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Back Home Restaurant

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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant after we discovered there was a big festival in Glendale and we would not get to eat at the Whistle Stop. Atmosphere was very cozy and nice. Interesting decorations throughout. My three other diners had a hot brown which she said was delicious. Another diner had the open faced roast beef and loved it. My... More 

Thank Mary S
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Back Home offers several menu items for everyone. The food is delicious but my favorite is the atmosphere. It's very cozy with friendly servers that make you feel welcome.

Thank Tracey T
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spending the night in Elizabethtown KY and not wanting to eat at a franchise restaurant, we opted for the Back Homes Restaurant. It was a short drive from our hotel by the freeway. While it does not serve alcohol, the food was worth the trip. It's wholesome, home cooked meals. Fried green tomatoes were very good.

Thank Carl B
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute old house with delicious food, friendly staff, good service. There is a very good boutique on the second floor which should not be missed.

Thank Arlyn L
Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, service was excellent, decor was warm and comfortable. We were worried because a huge group went in right before us, but our food came out quickly. The fried green tomatoes were delicious.

Thank DD42301
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from Nashville. The restaurant is a neat older looking brick building. There is a crafty shop downstairs and a cute boutique upstairs. For a late lunch, we had the hot brown and chicken fried chicken. Both were delicious and service was friendly and fast. We will definitely be back!

Thank AutumnChastain
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My roommates and I really enjoyed the food here, so much that we returned a few weeks later. The southern style home cooked meals are great. The only thing I felt wasn't perfect was the service by our first server but the second time it was great!

Thank Josh R
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local favorite for me and my family. The fried green tomato burger is awesome! Very friendly staff and locally owned.

Thank Christylc
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was good but had hoped for better. Hostess/cashier very nice but server was not as friendly. Shrimp and grits portion was MUCH smaller than expected for price and certainly did not expect raw chunks of green pepper and something similar to French's Fried Onions on top. Hot Brown was extremely salty. Really liked the atmosphere. Will give it another... More 

Thank Tigrlily76
Clarksville, TN
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an awesome find in E-Town! I had my first Kentucky Hot Brown here, and it was delicious! The cobbler is amazing as well. Cute atmosphere and outstanding service!

Thank Steffanie0682

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
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: 12707692800
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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