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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Country Cooking and BBQ

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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English first
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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.

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r'ville
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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.

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Russellville
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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Russellville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have always loved Roy's BBQ-- The staff are very friendly and the food is great! You definitely won't leave there hungry the food proportions are pretty big, we always need to take some to go... They don't just have BBQ-- They offer other things as well.. I hear the catfish is really good (not much of a fish eater... More 

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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

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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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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