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Old Hickory Pit Bar-B-Q

338 Washington Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-5450
270-926-9000
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Ranked #10 of 127 restaurants in Owensboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 22, 2014
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good BBQ great sides . The slaw is my favorite any where. Easy to just run in and get it to go . My kids love it to and they don't like anything.

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Owensboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Always great food for reasonable price , BBQ best in town.Great Chili (seasonal availability). If you want mutton this is the place to go.

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Louisville, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The food was delicious. I had the pork ribs, green beans and baked beans. My 9 year old son had the grill cheese and mac and cheese. My husband had the mutton, beef and pork. It was all good. Our waitress was very polite and friendly. It is a very laid back place that the locals all know is the... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I was there abot 2pm on 5 July. The place was almost empty. Saw 2 waitress' & they were more interested in chit chat between themselves rhen the customer. about 10 to 15 minutes to get waited on. Waitress removed pate of person eith me even before individual was finished with their sandwich. The food was slright but I will... More

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I'm local to Owensboro and have been to all the BBQ places in town and by far this is the best one in town! The pit masters do an amazing job smoking the meats

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food here was good smoked BBQ in an all you can eat buffet that includes salad, soups, desserts. We were delighted when our waitress told us kids ate free that night - saved us a good bit of money. However this place is nothing fancy at all. The ice cream machine was broken and the bathrooms were closed due... More

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Kidderminster
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were introduced by friends and had several meals none disappointed and all you can eat menu help your, self deserts to die for.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Owensboro is known for their great BBQ and Old Hickory is the place to go! You can dine in or grab your meat and sides in any quantity to take with you for picnics or dinner at home.

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I felt encouraged when we walked in and I could smell the hickory smoke! We had a lite supper. Our server was so friendly, kind, and helpful. I ordered the chicken and asked for it off the pit. What in the heck does that mean? My husband ordered turkey and he did not specify off the pit! Honestly the turkey... More

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Atlanta,Ga
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you are in Western Ky , around Owensboro, KY,, you will not want to miss the opportunity to sample some of that regions best BBQ. Now it is not that ordinary Carolina's or other BBQ pig, but BBQ Mutton. Our family and most of the folks in the area claim that Old Hickory has the best. Ribs, sliced, chopped... More

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