8 Restaurants In Kentucky That Are Hiding Throughout Red River Gorge

Kentucky has some of the best hiking, climbing, and outdoor destinations in the country, and one of its main features is Red River Gorge. This beautiful area of the Bluegrass State is popular with both seasoned adventurers and those who just want a taste of Kentucky’s natural beauty. While it’s best known for its unique landscape, Red River Gorge should also be recognized for its food. This rather small section of Kentucky offers a surprising number of restaurants that are delicious, laid back, and perfect to add to your list of things to do in the area. Check out these 8 local restaurants in Kentucky that are hiding throughout Red River Gorge.

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Editor’s Note: One more popular dining spot in Red River Gorge that should not be ignored is Red River Rockhouse. Due to reader demand, we wanted to be sure to add this must-try eatery to the list. You can follow along with them on Facebook here, read our previous feature article about them here, and to get to the restaurant, head here… Address: 4000 KY-11, Campton, KY 41301

If you’re planning a getaway to Red River Gorge and have been wondering where to eat, now you have a list of options that are some of the best local restaurants in Kentucky. When you need a break from campfire food, head to these must-try eateries in the Gorge.

Have you tried all of these restaurants? What is your favorite spot to eat and drink in the area? Let us know in the comments!

And if you need an idea of a unique adventure to have in Red River Gorge, check out our previous article here.