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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

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602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
+1 502-348-7300
00:00 - 23:59
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I rode the train and ate dinner. The meal was very tasty and plentiful. It was a fun ride just not very long. Kind of expensive

Thank 76glendal
Bardstown, Kentucky
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Group of four on the dinner train. I felt that it was priced a little high for the type of food. But I am from a small town that isn't used to the high prices.

Thank Dee V
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Overall I enjoyed doing this but I would recommend going on a double date as they will seat you with strangers to fill tables. Food on my visit was great and scenery was good except the occasional redneck backyard with junk and old cars. It's still worth the experience to admire the craftsmanship and history behind it.

Thank oboi
Indianapolis, Indiana
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203 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a rather expensive lunch but the food was quite good and plentiful. We were lucky enough to be seated with two passengers with similar interests and local knowledge. Service was exemplary. We had ordered the shrimp cocktail, which contained about 5 huge shrimp each. Seated near us was a lovely lady celebrating her 81st birthday. The scenery was... More 

Thank Anniebonnie
Hudson, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went on the Lunch excursion of the Dinner Train on Christmas Eve day. The entire process to book, chose our meal, and board the train was made very easy by the great staff. The food was surprisingly good. In fact, it's one of the best Hot Browns I've ever eaten. The service was really great. They took care of... More 

1 Thank bshal0sky
Jackson, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We loved this! Everyone very friendly. It's an experience we won't soon forget. It is a little pricy but I mean you are riding a train.

1 Thank Calwerty
Burke, Virginia
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134 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a very interesting train ride. The train runs on 37 miles of the old Louisville and Nashville Railroad built in 1860. The rail line carried freight and passengers until 1953 then be came a historical event. Three of the dinner train cars were made in the 1940's. The meal was excellent as well as the service and views.

1 Thank Dick H
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After living in Kentucky for 16 years we finally took a ride on the dinner train to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It totally exceeded my expectations. Loved the scenic ride through bourbon country. My husband and I both had the Kentucky Hot Brown, which was very good. We went on the lunch train and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Kathleen H
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went on the train ride for my birthday with my husband. Had a wonderful time. Had a nice view from the train and a wonderful lunch. Would ride the rails again. Maybe do dinner next time.

Thank wilma a
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Dinner Train was such a memorable experience to share with my husband and parents. The food and service were exceptional, and the excursion was smooth, informative and beautiful at this time of the year. We will definitely be back!

Thank Kaitlin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$109
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-7300
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train serves the Kentucky community to create a fine dining experience like no other. While aboard the beautifully restored 1940's dining cars, passengers experience a 2 1/2 hour journey throughout beautiful Kentucky countryside, passing through the Bernheim Forest over a wooden trestle bridge and by famous distilleries such as Four Roses and Jim Beam. Indulge in a gourmet, multi-course lunch or dinner prepared fresh on board by our renowned culinary team. Included in your ticket price is the excursion, meal, and all non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a full service bar on board. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train regularly schedules specialty excursions and has group pricing available for groups of all shapes and sizes. Have a group and don't see a date on the schedule that works for you? Give us a call to talk about opening up a new run.

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