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Old Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
270-926-9000
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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 NEW

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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289 reviews 289 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Tate, Georgia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food was good too! I ordered the combo plate so I could try a few different meats. Turkey: seemed like deli meat that had BBQ sauce and was grilled. Not my favorite. Pork ribs: wicked good! Fall off the bone meat! I wish I had ordered a full order of them. Pulled pork: moist, tasty and yummy! Would order... More

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Evansville
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is the very best BBQ. Restaurant in the Owensboro / Evansville area. It is worth the drive from Evansville ... Excellent food as well as service .. They were winners in completion cook off with Myron Mixon show .. It is simply the tops in this part of the country. Great for couples , quiet with top notch food.... More

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Newburgh, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We love bbq and have never found a bbq we didn't like but my mom and I were unable to finish our plates because we just didn't like the taste. The mac n cheese was box and the bbq tasted as if it was reheated numerous times rather than fresh. All the tables were dirty and there was only about... More

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