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Boone Tavern Restaurant

100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
+1 859-985-3700
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“spoon bread” (161 reviews)
“spoonbread” (58 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 AMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved having lunch here while Black Friday shopping in Berea. It was our first visit and we will definitely come back. The spoon bread was a welcome surprise, and so good. We started with the fried green tomato wedges then I had a hot brown...More

Thank ncstateva
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Ncstateva, We are thrilled to receive your 5-star review and thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you and your husband were both pleased with your Boone Tavern dining options, some of our true southern-style dishes. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while passing through town. It’s a quaint place, with linen table clothes and napkins. Has the feel of historic you’d expect from this piece of history. Service was impeccable as was the food. The spoon bread served in place of rolls was...More

Thank Kazakboy
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kazaboy, Thank you for your 5-star review, kind words and taking the time to let our online readers know of your most enjoyable experience. We hope to have you visit with us again, the next time you are passing through town. Andrew J.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had Sunday brunch at Boone Tavern. The dining room is set up nicely for a quiet , relaxing experience. The serving tables are in a separate room . The servers are friendly. There was a nice variety of food options he day...More

Thank shell5786
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shell5786, We are thrilled to receive your 5-star review of your Boone Tavern dining experience and that you would take the time to share it with the TripAdvisor community. We are so happy to hear that you found our Sunday brunch offerings and service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 meals..great service for one of the 3 and great food. The spoon bread is a nice touch a bit of history..when we asked why it was called spoon bread, 2/3 of the servers did not know but did find out. Fee for splitting a...More

Thank Kathy L
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kathy L, We appreciate that you would take the time to share your Boone Tavern dining experience with the Tripadvisor community. We take your concerns seriously and will be discussing them with our team immediately. We do hope that you will visit with us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat at Boone Tavern often and the food is always excellent! The menu has recently changed so there are a multitude of choices to choose from. It does take a little longer to get your food, but well worth the wait!

Thank Harold U
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Harold U, Thank you for your 5-star review and taking the time to let the online community know of your Boone Tavern dining experience. We appreciate that you dine with us often and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Andrew J.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten breakfast and dinner here multiple times and it's just wonderful. What a relief from non-stop traveling fast food! Nice ambiance, good service, and most, if not all, of the food comes from the farm affiliated with Berea College. A wonderful change-of-pace, especially if...More

Thank Janet V
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Janet V, We are thrilled to receive your 5-star review of your Boone Tavern dining experience! Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to share them with them with the TripAdvisor community. We also appreciate you noticing the attention to detail...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in Berea for 5 years as a student in the 80’s and this was my 1st visit to the restaurant. The meal was good but not over the top fantastic. The restaurant was also a bit dark for me.More

Thank DubbysMom2
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DubbysMom2, We appreciate that you would take the time to share your Boone Tavern dining experience with the online community. We strive to continually improve and hope that you will visit us again soon to see if we can take it "over the top"...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My husband is the Kentucky native while I'm most definitely the Yankee of the family; even so, what a delightful blend of Yankee old school charm with Kentucky recipes coming from the kitchen. Robert says the "Hot Brown" - turkey, country ham, bacon, and cheese...More

Thank Mariellen C
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mariellen C, We greatly appreciate your 5-star review of your Boone Tavern dining experience. We are pleased that you were so happy with your dining selections and that you recognize our attention to detail. We do hope that you will visit us again soon....More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped for resting on the way to Florida at the Boone Tavern Restaurant in Berea, Kentucky. It takes about 15 minutes to get there from 75. "Boone Tavern has a long tradition of welcoming guests from across the nation and around the world" quoted...More

Thank tizs0
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tizs0, Thank you for taking the time to share your Boone Tavern dining experience with the online community. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We take all suggestions seriously and will discuss your concern with our service...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Excellent historical place tucked away in Berea, KY. Food and service are top -notch. The spoonbread alone is reason enough to come here.More

1  Thank Pissed-A-Hole
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pissed-A-Hole, Thank you for your kind words. We are very happy to hear that your enjoyed your time with us and that you would share them with the TripAdvisor community. We are certainly pleased that you enjoyed the spoonbread, our signature cornmeal souffle, that...More

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$17.95 adults, $9.95 for children 12 and under
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
    (100 Main Street N.)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-985-3700
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