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Rubbies Barbeque & Brew

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Pizza, Barbecue, Pub, Chicken Wings
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6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
+1 502-367-0007
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Rubbies is located in South Louisville and boasts a variety of selections...
Rubbies is located in South Louisville and boasts a variety of selections and many signature dishes, from our Hickory Smoked BBQ Pork and Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Kentucky Hot Brown, The Double Decker Rubbie Burger, Our Famous Smoked Wings, Sizzling Steaks, & many other popular menu items. Everyone seems to find a favorite on our menu. Quality food and the comfortable atmosphere of a genuinely unique neighborhood grill and bar make Rubbies a favorite of locals, travelers while in town, and anyone else who has discovered this hidden treasure. Here's a description of a few of our popular items: Rubbies Famous Hickory Smoked Wings: Our Nearly World Famous Smoked Wings Are First Rubbed Down With Our Special Wing Rub Created By The Owner, Linda. We Then Slow Smoke Them In Our Smoker In The Back With Hickory Wood For Nearly 4 Hours! 8 Jumbo Wingettes to an order. One Of Our Favorites! Rubbie Famous "Motor Oil" Wings: Whole wings, deep fried & seasoned with our famous "Rubbies Motor Oil Sauce". The sauce is a secret, and is unlike any other wings you'll get anywhere. You can order them seasoned 'Mild', 'Hot', or '911' (not for the weak). Some say they're the best in Louisville, others say they're the best you'll get anywhere Sizzling Steaks: Order the Hand-cut Black Angus Rib eye, or the popular Rubbies Bourbon Glazed Steak. All steaks are topped with sauteed mushrooms and brought to you still cooking on a sizzling cast iron skillet Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket: Whole Briskets Are Rubbed with our Special Rub, then Slow Smoked With Hickory to have a Nice Smoky Bark, then Hand Cut and Served as a Sandwich... Tender & Delicious! Many credit us as having the best brisket around!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A local restaurant

There are 2 sides of the restaurant - the bar and the restaurant. The restaurant has booths and tables along with a pool table. Food is simple, delicious and priced fair. The wait staff was helpful. This is not a fancy place - but worth the trip for BBQ.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Karen C
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Good food, friendly staff. Good selection of craft beers. A real triple D kind of place. Large selection of good Pub food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

There are 2 sides of the restaurant - the bar and the restaurant. The restaurant has booths and tables along with a pool table. Food is simple, delicious and priced fair. The wait staff was helpful. This is not a fancy place - but worth the trip for BBQ.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Don't expect to find this BBQ in a fancy place or near to a hip spot, this is local stuff for local people. This means simple food, good quality and affordable price. The furniture and the overall appearance are really basic but don't worry you will be rewarded by decent food and good beer. Staff is friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We often eat lunch at Rubbie's because the food is good and it's very cheap. Some of my favorites are the wings, the burgers, and the fries.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stopped here on a Friday afternoon after getting off a plane from Detroit. The lunchtime crowd was lively. My husband had the brisket and said it was delicious. I decided to try something new and ordered the Kentucky Hot Brown, their specialty. I did not like this entrée at all. That said, it does not mean the food is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I reviewed this place quite a while ago and I really didn't like it, I thought it was dirty, the service was poor and the for was so so. This time I went with a friend that talked me in to going back, he said it had changed. Boy did it, while the atmosphere is dated the coast beef dinner... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I really don't understand all of the good reviews from Rubbies. I ate there once years ago and remember not being happy with the BBQ pork sandwhich. This was a place my husband always wanted to try and so I regretfully ate there again. The special for the day was chicken fried steak so I had that with mashed potatoes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Wednesday is the meatloaf special day! Almost as good as Moms! Good price too. This place is a hidden gem in the Louisville area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My running buddies like to go there once a week after our workout. Jessica is our server and she's wonderful. Love that every day that have a different special. Food is always good.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

It's been a long time since I'd eaten at Rubbies until this week. We had a quick business lunch and it was very good. I had an old fashioned double decker cheeseburger and fries.The burger reminded me of the kind you got as a kid and the fries were steak fries. Everything was good and hot. My partners had fried... More 

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Additional Information about Rubbies Barbeque & Brew

Address: 6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
Phone Number: +1 502-367-0007
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Pizza, Barbecue, Pub, Chicken Wings

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-367-0007

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Barbecue, Pub, Chicken Wings

Description

Rubbies is located in South Louisville and boasts a variety of selections and many signature dishes, from our Hickory Smoked BBQ Pork and Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Kentucky Hot Brown, The Double Decker Rubbie Burger, Our Famous Smoked Wings, Sizzling Steaks, & many other popular menu items. Everyone seems to find a favorite on our menu. Quality food and the comfortable atmosphere of a genuinely unique neighborhood grill and bar make Rubbies a favorite of locals, travelers while in town, and anyone else who has discovered this hidden treasure. Here's a description of a few of our popular items: Rubbies Famous Hickory Smoked Wings: Our Nearly World Famous Smoked Wings Are First Rubbed Down With Our Special Wing Rub Created By The Owner, Linda. We Then Slow Smoke Them In Our Smoker In The Back With Hickory Wood For Nearly 4 Hours! 8 Jumbo Wingettes to an order. One Of Our Favorites! Rubbie Famous "Motor Oil" Wings: Whole wings, deep fried & seasoned with our famous "Rubbies Motor Oil Sauce". The sauce is a secret, and is unlike any other wings you'll get anywhere. You can order them seasoned 'Mild', 'Hot', or '911' (not for the weak). Some say they're the best in Louisville, others say they're the best you'll get anywhere Sizzling Steaks: Order the Hand-cut Black Angus Rib eye, or the popular Rubbies Bourbon Glazed Steak. All steaks are topped with sauteed mushrooms and brought to you still cooking on a sizzling cast iron skillet Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket: Whole Briskets Are Rubbed with our Special Rub, then Slow Smoked With Hickory to have a Nice Smoky Bark, then Hand Cut and Served as a Sandwich... Tender & Delicious! Many credit us as having the best brisket around!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?