Old Stone Inn & Tavern
Our inspiration stems from the variety of cultures that make up our city our goal is to combine these traditional flavors into something uniquely Kentucky. Experience food and service that are precise, yet never pretentious.
Wonderful in all ways, great food, service, friendly staff, great historic venue.
Wonderful experience, great food, and friendly staff!
Dave and team continue to deliver on a quality evening...great food, drink and ambiance are always a winning combination! Keep it up
I would recommend but with some hesitation. We were a party of 4 and the service was very slow. We waited probably 30 minutes for our food. To get my water refilled I had to catch the eye of the waiter while holding up an empty glass. We also waited roughly the same amount of time to get our checks. The checks were very confusing as the bottle of wine was split 4 ways
as well as the meal. One lady ordered a side, a second lady ordered a salad and mushroom fries. THe total certainly was NOT the $26 yet that was her portion of the split check. Since it had taken so long to get the food & the check she just paid it. The waitress did try to straighten things out but all she did was give each of us a separate check-no amount changed. I had to tally mine to know exactly how much I owed. When we were ready to pay againI had to catch the eye of the waiter while holding up my card. I was very disappointed.
Went for Mother’s Day Brunch. Rather expected a Claudia Saunders style gloppy style buffet spread or a menu typically Louisville. But we were so surprised!
The sweet civilized ambiance amidst the old stone walls and distressed old pine creaking floors was great. But the food was such a total surprise! It’s conscious cooking using locally sourced foods where can. All was prepared with a concern for quality, health, real good stuff all well prepared. Chef David does a great job. Going back and back.
Very lovely brunch. Wonderful choices. Asparagus and watermelon burrata salad both delicious
The Old Stone Inn is back! A family favorite for decades - gone for a while - but our meal was excellent! Highly recommend! Chef is highly acclaimed and it shows in the quality of the dishes and the presentation! Take a short drive to the country and you will not regret it!
Quaint place with some interesting history. Low value .....small portions at a high price point, esp. for the area. Fish was undercooked and wet, not very tasty for catfish.
If you haven't been here yet, this restaurant should be on your must-visit list. It's located in an adorable old stone inn (hence the name), one where the walls and floors are a bit askew because of the age, which just adds to the charm. We went during Derby week, after the Oaks. Everyone was so friendly, the cocktails were delicious, the food was spectacular, and the service was very attentive. Even the chef came out to visit all of the tables, and to check on our meals and experience; it's very clear he's passionate about what he does and cares that it's done right. We wished we had more time during our trip to go back a second time. We'll definitely be joining them again next year when we're back in town.
We went to the Old Stone Inn for our 10th wedding anniversary. The decor was simple but nice. The waitress was friendly and very attentive.
We both had the Beef Short Rib. The meat was very tender and flavorful. The mashed potatoes were very good as was the brown gravy. The carrots were cooked perfectly and tasted great. We both had a delicious white chocolate cheesecake with carrot cake base.
Our glasses were always kept full. Very nice experience and we definitely will be back for another special occasion.
My family enjoyed the experience. Seemed to be a long gap between the salad and main course but we handled that with conversation just fine. The food was amazing and will return again. Thanks David for the experience. Good Luck!
room -bar level noise - need to tone down- when leaving compared experience with other guests -
noise level - not conducive for a second drink
server was overwhelmed - you stated short on staff
We came via a recommendation -
Change to Hawaiian rolls - appreciate real butter - Thanks
Cheese cake from cheese cake factory-
Yes, I would give you a second try and recommend with a caveat to request dining to the right
Personal attention was excellent and the food was very good and beautifully presented. I would suggest considering tablecloths to add to the fine dining experience and help reduce sound.
My husband and I went to the Old Stone Inn for a date night. We had a hard time choosing because everything on the menu sounded wonderful. I'm sure we'd have been pleased with anything but we ended up going with deviled eggs, salads, mushroom ravioli, catfish special, cheesecake and pecan tart. The chef puts a perfect gourmet spin on classic KY dishes. The service was great and the Inn is just beautiful. So glad to have this gem in Simpsonville! We'll definitely be back.
Our party of 4 dined on a Wednesday evening. We had the mushroom appetizer which was very good. Our entrees were: rack of pork (a single frenched pork chop), local trout, shrimp and grits, beef short ribs. No complaints and lots of YUMs from everyone. Portions were ample. Service was prompt and friendly. Our server knew the menu well. We had Appalachian Apple Stack Cake and Pecan Pie for dessert. Both were very good, but the cake was our favorite. My mother-in-law was celebrating her birthday and our server put a birthday candle on her dessert plate and comped her dessert. Best meal out overall (site, food, service) that any of us had in a long time.
Great out of the way place in Simpsonville that has some of the former Corbett's folks working there.
We had the brussels sprout and fritters as small plates which were very good, and followed that with two of the best salads my wife and I have ever had. Just delicious, and so was the Bloody Mary!
This is in an old home with a lot of character, which just adds to the gentile atmosphere.
Definitely worth the 30 minute drive.
Easter Sunday, everything was excellent. We had a party of twelve am we were very well taken care of.
Love the history, food and service. It's clear the folks at Old Stone Inn take pride in what they do and the atmosphere they provide their patrons. Not only did the servers and maitre'd know so much about their dishes and top picks, the owner/chef walked around and personally checked on everyone.
Our delicious meal was also followed by a behind the scenes building tour the maitre'd offered. The place was awesome.
LOVE how personalized our experience was. We will definitely return!!!
We enjoyed the meal, nice atmosphere. I plan to return again
Went to Old Stone Inn April 19, 2019. Ambience was wonderful. Service from Melissa was wonderful. My wife and I each had different salads and they were both very good. She had shrimp and grits and enjoyed it very much. I had catfish and thought it was excellent. I was only disappointed in the okra which was served whole and was not cooked through. I ordered stack cake for dessert and it was exceptional. One final comment, I had iced tea with my meal and coffee with dessert. So many restaurants now don't take care with tea and coffee. But here both drinks were very good. If a kitchen takes care to deal with tea and coffee it tells you something about the chef and his staff.
Nice to see the Old Stone Inn revamped and reopened once again. The ride out to Simpsonville is always a plus when going to this restaurant. A must try are the the pork rinds with pimento cheese.
The food and decor is very upscale
Wonderful place to dine!
Wonderful food, service and great atmosphere. Definitely a place I will be visiting often.
I am a fan! Fabulous all around. Great shrimp and grits and we added scallops to the mix... very accommodating about the addition. Great night. I’m going back to eat at the hidden bar in the back😀
We will definitely be back! Food was amazing! Great wine selection too. And, the chef personally comes around to check on your experience.
Started with the deviled eggs - so yummy!!! Shrimp & grits were so good, friends had salmon & brussel sprouts & short ribs - so tasty - The short ribs were the best presentation I’ve ever seen!! Ended with Apple stack cake with rosemary brown butter ice cream - need I say more!! 😘💯
Great service & chef came out & spoke with us for a quick minute!! So much fun!!!
Menu is diverse. Farm to fork for most things. Food and service was excellent.
We greatly enjoyed our meal as well as the Inn. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Chef came out and visited each table. He was previously the chef at Churchill Downs. Very accessible off of 64 near Louisville.
We decided to go at the last minute, but this was at 5:45 PM so we barely got in before all reservations were taken. Call ahead is my advice! We enjoyed a couple of glasses of wine, then ordered pear and blue cheese salad - large and very tasty! We chose to try the salmon special that evening and it a=was utterly one of the best salmon I have ever had. Large portion of a pan seared fillet with beautiful color and texture., served on a bed of grits, and a side of marinated cabbage. Since I love their Brussels sprouts, ordered a small plate as an extra. Service was spot on. We also saw a couple of tables of local friends and we all agreed that we are so happy with what Chef David Danielson (and Chef Jeremiah Brown in the kitchen) has done here. Continued best wishes for their continued success. Make sure you visit at lunch as well and try the French dip (sliced prime rib).
Wonderful farm fresh food, our server was so professional and knowledgeable, chef came to our table to check on the food, very home town feeling, loved the spare ribs, the inn is so historical and looks beautiful!
Super fresh and delicious dinner in a historic and charming setting. Can't wait to return and check out the tavern, too.
Wonderful experience. Great Food, beautiful historic facility. Professional and courteous staff. Highly recommend but do make reservations as more and more find out about it they are busy which is wonderful
Wonderful food, outstanding service, beautiful and charming but comfortable atmosphere, lovely greeting, etc. We were treated like royalty - especially me because it was my birthday dinner and was the first thing I asked for when my daughter asked me where I wanted to go.
It was refreshing to have such an acccomdating server like Joey. He performs with warmth and old school class.
Everyone in our party of nine enjoyed their selection that was further enhanced by the executive chef visiting our table.
Old Stone Inn is a unique dining experience that couples great food with a historic experience!
We had excellent dinners. The prices were a little higher than previous ventures in this location, but the value probably justifies the price. The ambiance was great, as it has always been, but on a very rainy Saturday night there was a small drip, drip, drip right next to our table. The main dining room is a little loud, as it has always been, but not so load as to prevent conversation.
Charming atmosphere, attentive service, & delicious meal. Worth the drive to Simpsonville!
Had the fish cheeks that was a special.....horrible hockey pucks.
Server was very understanding manager argued with us. He said to us, "the last table ordered it, and said they were good" . I am an experienced cook and a diner and I know what fish cheeks should be like, ours were hard and cold.