We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Fun place

Was in town visiting friends last week. Stopped in here on Friday night to listen to some music... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
Oxford, Mississippi
via mobile
Great place to watch a ball game.

Very friendly group and excellent place to relax for a drink. Excellent selection of bourbon and... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
Read all 13 reviews
All photos (6)
All photos (6)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Alley, Bardstown, KY
+1 502-827-1311
Improve This Listing
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Was in town visiting friends last week. Stopped in here on Friday night to listen to some music. Great place and great people!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NancyK1957
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Very friendly group and excellent place to relax for a drink. Excellent selection of bourbon and priced reasonably.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank eaglesbaseball
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We popped in here after a night out to dinner and we're so glad we did. The owner was tending bar that night and we learned all about his place and the area. Thanks for an awesome time and great drinks!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Erika B
Reviewed October 6, 2015

I don't know if this place is still open. I asked one of the locals where it was and he took me there. We knocked on the door and no one answered. This was on a Thursday evening.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Theresa H
Reviewed July 29, 2015

This so called "establishment" is nothing more than a place for old fat lawyers and such in this quaint "small town", Bardstown, to gather, drink, and apparently try to pay the latest new bartender for sexual favors. Not only did the customers attempt such an...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MehganLott88
Reviewed May 20, 2015

Been there twice with even the owner behind the bar and was more or less ignored. A few locals at the bar that got plenty of attention. That is fine if that is how he wants to run his business but outsiders beware.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank DvsDan
Reviewed May 7, 2015

You'll feel like a local after walking out of Xavier's! It's tucked away on the side street but easy to find. The owner/bartender is very welcoming and friendly. There was a nice mix of visitors & locals at the bar when we were there and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank adthomas529
Reviewed April 20, 2015

We only found this hidden spot because our Taxi driver, Jeff (Bourbon City Cab) gave us a little tour of the town. Extremely friendly people here. Frank, the bartender (owner?) gave us a history lesson of the town, and even called the Rickhouse for us,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Lora H
Reviewed January 4, 2015

The telephone number listed is not for Xavier's Beer Pub, but for Bardstown's Best Bourbon Bar, the Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace located at 110 West Flaget. The Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace is not associated in any way with Xavier's Beer Pub.

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Dedra F
Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I loved walking down to the pub from our Inn. We were able to have a few late night drinks with a great group of locals. Good price, good drinks and Great service! The bar tender/ owner was friendly and a great...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank bhguile
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Old Kentucky Home Motel
30 reviews
.25 miles away
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Bardstown General Nelson
198 reviews
.29 miles away
Downtown SuperInn
76 reviews
.49 miles away
Bardstown Parkview Motel
52 reviews
.70 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 87 nearby restaurants
Hadorn's Bakery
169 reviews
.13 miles away
The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge
668 reviews
.06 miles away
Harrison-Smith House
139 reviews
.24 miles away
Mammy's Kitchen
1,054 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 52 nearby attractions
Old Bardstown Village Civil War Museum
261 reviews
.43 miles away
Basilica of St Joseph Proto-Cathedral
81 reviews
.12 miles away
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History
52 reviews
.12 miles away
Shaq & Coco
27 reviews
.25 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Xavier's Pub staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines