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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We we're greeted by a waitress standing next to a poll with a Grimm look on her face tapping her foot with her arms crossed. At that point we should have backed out slowly. The braves souls that we are and three birthdays to celebrate...More

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Therickhouse, General Manager at The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

We wish to express our deepest apologies that you had such a poor customer service experience with us. Our customers are our top priority. We assure both you and your party that the situation will be rectified.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Took a chance on this small hidden treasure and it payed off! Finished up a great weekend celebrating out anniversary with dinner at The Rickhouse. The burgers were fabulous, the mac and cheese was simply amazing and the service OUT OF THIS WORLD. We arrived...More

Thank Cosette H
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We went to The Rickhouse on a Friday night when there was a pretty major storm coming in. We were glad that they were open. It was a little difficult to find, but once we were there, we were glad that we found it. The...More

Thank DLouderback
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This is a unique spot, but it is often hard to find. It’s basically in a basement and it feels like it too. Very cold, and some awkward booth seating using barrel staves. The food is nothing to write home about. My wife and I...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We selected this placed based on other reviews and we were not disappointed. We did try to call to make a reservation but got a busy signal (talk about a blast from the past) and then it just rang and rang when we phoned back....More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We love this place. We travel 7 hours usually 2 or 3 times a year just to have one of their savory steaks. There is no better place in Bardstown to get a meal. The atmosphere is very quaint and appealing. The staff is out...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 23 December 2017

10 of us went for dinner while staying in Bardstown and found this to be a very unique restaurant named for the bourbon ricks ( or storage units for bourbon) . It happens to be a former seminary from the 1800's and the restaurant is...More

Thank TahitianPassion
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to go here because of the reviews! It was very hard to find...service not so great. We ordered wine with dinner, it never arrived. We let them know and it still showed up on the bill. They weren't that busy, just seemed disorganized....More

Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

There were 7 of us plus a highchair. We wanted a 5:30/6:00 reservation but could only get one at 5:00 which was a little early. We live in Elizabethtown so had about a half hour drive. The food was excellent and well prepared. There was...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

There are not a lot of places to eat in Bardstown but this one is very good by any standard. The service was very good, too.

Thank Coco1957
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Jill P
12 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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