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Boone Tavern Restaurant

100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
+1 859-985-3700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“spoon bread” (205 reviews)
“pork chop” (42 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
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1 - 10 of 581 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had reservations for a large group at lunch. Service was excellent. Food prepared was delicious. Love the spoon bread, the hot brown was so good,have had the shrimp and grits which was delish. Hubby had fish, coleslaw, fries. this was tasty . The lunch portions...More

Thank glenda w
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Glenda W, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your lunch with us at the Historic Boone Tavern and want to thank you for taking the time to share it with the TripAdvisor community. We are happy that you loved the spoon bread, our own...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while visiting the area. We enjoyed a very nice lunch. Wait staff was friendly and helpful. Prices were decent. Nice atmosphere.

Thank northernerpalmtreelo
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Northernpalmtreelo, We appreciate that you would take the time to share your Boone Tavern Dining experience. We are happy that you enjoyed yourself and hope to welcome you back soon. Andrew J.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a recent road trip. We were in a bit of a hurry so we each had a salad. I had fried chicken salad in avocado and she had the fried green tomato salad. Both were fine - hers was better. A...More

Thank MLB768
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MLB768, We are happy that enjoyed yourself on your recent lunch with us and got to meet some of our students that work at the Boone Tavern Dining Room. We do take your recommendations seriously and will be discussing your suggestions with our chef...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for fancy lunch on out way to Chattanooga. This is a lovely historic hotel with restaurant inside. We were seated immediately. . They bring complimentary spoon bread to start the meal. I'd heard of it but never tried it. It's similar to cornbread but...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chattygirl7491, We are happy to hear your kind words and that you would share them. The spoon-bread that you enjoyed is a signature dish at the Boone Tavern and we have been serving it here for over 70 years. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a feeling the food offering are hit or miss here, based on the other reviews and my first hand experience. The place (hotel and restaurant) is charming. There is an elegance to the restaurant. I had no problems with the service. We received...More

Thank Carol D
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carol D, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the service and atmosphere, but not so much with the food. We do value your concerns and will be discussing this with our culinary team. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here on Saturday night, while staying in Berea, on way home from SC. Not a lot of great choices in Berea; I wanted to go for Thai, but my wife overruled me and wanted to go to the Boone Tavern for the experience/atmosphere....More

Thank William S
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear William S, We want to thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience. We are pleased that you did appreciate the service but regrettably the value perception did not meet your expectations. We will be having another menu out soon and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant and the hotel in which it is located is absolutely beautiful. It's period furniture is lovely. Everything, from the chandeliers to the floor, is immaculate. Our luncheon was tasty and the presentation of it was on point. In addition, the service was spectacular....More

1  Thank Janet E
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Janet E, We are pleased to hear about how much enjoyed your Boone Tavern dining experience. Thank you for highlighting the attention to detail and we look forward to sharing your kind words with our team, especially Julia and Taylor. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Road Scholar meals are always interesting in a good way. Our round table got pretty rowdy considering it was breakfast time ☕️ Superior biscuits and thick yet crispy bacon 🥓. We were fueled for our day sipping Bourbon 🥃 and bracing ourselves for ECLIPSE 🎆More

Thank Annette1026
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Annette1026, Thank you for your 5 star review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your dining experience and time with us. We look forward to sharing your kind words with our team and do hope that you will return to the Boone Tavern soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food quality was good, but not the best meal we ever ate. The high prices and small portions only add to the stereotypical disappointment associated with many Hotel dinning rooms. Go to Papalenos instead and get a great meal for a great price when...More

Thank Chad H
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Chad H, We appreciate your feedback. While we are happy that you were pleased with the quality of the food, it is unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations otherwise. We do hope that you will return and give us another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here while on the road to Florida. The cocktails--blackberry mint juleps-- were wonderful and the food delicious. The staff here provides such good service. My trout was perfect and my husband loved his beef pot pie. We always have a good and...More

Thank librarian73
Donnardos, Director of Sales at Boone Tavern Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear librarian73, Thank you for your kind words in reviewing your Boone Tavern experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your food, drinks and time with us. We hope to have you return soon for another visit. Andrew J.

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Ike A
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Response from pjwhite51 | Reviewed this property |
$17.95 adults, $9.95 for children 12 and under
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Yes, they have beer and wine now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
    (100 Main Street N.)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-985-3700
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