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Fava's Restaurant

159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
+1 502-863-4383
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (40 reviews)
“frickles” (17 reviews)
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American, Diner
159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I ordered the fried tenderloin and fries. The kitchen was very slow. When my order came, had cheese fries instead. The waitress apologized for the mistake and said my fries would be out in a couple of minutes. My tenderloin was to salty and very...More

Thank leftout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere, friendly staff, the food was delicious, all for a very good price. The only negative is parking during the day - all parking close to the restaurant is limited to 15 minutes (which is strictly enforced) so you have to park farther...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fava's has been open for a long time for 2 good reasons. The food is great and the staff is always friendly. If you're in a rush, it's not for you. Sometimes it can take a while for you food to arrive. But, it is...More

Thank Q908SGwilliamj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is average. Nothing on the menu stands out as great. Decent little place with decent food. It's not my favorite place to eat in town but it's not the worst.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family had been to Old Friends and were looking for a spot for lunch in downtown Georgetown. This was a perfect local gathering spot. Many people knew each other. A cute little diner. No frills, just a good basic lunch. Would definitely return

Thank jlbryan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fava's has been in business since 1910 and has kept the vibe from decades ago with an old tin ceiling, black/white flooring and the old soda fountain with stools. The booths were full of customers and catfish is a favorite here so we ordered the...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Fava's for lunch and all 4 of us really enjoyed our meals. The service was excellent, food great, and the restaurant decor nostalgic. We will be back if in Georgetown again. Reasonable price and nice portions.

Thank Bev C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My wife and I went Fava's for lunch and was pleasantly surprise with the food. My wife had a fried country ham sandwich with homemade clips. I had a country club sandwich with fries. Both sandwichs were very good, chips were good, fries not cooked...More

Thank Tthorne1
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Fava's is a local restaurant that you must go if you are in Georgetown. you have to eat the catfish here is awesome

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took my granddaughter here she wanted fried pickles She enjoyed them I didn't think much of the atmosphere or the service

Thank Paula R
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15 March 2017|
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Response from Sandit70 | Reviewed this property |
no. no liquor.
Georgia H
21 June 2016|
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Response from ClassroomDoctor | Reviewed this property |
No online menu that we are aware of, however, as I recall the menu was mostly American fare. Prices were, by comparison, a bit more than competitors, however, it was worth the small upscale amount to take in the environment... More
6 February 2016|
Response from chip m | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there open Sundays. Menu prices range from $6-$12 plate. Larhe portions too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-863-4383
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