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Old Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
+1 270-926-9000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“potato salad” (37 reviews)
“mutton” (118 reviews)
“pork” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here while in town visiting friends, The food was excellent and the portions were satisfactory. It's not a really large place. The service was excellent and the food arrived very quickly, Excellent Lunch

Thank dmba10u
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to go with friends ! Excellent barbecue and reasonably priced. The servers are also good and very friendly

Thank glennandjudyp
Reviewed 6 days ago

absolutely ask for the mutton out of this world delicious. we would travel three hours just to eat here again ..fun staff great fixings ..a must when in Owensboro

Thank Gypsy1102
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want a good meal with well hickory cooked meat look no further. The advice from the waitress was well received and my choice of lamb was so tasty. Well recommended.

Thank Carbiggy50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m from Owensboro, and I grew up eating bbq from here and other establishments. I prefer the chopped mutton and burgoo here. I have eaten here twice in about a week and a half period. The first visit, it took the waitress over 10 minutes...More

Thank Iteach2change
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local favorite! The chopped Mutton is the best you'll find in town. Service and price is great! A must visit for local BBQ!

Thank rachellejohnson95
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the best barbecue in Owensboro. Much more flavor than Moonlite. Be sure to try it "off the pit" you will not be disappointed.

Thank KYTastemaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh so tasty! The pork off the pit was juicy and so tasty with a healthy portion. The green beans left me wanting more, and the coleslaw was so fresh with a creamy sauce! I was told that locals select this restaurant as their favorite...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our extended family with friends celebrated my nephews graduation. We had reservations and no wait, staff was courteous and provided great service. The beef, sliced mutton and pork ribs were delicious. All the meats are Smoked over Hickory and marinated with a dip in the...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite barbecue restaurant in Owensboro-- the people that work their are so nice and quick. The barbecue buffet is second to none with wonderful salad bar . Prices less than other Barbecue places in town. 4 types soups including burgoo and all...More

Thank thomas S
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Response from Encoreboy | Reviewed this property |
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see or hear of any coupons. It is really quite reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-926-9000
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