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Stephen Foster Restaurant

503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
+1 502-348-5076
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fried fish” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here on many occasions when visiting my Bardstown in laws. You get a lot of food for the value (buffet) and the fried fish can’t be beat.... found myself returning to the buffet just for the fish; flavorful, light crunchy batter. Am not...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Horrible from the get-go. I chose to only have soup and salad as I cannot eat processed, fried food with gloppy sauces or gravey. the chicken noodle soup was a salt lick....unedible. The salad offering was moderately better....lettuce, sliced tomatoes, mushrooms, cottage cheese were OK....More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

When in the Bardstown area, Stephen Foster Restaurant is a must stop. Bring your appetite because there is plenty of home made cooking to sample. The selection is very good and the staff keep the options full and fresh. It is a Buffet only so...More

Thank Gene H
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Definitely nothing special. The food was decent, not bad but nothing to go crazy over either. I'm glad I tried it but it's a mediocre experience at best. If ya want to try it then you should, but don't go out of your way to...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had been traveling for three hours and wanted to try a new place for breakfast instead of something you can get most anywhere. Searched restaurants near me and we found this little gem tucked away. It has the most versatile breakfast/ brunch bar I have...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday brunch. The food for the most part was hot and kept filled. This is a buffet. It has a nice salad bar. The bacon was undercooked. There were enough choices for every.

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times i n the past. Always clean good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I rated this restaurant as average because while the salad bar was good, and the selections/range of choices on the buffet was good, both husband and I chose the chicken and it was very dry. It could have been helped if they offered gravy, but...More

Thank jench5930
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I thought this was just an average breakfast. The cost was cheap and the food ok. The scrambled eggs were fluffy which is unusual for a buffet. The bacon was crisp. Other then that there was the usual biscuit an gravy, french toast, ham, sausage...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Having left another restaurant for lack of service we ended up here due to not much else open on a Sunday. I am not a buffet fan so I clenched my teeth and went in. I was happily surprised. As much as I don't like...More

2  Thank jazzgran
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Linda R
26 August 2017|
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Response from leftout | Reviewed this property |
We only had breakfast when we ate there. Was surprised there were items on the menu for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-5076
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