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Big Dipper

2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
+1 270-684-4806
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tastiest Burgers & Ice cream Still the BEST! not super fancy, But OMG! you will not be disapointed!!!!! Loved it in the 80s, Stll Love it today!

Thank Encoreboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I understand that this place is a local icon, it was busy at 9pm but for the life of me I don't know why. I can describe the food quality in one word..... HORRID! The onion rings were average at best and the cheese burger...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Best Burger in Owensboro. The Big Boy is the bomb! Great Shakes and Onion Rings...My Granson wants to drive back to Kentucky from South Carolina to go again!

Thank tylivesay2017
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Best little burger stand in Western Kentucky. So many more items than just cheeseburgers. Pigs in a blanket and hot ham and cheese and great milk shakes!

Thank tlane1969
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stopped here for lunch as the Tripadvisor reviews were good. The Burgers had good taste but the shakes were great! Service was fast for how crowded it was. Parking was a challenge. The drive thru was a full line the whole time as we...More

Thank tom k
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You can always get a fresh, reasonably priced meal at the Dipper! They have seasonal chili that will warm you up. Their coke products are the best! Service is always fast and friendly.

Thank juliemann2016
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is the best hamburger place in owensboro, right next to the moonlight barbecue. You will not find a better hamburger in the city. Always hot, always good, always fresh, we have been going to the dipper for over 50 years now, busiest little restaurant...More

Thank judith292016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Small local owned dairy drive in with good burgers and shakes. Quick service. Drive-up window or walk-up. There are a few outside tables and parking spaces. Reminds me of places we frequented when I was a child.

Thank catblueblue
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Walk up or drive through its the old fashion hamburger joint feel. Few picnic tables outside otherwise take home are eat in car. Expect a little wait but worth it. Just like in the old days. Nice variety of foods. Just lay back and enjoy.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very good place to eat whether your on lunch or want to stop and get something for the whole family.

Thank Christina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-684-4806
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