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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
270 685 4239
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food!

Nothing negative about this restaurant! Had the roast beef, best I have ever had. Service excellent, fair prices and great atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Robert W
Madisonville, Kentucky
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Madisonville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing negative about this restaurant! Had the roast beef, best I have ever had. Service excellent, fair prices and great atmosphere.

Thank Robert W
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We stopped in early, and were surprised to get a deal that was generous and delicious. I had the salmon, one of my friends had a pasta dish, and one had a steak. We also had salads and desserts, and our bills came to $14 each. Sweet!

Thank Dbjone2
Huntingburg, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

It had been awhile since visiting Colby's and on a Tuesday evening after Christmas the place was bustling. There was ten in our party and service was excellent. The food was flavorful and well prepared. We always enjoy a visit to Colbys when the family is in town.

Thank lynk11
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204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I been to the restaurant a couple of time and it is alway good...service is good , atmosphere is good, and most important the food is good.....I will go try it..

Thank SeaRay48
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal here. The Bistro Filet was very tender and cooked to perfection. It was very juicy and delicious. The onion straws and salad were both also very tasty. I do wish there was a greater selection of craft beers on tap. The decor was very nice and in a quaint part of downtown.

Thank Crystal C
Owensboro, Kentucky
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Everything ordered was delicious according to our guests. We used their private room which is free to use when ordering their food. Service was great and it did not take that long to serve 40 people. Great experience!

Thank Shawna T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly, the food excellent and delivered in a very timely fashion, and the cost was very reasonable. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Shawn B
Newburgh, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Food is very good and the service is friendly. Salads are delicious and chicken tenders are the best. Burgers and chicken sandwich are great here also. Dining area is nice but we like eating in the bar area. Nice draft beer choices.

Thank Ballpark52
Owensboro, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I ordered the tuna sandwich medium rare with home fries. The service was good and the tuna was great, just the way I like it not overcooked or too rare. Their prime rib is also very good.

Thank Whitford C C
Bedford, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Very good food and service. Lunch is cheaper and the menu is the same. Very easy to get to. Walking or the trolley. Weekends get a little crowded so try to visit during the week.

Thank Rita D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: 270 685 4239

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?