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Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam

166 Upper Village Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
+1 800-325-0146
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bison chili” (8 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
“fruit” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
166 Upper Village Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful view, reasonable prices. Food was good and the service was as well. We ordered from the menu.

Thank 431pattyf
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was below average. Did not keep up with demand of salad bar. Waited 30 minutes to refill lettuce.

Thank amuncy
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Very sorry to hear about your struggle with your visit. We are addressing these issues so they will not happen with our future guests. Please come by and visit us again

Reviewed August 6, 2018

My daughter and I visited this restaurant after discovering Patti's Settlement had burned down. Though from the outside all one sees is the hotel with an exceptional view, the inside appeared very bland. In fact, we left once because we thought we were in the...More

1  Thank Karen T
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks Karen T for visiting us! Glad you enjoyed your meal! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

We are participants in the KSP's Family Adventure Quest program. We have stayed at a number of state parks over the last couple of years and we can say that this restaurant is the best that we have seen in the parks system. The steak...More

1  Thank LuvRoadTrippin
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for your kind review. Hope you come for another visit soon!

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of the location. We arrived expecting the buffet but were told that it was not being served this night. We ordered sandwiches off the menu. We allowed 2 hours for dinner. After ordering we waited 60 minutes before the appetizers...More

Thank Deborah D
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Very sorry to hear about your experience! This is DEFINITELY not our goal! Please come back again and try us for another meal... rest assured we will do much better! Hope to see you back again!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

The two of us were passing through Kentucky and looking for a unique dining experience for lunch. I found Harbor Lights while searching on Google Maps. We followed GPS right to the driveway, but it was a little confusing. We did not see the restaurant....More

Thank B C
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Sorry to hear about your experience on your visit! We hope you will try us again for a better experience!

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I don't go to State Parks expecting gourmet food. That said, the food at KDVSRP is better than other state parks. There is a hot buffet at each meal or you can order from a menu. The items offered at each meal were fresh, hot...More

Thank Catfan02
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for your kind review. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed June 30, 2018

We met at this Resturant for a family get-ti-gather. We were pleased with the location because it was central to all that were com8ng. The view out of the large windows is just beautiful. The food was good and the service wats great. The only...More

1  Thank Jacqueline C
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Yes, we do struggle with signage at Harbor Lights. But we are working to improve! Glad you enjoyed your meal. Please come and visit us again!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

We were staying at the hotel and didn't want to leave and go get something to eat so decided to eat at the onsite restaurant, despite some of the reviews. We had good service but they were very short help as a lot of the...More

Thank momofboys000
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks for your kind review. See you next time!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

A large group of us had lunch here and everyone was well taken care of. Most, if not all of us, had the buffet. The food was fresh and well prepared and was kept well stocked. Our drinks were refilled promptly by a nice young...More

Thank Quest810164
Scot R, General Manager at Harbor Lights Restaurant at Kentucky Dam, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Glad to hear everyone in your group enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again!

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colemanangie711
April 24, 2017|
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Response from 141cobalt07 | Reviewed this property |
yes there are tables set up for outside ..when we were there they were serving inside ..beautiful view though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Upper Village Drive, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Gilbertsville
  • Phone Number: +1 800-325-0146
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