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The Rickhouse Restaurant & Lounge

112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
+1 502-348-2832
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Food and drinks were amazing. I loved being able to cut my ribeye with a butter knife. Our bartender was Shawda and she was able to suggest great drinks and make sure we were 100% satisfied. The locoation was a little difficult to find. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kirsti S
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We had dinner here while in town for the Bourbon Trail. The food was quite good, but the restaurant is not easy to find. What signs are present are not lit up, and hard to read even with a good light source. For a place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The Rickhouse Restaurant was recommended to us by the manager of the Jailer's Inn where we were staying in Bardstown. We made same day reservations on a Saturday and 5:15 or 8:30 where the only available openings. We took 8:30 and it was a short...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident in 2017 and made a special trip to come back in 2018. Service was excellent. Food delicious. Great bourbon cocktails. Plan to come back again. We live over 6 hours away.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank S W
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on November 8 for dinner as recommended by friends. We’re here celebrating our 10 year wedding anniversary trying a bourbon tour weekend. We don’t know much about bourbon. The staff here is friendly and SO helpful! They helped me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Every time we are in Bardstown we go to The Rickhouse. It was good as usual. After many visits I decided for finally try one of their steaks (I usually get the salmon which is outstanding). I must say I was underwhelmed with the ribeye....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kris1951
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Excellent food and service with a great menu selection. Upscale restaurant with great value. Best meal that we had other than our wonderful breakfasts at our B&B. 😋 My biggest surprise was they had 12 year old Pappy van Winkle available at the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Warren J
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We visited the Rickhouse on a recent trip to Bardstown. Unfortunately we were not aware reservations were recommended so we did have a bit of a wait but it was well worth it. From the appetizers, to the entrée, to the dessert...everything was wonderful. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tshad68
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Some friends that had recently visited Bardstown told me I had to eat at the Rickhouse for supper so I made reservations for my girlfriend and I for a nice meal on our last night in town. When we walked into the cellar style entry...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JThomas255
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I can’t say that I’ve been to a restaurant that the staff was so rude! Terrible. Not just to our table but to all the tables around us. My friends burger was charred and basically unedible. I can’t even put into words how rude the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Moonmel | Reviewed this property |
In the past I have called because they can get really busy. You can even call that day so they can get you on the schedule.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Xavier Dr, Bardstown, KY 40004-1476
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bardstown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-348-2832
An elegant and unique restaurant located in the heart of historic Bardstown, Ky. We pride ourselves on our classic dishes with unique twists. We have an ever growing and expansive Bourbon collection, sold individually as well as in flights. We also have an extensive wine list, with something for everyone. For a memorable, and delectable meal and experience, please join us.
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