Southern favorites, innovative New American fare, casual eats, and elegant fine dining—there’s no shortage of fantastic restaurants in Bardstown, KY, to explore during your stay. Our charming town is often referred to as one of the most “beautiful small towns in America” and the “birthplace of bourbon,” Both have drawn a robust culinary presence to this area. And many of our local Bardstown distilleries are also offering fantastic dining options.
One of the first things you’ll notice about Bardstown is the comprehensive collection of distilleries, and if you’re going to fully enjoy yourself at these bourbon tastings and experiences then you are going to need to eat! Thankfully, as a guest at our Bardstown Bed and Breakfast, we’ll start your day off on the right foot with a hearty meal. You’ll be set and ready to grab a spot in line to get those coveted small batch bottles at the local distilleries!
Whether you’re heading to Kentucky for a romantic getaway, bourbon-focused adventure, or celebrating a milestone, our Bardstown Bed and Breakfast is the ideal lodging choice. Our historic manor has been meticulously restored and modernized for spectacular getaways in the Bluegrass State. Relax in your beautifully-appointed guest suite, then head out on the town to sip some of the finest bourbons and dine out at the best restaurants in Bardstown, KY—that sounds like the perfect vacation to us! Book your room today.
One thing’s for sure in Bardstown—we love to eat! There’s a restaurant to suit every palate, from traditional Southern cuisine and fine dining steak houses to casual barbeque joints and decadent desserts. While we might not have the largest selection in Bardstown of places to dine, it’s all about quality over quantity here. Chefs around town try to support local agriculture whenever possible.
Plus, the majority of these restaurants in Bardstown are locally-owned, meaning these spaces are someone’s dream come to life. Here are the top ten restaurants in Bardstown, KY, to add to your list:
As we all know Kentucky is Bourbon Country and Bardstown in right in the middle. We have hand crafted a 3-Day guide that will take you through the best of everything in Bardstown and the surrounding area.