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d. Starnes BBQ

108 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0731
+1 270-442-2122
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“potato salad” (7 reviews)
“homemade pies” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
108 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0731
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered a pull pork sandwich and two cornbread muffins. I ate one muffin and two bites of the pulled pork and could not bring myself to eat the rest because it was so bad. I am glad the food was cheap and I only...More

1  Thank Anita S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Been going here for over 30 years. Simple, quick and delicious. If you like fancy then not your kind of place. If a sandwich, chips and coleslaw and or potato salad is enough for you and you want quick then give it a try. It...More

1  Thank RGW1955
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Well, if it were not for the apple pie and small scoop of ice cream it would have been a waste. The pork was thought and the portions were small. The service was less than good. The staff appeared to care less about working. The...More

Thank Cmichaeld1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My sister and I were out for a girls day, and after shopping all morning decided to stop here for a quick lunch. The bbq is good and I tried a cup of their soup of the day. The service was Fast and friendly, I...More

Thank Missympo
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great place downtown close to river front and all other historic things to see and do so it's location location location But it's ALL about the BBQ at this place, nothing fancy just the best in Paducah !! I had the pork BBQ sandwich toasted...More

Thank paducahaix
Reviewed 18 June 2017

As soon as you park, you can smell the barbeque, making my mouth water as I walked into the building. The menu is limited to barbeque, sides and drinks, but what more could be needed? All the food is inexpensive and tastes great. It was...More

1  Thank reviewerG1826JF
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The barbecue sandwiches, beans, and coleslaw were tasty. The sandwiches are not overladen with meat but they are less than $4.00. I especially enjoyed the coleslaw. No mayonnaise, just vinegar, guard, and celery seeds. Yum. Service was attentive and super.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My favorite for years for barbeque in Paducah, Ky. The regular barbeque is served on grilled white bread. With or without slaw. Potato salad is very good. Can buy by pound and can buy individual bottles of their sauce. I can hardly resist stopping by...More

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up in West Kentucky, and believe me when I say it's the best Q anywhere. How do I know? I now live in Memphis, the so called BBQ capitol, but give me Starnes any day.

1  Thank Greg A
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is very convenient to the Riverwalk, the floodwall, and just a few blocks away from the quilt museum. Coleslaw was excellent, barbecue was very good. They also have homemade pies.

1  Thank Deggto
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0731
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-442-2122
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