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Back Home Restaurant

251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
+1 270-769-2800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Back Home Restaurant always provides a cozy, pleasant, and super friendly dining experience. The menu offers an excellent range of home-style southern dishes that will more than satisfy every individual taste. All of the dishes are incredibly delicious and very reasonably priced, and be sure...More

Thank masterparachutist
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food and service is always terrific here. I attended a DAR lunch meeting and there were about 22 in our party. The server was very fast in getting our drink orders and then our food. They were very accommodating and repeatedly asked of we...More

Thank gbob1998
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great home cooking! Everyone loves this place! We have been several times and always enjoyed the food and the service. Sometimes there is a little boutique I UpStairs, also.

Thank bethr108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prepare for all the fixings to be brought to your table. When we want some home cooked veggies and a taste of how grandma cooked we stop at Back Home. The dining makes you feel like you are eating in a friends home. Get the...More

Thank Jayme B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fulkerson family has been a fixture in Elizabethtown for many years. Bringing many recipes from the family through the years. You will never, ever, not be pleased when visiting Back Home!

Thank Regina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a work Christmas Party here. I was pleased with quality of service and the food. The space is a little tight for larger groups. The food was delicious. You can also order carry out. Which I have done on more than one occasion....More

Thank Sara V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful old home converted into a quant little restaurant. The food had a old time feel and was very good. It's a little gem tucked downtown.

Thank dawnk1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious dinner at Back Home Restaurant after a day of sight seeing. The parking area is to the back of the restaurant where you cross over a small little bridge. The restaurant is in a small house type building. The decor was...More

Thank vacaybec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in an old house - so it's a little quirky and not really handicap accessible. The food was good and reasonably priced. The hostess and wait staff were friendly.

Thank Jewell E S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been traveling for the last two weeks and trying to eat at the top choices on TA in each of our stops. This quaint hidden gem just hit the top of our list. Don't stop here if your are concerned about calories and...More

Thank rvsparky
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Viki H
August 10, 2016|
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Response from CrazyTaylor | Reviewed this property |
It would be fine. They have a small outdoor area and in the back area it is pretty open for kids.
April 2, 2016|
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Response from Curtis W | Reviewed this property |
This question should be directed to the restaurant rather than patrons. The restaurant has a web page and can be found by searching for "Backhomeresuaurant.coim".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$3 - $10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-769-2800
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Old Victorian style home built in 1872. Two stories tall, with bottom floor Resaurant and top floor being Boutique and gift shop. Family owned and operated. Local flavor along with homemade candies, cakes and pies. Accommodations for large or small parties. Dual parking, both on the side and rear across from local Catholic Church. Also, handicabable beside rear of building. Best kept secret in Hardin County
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