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Boone Tavern Restaurant

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100 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763 (100 Main Street N.)
+1 859-985-3700
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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17:00 - 20:00
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So. Haven MI
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

We were here for breakfast it was the Breeders Cup so they were having only Breakfast Buffet. It was $15 per person. It had very few items on the buffet in fact I would have to say you have more variety at any one of the chain hotels expanded breakfasts. It was the most "concise" breakfast buffet I have seen.... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived close to closing but was still treated with courtesy. Food and service was exceptional, especially the quail. It deserved a 5 star rating. The following morning was a different story. Service (I think waiter's name was Patrick) was horrific, food was cold, biscuits looked like they were at least two days old and had been reheated in microwave.... More 

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Skaneateles, New York
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Getting good food at a hotel can sometimes be difficult. That is not the case at the Boone Tavern Hotel Restaurant. The menu is great, the food is delicious and the service is excellent. It is a bit pricey but worth every penny. Their signature spoon bread is authentic southern style country cooking at its best.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

I recently ate here as a special occasion, a party of 8 adults. Spoon bread was dry and tasteless. I had the pork chops (tricky)with kale and cheese grits. No rolls/soup/salad are served with the meal.I had a modest serving of 2 breaded pork cutlets. The kale was just ok and the cheese grits were tasteless and not cheesy.Price $19.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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206 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Very pleasant dinning room, in a old historic hotel. It was remolded a few years ago and is very comfortable. We had Sunday Brunch Buffet (17.95 plus beverages) and had a very nice meal. Sometimes some food was not immediately replenished and had to wait 5-15 minutes for it to come out. Having a omelet made could take time as... More 

1 Thank jaxx k
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

My brother recommended this place as his favorite and he was right. He and his wife like this place for their anniversary. My wife & I found Sunday Brunch to be great. Nice atmosphere, great food. Service was just OK, but did not really take away from the experience.

Thank tiredtraveler708
Rochester, New York
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed at the Tavern and had dinner here in the evening and breakfast the next morning. The atmosphere of the tavern is lovely, but note, there is no bar and spirits are served in the dining room with dinner. This was not an issue and actually contributed to the charming nature of this restaurant. The food was excellent and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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149 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

My mother & I who live in Texas were visiting my brother & his family in Lexington. As I grew up in Lexington and visited Berea & Boone Tavern many times in my teens & early 20's a trip to Boone Tavern for lunch was on the to-do list. Seven of us had a lunch on a Saturday. Boone Tavern... More 

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Huntington, Indiana
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Impressed with how the college students work the hotel and restaurant. Feels like we're helping when we eat there. Fantastic decor in this historic hotel. Spoon bread, fried green tomatoes, pork chops the trick way and fish.

Thank John G
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176 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We were very let down by the restaurant. I used to come here to eat as a child in the late sixties and early seventies. I loved it then. Upon arriving at the hotel the night before, we were told that if we wanted breakfast on Saturday,we were required to pay $15.00 a piece for a breakfast buffet and reservations... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?