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Roy's Pit Bar-B-Q

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101 Sarah Ln, Russellville, KY 42276-6701
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Good Food Every Time!

We eat at Roy's frequently and enjoy the food every time. We especially like the catfish, cornbread and cooked apples.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
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Russellville, Kentucky
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

If you are looking for good country cooking and amazing bbq, this is the place to find. Tucked away on the side of a hill off the HWY 68-80 By-Pass, can't beat it.

Thank Logan County Ge... S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We eat at Roy's frequently and enjoy the food every time. We especially like the catfish, cornbread and cooked apples.

Thank KYseniors
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We got the sampler plate and everything was served warm and the ribs were good. Must try a piece of buttermilk pie!

Thank airgrace
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Crowded, not the cleanest, vegetables were good, barbq greasy, best thing was the cornbread and tea.

Thank karen w
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Roy's is the place to go for pulled pork, catfish and the standard meat and three. Excellent country cookin' with a great local flavor. Worth a trip to Russellville. Be sure and save room for some homemade pie for dessert. Look for Roy as he is in the kitchen making sure everything is to you're liking.

Thank bn23
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Very good home cooking style place to eat. Would give five stars if I did not have to wear a jacket while eating there on cold days or too hot on warm days.

Thank Robert P
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Ive eating many times, food is always good and service as well. I got the rib plate with coleslaw, white beans and tater tots. Definatley not the best ribs Ive ever had, but were good and tasty. Cole slaw and beans were real good. Wife got the catfish, which was real good.

Thank Shipbird1969
Russellville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I've eaten at Roys many times and I am never disappointed. The food is good and the service super quick. As some of the other reviews have mentioned, the catfish is very good. Overall, the dining experience isn't much, but hey, it's Russellville, KY. The service has always been good every time I have been. If you want bbq, and... More 

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Russellville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Reasonably priced and if you are hungry this is the place to stop! Home cooking like Mama used to make.

Thank mint2lip
Russellville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Roy's Bar-B-Q has been an institution in Russellville, KY for many years, and we've enjoyed eating there ever since they've been open. The food is delicious and the home-made pies are out of this world. True Southern cooking that Paula Deen hasn't got anything on! All the locals eat there and you should too if you are passing through the... More 

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

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  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

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