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Old Talbott Tavern

) #3 of 63 Restaurants in Bardstown $$ - $$$ American, ,
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
+1 502-348-3494
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tavern is very rustic and the service is excellent. We had lunch there and there were many choices to pick from. We chose to split a sandwich and get a slaw. It filled us.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 days ago

The building itself is worth the visit in my opinion - just to add yourself to the long line of people that have eaten in this establishment. When we walked in (for supper on a Wednesday evening) there wasn't anyone at the hostess stand to...More

1  Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is in such an old and historic building. After you eat, be sure to walk around. It was well worth it. The food was good and the wait staff very helpful. We were there when it appeared that the wait staff was down a...More

1  Thank Barb D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We waited for a bit while the hostess was on the phone with a reservation. It was about 1pm on a weekday, so traveling through the area decided to stop for lunch. The outside looked shabby, and needed window cleaning, etc. The tables in the...More

1  Thank ArtyBeachLady
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped for lunch during our stay in New Haven. Lunch was great and my wife got the glutin free meal she needed. Must tour the upstairs rooms while your there, the history of the tavern is amazing!

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always wanted to stop in here because of the fascinating history. The reviews always kept me away. Finally got to experience it myself. We were seated right away on a Friday evening. Our server was very friendly and efficient. She went out of...More

Thank Kris1951
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was pleased to find a variety of options here! The fried green tomatoes are some of the best I've had in a restaurant in many years!

Thank JoVin13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place. Since 1779, wow some landmark. Food was good had the hamburger and cheese fries. Interesting and unique dining experience

Thank Sevencee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went bar-side, and walked over to the restaurant after not being greeted for twenty minutes. It was full, but not standing-room. They were "in the weeds." So, sat at a restaurant table, had a great meal with a engaging server, then re-visited the bar after...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just as advertised. We went to the bar half and not the restaurant portion. Walked in and there are several hundred bourbons to choose from. The bar staff was educated and friendly. For $32 you get five generous samples. One of our requests was not...More

Thank Robert W
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Questions & Answers
Wally H
21 March 2017|
Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Why don't you ask them?
Natalie F
11 February 2017|
Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but I'd go if they did.
la d
9 September 2016|
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Response from Jim K |
1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1oz Butterscotch Schnapps 1.5oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-1415
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-3494
Historic Restaurant, Bar and Inn continuously in operation since 1779. Located in the heart of Bourbon Country. Proudly serving locally inspired food and drink. Try the best top shelf bourbons with our bourbon sampler. Dine in unique surroundings where the famous and infamous visited during their historic setting ventures.
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