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Stephen Foster Restaurant

503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
+1 502-348-5076
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fried fish” (8 reviews)
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6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time eating at Stephen Foster's restaurant. The food was good and prices reasonable. We ate there on a Friday night as well on Sunday morning and the buffet had breakfast and lunch/dinner items which was good. Restaurant was within walking distance...More

Thank tarheel2009
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me and the Mrs. first time there and what a treat...the food and salad bar were FABULOUS!!!...Excellent fried chicken,excellent Alaskan pollac,porkchops,hush puppys.....every thing we had was YUMMY!!!The deserts were wonderfull too!!!

Thank bamablws
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here on many occasions when visiting my Bardstown in laws. You get a lot of food for the value (buffet) and the fried fish can’t be beat.... found myself returning to the buffet just for the fish; flavorful, light crunchy batter. Am not...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Horrible from the get-go. I chose to only have soup and salad as I cannot eat processed, fried food with gloppy sauces or gravey. the chicken noodle soup was a salt lick....unedible. The salad offering was moderately better....lettuce, sliced tomatoes, mushrooms, cottage cheese were OK....More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

When in the Bardstown area, Stephen Foster Restaurant is a must stop. Bring your appetite because there is plenty of home made cooking to sample. The selection is very good and the staff keep the options full and fresh. It is a Buffet only so...More

Thank Gene H
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Definitely nothing special. The food was decent, not bad but nothing to go crazy over either. I'm glad I tried it but it's a mediocre experience at best. If ya want to try it then you should, but don't go out of your way to...More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Had been traveling for three hours and wanted to try a new place for breakfast instead of something you can get most anywhere. Searched restaurants near me and we found this little gem tucked away. It has the most versatile breakfast/ brunch bar I have...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday brunch. The food for the most part was hot and kept filled. This is a buffet. It has a nice salad bar. The bacon was undercooked. There were enough choices for every.

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times i n the past. Always clean good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I rated this restaurant as average because while the salad bar was good, and the selections/range of choices on the buffet was good, both husband and I chose the chicken and it was very dry. It could have been helped if they offered gravy, but...More

Thank jench5930
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24 February 2018|
Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
Stephen Foster Restaurant is open 7 days a week, 7 AM to 8 PM. Their hours may change a little bit during peak vs. off tourist seasons so you'd be best to check directly with the restaurant's web site. Enjoy
Linda R
25 August 2017|
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Response from leftout | Reviewed this property |
We only had breakfast when we ate there. Was surprised there were items on the menu for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-5076
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