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Old Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
270-926-9000
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Ponchatoula
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93 reviews 93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW 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 NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 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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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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308 reviews 308 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Not perfect, but what is ! The BBQ, beans, potato salad, & cornbread was great. One of us thought the meat was "rich" but, "bless her heart," she brought us samples of the meats & we chose that one. The chopped pork is less spicy, & I "love'm" both. Our servers did a great job; they help each other. We... More

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Benton, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Decided to try this place out based on recommendation of locals and tripadvisor reviews. I was not disappointed. The waitress recommended the combo plate to try several items. The ribs were very flavorful and the catfish was fried to perfection. Sides of baked beans and onion rings were also good. They brought out two varieties of sauce for the meat... More

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