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Smokey Valley Truck Stop

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American, Barbecue, Diner
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60 Bond Ct, Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-5001
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 15
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  • 2
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Country Diner with home-cooked food

We enjoyed our lunch at the Smokey Valley Truck Stop, where the food is home-cooked and the service was very friendly. Their Vegetable soup was great, along with the pork tenderloin sandwich, and you can also order breakfast items all day long. We will definitely return in order to taste their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Olive Hill, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a good place to eat but the City of Olive Hill wouln't help with running a sewer extension to their business so they had to close. A loss of 20 jobs.

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Thank Danny S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food and friendly service for almost forty years comes to an end this month. The pork tenderloin can be cut with your fork and the biscuits and gravy has hunks of sausage, but the pie .... I'm not a pie nut, but the coconut pie is the best pie I ever had. Perfection on a plate. You will be... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We enjoyed our lunch at the Smokey Valley Truck Stop, where the food is home-cooked and the service was very friendly. Their Vegetable soup was great, along with the pork tenderloin sandwich, and you can also order breakfast items all day long. We will definitely return in order to taste their homemade pies and desserts!

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Thank careams1
Lexington, KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We watched DDD showing of this restaurant upon looking for restaurants in olive hill. People who are overly critical need to stop and look at what you are getting for your money. This was obviously not a gourmet restaurant and if you expect that you will be sadly mistaken AND honestly have no place in most restaurants in kentucky! This... More 

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Thank angnott
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We went here a the recommendation of a local firewood vendor. The place was featured on Good Channel's Diners, drive ins and dives. As a diner, it was ok. The Smokey Hollow Burger was huge and the sample I had was tasty. I had the BLT which was pretty standard. Needed more of all the ingredients to make it special.The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We were there on Memorial Day. Group of 10. Food took forever. Smokey atmosphere. They mixed ups most of our meals. Pies were fine. Burgers are huge and tasty. Server was overworked and grumpy. Place was recommended by a local. Not sure if Somethig else nearby is better.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We were warned before we went in, so we were prepared for the slow service. But the food was good. Down home style cooking. I've been spoiled living in a city were smoking is banned in restaurants, but at least Smokey Valley didn't have a thick smoke cloud hanging in the air throughout the restaurant. It does allow smoking (it's... More 

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Columbus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had the salmon patties.......Was a daily special....not so special. Shrimp plate......standard fried shrimp.......shrimp being the key word.....not real big.

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Thank clboehm
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

First off, this is a truck stop without the gas pumps, so if you're looking for white tablecloths and fancy decor you'll be disappointed. They also allows smoking so sometimes it can be a little smokey. Now on to the positives, which is the food. We first stopped for some homemade coconut pie which is a mile-high and great. The... More 

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Morehead, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Our family just moved to a neighboring county and after watching an episode about the place on tv, I really wanted to try the food. Well, we get there and order our food. Was still waiting about 30 minutes later when my daughter noticed at the end of our table, behind the salt and pepper shakers was a dead cockroach.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60 Bond Ct, Olive Hill, KY 41164
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Olive Hill
  • Phone Number: 606-286-5001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Diner

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