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Stephen Foster Restaurant

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503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
+1 502-348-5076
06:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 20:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's like the Bardstown version of Golden Corral with less choices... the desset needs fixed though as the ice cream machine broke while we were there

Thank April P
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good food for a reasonable price. Nice salad bar and Great Mac and Cheese and Salisbury Steak! And the Berry pie with ice cream was delicious. Would try it again if we are in the area.

Thank Lisa F
Lafayette, Indiana
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This restaurant has an interesting concept in that you pay before you sit down and eat. They do that so that you can eat as much as you want and then leave and the waitress doesn't have to keep track of you.

Thank Judy W
Novato, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband chose to eat here with a friend. My husband said it was unbelievably good. He said it was as good as my homemade cooking. And the price was unbelievable: $9.58.

Thank gailinnovato
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nice quaint family buffet in bardstown! Not very big but the food was delicious and very reasonably priced. About $33.00 for 2 adults and a senior which also included the drink. Definitely worth the stop if your in the area.

Thank Angie C
Fort Knox, Kentucky
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Yes this is a buffet the food is a little dry depends on what you pick out I was hoping for a nice dinner place to match the name not a buffet disappointed

Thank Angela D
Saint Paris, Ohio
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Just happened to see a sign advertising this restaurant and since we were looking for a place to eat we decided to try. Parking lot was packed so it looked to be a place where the locals liked to dine. Good buffet food and good prices. Convenient to the distillery we were touring.

Thank Skipper1949545
Bardstown, Kentucky
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate here the first time a couple of weeks ago. Got there and breakfast was still out and they were putting lunch out at that time. We really liked it. Everything was warm and tasted good. We went back this past week for breakfast. The only good thing was the coffee. Everything was lukewarm at best. We were really... More 

Thank Roxiemom0511
Bluegrass of Kentucky
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Even on the rare visit when the chicken was drier than normal, I'm always satisfied here with the food. A best kept secret here in central Kentucky.

Thank Sassygardner
Cookeville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great local buffet. Good seniors price. We enjoyed our lunch very much as we passed through the quaint town of Bardstown Kentucky.

Thank maryannep34285

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-5076

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