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Harned's Drive In

4421 Clarks River Rd, Paducah, KY 42003-0822
270-898-3164
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Ranked #53 of 151 Restaurants in Paducah
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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Louisville, Kentucky
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We thought, based on most reviews, this place sounded amazing, but not so. First off, the service was fast alright. They come immediately to your car and ask for your order. We asked a couple questions and got a very unenthusiastic response to them. The owner or manager didn't seem friendly AT ALL. Looked as though he hated his job.... More

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Paducah, Kentucky
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84 reviews 84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Cash only here!!!! BBQ is wonderful. It is so flavorful that you don't need sauce. Small and large sandwiches available, with all of the typical sides you'd expect at a BBQ place. The only downer is the size of the drinks. Servers will come to your car and take your order. NOTE that it is a cash only place and... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I was in town on business and craving BBQ. I read the reviews on this website and decided to try it out. I had a BBQ sandwich and hot dog. The BBQ had great flavor but was dry. Even with the slaw and sauce added, it was still too dry. The hot dog lacked greatly. It was split and placed... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Went there back Aug got bar q the sandwich was good I like the car hops its like bewlews in auroua my the price was fair been there for years

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Atlanta, Ga
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Great Ky barbecue....I have been gong here for almost 50 years and I always get the hot dogs as well as BBQ. I have never had hotdogs served this way.....sliced and grilled on toast. A little chili and its heaven. I hit it every-time I'm in Paducah. BBQ is great, too.

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Crossville, Illinois, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Harneds Drive Inn is one of my favorite stops for Kentucky pit BBQ. Car hops take your order (or there is limited indoor seating) and your food arrives promptly. My personal favorite is the large BBQ In toast with onion and mild sauce. They sandwiches are lightly sauced, so order extra is you want more. Sides include the usual, and... More

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Haslet, Texas
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101 reviews 101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Get you a pork shoulder or ham B-B-Q sandwich on toasted bread - you will love it - You can be served in you car or go inside - Inside your cloths will collect some Hickory (I think) wood odor but it will be worth it. When we went they met us at the car and said they were out... More

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Burna, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Great BBQ and Hoagies awesome service but i have seen the oweners treat the waitresses like dirt I dont eat there any more its your choice the food is very good.

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Murray, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Born and raised in Paducah but lived in Murray for many years. I still manage to eat at Harned's every couple of weeks. Same great food and service by essentially the same family ( Mom and Dad original owners have passed ). The boys are carrying on with the same standards their parents had. Fastest car hop service I have... More

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Calvert City, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Their Hoagie is the Best I have ever had. I can't seem to order anything else, because I just keep wanting the Hoagie!

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