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Ole South Barbeque

3523 Highway 54, Owensboro, KY 42303
+1 270-926-6464
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3523 Highway 54, Owensboro, KY 42303
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after day of golf in Owensboro. Being from out of town we had previously eaten at the "other" place across town. Had not been to Ole South before. The selection was not as vast, but the quality of food was very good. No...More

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Looking for a good Southern hot breakfast and found this place. We had a lovely, friendly server and hit the breakfast buffet bar. It was loaded, biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage and something the South does know-fried bologna, etc but NO GRITS- this is the...More

Thank LittleLassie
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The food was amazing, the BBQ was great, sides were top quality, my first visit and I was 100% impressed.

Thank 2016RG
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had been working all day and wanted to ppick up a "like cooked at home meal" so the closes place was Ole South. Bbq chicken and green beans. Smelled great and couldn't wait to gwt home to eat! The chicken was like beef jerky!...More

Thank connien515
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this establishment on a Sunday afternoon and had their brunch. They had an assortment of food to choose from and it was very good. They had salad and the corn muffins were excellent. They had fried chicken which was delicious along with...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband went in for a later breakfast (like 9:30ish). The biscuits and gravy, eggs, and toast are all on par with a hotel's hot breakfast, edible, but not first choice. However, they have bbq pulled pork on their BREAKFAST buffet {extreme excited...More

Thank professionalfatty
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stopped during the late morning at Ole South, looking for an early lunch. The buffet was still serving breakfast. The staff (all of whom were great!!!) encouraged us to dine as they would keep the table open a little longer for us. As we...More

Thank Dave48838
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Be sure you're hungry when you eat at OleSouth. The buffet is loaded with everything delicious. It's a great atmosphere for a family or friends meal.

Thank Shawna T
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stopped here on a Sunday at lunch time. They have a breakfast/lunch buffet but we ordered from the menu. Pulled pork is very good with a nice smoky flavor. Pork ribs had a really good flavor but were a bit on the tough side. Unfortunately...More

Thank Tadouglas1
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price. Salad and hot food bar both very fresh and kept well stocked. Desserts were delicious. Waitress and whole staff were very accommodating to our large group. No need to pay more at another BBQ place, this one is great....More

Thank KyMommmy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3523 Highway 54, Owensboro, KY 42303
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-926-6464
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