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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely give a place 5 stars. But if you plan on having dinner in Bardstown, have a steak here. I had the bone in ribeye and it was clearly prepared by a steak lover. Perfectly seared and seasoned on the outside, juicy and exactly...More

Thank Will K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided at the last minute to try the Rickhouse and were not disappointed. A bit hard to locate with not much in the way of signage. Our meal arrived fairly quickly and was excellent. The staff was great and catered to every need. A 28...More

Thank kdpsgumby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up a little late and the wait was a bit long. But we decided to go ahead and wait it out at the bar. The bar staff was so great we decided to just eat there! Great bourbon selection and the steaks are...More

Thank Bowlingca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bardstown to see family and checked Trip Advisor when we decided to go out to for an early dinner without a reservation. Walking up to the front door of the Rickhouse we were impressed with the ascetics of the stone and brick building and...More

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived slightly early (about 5:45 Friday) was seated immediately. Much to my surprise, there were already several other couples seated. Our waitress was great - attentive but not untrusive. Food was properly prepared - a medium NY strip was actually medium. Aspargas was done, yet...More

Thank jeffery192
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Everyone in the group liked their meals, my farmhouse burger had a little too much on it. My friends filet looked perfect and my other buddies Hot Brown was good. The whiskey flights were reasonable as well.

Thank Clint26
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Our choice of dining here was because of the high recommendations of others. The atmosphere is great but we found the food to be just average. The highlight of our meal was the shrimp grits appetizer. It was outstanding. We ordered the slow roasted BBQ...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

the service was great . The very 1st thing we ordered they were out of . The food that we ordered was good

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in the basement of an old building you will find hidden one of the best steaks I have ever had! Great atmosphere, friendly staff! Reasonable prices!! Loved it!! Don't get to full because you will want dessert!!

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Rickhouse is a Gem of the Boubon Trail. My wife and I recently visited the Louisville/Lexington area from Cleveland. We spent five days touring all of the distilleries and two evening for dinner at The Rickhouse - including our wedding anniversary. The food, drinks,...More

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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