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Back Home Restaurant

251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
+1 270-769-2800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatloaf” (39 reviews)
“corn pudding” (26 reviews)
“country ham” (11 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was good as was the service. I wasn't very impressed with the food prepared for such an occasion. My mother and I didn't want to make a big meal for just the two of us. I thought going to the Back Home Restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Happiness586912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been able to stop here twice for dinner in the last year and both times were super! The food was wonderful, service was top notch and the atmosphere was so cozy! I recommend the BLT(with the fried green tomato) or the open faced...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HighwayDancer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here for great home cooking in a historic home that's been renovated. Seating is in different rooms (like in a house) but there is also an additional space that will hold a larger group if needed. My favorites here are the vegetable plate or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rhondal456
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t all in on this place based on the photos I’ve seen in reviews. If green beans look obviously from a can (kind of dull and limp looking) in customer reviews then that is a tell to me. However, wife read a lot of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tspierce78
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Stopped here while traveling for work conference. Not more than 5 minutes off interstate.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dhk213
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We had a very pleasant experience at the Back Home Restaurant. You are made to feel welcome the moment you walk in the door. The lunch menu had some of my favorite regional dishes on it. The chicken fried steak was perfect, crispy on the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RIkiS_11
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way thru town, so happy we did. Food was delicious. We had the Sweet onion soufle dip, not sure if I spelt that right lol. Very creamy and a lot of flavor. My wife had the BLFGT sandwich she loves...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 1959michaelg
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Meatloaf with two sides plus cornbread was more than filling. OK, the corn pudding combined with the broccoli casserole may have been a little rich for my wife. I, however, opted to go with green beans and corn pudding which worked out fine. Service was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is 30 years old. It is located in a 19 century building near the center of town. Hardwood floors and trim, antiques used as decorative items, lots of booths, a number of rooms, a small outdoor garden, a boutique on the top floor,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank V9334TAlauriem
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and i found this small family style restaurant in a house ... nice selection of meats and veggies ... the place was full at 2,30 in the afternoon ... quick service, good food at a grat price ... it is worth the drive...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Questions & Answers
Viki H
10 August 2016|
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Response from CrazyTaylor | Reviewed this property |
It would be fine. They have a small outdoor area and in the back area it is pretty open for kids.
Tom S
2 April 2016|
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Response from Curtis W | Reviewed this property |
This question should be directed to the restaurant rather than patrons. The restaurant has a web page and can be found by searching for "Backhomeresuaurant.coim".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-769-2800
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Old Victorian style home built in 1872. Two stories tall, with bottom floor Resaurant and top floor being Boutique and gift shop. Family owned and operated. Local flavor along with homemade candies, cakes and pies. Accommodations for large or small parties. Dual parking, both on the side and rear across from local Catholic Church. Also, handicabable beside rear of building. Best kept secret in Hardin County
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