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Savor Kentucky Cuisine

While maybe best known for its signature drink offerings (see bourbon, wine country and the famous Kentucky Derby mint julep), The Bluegrass State is also home to a number of innovative food dishes and a hearty culinary heritage.

Popular Kentucky cuisine includes the hot brown, Kentucky burgoo, famous Kentucky BBQ and of course, Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Maybe no other state can lay claim to the extensive amount of flavor-shaping culinary creativity and history as the state of Kentucky.

Today that inspiration can be seen in unique Kentucky cuisine and dining establishments all over the state. Dine at a horse track and watch morning thoroughbred workouts over eggs. Experience white table cloth restaurants where the surrounding art is as provocative as the entrees are inventive. And find local favorites such as hot browns and Kentucky burgoo in nostalgic cafes along scenic bluegrass routes.

Ready to get a real taste of Kentucky cuisine? From fine downtown dining to Kentucky BBQ shacks in Western Kentucky, find dozens of Kentucky restaurants featuring your favorite flavors using the search below.

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Region Gilbertsville, KY
"Good Friends Always Welcome" is our slogan!  Ralph's Harborview is located at Moors Resort and Marina on Kentucky Lake.  Ralph's is open seasonally for breakfast, l...
Baby D
Region Louisville, KY
Baby D's Bagel & Deli is located in the heart of the Highlands on Baxter Avenue & Highland Avenue (behind Wicks Pizza.) We offer a wide variety of steamed bagel sandwi...
The Back Door Tavern
Region Louisville, KY
The Back Door Bar & Grille is located at 1250 Bardstown Road, adjacent to the Mid City Mall in the heart of the picturesque Highlands neighborhood in Louisville....
Back Home Restaurant
Region Elizabethtown, KY
Back Home was started by a local family and has been serving the Elizabethtown area for more than 30 years.  Experience fried green tomatoes the way they are supposed to ...
Backstage Cafe
Region Covington, KY
Great place to eat. Great place for music. Great place for fun.
Bagel sandwich and soup from popular downtown spot, Bagelrama.
Region Henderson, KY
Bagelrama is Downtown Henderson, KY’s newest addition to the currently flourishing culinary “rebirth” of the area. We are located inside the Henderson Citi-C...
The Bakery
Region Louisville, KY
Treat yourself to a sampling of the finest artisan breads, decadent desserts and original coffee blends in town. The Bakery at Sullivan offers all these and more for those wit...
Region Louisville, KY
For a modern Louisville experience, step into a fresh new space of contemporary design at BLU. Sample 60+ bourbons from the “Wall of Bourbon” or try one or more of...
Bar-B-Q Shack
Region Hopkinsville, KY
BBQ Shack / Bar B Que Shack- Restaurant and Catering located in Hopkinsville Ky is locally owned and operated. The best pork Bar-B-Que in the area can be found at the Bar B...
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