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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

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112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This Restaurant was outstanding. The Drinks were well made. I travel all over the country and the food here was as well prepared as The Capital Grille or Ruth Chris. The value was unbelievable. The steak I had was 55 to 70 dollars anywhere else. My meal for two was less than 70 bucks. Service was very good no problems.... More 

Thank Ken J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had three couples in our party. This was a first for trying a restaurant in Bardstown. The location was very pretty. The food and the service was wonderful. We had a great time and will definitely recommend to all of our friends as well as we will return again.

Thank Susan B
Stanford, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

took a group to this location for dinner and all were very impressed with the service, food and atmosphere -none had ever been there but all want to return --signage was poor but we all found the location

Thank bobswett51
Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to The Rickhouse for dinner in mid-December. We were staying in Bardstown during a quick trip of distillery tours. Our server was friendly, relatable and very knowledgeable of food items on the menu as well as the vast bourbon selection. We had a flight of five bourbons to taste which is highly recommended. For dinner... More 

Thank Lynn M
Springfield, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for late dinner and ate at the bar. Really warm and inviting atmosphere. Comfortable seating. Chicken Crepes, steak, asparagus and scalloped potatoes all excellent. Very reasonable wine by the glass list and generous pour. Extensive bourbon offerings. Met the owners by chance and had really great conversation with them. ( And some good laughs.) Would recommend highly if... More 

Thank lksimm2
Hudson, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

O.K., it's a little hard to find, but once you locate it, it's worth the trouble. The service was great and we never needed anything. The crab cakes for an appetizer were amazing. So yummy. The old fashion drink I ordered was really good. We both had steak for our main course. Mine was perfect! I had the 12oz Ribeye... More 

Thank bshal0sky
Madrid, Spain
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had meat (rib-eye and filet), which was flavorful and tender. The mushroom ravioli was amazing. The place is pricey, but worth it.

Thank metzer52
Louisville, Kentucky
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner and was very disappointed. Service was slow and meals were very average. We were seated and waited over 10 minutes for anyone to come to the table. Brought menus but no wine list. When asked for one we were given just the insert from the normal menu holder. Server never came back so went to the bar... More 

Thank Jim S
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy your Bourbon, don't sit in the dining room. Go to the Bar, grab a stool and dive in. Friendly atmosphere, outstanding selection, reasonable prices and knowledgeable staff. Plus you can eat dinner at the bar. Their food is excellent.

Thank Terry L
Winfield, AL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This restrurant has great food with an unusual twist. Many of the dishes are common favorites but they are prepared with a different and quite delicious flavor! The setting is somewhat offbeat but still cozy and romantic. The bourbon barrels common to the decor tied into the region well since it is in the heart of bourbon country! Would highly... More 

Thank Carol H

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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
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-2832
An elegant and unique restaurant located in the heart of historic Bardstown, Ky. We pride ourselves on our classic dishes with unique twists. We have an ever growing and expansive Bourbon collection, sold individually as well as in flights. We also have an extensive wine list, with something for everyone. For a memorable, and delectable meal and experience, please join us.

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