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Boone Tavern Restaurant

100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
+1 859-985-3700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“spoon bread” (192 reviews)
“pork chop” (38 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
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1 - 10 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a classy restaurant and a nice place to eat. Service was excellent and friendly. Our food was excellent (fish and chips and eggplant ravioli). On the pricey side but not outrageous. A somewhat limited menu. We were traveling through, but would definitely eat...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food in a pleasant atmosphere without being too pricey. Spoon Bread is complimentary and excellent. Friendly service. Staff is no longer comprised of students from Berea College exclusively as it once was.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew students at a small college good run such a great place to eat. The food is farm fresh, prepared exceptionally well and served by such friendly student waitstaff in a very freindly upscale manner. Formal setting with antique tables and china/flatware, table cloth...More

Thank charleslambert392
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful service. Great food either southern classics or modern favorites. Everything tasted great. Casual atmosphere with a dress code. Prices were too high in my opinion.

Thank butterflyconnection
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had always wanted to visit Berea AND the Boone Tavern Restaurant so decided to do so on our anniversary. We stayed in the Hotel and was impressed with the history of the hotel and the knowledge of the staff. The room was relatively clean,...More

Thank Lewis W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food still excellent and service as well, but we remember when spoonbread was offered all throughout the meal and there used to be relish tray that no longer appears. Gentlemen used to have to wear a jacket too, so some of the old southern culture...More

Thank flailman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good slow food dining experienceinside the historic Boone Hotel, the menu has a range of good food options including regional fare. Good selection of wines, beer, mixed drinks, nice dessert menu,

Thank BossRino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel one night and were able to eat both dinner and breakfast here. Both were delicious. It is nice to come here and have an slightly more formal (white tablecloth and, flowers on the table, etc.) dining experience after several days...More

Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on several recommendations we decided to try the Tavern for lunch. It was great, we learned about spoon bread and hot brown! The soup was excellent and a bottle of wine ( which was $5 off on Wednesday) made for a memorable for us...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somewhat formal dining area on first floor of hotel. Entrees were resonably priced and adequate portions were served. Short ribs were very good. Meat fell off of bone. Served with gnocci.wonderful crab cakes and stacked green tomato salad. Tavern green salad was also good. Also...More

Thank f s
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Ike A
Price of Sunday brunch?
2 March 2017|
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Response from pjwhite51 | Reviewed this property |
$17.95 adults, $9.95 for children 12 and under
Cathy Carmack W
Do you serve beer and wine?
4 February 2017|
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Response from KyBoop | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have beer and wine now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
    (100 Main Street N.)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-985-3700
  • E-mail
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