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Bill's Restaurant

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420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
+1 270-852-8120
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From start to finish, we all had a great experience at Bills. We were greeted with a warm welcome by Sherry upon arrival and sat promptly. We ordered a few apps to start. The sautéed mushrooms over house made sourdough bread was awesome. I'd order that next time as a meal. We each tried a different entree to see everyone's... More 

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Thank Mark C
Henderson, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Freshly prepared, very good food served by a competent staff in a pleasantly restored 19th downtown building. How good and fresh? They are willing to say "we don't have anymore of that today!" But the alternatives are varied and wonderful.

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Thank vspbky
Cleveland, Tennessee
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the initial "hello" to the "thank you for coming", this was just a wonderful evening. Staff was attentive and knowledgeable, the atmosphere wonderful and the food just spectacular. And blending in a little Sinatra in the background just punctuated the whole evening. Heck...even the bathroom has charm and character. The chef "Bill" came out to visit from time to... More 

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KY
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Bill's is a treasure. I went 3 times this week. For my taste, dinner is better than lunch, so I'm rating this for dinner. This time, I had Halibut Madras - just the right hint of curry, and topped with diver scallops. The fish and scallops were perfectly cooked - the fish firm but still succulent and the scallops with... More 

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Thank livefun
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The is my "go to" restaurant when I want to dine in a restaurant that has tablecloths on the tables in Owensboro. My wife and I usually go to Bill's 6-8 times a year and we have never been disappointed. Reservations are suggested because they have limited seating. I always have some type of a fish dinner because Bill is... More 

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Thank Recruiter B
Morgantown, West Virginia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We have been many times to Bill's... every time, each and every time, every single time, all the time, the food is 'the best' of anything I have ever had. The service is awesome, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable about all the selections. The wine list is also exciting and unusual! I also love the ambience ( hate that... More 

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Thank roberta632014
Owensboro, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Began with a wonderful smoked salmon dip, paired with warm, soft house made chips. The entree consisted of scallops atop an asparagus spinach risotto. I believe there were also red peppers included. One of the really interesting flavors was the leaks placed below the scallops. They soaked up the risotto and the scallop flavor. We paired the meal with a... More 

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Thank rlcmdc
Owensboro, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great service and excellent food that was not to expensive. Chef Bill came out and checked on all his guest. Overall a very pleasant place to enjoy a meal!

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Thank sireatsalot2016
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We went out for an evening with friends. We started with appetizers- crab cakes and goat cheese with chutney, then we had walnut bread, then salads with dressings made in house. Entrees included quail, rainbow trout and beef tenderloin. We were all so enjoyed our meals (and tastes of each others). Desserts were cream brûlée, brownie with caramel sauce and... More 

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Thank Lucia F
Owensboro, Kentucky
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The chef is very talented and the menu is delicious (great food and wine). You will love the atmosphere and location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-852-8120

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