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The Tousey House Tavern

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5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
+1 859-586-9900
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (11 reviews)
“bread pudding” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I enjoy eating out and appreciate fine dining. Since moving to the Greater Cincinnati/NKY area 2 years ago several people have told us we needed to check out The Tousey House Tavern in Burlington, Ky. The building was built in 1822. Upon...More

Thank shotty n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there on a Sunday evening and really enjoyed it. It’s an old house that was built in 1822, which I loved. I had the Tousey Hot Brown which was very good and filling (I couldn’t finish it). You get...More

Thank cmc-llc
Reviewed May 15, 2018

My stepson and I brought my wife here for Mother's Day. The Tousey House Tavern building itself has a long, colorful history. We had reservations and were seated right away. The service was excellent, as was the food. Their specialty dishes (Hot Brown and Short...More

Thank TomandJerrilynn
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

House was built in 1822 which brings a lot of charm to this establishment. The food and service was very good. We would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Boys4us
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten in the bar at the Tousey House many times, and have had excellent service, and an enjoyable meal. That was not the case last night. The noise level was exceptionally loud, and our server behaved like she didn't want to be there....More

Thank Teacher202
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Staying in area to catch a flight tomorrow to New Orleans. Best part of vacation is all about the food. When in the Burlington Ky area we always go to Tousey Tavern. The setting is a historical home. Very quaint cozy. We always start with...More

Thank HurricaneGal_11
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is superior except that the whipped yellow goo they serve with bread and swear is butter is not. You can tell a real butter taste and it’s one of the best flavors on earth. All four of us at table agreed. The rolls...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Tousey Tavern. He rated his steak the best ever and I tried the Kentucky Hot Brown! Delicious! We highly recommend.

Thank Gwen P
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We went to the Tousey House for a holiday dinner with visiting family. It was busy but the service was terrific. The food was incredible! Every portion that we had served was better than the last. Generous portions and ideal presentation. Everyone in our party...More

Thank labrador47
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

I have been to the restaurant a few times. Each time we had a great meal in beautiful kept historic building with lots of history.

Thank VeniceFoodie1
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Diane S
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Patsy H | Reviewed this property |
Questions like this should go directly to the restaurant. Trip Advisor reviewers would not know the current details. Bit whatever they offer will be good.
May 30, 2016|
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Response from deetsies | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Tousey House in beautiful Burlington , KY, serves non-alcoholic beer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-586-9900
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