaurant. Shnitzle's were great. Collection of Bourbon's fantastic. The owner was lovely. The restaurant atmosphere was charming. One of the best nights we had in our week in Kentucky, that coming from a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1528
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: 502-348-9594

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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