12 Small Town Family Kitchens In Kentucky That Serve Meals To Die For

We’ve featured many family-owned restaurants throughout Kentucky, all of which have their own charm and unforgettable menus. There’s something about a restaurant kitchen run by people who simply love what they do that makes the food taste that much better. These 12 eateries can be found in Kentucky’s small towns and each is family-owned, filled with character, and totally worth seeking out to try their meals that are simply to die for.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

As you probably know, this is just the beginning of a list of small-town restaurants in Kentucky that deserve a visit. Can you help add to our list? Give your favorite family-owned restaurant a shout out in the comments so we can check them out! And keep in mind, all of these restaurants have Facebook pages, so seek them out and follow along for the most up-to-date info!

For more on one of the restaurants featured above, Babes BBQ, check out our previous article here.