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Dinner Bell Restaurant

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127 Plaza Dr, Berea, KY 40403-1690
+1 859-986-2777
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Berea, Kentucky
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Not much to say other than the place is a poor man's Cracker Barrel. Girlfriend had the turkey sandwich served with mashed potatoes and gravy which she said tasted okay. I had the grilled ham & swish with fries. Sandwich came with the bread super greasy and burned black on both sides. Could tell that the meat and cheese had... More 

Thank Matthew C
St Augustine, FL
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This a local restaurant and recommend to us as the place to go for good home cooking. My husband had chicken and I had ham. It was okay, but not extraordinary.

Thank jano-staugustine
Berea, Kentucky
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I live here in Berea and Dinner Bell is my go-to joint for breakfast. I always order the same (Low Fat Breakfast). It's my favorite and I do not stray from it. My siblings from out-of-state also enjoy coming here for breakfast with me when they are in town. As for lunch and dinner, I remain wary as the last... More 

1 Thank Xface43
Berea, Kentucky
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175 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

Good home cooked meals.Good for breakfast or dinner. This is not a chain restaurant and has probably been around quite a while.

1 Thank Patty L G
Berea, Kentucky
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We learned last week that the previous owners have sold the business. This does not mean that you will experience a decrease in the quality of service and food. Quite the contrary! Ownership shifts should bring positive benefits to customers.

2 Thank Hackbert
Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Great Food! The atmosphere is great and the service is great. this is a home cooking restaurant with a lot of home made food.

Thank Dwight L
Chardon, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Having gone to Cracker Barrel the night before travelling from Florida to Ohio, we thought we would try the Dinner Bell. Big mistake. Water was dripping on my husband from a dirty vent, the food was horrible unless you love a lot of salt, and don't even get me started on the filthy fan that hangs above the tables. Our... More 

Thank Sunni14
New Carlisle, Ohio
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

The cod is excellent! Serving sizes are very good too. But, three people had the specials with gravy and most did not even eat it.

Thank Kittykats4me
Stockbridge, Georgia
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132 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Although the restaurant is a little shabby looking the food was surprisingly good and the service was great. The price is inexpensive for the quality.

Thank AnneandJoetrips
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Headed south and stopped in here for a late dinner. Food was delicious and fast. Staff was friendly and place was clean. Affordable and friendly!

Thank Angie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?