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Big Dipper

2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
+1 270-684-4806
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
“hamburger” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Fast food
2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Big Dipper is always packed but they get you in and out quickly. Just make sure you have cash no cards. Great burgers. Great ice cream great food

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife loves the place but personally I wouldn't choose to go there. I strongly disagree with the "best burger in town" comments. The food is o.k. but not the best. I believe some of the popularity being due to low prices. At peak business...More

Thank RichardGaskill
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The hamburger I had was amazing! Juicy patty and the best tasting bun I've had. The tater tots are called gems and I will say, they were real gems! We went during lunch time so there were a lot of customers but the wait was...More

Thank KyTravelerMom1980
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Wife and I were not sure what to have for dinner then we decided on The Dipper. Never disappoints. Burger and onion rings were winderful. Never disappointed. Only issue is why would xnyone in their right mind the to turn left into the Dipper????? Dumb...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Best burgers! There's always a long line. That should tell you something. Multiple favorite foods here.

Thank TeacherJill
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Little place with big flavor. Burgers are old fashioned and really good. service was very good and friendly.

Thank TaxmanEA
Reviewed 18 July 2017

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 16 July 2017 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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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