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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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“corn pudding” (17 reviews)
“meatloaf” (25 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is TRUE back home cooking. Fresh, excellent, prepared perfectly and with care. Family owned and THE PLACE to eat

Thank twalterstkh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Six of us ate there very late on a Sunday afternoon. We had fried green tomatoes, meatloaf, salmon patties, chicken tenders, chicken tenders on mac and cheese, and child’s chicken tenders and most everything was good including a variety of vegetables. A couple of things...More

Thank Jetta K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was awesome, the service excellent, the parking is sparse. A good variety of items to choose from.

Thank KyReserve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family member that lives in E-Town suggested we eat lunch here.I was really into the setting.Cool old home.We ordered appitizers (fried green tomatoes,and pickles)They were excellent.I ordered the salmon patties and slaw,and hash brown casserole..Slaw was not good.Tasted Sorta sour.Hash brown casserole was great.Now...More

Thank william d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice break from the chain restaurants. It is a little off the expressway, but oh so worth it. We went on a Friday afternoon and were seated right away. Our waiter was very attentive and kept our drinks refilled. My husband ordered...More

Thank Danna G
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is delicious and the service is great! Love the little booths. Don't forget to try their amazing desserts!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I go out of town, I like going to local places I can't get anywhere else. After the reviews on here & a suggestion from our hotel, We went. It's a very interesting place. Just like walking through someone's front door. The decor of...More

Thank Auburnfan76
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Enjoyed a "Girls day out" with my daughter, mother, sister and two nieces. We all got something different, since it was our first time trying Back Home, so we could sample. Food was excellent, service was awesome and we can't wait to do it again!

Thank KY2008
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love the rustic country charm. Servive was great and friendly. our food was a mix of average and quite good. The salmon patties had an exquisite light cruncy crust. Way beyond ordinary. Unfortunately, the actual pattie needed more salmon and less filler. It was gooey,...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Bought the special, salmon cakes, and they were so dry. Practically inedible. the hamburger was decent but nothing special.

Thank jeffrey120
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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.
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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