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Stephen Foster Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews brunch fried fish banana pudding soft serve ice cream salad items turnip greens country ham chops biscuits and gravy meatloaf cobbler pies soup salad bar great buffet buffet restaurant small buffet
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great salad bar. Good main courses. Thursday's Salmon patties are very good. Good deserts with soft serve ice cream.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Terrence D
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get great food at a good price, At the least go there for a plate of fried chicken... that alone is worth the price of admission. It is simple, you walk in, pay, go through the line, sit, go back, sit, go back,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DvsDan
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We were in Bardstown, KY with 2 other couples visiting distilleries, etc. We chose the Stephen Foster Restaurant for our first meal on Sunday, based on what we read in TA. We were very pleased with our choice. Please know they offer their breakfast buffet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Reasonably priced buffet with a lot of variety. All of what I tasted was good, although was not too fancy. The pecan pie was fabulous.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

My family loved this place. We walked from our hotel and had a great dinner. Kids pay $.60 per year of age. Some items were just ok, some good and some great. Get small amounts your first trip through and go back for the winners....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VolMom2014
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a popular local spot, an inexpensive buffet style full of Kentucky favorites. You start by admiring the desserts then use restraint to begin the line st salads. The highlights for me were the green beans, cauliflower and perfectly seasoned pork chops, all delicious....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sstmango
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way from VA to MO. Food was delicious, also a great selection on salad bar. Would stop again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Many times we’ve been to Bardstown and have not tried this place. Passing through and stopped it was fabulous. It is buffet and many items to choose from. Lots of salad items, main course with four different meats and then can’t leave without the dessert....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Goldwing1_11
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Good place to eat very clean and the buffet is really good with several choices of meat to chose from a lot of vegetables and several desert choices. The staff are all very friendly and it seems a lot of the locals eat there. If...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wow1870
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I love the breakfast buffet with my grandsons The food is good and the ambience is great for little ones. Not gourmet but good and simple and more food than you can eat.

Date of visit: July 2018
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February 24, 2018|
Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
Stephen Foster Restaurant is open 7 days a week, 7 AM to 8 PM. Their hours may change a little bit during peak vs. off tourist seasons so you'd be best to check directly with the restaurant's web site. Enjoy
August 25, 2017|
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Response from coogee3 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Monday night and we think there was a seniors discount. Dinner for two - including one senior, one adult was a total of $23.20USD. Just checked the receipt!
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