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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

10 of us went for dinner while staying in Bardstown and found this to be a very unique restaurant named for the bourbon ricks ( or storage units for bourbon) . It happens to be a former seminary from the 1800's and the restaurant is...More

Thank TahitianPassion
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to go here because of the reviews! It was very hard to find...service not so great. We ordered wine with dinner, it never arrived. We let them know and it still showed up on the bill. They weren't that busy, just seemed disorganized....More

Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

There were 7 of us plus a highchair. We wanted a 5:30/6:00 reservation but could only get one at 5:00 which was a little early. We live in Elizabethtown so had about a half hour drive. The food was excellent and well prepared. There was...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

There are not a lot of places to eat in Bardstown but this one is very good by any standard. The service was very good, too.

Thank Coco1957
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Wow wow wow! One of the best meals I have every eaten while traveling. It was kind of hard to find this lace but what a hidden treasure!! The steak was so tender it could be cut with a butter knife and possibly the best...More

Thank lewiesmom
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The restaurant is located away from the center of town in the basement of an historic building that has served many uses over the years. Ambiance is quaint with low ceilings and stone archways, although lighting is somewhat harsh and out of character with the...More

Thank DPLowcountry
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Dined here because of Trip Advisor. Had the small filet and it was great. Tender and Tasty! I had the asparagus and Brussel Sprouts. Great Bourbon selection as you’d hope and imagine. Bread pudding for dessert. Great must dine at spot!

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice place to have dinner if you visit Bardstown. We did have reservations on a recent Thursday night . It was busy , but not jammed . Service was very good -and food was tasty. The macaroni & cheese side dish was great - and...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

What can be bad about a place with a selection of over 100 Bourbons? And the steaks are prepared perfectly. Great ambiance - like being in a bourbon or wine cellar. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The staff is super friendly. The bar tender gal was cool under pressure. Many orders from the bar and from tables and she kept her sense of humor. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. My husband had steak. They told him he wouldn't need a...More

Thank BudNLily
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Jill P
12 July 2017|
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Response from Moonmel | Reviewed this property |
In the past I have called because they can get really busy. You can even call that day so they can get you on the schedule.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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