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Fava's Restaurant

159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
+1 502-863-4383
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (36 reviews)
“frickles” (17 reviews)
“pies” (17 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
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Reviewed yesterday

Why would you go anywhere else when Ruthie can make you a Strawberry milkshake that is like a meal, and you get the extra leftover from the blender. I highly recommend!

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm going to get straight to the point. Catfish and milkshakes. You're welcome. Ok to explain why: I hate breading, no one ever seems to get that it's supposed to compliment the food, not smother it masking the food inside, and typically I always end...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I forgot how bad of an experience we had the last time we were here.... I was craving breakfast so we decided to try it again. First off, they were out of hash browns, our waitress didn't tell us but the main guy running around...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on Google. Not disappointed. We had the Kentucky Brown plate. Very good. Will come back.

Thank RealMcLovin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly, but it took the better part of an hour before we got our food. We had the grilled catfish and the hot brown with a side of brussels sprouts, and the food was all good but not exceptional. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here while visiting Georgetown after reading the reviews and I have to say it was well worth it. The food was delicious and it felt like a really good home cooked meal, something I had not had in sometime. I have submitted the...More

Thank KitcheBuzz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking to try the Kentucky Hot Brown sandwich and Favas was recommended. It was a late meal around 8 ish and this may have affected the quality of our meal, but both of our meals(the brown and my roast beef were very tough...More

Thank lusks46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love to live like a local then Fava's is a must! Great little dinner in the heart of downtown Gtown. The southern breakfast was delish! Loved those grits!

Thank GtownGirLori
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great homestyle local restaurant. Has all bases covered from breakfast to supper. I had a soup and sandwich combo. Chicken salad w lettuce and tomato and vegetable beef soup. Great hearty soup! Guest had a Philly and shake. Will return for sure!

Thank E8181TVjamesh
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were driving through to Cinci and thought we would stop for a late lunch. I went to the bathroom to wash my hands. Gross. There is something to be said for shabby and nostalgic...this bathroom was filthy. I just hoped the kitchen didn't look...More

Thank Wildmayberrys
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Questions & Answers
15 March 2017|
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Response from Sandit70 | Reviewed this property |
no. no liquor.
Georgia H
20 June 2016|
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Response from Motorcyclebuds | Reviewed this property |
No online menu, just go have a seat and order something. Then enjoy listening to where you are, in the heart of America.
6 February 2016|
Response from chip m | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there open Sundays. Menu prices range from $6-$12 plate. Larhe portions too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 E Main St, Georgetown, KY 40324-1763
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-863-4383
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