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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (36 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rod is like Christopher Columbus! Give him a direction and let the party begin. Great food. Mushrooms with bourbon were fantastic. Good beer selection. Great atmosphere. Clean. Service could be better but we're we there during bourbon Festival so it was fine. Steaks were great....More

Thank Rick47172
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife had the mushroom ravioli and I had the salmon. My meal was very good, tasty, and a large portion. Maybe it seemed overly large due to the delicious bread that was delivered before the meal. Unfortunately we could not try the bread pudding...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is way overpriced and not worth going to. I don't mind paying for great food but the food here was not! Drinks were diluted and tasteless. The burgers were dripping with mayo and the mint juleps were diluted with very little flavor. We...More

Thank mashby52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was great.....3 of us for dinner, Ribeye steak, Crab cakes, Salmon in Blueberry Bourbon Sauce with CousCous on a bed of spinach was amazing. The grilled romain lettuce with brie and apricot chutney was absolutely beyond delicious. Sarah was our server and made...More

Thank lnnciraldo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was wonderful and the food was amazing. Our waitress was friendly and very attentive. We will definitely go back.

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only wanted to split a few appetizers and chose shrimp and grits and crab cakes. Good choice. Our server, Sarah, was wonderful. She gave us some really good tips for the area as well as a little history. It is a beautiful venue and...More

Thank jlbailey109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the positives. Eight of us had dinner and all of us were happy with our meals - crab cakes, ravioli, filet and other steaks. All the steaks were perfectly cooked according to what we ordered. Rare was melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Two sides are included with...More

Thank 103PatD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Steaks and Bourbon Drinks. The food was very good with plentiful servings of salads and sides. The highlight of our visit was the bourbon lemonade. Our server, Robin , was top notch and even shared the bourbon lemonade recipe with us since it was...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started out by missing the black signage, forgetting name of Spaulding House -- however all was redeemed once we were seated and Sarah gave us some excellent recommendations. Appreciated her first recommendation of the Rickhouse's variation of a Manhattan, followed by an excellent mint julep...More

Thank Robert J M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is nice and alluring The booths are made of bourbon barrels, some of the walls are old mountain stone. For dinner we had salmon, steak and chicken cordon bleu crepes. How unique the crepes were. It was really quite economical...drinks for two, side...More

Thank Michelle C
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Jill P
13 July 2017|
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Response from Therickhouse | Property representative |
While we do accommodate walk ins as quickly as possible, we strongly encourage reservations. Some nights, even during the week are busier than anticipated. While we strive for efficiency and short waits, a high volume of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-2832
An elegant and unique restaurant located in the heart of historic Bardstown, Ky. We pride ourselves on our classic dishes with unique twists. We have an ever growing and expansive Bourbon collection, sold individually as well as in flights. We also have an extensive wine list, with something for everyone. For a memorable, and delectable meal and experience, please join us.
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