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Dinner Bell Restaurant

127 Plaza Dr, Berea, KY 40403-1690
+1 859-986-2777
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“tenderloin” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
127 Plaza Dr, Berea, KY 40403-1690
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This really is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at for real country cooking. The fried catfish is the best. I've only had a bad server once there but I've never bad food. Luckily on all of my other visits the servers were attentive...More

Thank TheDeniseFaye
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and wanted to try a local restaurant—- Good service and food — very friendly. Definitely will revisit if we’re in the area .....

Thank sharont513
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The food was high quality and the prices reasonable. Not loud or too busy, just right. If you want a steak in the Town of Berea then The Dinner Bell is the only game in town. I had one and it...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well it was all we got as the underworked staff couldn't seem to find the way back to our table after 15/20 mins. We left went to Cracker barrel had our meal in 15 mins. Love to try local places but if you cant compete...More

Thank surfgermany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted immediately and led to a table being served by Pat. We noticed that the back dining room was reserved, apparently for bus trip attendees, and expected a long wait. We were pleasantly surprised with how quick the service was under the circumstances....More

Thank SXMChick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like to eat locally but we couldn’t even get waited on, which isn’t surprising when it says please seat yourself. No one greeted us, no one brought a menu. People who came in after us got a menu before they even got their coats...More

1  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Left very full. Service was great! Food was great and the portions were good! Nice little store. Reminds you of Cracker Barrell but not as crowded and as hard to get around. Only negative is that the walls need wiped down. You could see where...More

Thank l0ving2travel
Reviewed October 1, 2018

A fantastic Mom and Pop restaurant! It has the same feel as a Cracker Barrel, with a nice shop filled with pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, candles and much more made by local artists. We had breakfast, and both the food and service was top notch!

Thank ChrisB8846
Reviewed August 30, 2018

After a long drive, it was really nice to stop in at this restaurant that welcomed us warmly, and offered a great selection of food types, including vegetables. It is surprising how few restaurants these days offer more than one or two vegetables in addition...More

Thank 856MarkS
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Really good country cooking. Very clean restaurant. Super nice experience eating there. I try to stop at least a few times a year.

Thank _larkey66
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August 9, 2017|
Response from bugdoc46 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they're open on Labor Day; however, their location close to I-75 makes that a possibility. I'd suggest calling them to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Plaza Dr, Berea, KY 40403-1690
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-986-2777
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