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Old Talbott Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
+1 502-348-3494
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“kentucky burgoo” (22 reviews)
“pot roast” (48 reviews)
“fried pickles” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I haven’t been to the Tavern in many years. It was my choice where to take a group of friends to eat before the Abba show at the Stephen Foster Story on a Monday. The place barely had any guests, yet the server claimed to...More

Thank Pamela P
Jim K, Owner at Old Talbott Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Pamela P, thanks for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience. We take your feedback seriously and hope you'll give us another chance.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Considering the place was built in the late 18th century, this place is pretty incredible. Our room was comfortable and spacious. We were in the Washington Irving Suite. Food in the restaurant was OK as was the breakfast. Not outstanding but good, served hot by...More

Thank G8rJohn
Jim K, Owner at Old Talbott Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi G8rJohn, thanks for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience. We take your feedback seriously and hope you'll give us another chance.

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Old Talbott Tavern certainly has a rich history with the architecture and markings to prove it. Be sure to read the information about its past so you can view this with full appreciation of its place in Bardstown history. The food was very good...More

Thank tofte6
Jim K, Owner at Old Talbott Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Deborah Shinners, thanks for sharing your feedback. We are sorry to hear you didn't have a great experience. We take your feedback seriously and hope you'll give us another chance.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but our bed was comfortable and we shared our 1st hot brown and it was delicious! My boyfriend was not impressed with the bar Service.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were quite excited to try out the Old Talbot Tavern restaurant after we had reviewed their website. The history behind the Tavern is quite intriguing and the thought of it being haunted made it that much more appealing. It was neat to see the...More

Thank MapleCityMama
Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring the Makers Mark Distillery, we chose the Old Talbott Tavern for dinner. It is a historical building with an amazing collection of Bourbon in the bar area. Our server was very friendly and really seemed to enjoy working at the Tavern. We followed...More

Thank ajohnsondavis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in the Lincoln Room. Loved the old place. But next time we will stay in one of the modernized rooms.

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted so much to like this place but it just didn’t work out. We started out with the fried pickles they arrived hot and nasty, almost as if someone forgot to bread them or tried but didn’t know how. I order fried pickles at...More

Thank Dale R
Jim K, Owner at Old Talbott Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Dale R - We pride ourselves on the quality of our service, and it sounds like we failed here. We're really sorry to hear about your poor experience. We hope you'll give us another chance to serve you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to eat with lots of history. Ask your server to share a ghost story! The deserts are amazing too!

Thank KDruien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the total ambience of the Tavern. Excellent service and all of our meals were well prepared. I especially liked the Kentucky hot Brown. Great dish

Thank lesliewills
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Wally H
21 March 2017|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
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Natalie F
11 February 2017|
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Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but I'd go if they did.
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la d
10 September 2016|
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Response from Jim K |
1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1oz Butterscotch Schnapps 1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-3494
Description
Historic Restaurant, Bar and Inn continuously in operation since 1779. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country. Proudly serving locally inspired food and drink. Try the best top shelf bourbons with our bourbon sampler. Dine in unique surroundings where the famous and infamous visited during their historic setting ventures.
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