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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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“steak” (206 reviews)
“salmon” (44 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Located in Spalding Hall, beneath the Burboun Museum, the Rickhouse is a charming, scenic place. Quaint is the word that comes to mind. The food is excellent, we had salmon ( one of the largest servings ever), crab cakes, and a grilled salad with brie....More

Thank Placido521
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Maybe not as great as many people said but a good dinner at a reasonable price. Great service and a unique venue. All in all I would recommend the Rickhouse.

Thank etatk
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Went there for dinner at the suggestion of Bourbon Manor B&B. What a fabulous dinner! The steaks were so tender you could almost cut them with a fork! Bourbon mushrooms, scalloped potatoes, who could ask for more! Large portions... If you are anywhere near Bardstown,...More

1  Thank tenoakssc
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I went to the restaurant on a recommendation from a business associate. It was a bit hard to find but once I entered it was awesome. The decor was very interesting and everything looked authentic. After deciding to sit at the bar I was greeted...More

Thank sfostercom
Reviewed 17 September 2017 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 17 September 2017

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 16 September 2017 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
Therickhouse, General Manager at The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

While we feel it is terribly unfortunate that you had an unpleasant evening, we are perplexed by this review. We have never had anything less than spectacular reviews on our burgers. Our customers rave about them. We've also never found them to be "dripping in...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

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 10 September 2017

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 10 September 2017 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
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Jill P
13 July 2017|
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Response from Moonmel | Reviewed this property |
In the past I have called because they can get really busy. You can even call that day so they can get you on the schedule.
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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