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Shelbyville and Frankfort, KY Restaurants

Experience the delicious flavors of Shelbyville and Frankfort, KY restaurants.  A variety of local places proudly serve home-cooked meals made from locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in the freshest produce, meats, and dairy products from nearby farms, ensuring the highest quality and supporting local agriculture. From farm-to-table dining experiences to cozy cafes, these restaurants offer a taste of the region's culinary delights.

Red Lion at Science Hill

Located in downtown Shelbyville in a historic 200 year old building, The Red Lion is a multi-experience restaurant and specialty cocktail bar offering fresh, local ingredients with a twist of New American cuisine.

(502) 738-3448
Claudia Sanders Dinner House

Founders Colonel Sanders and his wife Claudia created a restaurant to share their knowledge of southern recipes with an air of Southern Hospitality combined with old fashioned, family-style service.

(502) 206-3318
Goodwood Frankfort

Brewery with bourbon inspiration and a traditional, southern menu. Situated in downtown Frankfort overlooking the Kentucky River. Great spot for outdoor dining, large parties, and a family friendly atmosphere.

Bourbon on Main

Situated on the Kentucky River with a clear view of the State Capitol, Bourbon on Main is a great place to gather and have fun in Frankfort. It is inspired by Frankfort natives who love to share their passion for bourbon, mixology and culinary delights.

(502) 352-2720
Cattleman’s Roadhouse

Kentucky Proud restaurant that is locally owned and operated, serving steaks that are hand-cut, aged 28 days, and superior in tenderness and flavor. We use locally sourced produce and strive for higher quality meals for our patrons.

502) 647-5959
The Stave

Elevated, modern cuisine inspired by Kentucky and Southern Cooking. Located right on the bank of Glenn’s Creek with a beautiful covered patio for you to enjoy the view. A full bar filled with specialty cocktails and a wide bourbon selection. Official Kentucky Bourbon Trail Restaurant.

859) 879-0101