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Old Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
270-926-9000
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louisville
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Our party of 3 stopped by about 7pm on a Saturday and the parking lot was packed which should be a good sign but when we got out of the car, there was no aroma of a smoky pit. The wait wasn't too long. I ordered a Dr. Pepper to drink which was flat. I ordered a sliced pork sandwich... More

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In
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have been looking for a good barbeque restaurant since Shyler's burnt in Evansville, In. I read the reviews on Old Hickory and thought we would make the 100 mile trip. Well it wasn't worth it. The service was good. The meat prepared OK, but dry. The BBQ sauces were awful. Had a tang to them, like whiskey, which I... More

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Ponchatoula
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93 reviews 93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Several people told us about this place so we tried it. Good food, fast service and not too pricey. I reccomend it.

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owensboro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Hands down, the best mutton and pork bbq Ever! Service is great and the restaurant is clean! Sides are good too!

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Owensboro, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

There is something on the menu for everyone! (Just in case there's someone in your party that doesn't want BBQ). The food is spot on and the portions are generous. We love the hometown atmosphere and friendly staff. When my family wants BBQ for lunch or dinner we always go to Old Hickory!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Good location, friendly waitress with minimal waiting time. Table too close together. food was good.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Awesome! You haven't had barbecue until you eat at Old Hickory Bar-B-Que. All the meats and vegetables are superior to any barbecue place in Owensboro. Just try it once and you will see what I mean. Enjoy!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Get the three meat combination plate, pork ribs, mutton, and pork...the pork ribs and the mutton were to die for. Need to put some of the sweet sauce on the pork ribs it was legit. Get a cup of Burgoo too, its like a BBQ soup, I had never had it before but will get it again.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is the BBQ place the locals go when we want BBQ. Best BBQ in town. The other BBQ places have a buffet to make up for poor BBQ. This is the real deal

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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Consistant food quality, exceptional flavors in every meat, love thier pork and mutton the most. The drive thru is slow and thier sides are a bit overpriced for what you get.

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