12 Bucket List Worthy Restaurants To Try In Kentucky, One For Each Month Of The Year

Kentucky has emerged as a culinary force in recent years, with the bourgeoning Bluegrass dining scene gaining national attention and acclaim. Our cuisine is a melting pot of regional food, cultural influences, and farm-to-table fare, and it’s wholly unique to Kentucky. This year, we recommend checking out the best the Bluegrass has to offer, by eating your way through the state one restaurant at a time! Here are 12 bucket-list-worthy restaurants to try in Kentucky, one for each month of the year:

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Now this is a resolution we can get behind! And of course, this is by no means an extensive list of the state’s best establishments. Did we miss one of your can’t-miss restaurants? Nominate it for a chance to be featured!

For more delicious Kentucky fare, be sure to check out this comprehensive guide to the state’s superlative superstars.

Address: Barn8 Restaurant, 10510 W Hwy 42, Goshen, KY 40026, USA
Address: Bluebird, 202 W Main St, Stanford, KY 40484, USA
Address: The Kentucky Castle, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, USA
Address: Old Talbott Tavern, 107 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004, USA
Address: Pompilios, 600 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071, USA
Address: Rich's Proper Food and Drink, 701 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011, USA
Address: Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum, 688 US-25W, Corbin, KY 40701, USA
Address: Starnes Barbecue, 1008 Joe Clifton Dr, Paducah, KY 42001, USA
Address: The Brown Hotel, 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Address: the freight house, 330 S 3rd St # 102, Paducah, KY 42003, USA
Address: Wallace Station Deli and Bakery, 3854 Old Frankfort Pike, Versailles, KY 40383, USA
Address: Patti's 1880's Settlement, 1793 J H O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045, USA