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Knoth's Bar-B-Que

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728 Us Highway 62, Lake City, Grand Rivers, KY 42045-9199
270-362-8580
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!!

Lunch was wonderful! Awesome brisket and pulled pork. Mom and pop place serving BBQ for 50 years!! Served on disposable plates, friendly family place! Highly recommend!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Lunch was wonderful! Awesome brisket and pulled pork. Mom and pop place serving BBQ for 50 years!! Served on disposable plates, friendly family place! Highly recommend!!

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri USA
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

had an excellent lunch there, pulled pork, fries and slaw. Will eat there again. Very plain atmosphere. Good prompt service.

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Benton, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Best Bar-b-que in west Kentucky ! Knoth's is always our go to when we want bar-b-que. The staff are so friendly too.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You will have to make a stop here. We were told by a local this was the best barbeque in the area. A family owned restaurant that has been around for over 50 years. The barbeque tasted wonderful. You eat off of paper plates and everything is simple, yet delicious!

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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have been eating barbeque at Knoth's for many years now.Theirs is a special taste and special sauce for this area. Would advise anyone to give it a try

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Princeton, Kentucky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Love the Southern sweet and tangy sauce, but Knoth's is all about properly smoked meat, pulled with care. Unfortunately, they are seasonal - so, be sure to check their operating days/hours. But, this is the barbecue of my childhood, so it's the standard for all others to measure up against, but very few reach the excellence of three generations of... More 

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Grand Rivers, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Limited menu options, but who needs choices when the BBQ is soooo tasty! Best sauce in the south. After dinner, visit the candy store next door.

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sacramento ky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Said far as BBQ goes I would say this is simply average. Had better, not very much to choose from. Service was fine the place isn't fancy but it appeared clean

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Iowa
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Visiting the area to see friends they suggested we eat here. Good choice! The pork was fall apart tender, there was a little sauce on the pork, but I dressed it up with more sauce that's on all the tables. The sauce is good, pick your style, sort of sweet or peppery hot (black pepper hot, not cayenne nor habanero... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As others have mentioned, it doesn't look like much on the outside but well worth the visit. Tables were clean, staff friendly and helpful. Being a fairly big guy, I considered the portion sizes a little bit small but probably perfectly acceptable for average size folks. Unfortunately they close Nov. 1 for the winter which apparently is the normal procedure.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 728 Us Highway 62, Lake City, Grand Rivers, KY 42045-9199
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Grand Rivers
  • Phone Number: 270-362-8580

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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