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Back Home Restaurant

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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
+1 270-769-2800
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Mt washington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in Elizabethtown I try to make it a point to dine at Back Home. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is so quaint and friendly it makes you want to come back not just for the wonderful food, but to feel like you are a part of the community. I have been eating there for a... More 

Thank Nancytriker
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They must be doing something right to be in business so long. It is good country cooking without spending time in the kitchen yourself. Each bite reminded me of a visit to grandmas house. In fact the dining is in a historic house near the downtown. Come prepared to eat! The portions are generous and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Jayme B
Brighton, Michigan
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming little place located a few miles off 65 in the downtown area of Elizabethtown. When traveling, we always try to look for places like this over a chain. It's located in an old house and has a little boutique store inside as well. It was quiet, clean, cozy and decorated very nicely. The food was very... More 

Thank Jen S
Paducah, Kentucky
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit. First visit was very impressed. This time Waitress didn't seem interested in serving us. After food was served. She didn't even come to check. Very disappointing customer service. Food wasn't that great this time.

Thank CHARGER407
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was amazing! Food is delicious! Atmosphere wonderful and the boutique is beautiful! I will bring all of my visitors here!

Thank Amy Y
Lexington, Kentucky
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in E'town visiting today we thought we would break away from the chain restaurants and try something local. Saw on TA it has good reviews so we thought we'd give it a try. Bad mistake. Not sure if they have lots of local friends that posted great reviews to bump them to the top, but TA let me down... More 

Thank C_Ky_Traveller_
Evansville, Indiana
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Went for a quick lunch on the suggestion of family from the area. Love the old building and the layout; our seating area was intimate with only 4-5 booths. Waitress was very attentive and helpful describing selections. I picked Pulled BBQ Pork Sandwich but it was overdone, and even with extra sauce was too dry for my taste. My companions... More 

Thank chattiekathy57
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I enjoyed a day with my Aunt and we had the most wonderful Lunch at Back Home. Neither one of us had eaten there before , but we will be back. She is a lovely 89 years old & she ordered the meatloaf. I had the open face roast beef. We both had mashed potatoes & green beans. Everything was... More 

Thank SheilaTFeb2017
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have been coming to Back Home for years! Always great!... Friendly, Fast. We have had our company luncheons there, but mostly family & friends.

Thank Sondra J
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a terrific smaller restaurant on West Dixie (31W). Family owned. Great staff and the most delicious down-home cooking. Small gift shop with great candy too!

Thank Barbara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-769-2800
Old Victorian style home built in 1872. Two stories tall, with bottom floor Resaurant and top floor being Boutique and gift shop. Family owned and operated. Local flavor along with homemade candies, cakes and pies. Accommodations for large or small parties. Dual parking, both on the side and rear across from local Catholic Church. Also, handicabable beside rear of building. Best kept secret in Hardin County

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