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Old Talbott Tavern

) #3 of 63 Restaurants in Bardstown €€ - €€€ American, ,
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
+1 502-348-3494
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I must say I was disappointed, considering the high reviews I had seen. The service was less than speedy and for what you got, it was overpriced. My order was wrong, but frankly it took so long so I just ate it anyway. Take a...More

Thank katy m
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and service. I had shrimp and cheese grits and my husband had country fried steak. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank Lois5400
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good bourbon selection, mixed drinks were small for what you paid for. Also had the same experience with the food. Portions were small for what we paid. We had the hot brown and it was in a saucer sized dish.Food quality was good though.

Thank quadguy1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tavern is very rustic and the service is excellent. We had lunch there and there were many choices to pick from. We chose to split a sandwich and get a slaw. It filled us.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building itself is worth the visit in my opinion - just to add yourself to the long line of people that have eaten in this establishment. When we walked in (for supper on a Wednesday evening) there wasn't anyone at the hostess stand to...More

1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in such an old and historic building. After you eat, be sure to walk around. It was well worth it. The food was good and the wait staff very helpful. We were there when it appeared that the wait staff was down a...More

1  Thank Barb D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited for a bit while the hostess was on the phone with a reservation. It was about 1pm on a weekday, so traveling through the area decided to stop for lunch. The outside looked shabby, and needed window cleaning, etc. The tables in the...More

1  Thank ArtyBeachLady
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch during our stay in New Haven. Lunch was great and my wife got the glutin free meal she needed. Must tour the upstairs rooms while your there, the history of the tavern is amazing!

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to stop in here because of the fascinating history. The reviews always kept me away. Finally got to experience it myself. We were seated right away on a Friday evening. Our server was very friendly and efficient. She went out of...More

Thank Kris1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleased to find a variety of options here! The fried green tomatoes are some of the best I've had in a restaurant in many years!

Thank JoVin13
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Questions & Answers
Wally H
21 March 2017|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
Natalie F
11 February 2017|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but I'd go if they did.
la d
10 September 2016|
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Response from Jim K |
1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1oz Butterscotch Schnapps 1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-3494
Historic Restaurant, Bar and Inn continuously in operation since 1779. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country. Proudly serving locally inspired food and drink. Try the best top shelf bourbons with our bourbon sampler. Dine in unique surroundings where the famous and infamous visited during their historic setting ventures.
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