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Bell House Restaurant

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721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1239
502-437-5678
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Gem in the City

We were trying to find a local place in downtown Shelbyville and found the Bell House.Tte restaurant is in an old house on Main St. Inside it had and Italian look with tables in different rooms of the old house. The food and service were great and price was right. I had the Cajun Chicken pasta... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Larry H
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Louisville, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
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Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were trying to find a local place in downtown Shelbyville and found the Bell House.Tte restaurant is in an old house on Main St. Inside it had and Italian look with tables in different rooms of the old house. The food and service were great and price was right. I had the Cajun Chicken pasta and my date had... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

While visiting family in Shelbyville Kentucky we all went to Bell House for a nice lunch. Service was great, menu was superb, food was excellent, and environment was warm and friendly. It was a great choice, in the middle of town, parking in the back, and meals ordered were all delicious - we all tasted what others received. Repeat business... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great atmosphere, set in a remoldeled historic house. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Yummy food! Great ambiance.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food was good. Although we had reservations for 7 PM we had to wait about 20 minutes after that time and we had arrived early. The place was really busy but to be expected on that evening. Service was good.

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Loveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Food was good. Small portions for the price. Was crowded. Had reservations, arrived early and still had to wait 20 mins after 7pm. Service was okay.

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went last Saturday evening. First time to visit and the food and setting was delightful. We will be back for sure.

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Mary M, Manager at Bell House Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant! We're so glad you enjoyed everything, and we look forward to making your return visit even better! More 

Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, United States
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

If you are visiting anywhere around Louisville, or a resident looking for something interesting, a drive to Shelbyville with a lunch or dinner at the Bell House is definitely worth your time. My friend and I met halfway from our homes for a nice lunch last week. She had the Hot Brown and I had quiche. The Hot Brown definitely... More 

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Finchville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I enjoy my visits to this restaurant. I always go for lunch and they have great food and the atmosphere is great. I enjoy introducing my friends and family to this place.

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

WOW!! Bell House Restaurant, in Shelbyville, Ky., is wonderful. The food is great. The service is the best. It is in a Historical old home in Shelbyville. A very special place. A must try!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We celebrated our Anniversary here. Didn't feel like traveling to Louisville to a "downtown" restaurant so we tried The Bell House. loua who??? Wow- this restaurant rivals what we have traveled downtown every weekend for. The food- fantastic!! And reasonably priced. Great menu selection. There were about 6 things I wanted to try. It ALL looked great. The location- downtown... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1239
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: 502-437-5678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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