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Harbor Restaurant and Tavern

451 Lees Ford Dock Rd, Nancy, KY 42544-8403
+1 606-636-4587
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“grouper” (16 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
451 Lees Ford Dock Rd, Nancy, KY 42544-8403
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good time. And the restaurant was able to accommodate our large party of 14. The chicken marsala was excellent. Request a table on the patio for views high above Cumberland lake.

Thank Joshua O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant for the first time one evening for dinner. We had a table with a lake view. It was beautiful! We both had a shrimp dish. My husband had the wood fire grilled shrimp and I had the beer...More

Thank Shanna L
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Stopped her on a whim and not expecting anything special. The overall experience was very good. The Cumberland Grouper and fries were great. Don't usually order fried food but this turned out to be a good exception. The service was exceptional and there was no...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Taking the road less travelled will take us to the best experiences. Especially if TripAdvisor advises us. Jana was a great server~ Pretty view~ poor birdie hit the window but :( The Kentucky bourbon ale, ( Hunny happy with Miller Lite~ )the grouper fingers and...More

Thank kathhicks
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous view and great seafood! Try the grouper and crab cakes. This is a great place to wind down after a long work day. Service was great and chefs aim to please.

Thank DFields0
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I wanted to pamper a special friend of mine that lives in Somerset for his birthday. I researched for seafood and this establishment came up with some others. The menu here looked reasonable and appeared to be exactly what he liked. His birthday was on...More

Thank Carole C
Jill J, Manager at Harbor Restaurant and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Carole, thanks for taking the time out of your day to provide us with your feedback. We’re happy to hear that Janna and the rest of our staff could help make your birthday surprise for your friend so special and enjoyable. We will pass along...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of the river and was a good choice for a business dinner. Food was very well liked and the service was excellent.

Thank TASunde
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Not sure where to start. When this place has got its act together it can't be beat. Had better grouper here than fresh grouper in Florida. But dang it can be bad too. Had shoe leather steak here more than once, don't order it anymore....More

Thank mrmage
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

While our food was good (grouper was fabulous as always) and service was good as well, they've made some big changes to the menu. Prices have dramatically increased on old items, but there are tons of new items to choose from. I have to say...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

I visited the Harbor Restaurant on the 18th of Nov.2017. i was over from Ireland visiting my family that live in Somerset.i am also a Somerset Native. We were greeting by a friendly receptioness and asked where we would like to set. .We were them...More

Thank Herbert143
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Maeda S
25 October 2017|
Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer that. I've never seen a dog in the restaurant. I would recommend that you call the restaurant and ask them directly.
29 September 2017|
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Lunch menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Lees Ford Dock Rd, Nancy, KY 42544-8403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Nancy
  • Phone Number: +1 606-636-4587
We were looking for a nice restaurant to have dinner after attending a family reunion near Somerset,KY last weekend. I found this one online and thought it would be nice to dine at a waterfront restaurant on Cumberland Lake. If you go, don't call and ask for directions. After about 5 calls we finally found it. It is located at a marina and you have a view of some water and lots of houseboats. The hostesses and waitress was very friendly but the decor left much to be desired and the windows were really dirty looking. The chili cheese fries were ok and my husband and I ordered the sirloin since they did not have New York Strip. The steak actually tasted like liver!!!! We went ahead and ate it, probably shouldn't have. Somerset doesn't have a lot to offer as far as restaurants but you are probably better off staying with the fast food restaurants or Ruby Tuesday, etc. We will not be back.
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