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Back Home Crafts & Restaurant

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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
270-769-2800
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quiet, homey, southern atmosphere

Have eaten here a number of times and have never had anything but the best home cooking in the area. The service is excellent and friendly. They make you feel 'at home'.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
js67583
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E-town, Ky
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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E-town, Ky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have eaten here a number of times and have never had anything but the best home cooking in the area. The service is excellent and friendly. They make you feel 'at home'.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I love this place! The salads and soups are tasty, and they have the best home made candy. I recommend it to everyone who visits E town

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you want some hometown/small town Southern cooking, look no further. This place is great and their pie is excellent!

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Atlanta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

While traveling we searched tripadvisor for a place to have lunch. We thoroughly enjoyed Back Home. It was country cooking at it's best. Extremely casual, but the food was fantastic. Would definitely eat here again!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is in an old house close to the quaint downtown of Elizabethtown KY. You walk to your table/booth through what used to be small rooms in the house. Each room has just a few table or booths making your dining seem to be almost private. The menu is simple meals and great (unique) sandwiches. The turkey sandwich ($6) was... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have always liked everything I have ordered here. It has a cute atmosphere. The food is great, the staff are very friendly.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a "southern" lunch while visiting southwestern Kentucky. We read Trip Advisor's reviews of this locally owned restaurant and decided to dine here. The quaint building and rustic atmosphere was lively and unique, the service excellent, and the food was very good especially the side dishes - broccoli casserole- corn pudding, hash brown casserole. The crafts... More 

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Louisville, Ky.
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When we're craving really well prepared comfort food, there is really only one place in town to go: Back Home. It's hard to turn down their open face roast beef over mashed potatoes and gravy; thick chunks of roast beef (not the thin sliced like some places do that reminds you of your deli) but really savory, slow cooked and... More 

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Farmington, MI
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stopped here for dinner because of the reviews and wasn't disappointed. I ate meat loaf, mashed potatoes, corn pudding and the cornbread. Everything tasted homemade and was wonderful. I question whether the food is sitting in steam tables all day or does the kitchen have a bank of microwaves. Food that has to be prepared doesn't arrive at the table... More 

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We have visited here twice for lunch, both times when driving through KY. Both experiences were incredible. The food is prepared on site, and is perfectly seasoned. The first time I had the bacon, lettuce, and fried green tomato sandwich--delicious! This time I had the pulled pork. One of my sides was a great sweet potato casserole! Our friends thought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: 270-769-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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