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Kurtz Restaurant

418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
+1 502-348-8964
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pickled beets” (20 reviews)
“fried chicken” (78 reviews)
“biscuit pudding” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
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11 - 20 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2017

This place was just OK. Service was rushed and inept. We had the soup and chicken salad and turkey with cheese with soup. Both were average. It's a place famous for dessert. Had the chocolate pie with meringue. Passable, certainly not wonderful. Then, coffee. I...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Driving by and saw this little restaurant decided to try it. Ordered cream of broccoli soup and a chicken salad sandwich which my friend and I were raving about. The soup was so good I could’ve made a meal of it alone. However, after about...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

All 3 couples agree this restaurant was outstanding. We had six different entrees and they were all delicious.all sides and the biscuit bourbon pudding were terrific. The waitress was friendly and attentive. If ever in the area again,this will be our first choice.

Thank budvols
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We have eaten lunch at Kurtz in the past but never have had dinner. We were Day tripping on September 16, and after visiting downtown it was late enough for dinner, so we called and got a reservation! Lucky us!!! Kendall was our server. She...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We recently visited Bardstown and were looking for a nice place to get dinner. This place was recommended by our hotel, so we drove over to check it out. It's in an old house and had a chalk board outside, so we thought this looked...More

1  Thank FoodieinColorado
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The soups, cornbread & desserts were some of the best we have had in recent years. The service is also excellent.

Thank CharlesMD72PS
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Bardstown for a few years and was told this restaurant was just average at best so I never visited. My wife and I decided to eat there recently and was very surprised to find it was excellent. The food was very...More

Thank Randy N
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Great people had lunch and was talked into coming back for dinner we cancelled our Talbot inn reservations looking forward to some really good fried chicken. I told waitress wanted breast only and will pay any up charge she brought out a wing and what...More

1  Thank _len999
Reviewed 1 September 2017

There portions are a good size. It is a very quiet restaurant. The staff is very friendly and attentive to your needs.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Wife & I and friends had lunch at this fine old place. The Kurtz family is on the 3rd generation of serving everyone from travelers to dignitaries. Most of the group had a nice lunch from the specials menu, which was reasonable priced. They had...More

Thank Mike D
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Questions & Answers
1 March 2017|
Response from LAN_traveler | Reviewed this property |
Reservations not required, but it never hurts to call. I don't remember the hours but do remember that they are (or were) closed on Sundays and Mondays, and also from Jan 1 to Mar 1 for the cold season.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Rhonda R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw your post, I'm sure it's to late. We enjoyed the restaurant, home style cooking, it was really delicious. We look forward to going again when we are in the area again.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-8964
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