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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (36 reviews)
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112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Amanda is a great waitress; attentive, friendly and concerned that we had a great dining experience. My husband's steak (6oz filet) was cooked perfectly, I opted for the crab cakes which were good as was the accompanying cole slaw. Each entree was allowed two sides,...More

Thank kathyj189
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Enjoyed our evening there immensely! Got the small Filet----cut like butter----with fabulous sides--we shared----the Green beans with mushrooms, asparagus, Baked mac and cheese and scalloped potatoes.... A definite dining spot when visiting Bardstown---great atmosphere as well!

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I visited the Rickhouse Restaurant for a family reunion. We had a private room with a private bar and heavy appetizers. The appetizers were incredible! The meatballs were raved about all evening long and we had some chicken bruschetta that was so outstanding I keep...More

Thank Shannon W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food, very good service (Sarah) in an old bourbon barrel cellar. Plenty of food, side dishes shareable.

Thank distinctivepens
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful. The portions were perfect and the chocolate orange bourbon bread pudding was fabulous. Our waitress Beth was the best part of our experinece. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was a pure delight especially after getting stuck with all...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Food quality is definitely good. However they need to learn how to treat customer (group of 6) with well advanced reservations. In summary, they handled our reservations and initial seating flat out WRONG. After waiting for 10 minutes, they took us to a different building...More

Thank mr_matin
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Intimate atmosphere, haute cuisine, seasonal vegetables perfectly cooked chicken and steak, all with a Kentucky identity

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had dinner with friends. One couple ordered the pork chops, which were huge! I had the salmon, which was good. A little hard to find, but our transport driver found it in a flash. It is in an historic building on the first floor, through...More

Thank JBP677
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We had Bruschetta, the 8oz fillet, asparagus, macaroni And cheese and scalloped potatoes and it was all delicious! The restaurant is a bit difficult to find--but if you can find it, the experience is work the hunt!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We had difficulty (due to lack of signage) locating this restaurant but enjoyed the atmosphere and the food was fairly good. The waitress seemed new and untrained. I would recommend the shrimp and grits.

Thank thoughtfultraveler27
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Jill P
12 July 2017|
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Response from Therickhouse | Property representative |
While we do accommodate walk ins as quickly as possible, we strongly encourage reservations. Some nights, even during the week are busier than anticipated. While we strive for efficiency and short waits, a high volume of... More
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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