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Back Home Restaurant

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251 W Dixie Ave, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1560
+1 270-769-2800
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'll enjoy this beautiful restaurant in an era house with friendly staff. The food is always homemade and fresh and service is top notch. Make sure to try the fried green tomatoes and Peach Cobbler. The setting is calming and can be enjoyed with a group of friends or on a nice date night.

Thank C.J. Q
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in an beautiful old home, with a boutique upstairs and the food is served on the first floor. Our meal was excellent. My husband had the pulled pork with carrots and sweet potato casserole, he said it was wonderful. I had salmon patties, cranberry and nut salad with corn pudding. My meal was great as well. Our... More 

Thank Nancy K
Nashville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for a November soccer tournament and had a few hours between games. Place is quaint with a capital Q! The staff are very welcoming and the atmosphere is priceless. Menu is fairly large for a small place. Would recommend the location for families or couples! Will definitely be back

Thank Mark H
Nashville, Tennessee
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140 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in Elizabethtown for lunch on my way to Lexington, KY. The Back Home Restaurant is a very quaint little restaurant in a nice small town in Kentucky. The food was good, not great but certainly did not disappoint and the price was quite reasonable. I got the shrimp and grits which I can definitely recommend.

Thank WGJ49
Radcliff, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful little restaurant with a really down-home country feel. The food is amazing, as well as the service, and they even have two gift shops and a small outdoor seating area to relax before or after your meal. Parking can get tricky when it's busy, but other than that, one of my favorite places to visit!

Thank Amy P
Fremont, Michigan
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent meatloaf. Side of slaw reported as "needing something". Sweet potato casserole side "best ever"! Chicken salad with the candied nuts a wise and tasty choice as it led to the sharing of one of the best desserts we have enjoyed in a restaurant, the chocolate peanut butter cake. Creamy frosting and moist layers of cake. Yummy. It never made... More 

Thank Lynn S
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant after we discovered there was a big festival in Glendale and we would not get to eat at the Whistle Stop. Atmosphere was very cozy and nice. Interesting decorations throughout. My three other diners had a hot brown which she said was delicious. Another diner had the open faced roast beef and loved it. My... More 

Thank Mary S
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Back Home offers several menu items for everyone. The food is delicious but my favorite is the atmosphere. It's very cozy with friendly servers that make you feel welcome.

Thank Tracey T
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Spending the night in Elizabethtown KY and not wanting to eat at a franchise restaurant, we opted for the Back Homes Restaurant. It was a short drive from our hotel by the freeway. While it does not serve alcohol, the food was worth the trip. It's wholesome, home cooked meals. Fried green tomatoes were very good.

Thank Carl B
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Cute old house with delicious food, friendly staff, good service. There is a very good boutique on the second floor which should not be missed.

Thank Arlyn L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Gluten Free Options
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, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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