Top 13 Southern Restaurants In Kentucky


1. The Miller House; Owensboro

301 E 5th St, Owensboro, Kentucky
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The Miller House is a Southern restaurant and bar located in a beautiful home. They serve modern Southern food like pork chop with sweet onion pudding.

2. The Silver Dollar; Louisville

1761 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky
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The Silver Dollar offers old fashioned cocktails and recipes like house made pickles, fried chicken livers and collard greens.


3. The Bluebird; Stanford

202 W Main St, Stanford, Kentucky
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The Bluebird is a farm to table Southern restaurant with seasonal dishes like smokehouse pasta and a fried green tomato BLT.

4. Tea Bayou; Bowling Green

906 State St, Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Tea Bayou is a Cajun restaurant with a wide selection of fine teas to go with their po’boys and jambalaya.

5. The Village Anchor Restaurant; Louisville

11507 Park Rd, Anchorage, Kentucky
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The Village Anchor Restaurant serves Southern food in a European pub atmosphere. They offer dishes like apricot bourbon pork and fried chicken.

6. Nick Ryan’s Saloon; Lexington

157 Jefferson St, Lexington, Kentucky
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Nick Ryan’s Saloon makes mouthwatering fare like smoked Gouda grits and pork chops with cranberry apple chutney.

7. Harvest Restaurant; Louisville

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624 E Market St, Louisville, Kentucky
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Harvest Restaurant is a locally sourced restaurant with dishes like fried chicken livers with kimchi puree.

8. Chatham’s Southern Comfort Foods; Lexington

496 East High St, Lexington, Kentucky
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Chatham’s Southern Comfort Foods serves wholesome foods like fried catfish, ribs and chicken livers.

9. Willow Pond Southern Catfish; Aurora

16814 Us Highway 68 E, Hardin, Kentucky
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Willow Pond Southern Catfish offers dishes like blacken catfish, frog legs and fruit cobbler.


10. Mordecai’s On Main; Springfield

105 W Main St, Springfield, KY 40069
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Mordecai’s On Main has a great buffet with all the Southern classics like fired chicken and collards.

11. Winchell’s Restaurant And Bar; Lexington

348 Southland Dr, Lexington, Kentucky
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Winchell’s Restaurant and Bar has a three cheese Kentucky hot brown and a shrimp and grits dish with jalapeno grits.

12. Stella’s Kentucky Deli; Lexington

143 Jefferson St, Lexington, Kentucky
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Stella’s Kentucky Deli offers farm to table soul food like Creole tomatoes and grits as well as truffled mac and cheese.

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