Local Dining

The area boasts nearly 100 restaurants to suit just about every appetite.

There is something to offer everyone, ranging from Southern Cuisine, Bourbon specialties, historic dining, train dinner excursions, winery dining, and gourmet fine dining. From quick and essential, causal and entertaining, to the very finest of dining experiences, we can help you find the perfect place to dine during your visit.

There are several excellent restaurants from which to choose (all within a 30 minute drive):

We recommend the following in each town:

Springfield – Mordecai’s on Main (All-American with Southern Flair – www.mordecaisonmain.com), La Fuente or Los Mariachi’s (Mexican), Snappy Tomato Pizza, Pizza Hut, Cecconi’s Country-style Restaurant, Parkview IGA Deli, Wendy’s, Subway, McDonald’s, Hardee’s, Horseshoe Bend Winery (Special Weekend Events), and China King.

BardstownThe Rickhouse (Fine Dining – Bourbon-themed steakhouse), Bottle & Bond (Bourbon Distillery Comfort Food), Kurtz’s (Southern), Kreso’s (Fine Dining – European), My Old KY Dinner Train (Gourmet), Bullitt’s Winery & Bistro (Italian),  Colton’s Steakhouse, Old Talbott Tavern, Mammy’s Country Kitchen, BJ’s Bar & Grill, FRESH Coffee House, Hadorn’s Bakery, La Herradura, Chili’s, Fazoli’s, Cracker Barrel, U-mami Sushi, Tom Pigs Bar & Grill, El Jimador, Starbuck’s, and Cafe Primo.

Lebanon – Chasers (Live Music with Weekly Dinner Specials), Ragetti’s Italian Restaurant,  and Big Jim’s Restaurant & Lounge (Steak), Missy’s Out of the Way Cafe (Steakhouse).

Harrodsburg – Shaker Village (Southern/Family Style), Old Owl Tavern, and Kentucky Fudge Company.

Danville – Que, Lulu’s, Freddie’s (Italian), O’Charlie’s (All American), Applebee’s (All American), China Buffet (Chinese), Cracker Barrel (Southern), and The Hub Coffeehouse.