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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

If you want to eat at the Rickhouse, be sure to make reservations a few days in advance. You can only make reservations on the website. According to their website directions, we made a reservation for the same evening more than 6 hours in advance...More

Thank sandersdg
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Fist make sure you get good directions to the entrance as it is located in the lower level of the Oscar Getz Museum. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. We did not have a reservation, but it was midweek, so they were able to accommodate...More

Thank pat d
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The hubby and I went here for dinner our first night in Bardstown for our anniversary dinner and this place has set the bar really high for everything we do afterward. It’s small and has a nice, intimate feeling. We had to drive around a...More

Thank Coco S
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is fabulous!! The service was wonderful and the food was outstanding!!! The steaks were sooo tender and the Mac and cheese and the bourbon mushrooms were delicious!!! Thanks for a great evening!!!

Thank sabhmueth
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our party of 10 had a wonderful fun experience at The Rickhouse last weekend! We were treated to delicious dinners, drinks, desserts and the service was attentive and superb. The staff couldn't have been friendlier! Be sure to make reservations and call for directions because...More

Thank cintigirl2016
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The atmosphere at the Rickhouse is unique, cozy and quaint. It is located in the basement of Spalding Hall in historic downtown Bardstown, and is a little hard to find. This was our first visit and here is what I liked and what I didn't...More

Thank jench5930
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Pizza was good, as was the mammoth bowl of spaghetti. Waitress accommodated my special request. Short wait not a problem

Thank Bjpnp
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Began at the bar and enjoyed our wait with a great bartender. She was outgoing and personable and knowledgeable. Waitress was fantastic and I'll her recommendations were spot on. Dinner was delicious from the bread and salad and main entrees. Too full to have dessert...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Located under the distillers museum, amazing variety of spirits, very good service and the food was amazing.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

After experiencing 2 restaurants with 1 and 2 hour waits, we were seated at the Rickhouse within 10 minutes. The overall environment of the place is really interesting and provides a learning experience about the building. The food was excellent, we all left with a...More

Thank randrews30
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Nearby Attractions
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.98 km away
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33 reviews
.10 km away
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.77 km away
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.15 km away
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Jill P
13 July 2017|
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Response from Moonmel | Reviewed this property |
In the past I have called because they can get really busy. You can even call that day so they can get you on the schedule.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-2832
An elegant and unique restaurant located in the heart of historic Bardstown, Ky. We pride ourselves on our classic dishes with unique twists. We have an ever growing and expansive Bourbon collection, sold individually as well as in flights. We also have an extensive wine list, with something for everyone. For a memorable, and delectable meal and experience, please join us.
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