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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

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602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
+1 502-348-7300
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me on the dinner train for our anniversary. The food was very good (prime rib entree) and the portions huge! (Way more than I could eat.). The service was excellent. The train ride was interesting but the scenery was not exceptional. We would have enjoyed the evening much more if the train had not been so COLD!... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

My husband and I booked the murder mystery trip. The food was very good and the service excellent but I was very disappointed in the entertainment and the train ride itself. The actors were local and ok it just didn't seem to get anyone's attention in our car anyway. It was short and while hard to act in an aisle,... More 

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2 Thank Kathy H
Windsor, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Little pricey but food was good. Excellent staff, very informative on the sights along the route. If you are travelling with someone in wheel chair give yourself plenty of time for getting on board.

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3 Thank optimistdwight
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is a really good time for family and Kids. The meals are excellent. Train ride is a little too short, but the kids love it. It is a really good time to spend with little kids. We have made this a tradition.

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2 Thank Gene W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Some people complain about price but hear me out. Go to lunch. The food portions are massive and so delicious. The train is an authentic 1940s train and it feels like stepping into the past. Wife and I each had three courses, all the water and coffee we wanted and I had bourbon for 140 dollars. Well worth it for... More 

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2 Thank Matt P
Owensboro, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The food and service was good. The prime rib was excellent however, the chicken was very bland. Paid extra for the Mystery Dinner Show and it was a total joke. Sorry that I paid the extra for the so called entertainment.

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1 Thank th187385
Newport, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Dinner very good. Service very good. Ride could be better. Need more narration on what we're seeing. We picked up brochure explaining what we were seeing we wouldn't have known much.& we still missed some. At every point of interest there should be narrated information.

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1 Thank jafNewport_Kentucky
Nashville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The four of us absolutely loved it! Fantastic food, Marissa provided excellent service, the train was spectacular! This should be on everyone's Bucket List!! Will definitely be back!

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2 Thank rgredyn
Paris, Kentucky
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We were so excited for this adventure! I can't say enough nice things about the train and the staff. Everyone was so nice and the ambiance couldn't be improved. With that said, the food was awful. First course was a crepe with whole grain mustard (really?). For the second course, I got the house salad (baby greens, mandarin oranges, dried... More 

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6 Thank isadorra2002
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This was a great getaway. We had a terrific time on this train ride. Food was excellent!! I'm ready to go back and do it all again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$60 - $109
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-7300
Description
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train serves the Kentucky community to create a fine dining experience like no other. While aboard the beautifully restored 1940's dining cars, passengers experience a 2 1/2 hour journey throughout beautiful Kentucky countryside, passing through the Bernheim Forest over a wooden trestle bridge and by famous distilleries such as Four Roses and Jim Beam. Indulge in a gourmet, multi-course lunch or dinner prepared fresh on board by our renowned culinary team. Included in your ticket price is the excursion, meal, and all non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a full service bar on board. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train regularly schedules specialty excursions and has group pricing available for groups of all shapes and sizes. Have a group and don't see a date on the schedule that works for you? Give us a call to talk about opening up a new run.

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