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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
+1 502-348-7300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husband and I rode the train and ate dinner. The meal was very tasty and plentiful. It was a fun ride just not very long. Kind of expensive

Thank 76glendal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Group of four on the dinner train. I felt that it was priced a little high for the type of food. But I am from a small town that isn't used to the high prices.

Thank Dee V
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Overall I enjoyed doing this but I would recommend going on a double date as they will seat you with strangers to fill tables. Food on my visit was great and scenery was good except the occasional redneck backyard with junk and old cars. It's...More

1  Thank oboi
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a rather expensive lunch but the food was quite good and plentiful. We were lucky enough to be seated with two passengers with similar interests and local knowledge. Service was exemplary. We had ordered the shrimp cocktail, which contained about 5 huge shrimp...More

Thank Anniebonnie
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went on the Lunch excursion of the Dinner Train on Christmas Eve day. The entire process to book, chose our meal, and board the train was made very easy by the great staff. The food was surprisingly good. In fact, it's one of the...More

1  Thank bshal0sky
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We loved this! Everyone very friendly. It's an experience we won't soon forget. It is a little pricy but I mean you are riding a train.

1  Thank Calwerty
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a very interesting train ride. The train runs on 37 miles of the old Louisville and Nashville Railroad built in 1860. The rail line carried freight and passengers until 1953 then be came a historical event. Three of the dinner train cars were...More

1  Thank Dick H
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After living in Kentucky for 16 years we finally took a ride on the dinner train to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It totally exceeded my expectations. Loved the scenic ride through bourbon country. My husband and I both had the Kentucky Hot Brown, which was...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went on the train ride for my birthday with my husband. Had a wonderful time. Had a nice view from the train and a wonderful lunch. Would ride the rails again. Maybe do dinner next time.

Thank wilma a
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Dinner Train was such a memorable experience to share with my husband and parents. The food and service were exceptional, and the excursion was smooth, informative and beautiful at this time of the year. We will definitely be back!

Thank Kaitlin G
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Carolyn B
What is the dress code?
13 October 2016|
Response from jafNewport_Kentucky | Reviewed this property |
Nice comfortable clothing. Nothing formal. Men & women had comfortable shorts, knee, ankle and long pants on. Several people wore athletic shoes. A dress code can be found on their email site too.
Carolyn B
What is the dress code for b lunch?
13 October 2016|
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Response from Michelle N | Reviewed this property |
I wore dress pants and a dressy blouse. My husband wore dress slacks and a button down shirt. I suggest dressing like you would at any upscale restaurant.
Is your train handicapped accessible?
27 September 2016|
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Response from Joan B | Reviewed this property |
yes it is!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$109
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-7300
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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train serves the Kentucky community to create a fine dining experience like no other. While aboard the beautifully restored 1940's dining cars, passengers experience a 2 1/2 hour journey throughout beautiful Kentucky countryside, passing through the Bernheim Forest over a wooden trestle bridge and by famous distilleries such as Four Roses and Jim Beam. Indulge in a gourmet, multi-course lunch or dinner prepared fresh on board by our renowned culinary team. Included in your ticket price is the excursion, meal, and all non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a full service bar on board. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train regularly schedules specialty excursions and has group pricing available for groups of all shapes and sizes. Have a group and don't see a date on the schedule that works for you? Give us a call to talk about opening up a new run.