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3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 3501
800.734.5611
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A must visit restaurant in KY

The drive out to, and the property itself are so picturesque. The historic buildings are on average 200 years old. The restaurant serves in a beautifully maintained building. Food is good, not great, but it's the whole experience you're going for. Must do.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
jujubean4
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Asheville, NC
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Madison, Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have eaten in this restaurant several times while visiting Pleasant Hill. The food is good and reasonably priced. Some of the vegetables are produced on the grounds of the village reminiscent of the Shaker community who used to live here. Nothing extraordinary but good food in an ample amount. We thought the pies were very good.

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Asheville, NC
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The drive out to, and the property itself are so picturesque. The historic buildings are on average 200 years old. The restaurant serves in a beautifully maintained building. Food is good, not great, but it's the whole experience you're going for. Must do.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Arrived at Shaker Village on way to Tennessee . Spend some time exploring the many shops and display's on over on the farm . Enjoyed it very much . Decide then to enjoy Launch at Shaker Village Restaurant . Well what a pleasant surprise we had the following of the menu. Tomato Celery Soup mouth watering . Curried Chicken Salad... More 

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Monticello, Kentucky
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122 reviews 122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My wife an I have been dining here for over 30 years. It is still a very good place for dinner, but, sometimes future management forgets what got the restaurant its reputation and repeat business. When something works for years why eliminate it? Thus, my criticism of Shaker Village restaurant--The favorite entree for years was the combination of country ham... More 

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Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

On a snowy 28° night in January, I had dinner at the Shaker Village Inn. Though I kept my coat on during the meal, I had a swell time. The ambiance is calming and quiet and wait staff attentive. Note you should call ahead to make reservations. Because the Village is used as a venue, seating is often limited. I'm... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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114 reviews 114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Excellent food - reservations recommended - we had the Chicken Croquettes and Hot Roast Beef sandwich - lunch menu - and topped it off with Lemon pie, chess pie and fudge cake (3 of us) It was a very cool to cold day so the hot lunch worked well. The eldest in the party was using a walker and we... More 

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Davis, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The rooms are very charming with Shaker pegs instead of hangars, though the plumbing is quite modern. I stayed in the West Family Wash House. The entire village is so peaceful and everyone who works there welcomes you like a long lost friend or family member. This was an amzing introduction for my first visit to Kentucky!

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Denver
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157 reviews 157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Delicious. Tyler was an excellent server. The Tomato/Celery Soup was just delicious. The crackers were a bit stale, but didn't need them. The cole slaw starter is just great and we finished with pumpkin cake. Loved it!

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Before touring the restored Shaker Village, we stopped at the Trustee's Dining Room for a relatively quick lunch served by friendly staff. The room, as one might expect, was furnished in the Shaker tradition but thankfully all of the dining chairs had been removed from their pegs on the wall. We had the chicken croquettes with Marsala/cream sauce and vegetable... More 

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Jackson, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

When we came here I had no idea what to expect. It took me about two hours to fall totally in love with this place. We found the staff both super friendly and expertly knowledgeable; the village, a miracle of reconstruction and beauty; the restaurant-- exquisite; the accomodations both comfortable and fun; and the experience to be totally relaxing. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 3501
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Harrodsburg
  • Phone Number: 800.734.5611

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions

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