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Kurtz Restaurant

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418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
+1 502-348-8964
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Oriental, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it is not 100% my favorite place, my travelmate adores this place. The food is authentic and home made, prices reasonable, staff attentive. Good sweet tea and the best pies in the entire state :-) You really have to stop in, if for no other reason than desert.

Thank LAN_traveler
Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday afternoon backroads from Louisville to Bardstown in the fall is breathtaking. Kurtz Restaurant was our destination. Loved the stone house as soon as we pulled up. It was 39 degrees outside; so being seated at a white cloth covered table for two by the fireplace was perfect. Very nice waitress, Kendra made us feel right at home with sweet... More 

Thank DeniseSamWinston
Nashville, Indiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best food that we have had in a very long time. The atmosphere, the owners, staff, and the food were incredible and we will go back again and again...

Thank Zachary G
Louisville, KY
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449 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a nature hike at Bernheim Forrest we decided to grab a bite in historic Bardstown. We hadn't been to Kurtz Restaurant in years but was treated to excellent service and a good home cooked meal. My wife opted for their fried chicken dinner while I ended up with one of their specials-turkey/dressing( mashed potatoes, too)with country ham. Mine came... More 

Thank jgbtravels
Bardstown, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Kurtz's this evening and were reminded of just how fantastic the food is. I had skillet fried chicken and my wife had chicken livers and both were superb. We have eaten at this family owned and operated restaurant several times over the years and have always been pleased with the excellent service and... More 

Thank Dave A
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here because of the reviews but were disappointed. The food was barely average with nothing to commend it. The ambience was nice but didn't make up for the ordinary meal. Went to Harrison-Smith House the next night and it was outstanding (although more expensive but worth every cent).

Thank wanderingways
Cincinnati, Ohio
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Visited this restaurant by chance two years ago after visiting Stephen Foster's Old Kentucky Home, directly across the street. Revisited with 3 friends this past weekend. Just as last time, delicious southern food in a bright and pleasant old house. Family owned operation of long standing with great attention to quality food. Green beans with diced country ham, spicy pickled... More 

Thank nancytom2014
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, it was delicious. Every single bite. Everything was homemade. Four of us ate, each of us got something different. We all raved about how good it all was. It was wonderful. I had coconut cream pie for dessert, it was the best I have ever eaten. One of my friends had Butter Bean Soup and Fried... More 

Thank Rhonda R
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came here because of the reviews, but I can say those were all wrong! This is an old home being used as a restaurant. Accessibility is almost non-existent. Case in point, a woman using a wheelchair was trying to get into the restroom on the main level of the building. There was only one grab bar for her. I... More 

Thank ThomasTravler
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat for lunch or dinner. Be sure and get the coconut cream pie which is the best of all their selection of pie.

Thank Judson C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-8964

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?