Hey, y’all! Don’t we all need some good news in 2020? I think so – and for my fellow Kentucky foodies, I have some great news for you. Shelby County, KY – one of my favorite small communities in the Commonwealth – is hosting their inaugural Restaurant Week November 9th – 13th, 2020. In the mood for a culinary-driven night out, day trip, staycation, or creative takeout options? Then this is the event for you!
Please remember to #MaskUp & be safe, y’all!
About Shelby County, KY Restaurant Week: November 2020
Including Shelby County, KY’s tap house, bakeries, and coffee shops, ShelbyKY Tourism designed Restaurant Week to celebrate the food industry, keep customers shopping within Shelby County, and encourage new guests to visit. Participating businesses may be found online, with new establishments added up to Nov. 9. There are few messages that I can get behind more than supporting small, local businesses. They are the backbone of our economy – and what makes our state the special place that it is.
Restaurant Week Rewards + Giveaway
Those who share food photos from Restaurant Week on social media will be entered to receive dining gift cards. Simply tag photos on Facebook or Instagram with #ShelbyKYEats or #VisitShelbyKY and be entered to win. There will be two daily winners that will receive a gift card from one of the participating restaurants and one Grand Prize winner that will receive a $100.00 gift card to a Shelbyville or Simpsonville restaurant of their choice.
Participating Locations: Inaugural Shelby County KY Restaurant Week
1732 Midland Trail #3, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Lunch special (steam table): 1 meat + 2 sides, $7.00. Tues-Friday, 11:00 – 3:00.
721 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Say “ShelbyKYEats” for 10% off your ticket.
The Barrel Room
622 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Use code “ShelbyKYEats” for discounted drink specials and new releases.
500 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Any 2 cocktails + a pizza of your choice for $25.
7021 Shelbyville Rd, Simpsonville, KY 40067
Restaurant Week Offer: Come in & spin the wheel to see what discount you’ll receive.
Convenient Food Mart
38 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: BOGO sausage, egg, and cheese (5:30 – 9:30); free side with any hot lunch sandwich (11:00 – 1:00).
Little Mount Lavender
524 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Purchase for an opportunity to win “The Flare of Lavender.”
JC’s note: I recently visited Little Mount Lavender and I highly recommend that you check them out! From home products, to candles, to freshly-baked breads, cupcakes, and cakes – there’s something for everyone. Y’all will love it!
545 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Cider Cow Float for $7.
JC’s note: the Cider Cow Float, a Spotz Signature Float, features vanilla bean gelato in a caramel-lined cup, covered with Apple Cider, and topped with whipped cream & ground cinnamon.
B&N Food Market
5945 Elmburg Rd, Bagdad, KY 40003
Restaurant Week Offer: Use code “ShelbyKYEats” for a free ice cream cone with the purchase of a plate lunch.
JC’s note: get the brisket when there… it’s incredible!
1745 Midland Trail, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: 12 different lunch plate specials for $5.99 including spaghetti & meatballs, cheese ravioli, calzones, manicotti, and many more.
700 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: A free medium latte to anyone that purchases the Classic Eats Bundle, Classic Desserts Bundle, or the Fall Bundle. $22.
Classic Dessert Bundle: two bourbon chocolate pecan bars, two cherry dream bars, four chocolate chip cookies and four almond biscotti.
Fall Bundle: Two pumpkin rolls, two pieces of Nana nut bread, two apple cinnamon muffins and four cranberry granola bars.
Classic Eats Bundle: two strawberry muffins, two blueberry muffins, two cranberry granola bars and four chocolate chip energy bites.
The Red Lion + Science Hill Inn
525 Washington St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer:
Wed. 11/11 Veterans Day – 10% off to all Military, both locations;
Thur. 11/12 Red Lion – Braised Short Rib Risotto $19.95, featuring the Lion’s Tail (bourbon cocktail) $8.00;
Fri. 11/13 Science Hill – Salmon Croquettes $11.95
Serendipity Kandy Kitchen
519 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Buy 1 dozen of bourbon balls and receive a free bourbon twinkie.
129 Buck Creek Rd, Simpsonville, KY 40067
Restaurant Week Offer: $5.00 off any $40.00 order.
1163 Mt Eden Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: $1.00 off any large sandwich.
148 Midland Blvd, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: Complimentary skittles tea with the purchase of a pumpkin caramel cheesecake shake.
6th & Main Coffee
547 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: 25% off a hot or cold drink when you order online using the JOE app in November. You can get a link to the JOE app from their web site, www.6amcoffee.com, and the discount code is “BestCoffeeInTown”.
La Cocina de Mama
535 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065
Restaurant Week Offer: 15 % off gift cards during ShelbyKY Restaurant Week.
About Shelby County, KY
Shelby County, a community of small-town charm and world-class equestrian events, is the American Saddlebred Capital of the World. Home to 90-plus Saddlebred horse farms and breeding and training facilities, ShelbyKY gives visitors a rare peek into the world of the Saddlebred show horse. Attractions include Kentucky’s only designer outlet mall, The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass; the antique, home accessory and furniture shops comprising “Design Destination”; Jeptha Creed Distillery; Bulleit Distillery; Talon Winery; and the Shelby County Community Theatre. ShelbyKY’s dining landscape includes culinary icons Science Hill Inn and Claudia Sanders Dinner House; overnight choices range from brand-name chain hotels to downtown lofts; and there are ample outdoor adventures to enjoy.
Happy Restaurant Week!
Y’all come back now, ya hear?
Thank you, ShelbyKy Tourism, for working with me on this post. All opinions expressed, as always, are my own.
Enjoy reading about the “Inaugural Shelby County, KY Restaurant Week November 2020”? Read more Kentucky blog posts here.