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Roy's Pit Bar-B-Q

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101 Sarah Ln, Russellville, KY 42276-6701
270-726-8057
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent BBQ and large portions.

I am a fan of Roy's. The service is always friendly and fast, and the food is outstanding. Why drive to owensboro for over priced and poor tasting bbq when Roy's is in our own backyard? Great gem in town with two locations to serve you. And don't worry about leaving hungry, I'm pretty sure one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Auburn
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I am a fan of Roy's. The service is always friendly and fast, and the food is outstanding. Why drive to owensboro for over priced and poor tasting bbq when Roy's is in our own backyard? Great gem in town with two locations to serve you. And don't worry about leaving hungry, I'm pretty sure one serving would actually feed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

I love the Chess pie!!!I The owners are the sweetest people. The pork bar b que is awesome. They also have delicious Catfish. The sweet tea is a southern tradition. This restaurant has Southern written all over it. 😀

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Oberoflingen
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Not a lot of places in Russellville but this is a gem. I got the sampler plate but the ribs were the best. Great variety of sides to choose from.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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382 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

"YES" there a places with BBQ as good as here, & "Yes" there are places with catfish as good as Roy's, ----BUT---- I don't know of (1) A "sit down," good "dining area" that has great, BBQ, CATFISH, VEGGIES, PIES, CORNBREAD, (you get the idea) all in one place. We drive 70 miles round trip, to pick up "Carry Out"... More 

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Russellville, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food at Roy's is very good regardless if you stop in there for either dinner or supper. Recently Roy's increased prices in their meals is the only negative factor however the food here is all very good. For pulled pork BBQ or the fried or BBQed Chicken no place in this area matches their quality. Although the catfish here... More 

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White House, Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Russellville. Great fried chicken and fish. Very good pulled pork BBQ. Their desserts are very yummy as well.

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Sharon Grove
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I love their Bar B Q, Cole slaw and their Catfish! It's a great place to take your family for dinner. It is located in Russellville, Ky.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Excellent food excellent place friendly experience plenty of food options anything you want to order you can order at this restaurant even better it is now smoke free.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Love the food - especially the catfish! Nothing fancy and doesn't need to be. A staple whenever I visit.

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South Salem
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Authentic and excellent as Bar-B-Q can be. Our ribs and pulled pork were excellent. The waitress was a joy...very homey, chatty and fun to be around. We had a great time in a small, mostly takeout, restaurant during a relatively quiet time. Truly a memorable experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 Sarah Ln, Russellville, KY 42276-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Russellville
  • Phone Number: 270-726-8057

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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