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126 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1542
502-350-0883
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cafe Cuisine

We stopped in for a quick business lunch that turned into quite a treat. I had a hard time picking what I wanted from their homemade tuna and chicken salad, homemade soups, and artisan paninis. Fortunately they allow you to pick two for lunch that come served on a platter with a side of chips, a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
Emily C
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stopped in for a quick business lunch that turned into quite a treat. I had a hard time picking what I wanted from their homemade tuna and chicken salad, homemade soups, and artisan paninis. Fortunately they allow you to pick two for lunch that come served on a platter with a side of chips, a few veggies, and a... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Java Joint is a small local place that offer unusual offering in soups, sandwich's and cookies. A favorite for downtown business people. I have enjoyed eating there and will go back.

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Cold Spring, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My husband and I ate here for lunch on a Saturday in October. The restaurant was busy and the wait staff was overwhelmed. Thankfully, we were not in a hurry. The place isn't large enough for the service to be so slow. We sat at the counter for at least 5-10 minutes before anyone acknowledged that we were there. It... More 

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Vassar, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went in for latte's to go and ended up saying because of the back court yard. The atmosphere had us sitting and relaxing for almost an hour! The latte was great but the atmosphere and service was outstanding!

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Louisville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Delicious panini, adorable interior, and good music playing in the background. Was a wonderful experience!

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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stepped inside and surprised by how dingy it looked. We ordered a latte which was made very well. The staff wasn't overly welcoming

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Highland, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It is small,and intimate. Sit in the back room and look out the very interest patio with assortment of nicknacks on display. The food excellent, and the presentation adds to the atmosphere and enjoyment. Mr. Breen was the chef and wonderful host.

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We always enjoy having lunch at the Java Joint. Food is always fresh & delicious. Make sure you arrive early on weekends due to limited seating & limited lunch hours.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We had an awesome lunch at Java Joint. The service was friendly and prompt, if not fast-food-joint fast. The food was phenomenal. I had a combo 1/2 chicken salad sandwich with garden salad. The meal included a small helping of potatoe salad and fruit. The best thing was a kidney bean salad that was unbelievable! I wish that we lived... More 

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is my favorite lunch spot. Homemade soup and quiche everyday. They also have a nice menu for different tastes. Quaint and close quarters. Older property could use some TLC.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1542
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: 502-350-0883

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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