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Down Home BBQ

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999 Bloomfield Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004-9706
+1 502-349-0624
07:00 - 19:00
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Bardstown, Kentucky
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A very tasty BBQ place. Nothing fancy but good food. They have a great pancake served with the meal made out of cornbread.

Thank Dee V
Enumclaw, Washington
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for locale flair and some good bar-b-que, this is your place. Nothing fancy here, but the meats were good and the sides were excellent. We had a half rack of the ribs with potatoes and beans, as well as a pulled pork sandwich with mac-n-cheese and green beans. A cornbread pancake is served first, and it... More 

Thank Paul S
Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had an opportunity to invite a friend for lunch; I come to bardstown to purchase and friend works there but neither is have eaten here but came highly recommend. We bother ordered "dinner" plate for lunch, mine was pork-loin sandwich with side of country potatoes (skillet/smashed)and green beans; friend ordered pulled pork sandwich without bun same sides and each... More 

Thank 754hermanp
Columbus, Ohio
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The chicken and ribs were very dry. The coleslaw was runny. The corn muffin was excellent. The service was quick.

Thank Mary B
Kentwood, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We came from Michigan and were expecting something downtown - this restaurant is a little further off the beaten track. The inside doubles as a thrift store with clothes and random odds and ends surrounding the tables and it is really seems more for locals. We asked the waitress what was good and she responded with "I don't eat the... More 

Thank kristindeyoung
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We were in the mood for BBQ and this was the only place that came up in Bardstown so we gave it a try. It"s a very down-homey, quirky sort of place that even appeared as if they had a thrift shop inside! We were greeted by a very nice but timid young woman who got our drinks and took... More 

Thank teatray53
1 review
Reviewed 8 June 2016

So glad we got to stop in and try out those ribs! Man are they good! The barbecue sauce is fine! The meat is tender fallen off the bone good! I recommend for everyone to try it! My husband & I Had fried taters, green beans The corn bread was delicious The prices are well worth it! Fast, friendly service!... More 

Thank Dottie H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Some of the best bbq I have ever eaten. The restaurant is uniquely decorated. Very country place. The owner is quite a character. Very fun to talk to.

Thank Melissa P
Riverview, Florida
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I decided to try some BBQ while traveling in KY. The GPS pointed me toward Down Home BBQ. It is definitely a local establishment but don't let that stop you. The food is very good. I tried the Brisket and was satisfied. Try the BBQ sauces - homemade and really added to the meal. Service was friendly and quick. I... More 

Thank Elton K
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2015

You gotta try the ribs. They fall off the bone. Baked beans, mac-n-cheese, and fried potatoes were great too.

Thank blandford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 Bloomfield Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-349-0624
New breakfast place in town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?