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Old Talbott Tavern

) #3 of 64 Restaurants in Bardstown $$ - $$$ American, ,
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
+1 502-348-3494
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice old building and interesting rooms to explore. Food was good. The place is extremely old and I love old but this place needs a really good cleaning

Thank ragtimebird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history and and ambiance. Take the self guided tour of the Jesse James room. The food was very good and the service great!

Thank Penikay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat at the Old Talbott Tavern in beautiful Bardstown, KY. Never have been, Always wanted to stop. We have heard good things about this place. The hostess said it would be 10-15 minutes wait to be seated. 49 minutes later we got...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Talbott Tavern is an intriguing place. It really is old. A far cry from some of the “modern” chains with the cookie-cutter lay-outs. The service was excellent. The atmosphere was great, old, and dark with a handmade look to go with its age. The...More

Thank travelertoo2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To give you an idea of how much we love this restaurant, we drove an extra 50 miles out of our way on the way home from French Lick, Indiana last weekend just to eat there... and we had already eaten a light lunch in...More

Thank KaitlynHamilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ate here 2/3 years ago for lunch - food was good as was service - ate in original building - real atmosphere. This time not so good - ate in a large dining room, too bright, loud - newer but still old area. Service was...More

Thank cj d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This rating should've been a 5.0 but with boiled the service offered in the bar area. The six of us visited there yesterday and the food was amazing. I had the chicken fried steak which is the best I have ever had. Friends had the...More

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must say I was disappointed, considering the high reviews I had seen. The service was less than speedy and for what you got, it was overpriced. My order was wrong, but frankly it took so long so I just ate it anyway. Take a...More

Thank 343katym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. I had shrimp and cheese grits and my husband had country fried steak. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank Lois5400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good bourbon selection, mixed drinks were small for what you paid for. Also had the same experience with the food. Portions were small for what we paid. We had the hot brown and it was in a saucer sized dish.Food quality was good though.

Thank quadguy1962
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Questions & Answers
Wally H
March 21, 2017|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
Natalie F
February 11, 2017|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but I'd go if they did.
la d
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Jim K |
1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1oz Butterscotch Schnapps 1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-3494
Historic Restaurant, Bar and Inn continuously in operation since 1779. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country. Proudly serving locally inspired food and drink. Try the best top shelf bourbons with our bourbon sampler. Dine in unique surroundings where the famous and infamous visited during their historic setting ventures.
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