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The Tousey House Tavern

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5963 North Jefferson Street, Burlington, KY 41005
859-586-9900
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 83
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Kentucky Crafts

This was a wonderful place to eat in Burlington KY. I had the Hot Brown and it was wonderful. If the weather is nice they have a couple outdoor seating areas that looked nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Richmond, Indiana
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Richmond, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful place to eat in Burlington KY. I had the Hot Brown and it was wonderful. If the weather is nice they have a couple outdoor seating areas that looked nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The house is something to see. It is beautifully restored. In the entry the are old pictures of the house. The food is always wonderful Some dishes are more sophisticated.

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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

we ate here twice in one week it was so good. The shrimp and grits is worth the double experience. The first night I ordered the fired chicken special, which was amazing and night two I enjoyed the halibut, which all three of us ordered. Based on recommendations. We were not disappointed. We ate upstairs on the first night and... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Coming from someone who was raised in Northern KY and who has lived here for 25 years, the food scene leaves a lot to be desired. Tousey House does not fall under this category. It's owned by the same people that own Greyhound Tavern, a local institution for decades, but it is far superior to its sister restaurant. It's a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I had a friend in town and was looking for something new to try for lunch. The restaurant is located in an old historic home. It was a nice afternoon & we dined on the patio. YUM!!! The food was so good. Beer cheese w/ warm pretzel rolls appetizer is a must. Bourbon selection is incredible. Our waitress was attentive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I have been to this restaurant a lot and it is always great. I love their southern food! Their fried chicken is awesome, their cod sand which is amazing and they have the best sweet potato casserole I have ever tasted. And their desserts are also the best.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Joined family and friends here for a late afternoon Mother's Day dinner. Service was prompt and friendly. Every dish the group had (hot slaw, salads, pork tenderloin, fried chicken) had true "home made" taste. When green beans are served and you know by smell they're prepared with ham hocks you know its the real deal. For dessert I split a... More 

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Florence
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I see some of the reviews and wonder if I just ordered the wrong thing. I think the food was good - not great and the "meals" are always typical Kentucky meals. Like Crab Cakes - there aren't a lot of crabs in KY. The service is slow - very slow the night we went dinner. So slow it was... More 

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Burlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to the Tousey house for dinner; but desert with friends was extra special. Great deserts and coffee. Wonderful atmosphere for any occasion

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Burlington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is excellent. So lucky we live so close! Highly suggest visiting for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Additional Information about The Tousey House Tavern

Address: 5963 North Jefferson Street, Burlington, KY 41005
Phone Number: 859-586-9900
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5963 North Jefferson Street, Burlington, KY 41005
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 859-586-9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?