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Rowena Landing Restaurant

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5465 State Park Road, at Lure Lodge at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown, KY
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were hoping to have the dinner buffet at this restaurant on a Sunday evening. However, they didn't offer it, so we had their specials. They provided us with huge plates full of food that looked good but only average tasting. We have had better food before at this restaurant.

Thank Judy2468
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had the buffet which was fairly good. Catfish fiddlers, catfish nuggets, bbq ribs, fried chicken, and some normal buffet style food green beans, mashed tatoes (which had great flavor), greens, salad bar. About what you would expect from a buffet but a bit better than average, friendly staff, and a great view is why I gave 4 instead of... More 

Thank lance c
Frankfort, Kentucky
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Walked in, we were seated in the BACK of the restaurant. Soda had a plastic taste, my bf asked for Sweet tea and it was unsweetened. Asked for a hot brown and they were out, server stated she would ask if he would make one but she doubted it because he was in a bad mood. He said no. I... More 

Thank Nivedm14
Columbus, Ohio
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It was a decent deal, but the food was mostly below average. The salad bar was nice, but limited as were desserts. All of the vegetables were overcooked. Shrimp and chicken were fine. It was not busy. Nice view.

Thank Aanuvane
Ellenville, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Rowena restaurant at Lure Lodge, Lake Cumberland, delicious food. We enjoyed their breakfast buffet, which had lots of good things to eat, I.e. scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, or you could order from the menu. There dinner buffet was very tasty too. Everyone was very helpful and friendly, a great place to spend a week-end or... More 

Thank grannie929
Louisville, Kentucky
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193 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Typical breakfast buffet. We were there 40 minutes before closing and there were only 6 people in the restaurant, but they enough food still available for another 100 people. Most food was dried out and had been sitting much to long. I just wondered what they do with the leftovers, hope it goes to a god cause.

Thank jaxx k
Bowling Green, KY
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

In the off-season they seem to have a limited menu and I wasn't overly impressed. I love KY Hot Browns so I ordered that. It was good, but dare I say it had too much cheese sauce! I know, who doesn't love cheese sauce?? I do, but not the amount it had on it. Service was fine, and I'd come... More 

Thank CorvetteKatie
Baxter, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Visited Lake Cumberland S.P. and stopped in to have lunch at the Rowena Landing Restaurant. We arrived and were seated very quickly with a nice window seat overlooking the lake. Our waitress was very polite and took our drink and food orders with very minimal wait time. The restaurant, overall, was okay. The food was also just 'okay'. The carpeted... More 

Thank WarmTread
Edgewood, Kentucky
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We stayed at the lodge four days. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinners there. All meals were good. Our dinner buffet included catfish and frog legs! Everything was fresh, hot food was hot, cold food cold. Can't beat the lake views! Watching the fishing boats heading out during breakfast, to watching the sunset and boats returning to the dock during... More 

Thank twdenman
Indianapolis, Indiana
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Soup and salad bar is good for lunch or light dinner. Items off the menu are average,nothing special. Buffets are fairly good. Ham for breakfast was horribly salty and overcooked. No seniors menu or discount

Thank loneranger999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5465 State Park Road, at Lure Lodge at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Jamestown
  • This restaurant is at Lake Cumberland State Resort

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