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Famous Bistro

102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-686-8202
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“spanakopita” (9 reviews)
“greek salad” (5 reviews)
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American, European, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Group of business associates sat outside for dinner. Pages of drink selections, I recommend the margarita it was delicious! Waitress was so sweet she brought our table two free appetizers both tasted great. I had the Southwestern salmon salad and wow it was excellent. Had...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending the weekend in Owensboro, I dined at Lure at the hotel I was staying in and then the Bistro. I had no idea that the same family owns these restaurants. i couldn't understand how i can go to two different restaurant in one...More

Thank joshbaker2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ventured downtown for Friday After 5 and dinner. We selected Famous Bistro since they are pretty consistent on service and food. They did it again!! Our meal was delicious and sitting outside was a bonus. Can't go wrong dinner experience!!

Thank connien515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met friends there recently. As you would expect from the title, we had soup and veggie grinders. Both excellent. The place was packed but the servers really hustled, taking good care of us. They were on top of coffee/tea refills, as well as easy to...More

Thank rlcmdc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived we were greeted immediately with a smile. We said we wanted to order to go and she sat us with a menus. When she took our order asked if we wanted a drink while we waited and wife asked for water which...More

Thank Gil S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not having been to the big "O" in some time, I was happy to find the "Bistro". Atmosphere is great, food and drinks delicious with a smiling and customer-focused service. What more can one ask.

Thank Carl0999
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Just about anything on the menu is good. One warning though, their beer selection is craft only and PBR (for the hipsters).

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great service,have not had a bad meal here in 20 years, very nice brunch on Saturday,will season to your liking,excellent cook,they make you feel right at home

Thank trob450910
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had two lunches at the restaurant. The bread is made by them and taste delicious. The food portions are huge. The service is ok but during lunch, you need to make sure to have enough time. It can get slow.

Thank PeterLazar
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were not planning on coming here to the famous Bistro~ happy we did!!!! Logan was our server. He was SO nice~ great service! I totally forgot to take photos of the delicious food we ate. My salmon was so fresh and delicious served with...More

Thank kathhicks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-686-8202
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