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Martha's Restaurant

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1407 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
+1 270-759-1648
05:00 - 21:00
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Benton, Kentucky
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The bacon is to die for! I have never seen bacon so thick and done so well in a small diner. Great service, great menu, all day breakfast. I WILL RETURN!!!!

1 Thank fallingapot
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast in town. Lunch is good too. For years they allowed smoking but smoking is now banned inside, but they have an enclosed area out back for smokers.

Thank Charles G
Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Down home type of place where everyone seemed to know everyone else. The good was good and the homemade pies were wonderful.

Thank Linda L
Rome, New York
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Looking for a light meal, we tried Martha's. Glad we did. Good flavor, ample senior sized servings, Interesting art work on walls, and an owner who does everything to ensure your meal is satisfying. Martha's been around for over 40 years and she still does some of the cooking!

Thank Jack B
Murray, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There is nothing more local or more "Murray" than Martha's. Servers are friendly, place is clean and the food is good. If you come twice they will probably already know what you want to drink.. Lol

Thank WesternScenicKY
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The food quality has gone downhill over the years but the last straw was awhile back when we went there for a late lunch and was charged .50 each for a glass of water. If they cannot include water with a meal & include it in the meal pricing, they do not need my business.

Thank Tom T
Rochester, MN
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We love coming to Martha's Restaurant when we are down in Murray. We love the down home cooking, southern hospitality and the price is very reasonable for the amount of food you get.

Thank Camirella
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was WONDERFUL!!! Pancakes were awesome ..Great service !! Very Friendly people in KY !! Don't miss this lil gem .. Great home cooking !!!

Thank Ellen M
Rock Island, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very friendly atmosphere, reasonably priced, service was excellent. We had breakfast here while on our trip checked out the menu for lunch & it looked like they had a lot of good choices.

Thank Robin B
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while fishing KY Lake and the food was excellent. Catfish, burgers and Pork Roast were all 3 very good. Try the catfish with Cajun breading. The portions were very big and the service was top notch. Busy place but definitely worth the wait

Thank Haddix

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Murray
  • Phone Number: +1 270-759-1648

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?