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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
+1 502-348-7300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (34 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“baked potato” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
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Reviewed 4 days ago

very classy experience, fine dining at its best, ya need to budget for it as it is a little pricy, but worth it. top notch all the way

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time on a train and what a wonderful experience it was! We booked the bourbon excursion because we were celebrating my boyfriends birthday. Everything was presented beautifully. The train moves at a slow pace of maybe 25 mph which is nice....More

Thank meinky82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know it seems expensive, but for a 37 mile train ride, and a 5 star meal, I believe it's worth it. I had prime rib and it was very thick, cooked exactly the way I like it, and one of the best steaks I've...More

1  Thank Goofy173
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ride is probably fantastic during the fall color season. Any other time it's just a great meal on a slow moving train. The highlight of the ride was crossing the only wooden trestle in the battle zone to survive the civil war. Why? It...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good: Very romantic atmosphere. The staff was unbelievably friendly. The food was good(not great) but you had plenty of choices between chicken, steak, and fish. Plenty to eat you will be full. You get a good 2 hour train trip and for the most...More

1  Thank Mickey L
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Absolutely fantastic! My husband and I had a wonderful time! The meal was extremely delicious, the service was wonderful, and the atmosphere was very pleasant. We commented afterwards that the entire experience was done with excellence. We highly recommend them!

Thank Deanna L
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I had not been on a train since I was a child. All aboard... great bar and seating area as you wait for boarding. We were escorted to our table through this beautiful dining car compete with red velvet appointments. I was transported back in...More

1  Thank Leah L
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

This was a unique trip. It lasted about 2 hours. You go slow on the way down,they reverse the engines& u go back the same way you came. We did the lunch train. Food was good. I just thought the whole excursion was pricey. You...More

1  Thank Amanda G
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

What a nice , nice time!! The train is do pretty and the food was very good. Great size portions and presentation was nice! The deserts were very good as well! We really enjoyed the afternoon!!

Thank LuvinMomx3
Reviewed March 2, 2018

Loved the trip and the food. It was very interesting just wish the trip was even longer! It would be a great family adventure.

Thank Becky262017
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Linda J
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Amanda G | Reviewed this property |
It boards right in Bardstown, there's a small depot. Goes through the countryside & you get to see some distilleries, an old depot & an old home that was a hideout for Jesse James.
Rick B
February 3, 2018|
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Response from kdpsgumby | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. There is a schedule on the website that lists all times.
November 25, 2017|
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Response from 1va-gentleman | Reviewed this property |
probably can but call the office to verify. train is a little pricey and they expect a tip based on the total price, not just the food portion, which they don't break out. i tipped on the food portion as i estimated it to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$109
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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