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Kurtz Restaurant

418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
+1 502-348-8964
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pickled beets” (20 reviews)
“fried chicken” (76 reviews)
“biscuit pudding” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great southern food and hospitality. Try the fried chicken - it’s excellent. Great service! Highly recommend!

Thank jamiej86
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful historic location and a great lunch. Great selection, reasonable prices and the desserts are to die for:).

Thank Kentuckygirl1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was good. Shrimp cocktail was good but it ends there. Top round roast beef was over cooked and what was not covered with gravy was dry. Celery used as a garnishment was wilted and end was brown and discolored. Not impressed at all.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on Thursday evening after doing a few distillery tours. This is a neat building right across from the State Park. The dinner was excellent and so was the service. We both had the Chicken and Country Ham. The breading on the chicken was...More

Thank beachball42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat old building with a nice family story. Good food and service. Skillet fried chicken was awesome.

Thank jhromatka
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful day, so we decided to drive to Bardstown after church to have “a good old-fashioned Sunday dinner.” So glad we did! Service was wonderful. We were seated near a window and enjoyed our view of My Old Kentucky Home grounds. Our party...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Food and Service was Exceptional!! One of best Kentucky restaurants. Fascinating history and somne of best fried chicken anywhere!

Thank NWATravelers1000
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We enjoyed the ambience at Kurtz Restaurant. The meals were very average, however the staff are very pleasant.

Thank CharmaineCregan
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We joined many locals who were crowded into Kurtz' family run restaurant on a bright Sunday afternoon -- obviously a tradition in the area since 1937 and still actively run by the Kurtz family. My mother-in-law's Kansas fried chicken is still the Queen but this...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about Kurtz so stopped by for lunch. We were not disappointed...the service was the best and the food was fantastic. Fried chicken, gravy, cornbread....heaven!

Thank lchelsea
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2 March 2017|
Response from LAN_traveler | Reviewed this property |
Reservations not required, but it never hurts to call. I don't remember the hours but do remember that they are (or were) closed on Sundays and Mondays, and also from Jan 1 to Mar 1 for the cold season.
2 March 2017|
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Response from Rhonda R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw your post, I'm sure it's to late. We enjoyed the restaurant, home style cooking, it was really delicious. We look forward to going again when we are in the area again.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-8964
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