Kentucky Native Café


Escape the winter and dine and relax in our winter garden. Kentucky Native Café is now open in our greenhouses featuring crepes, soups, wine, and local craft beer.


Tuesday - Friday: 4PM-10PM
Saturday & Sunday: 11AM-5PM

Want to join the team: We are hiring.


Parking is off at 446 East High Street. Our entrance is at the back of the parking lot.  


The Michlers ‘have the patience to not be trendy,' she said. ‘They do just right and no more … which is harder than anything.'"
-Lynn Winters, chef and founder Lynn's Paradise Café, quoted in Keeneland Magazine, Summer 2019


“Eeeek!!!!! I'm so excited about having found this hidden gem!" 
-Alicia W. 5-Star Yelp Review, 9/24/2017


Beer: $5.66
Wine by the glass: $7.55
Non Alcoholic: Coffee, tea, and rotating fruit spritzers and house-made sodas: $3-$4.50


Savory Crepes with side salad: $12.66
Bowl of Soup with side salad: $8.73
Dessert Crepe: $5.66-$8.73
Bavarian Pretzels: $9.95
Gelato: $3.50


Can I bring my dog?  During the summer, yes. Our winter seating is indoors and no dogs are permitted.  
Are children welcome?  Yes, children are welcome. Children must be supervised and accompanied by an adult at all times on the property.  
Can I make a reservation? All seating is first come first serve and we do not book events.  
Can I bring outside food or drinks? No outside food or drinks (except birthday cakes/pies/cobblers/crisps/clafoutis).
Can I see a menu? We rotate it daily (and we update this website about twice a year)... so most accurate information is on our chalk boards, or you can give us a call.  
Other Questions? Call us during our open hours at 859-281-1718.


“Just envision yourself at a table, glass of wine in hand, surrounded by foliage and twinkling's basically a dream come true, restaurant speaking. "
-Courtney H. 5-Star Yelp Review, 1/9/2018