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Back Home Restaurant

251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
+1 270-769-2800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a "Girls day out" with my daughter, mother, sister and two nieces. We all got something different, since it was our first time trying Back Home, so we could sample. Food was excellent, service was awesome and we can't wait to do it again!

Thank KY2008
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the rustic country charm. Servive was great and friendly. our food was a mix of average and quite good. The salmon patties had an exquisite light cruncy crust. Way beyond ordinary. Unfortunately, the actual pattie needed more salmon and less filler. It was gooey,...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought the special, salmon cakes, and they were so dry. Practically inedible. the hamburger was decent but nothing special.

Thank jeffrey120
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is wonderful for down home cooking. The little gift shop in the front is great too. They have amazing desserts to op it off.

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place to have a bite to eat. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. The decor was what one would expect from a country house. Had a avocado chicken salad that was excellent. Also had the fried green tomatoes and fried pickles. Would go again!

Thank TiffMaa
Reviewed 12 August 2017

After falling in love with so many small towns and winding back roads, Elizabethtown seemed like being back in the big city. Luckily it holds a sweet southern gem with Backhome. I could have ordered anything off the menu and been completely happy. The pretzel...More

Thank hollymatic
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

When we lived in E-town several years ago, we frequented this place every couple of months. We were back for a visit earlier this week and just had to stop in for lunch. Great food and friendly staff. I always get my favorite of their...More

1  Thank Propjockey57
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick dinner and we got a very good meal. My son and I both had the country fried chicken and my wife had the BLT. The chicken was pounded flat and very juicy and crispy. The potatoes were homemade and...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We are frequent diners at Back Home. I brought family in from out of town and they were very happy with their food and service. It is now on their short list of places to try to eat when they're in town. Get the fried...More

Thank CUChels
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We travel extensively as we are full time rv'ers. As with most areas we visit, we love to try the local dining fare because that is where awesome meals can be found. After seeing great reviews for the Back Home Restaurant we decided to try...More

Thank Ronald M
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Viki H
10 August 2016|
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Response from CrazyTaylor | Reviewed this property |
It would be fine. They have a small outdoor area and in the back area it is pretty open for kids.
2 April 2016|
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Response from Curtis W | Reviewed this property |
This question should be directed to the restaurant rather than patrons. The restaurant has a web page and can be found by searching for "Backhomeresuaurant.coim".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-769-2800
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Old Victorian style home built in 1872. Two stories tall, with bottom floor Resaurant and top floor being Boutique and gift shop. Family owned and operated. Local flavor along with homemade candies, cakes and pies. Accommodations for large or small parties. Dual parking, both on the side and rear across from local Catholic Church. Also, handicabable beside rear of building. Best kept secret in Hardin County
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