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My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
+1 502-348-7300
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (35 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“baked potato” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
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Reviewed yesterday

We had heard this was a great trip and we were not disappointed. Awesome food and a funtime. we will do it again.

Thank AlainaJim B
Reviewed yesterday

We had a terrific experience on the dinner train. Our service and meal were exceptional. When you book the train, you preselect your meal. I would do this at least once if you are in Bardstown. It is pricey, but worth it, especially if celebrating...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 21 May 2018

very classy experience, fine dining at its best, ya need to budget for it as it is a little pricy, but worth it. top notch all the way

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first time on a train and what a wonderful experience it was! We booked the bourbon excursion because we were celebrating my boyfriends birthday. Everything was presented beautifully. The train moves at a slow pace of maybe 25 mph which is nice....More

Thank meinky82
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I know it seems expensive, but for a 37 mile train ride, and a 5 star meal, I believe it's worth it. I had prime rib and it was very thick, cooked exactly the way I like it, and one of the best steaks I've...More

1  Thank Goofy173
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This ride is probably fantastic during the fall color season. Any other time it's just a great meal on a slow moving train. The highlight of the ride was crossing the only wooden trestle in the battle zone to survive the civil war. Why? It...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The good: Very romantic atmosphere. The staff was unbelievably friendly. The food was good(not great) but you had plenty of choices between chicken, steak, and fish. Plenty to eat you will be full. You get a good 2 hour train trip and for the most...More

1  Thank Mickey L
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Absolutely fantastic! My husband and I had a wonderful time! The meal was extremely delicious, the service was wonderful, and the atmosphere was very pleasant. We commented afterwards that the entire experience was done with excellence. We highly recommend them!

Thank Deanna L
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I had not been on a train since I was a child. All aboard... great bar and seating area as you wait for boarding. We were escorted to our table through this beautiful dining car compete with red velvet appointments. I was transported back in...More

1  Thank Leah L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was a unique trip. It lasted about 2 hours. You go slow on the way down,they reverse the engines& u go back the same way you came. We did the lunch train. Food was good. I just thought the whole excursion was pricey. You...More

1  Thank Amanda G
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Linda J
10 May 2018|
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Response from 1va-gentleman | Reviewed this property |
board at the station downtown bardstown. train ride is about 15 miles, 1:15 min or so. pass through woods, by distilleriers, jessie james hideout, normal houses. somewhat interesting, but ride back in reverse is the same... More
Rick B
3 February 2018|
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Response from kdpsgumby | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. There is a schedule on the website that lists all times.
26 November 2017|
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Response from 1va-gentleman | Reviewed this property |
probably can but call the office to verify. train is a little pricey and they expect a tip based on the total price, not just the food portion, which they don't break out. i tipped on the food portion as i estimated it to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$109
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N 3rd St, Bardstown, KY 40004-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-7300
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train serves the Kentucky community to create a fine dining experience like no other. While aboard the beautifully restored 1940's dining cars, passengers experience a 2 1/2 hour journey throughout beautiful Kentucky countryside, passing through the Bernheim Forest over a wooden trestle bridge and by famous distilleries such as Four Roses and Jim Beam. Indulge in a gourmet, multi-course lunch or dinner prepared fresh on board by our renowned culinary team. Included in your ticket price is the excursion, meal, and all non-alcoholic beverages. We also have a full service bar on board. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train regularly schedules specialty excursions and has group pricing available for groups of all shapes and sizes. Have a group and don't see a date on the schedule that works for you? Give us a call to talk about opening up a new run.
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