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Patti's 1880's Settlement Restaurant

1793 J. H. O'Bryan Avenue, Grand Rivers, KY 42045
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $35
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: West Commerce
Description: Patti's 1880's Settlement is that special place where friends bring friends. Patti's and Mr. Bill's are upscale family dining; famous for a 2" Pork Chop, Mile High Meringue Pies, Flower Pot Bread, and Strawberry Butter. Patti's 1880's Settlement is located in the small town of Grand Rivers, KY located at the northern entrance of Land Between the Lakes between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Served cold meat and potatoes, new food brought out still cold. Only apology was a free "tiny" piece of cheesecake, this has been a favorite restaurant over the years, but for the price and cold food we will not return.

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Marion, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We stopped in and had a late lunch here earlier this week while driving through Kentucky. I had heard people talk about Patti's before so we decided to pop in and grab a bite. What a location! Each room seemed to be decorated in a different style or motif. Unfortunately it's all a bit dated and seems like Cracker Barrel... More

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

A nice alternative to the traditional "Meat and Three" Southern theme restaurant, it can be very busy at peak hours, so expect to have plenty of time to soak in the ambience. The catfish was lightly breaded & fried to perfection while other menu items offered a bit more variety than expected. The chicken linguini was very well received by... More

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Old Hickory
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I was excited to try Miss Patti's since I''d heard so much about the massive pork chops. I chickened out and only ordered the 1 inch, not the 2 inch chops. It was surprisingly tough and covered with a super salty sauce. The bread was good and the dessert was okay. Too expensive for the quality of food.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

A family favorite, this was our first time to visit. Even though the pork chops were suggested by my brother-in-law, my wife and I both opted for the Kentucky Hot Brown. When we lived in So. Indiana, we used to get Hot Browns frequently, but you just don't see that on many menus in Arizona! It was smothered in home... More

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Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Despite what you may hear about the pork-chop, the bread is the star here. I had the one inch because there is no way I can finish the 2 inch. Good, uncomplicated, not too fussy. My wife had the tropical chicken of some sort and was pleased. We were impressed by the 12 inch meringue on the pies, so we... More

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PattisGrandRiversKy, Manager at Patti's 1880's Settlement Restaurant, responded to this review

We "Thank You" for your kind review of our company. Our company philosophy is, treat all our guests as though they are dining in our home. We are very proud of our staff because they do just that. Next time, try the Bill's Boatsinker Pie... Yummy Chocolate Fudge Pie topped with chocolate syrup, coffee ice cream, homemade whipped cream and... More

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We enjoy the beautiful surroundings, the home-style food, the fun shops and delicious flower-pot bread. It's a bit pricier than we like to spend for our normal dining out, but it's a fun time every once in a while. We live about 90 minutes away but it's on our way home from visiting family in Illinois. To save money but... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Ate at Patti's on a Tuesday evening, not too busy so the freshly prepared food arrived in a timely manner. We ordered the pork chops (bone in) and they were dry and topped with a very salty sauce...and I like salt. The sauce oozed into the over-cooked vegetables over powering whatever flavor they had left. Would have ordered dessert but... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We just left Pattis and had the worst restaurant experience we have ever had. My husband and I dined with our two kids ages 5 and 3. This is not our first Pattis experience as we live an hour from the area but definitely will be our last. It started as we waited to be seated for our reservation and... More

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PattisGrandRiversKy, Manager at Patti's 1880's Settlement Restaurant, responded to this review

We strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful meal and a marvelous time at our restaurant. First I would like to apologize to you and your husband for the service you received, after driving the distance to dine with us. I assure you that is not the type of customer service we train our employees to exhibit.... More

Waco, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

during our RV trip to Ky, I did a ta search for a restaurant in our area and under ta's advice we choose Patti's 1880 settlement for supper, and did we find a gem here. starting with the property, clay pot bread, filet of beef Oscar with baked potatoe [which we both had] and then onto chess and coconut pies,... More

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Additional Information about Patti's 1880's Settlement Restaurant

Address: 1793 J. H. O'Bryan Avenue, Grand Rivers, KY 42045
Phone Number: 270-362-8844
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Grand Rivers
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 35
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Family Fare

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