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Old Talbott Tavern

107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
+1 502-348-3494
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“kentucky burgoo” (18 reviews)
“tavern burger” (12 reviews)
“pot roast” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place, we had a fantastic server and a great meal. I’m vegetarian and they had an absolutely lovely sautéed vegetable dish.

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had appetizers in the restaurant and they were pretty good. The banana pepper rings were a little crispy, but OK. The steak strips were pretty good. A great bourbon selection in the bar!

Thank DLouderback
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Burgoo soup and drinks were delicious. Menu was very diverse, something for everyone. Our server was very thorough and checked in often and made some good suggestions of places to visit.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice of bourbon, wonderful historic atmosphere, and live music on the weekends. Visited with friends after the Bourbon Trail.

Thank JimBIII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try the Talbott Tavern on the bass of reviews I had read, we had not book and to was a Saturday evening so we had to wait about 20 mins. We started with the BBQ meatballs and Steak Bites which were nice...More

Thank Salvatore G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to sit amongst history and enjoy a meal with friends or family this is a good choice in Bardstown. My husband and I enjoyed lunch here after touring a local distillery. We were each pleased with our selections: a BLT sandwich and...More

Thank Aline A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After trying many Kentucky restaurants I was becoming resigned to the notion that we needed to stick to national chains. It was one terrible or bland meal after another and then . . . . we ate at the Old Talbott Tavern. Finally good food....More

Thank awaywegowithkids
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great dining experience here. Carla waited our table and she really knew the menu. Great bourbon selection. Down home cooking served hot. Extremely historic site so take time to walk through the tavern. It is also a Bed & Breakfast. Next time...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We visited Old Talbott Tavern while on a Thanksgiving break and thoroughly enjoyed it. The history is exceptionally interesting and the lunch was excellent. Very warm and quaint in its decor, the staff was friendly and even allowed us to view an unoccupied room upstairs...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We went here for lunch during our Bourbon trail experience we were doing on or own. Great atmosphere and a really cool place to check out. Food and service were excellent. Had the southern fried sampler appetizer and a soup/salad and BLT. They were all...More

Thank TerryWe5
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Questions & Answers
Wally H
22 March 2017|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
Natalie F
12 February 2017|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but I'd go if they did.
la d
10 September 2016|
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Response from Jim K |
1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1oz Butterscotch Schnapps 1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-3494
Historic Restaurant, Bar and Inn continuously in operation since 1779. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country. Proudly serving locally inspired food and drink. Try the best top shelf bourbons with our bourbon sampler. Dine in unique surroundings where the famous and infamous visited during their historic setting ventures.
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