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The Tousey House Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been to Tousey house during the winter early in the year (first visit). Thought the food was average but the setting was quaint and thought it would be a good place to bring family visiting from out of town. Indeed, took visiting family about a week ago on a Sunday. The experience was "sad". The food from the appetizers... More 

Thank James L
Louisville, Ohio
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and well decorated dinner setting with an atmosphere that was just right. Our waiter was most accomadatable and friendly. Food was excellent.

Thank Irishtiger525
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is beautiful and historic. The food is great and the service is always consistent. I had the spinach salad with blackened salmon and it was delicious! My husband had the caesar salad with blackened chicken and it was also really good. I would highly recommend this place, it's always really convenient to visit every time with stay at... More 

Thank Nati2813
Burlington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Great food and service in a beautiful old historic home. They also have a nice patio for outdoor dinning.

Thank Kim F
Cincinnati, Ohio
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

A charming restaurant in a beautifully restored historic home. The atmosphere is upscale and artful, but casual and comfortable at the same time. The patio is shady, quiet and even dog friendly....it was delightful. I had the house pasta, which was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meals...the cod, hamburger and several other dishes. On another visit we all had the walleye... More 

1 Thank johnny w
Burlington, Kentucky
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We love this local tavern located in an old home of yesteryear. Some comfort food, some upscale items, nice patio and cute rooms.

Thank Sarasotasungal
Corinth, Kentucky
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

On a friend's recommendation we went to the Tousey House Tavern for dinner. What a wonderful surprise! Once inside your imagination takes you back to the 18th. Century. Yes the place seems that old. We went upstairs to a window front table overlooking the street below. Service was prompt and the wine list and bourbon selection were far above average.... More 

Thank David I
Lawrenceburg, IN
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Went to the TH for dinner with my wife, our son and his girlfriend. Overall, it was a good experience. We sat outside on the patio, which was quite nice. The service was spot-on, and the food was pretty good. My wife had the pasta w/chicken, my son had the skirt steak, our son's girlfriend had the mac and cheese... More 

1 Thank Linerguy
Cincinnati, Ohio
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Had business lunch. Ordered the grilled chicken salad. Romaine nice and fresh - typical dressing - nothing special. Nice cheese shavings on top. Huge portion of grilled chicken - but the chicken just didn't have much flavor beyond the char from the grill. Other folks had the Summer salad with Salmon and all said it was very good. One guy... More 

Thank Penny S
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband keep trying to give this place a second, third and final chance. The food is extremely mediocre. The steaks are ok but the sides are awful, of which we have tried almost all, and definitely not a cheap place to eat. The ambience leaves much to be desired. They have a decent bourbon collection. Service is poor, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
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: 859-586-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?