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The Tousey House Tavern

5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
+1 859-586-9900
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried chicken” (29 reviews)
“halibut” (12 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've heard about this place for a long time and finally decided to go for my bday. The service was excellent, the restaurant itself was lovely with the linens and candles on each table. I opted for the Tousey Filet and it was cooked to...More

Thank kimfarrelly
Reviewed 5 days ago

This very old home was a great place to eat in Kentucky. The food was excellent and the service very good. It is best to call ahead and get reservations.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our anniversary dinner here My wife had the fried chicken and I had the ribeye steak. Both were done to perfection. Excellent service too.

Thank twsmith14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the family style fried chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, slaw, green beans, and a biscuit. It was all excellent! You get 4 delicious pieces of non greasy fried chicken with an incredible an crust. The service is superb!

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and great service - We really enjoyed this restaurant as a family. What a great venue for Burlington.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great service complimented by wonderful food. The best fried green tomatoes around and the fried chicken entree is worth the extra prep time. Beautiful, historic former attorney’s home is your backdrop for this gem!

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night and although we made reservations. We didn't need them. Make reservations on the weekend. Menu offered good selections and staff was friendly. Food was well prepared.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

My husband and I enjoy eating out and appreciate fine dining. Since moving to the Greater Cincinnati/NKY area 2 years ago several people have told us we needed to check out The Tousey House Tavern in Burlington, Ky. The building was built in 1822. Upon...More

Thank shotty n
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there on a Sunday evening and really enjoyed it. It’s an old house that was built in 1822, which I loved. I had the Tousey Hot Brown which was very good and filling (I couldn’t finish it). You get...More

Thank cmc-llc
Reviewed 15 May 2018

My stepson and I brought my wife here for Mother's Day. The Tousey House Tavern building itself has a long, colorful history. We had reservations and were seated right away. The service was excellent, as was the food. Their specialty dishes (Hot Brown and Short...More

Thank TomandJerrilynn
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Diane S
12 May 2017|
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Response from Patsy H | Reviewed this property |
Questions like this should go directly to the restaurant. Trip Advisor reviewers would not know the current details. Bit whatever they offer will be good.
31 May 2016|
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Response from deetsies | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Tousey House in beautiful Burlington , KY, serves non-alcoholic beer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
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: 5963 N Jefferson St, Burlington, KY 41005-9596
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-586-9900
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