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Lexinton to Louisville

rayddd Jun 29, 2008 04:15 PM

Traveling with my son from Chicago to Charleston, SC in mid July down I-75. Will probably eat supper/ spend the night between Lexington and Louisville. Any suggestions for dinner? Love all types of food but would like to try something other than chains.



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    rayddd RE: rayddd Jun 29, 2008 04:17 PM

    Sorry for the typo- I meant Lexington-

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      LaLa RE: rayddd Jun 29, 2008 05:43 PM

      I would stop in Lousiville ...stay at the Brown and have a great dinner and a relaxing night.

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        LaLa RE: LaLa Jun 30, 2008 07:51 AM

        Or stop in Lexington stay at Gratz Park Inn...super comfy beds and eat at Jonathans.

    2. Davwud RE: rayddd Jun 29, 2008 05:52 PM

      The Old Talbot Inn in Bardstown. It's a nice old tavern/inn and you can get yourself some really nice burgoo.


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        bigtuck RE: rayddd Jun 30, 2008 07:46 AM

        I have enjoyed several meals @ the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg, about 30 min from Lexington & about an hr from Louisville. Good fried chicken, country ham, hot browns.

        Not sure about the Inn part of it, have never stayed there, but the properties are very cool, 150+ yr old buildings.


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          shallots RE: rayddd Jun 30, 2008 02:11 PM

          A little bit to the south, and on your way if you go a bit west is Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Simple lodgings. Excellent food. A wonderful setting for evening walks.
          You will be relaxed after an evening there.

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            Lan4Dawg RE: shallots Jul 1, 2008 08:06 AM

            I would stay there and definitely take the tour but we visited twice and the food was not very good either time and the service was lousy to the point of being non-existent on both occasions.
            It was very disappointing as we wanted to like things so much b/c we really enjoyed touring the village and were hoping for a great experience all around.
            Unfortunately the food just did not cut it.

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