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“Sweet southern hospitality” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mama Lou's Bar B Que

Mama Lou's Bar B Que
5112 S Jackson Hwy, Horse Cave, KY 42749
(270) 786-4198
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Horse Cave
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Sweet southern hospitality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sweet southern hospitality with great food. This place offers great food with really great portions. Ordered the loaded shredded pork potato, it was massive, so large I couldn't see the potato for all the pork. Can't wait to stop through again..

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
3 Thank Durell C
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Not in Horse Cave”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Okay we were looking forward to eating here since the reviews were great, BUT we drove to Horse Cave and had to ask at a gas station in the center of town for the location. They told us that it is actually in Munfordville, one town over!! So off we went just to find out that they closed at 4:00 on a Sunday. If interested for the real address, it is just west off the Munfordville exit of I-65. We can't rate your food, but we can rate the running around we had to do. Hope this helps someone else from wasting their time.

Visited June 2014
4 Thank talltree24
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Come get it!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I really just do not know where to begin!! The sampler is loaded with perfect ribs, shoulder, pulled pork, and brisket. All of the sauces are extremely flavorful but my favorite was the vinegar based sauce. The sides are cooked to perfection; fried potatoes (not greasy), slaw is perfect blend of sweet/vinegar, the baked beans had a great smoke flavor and the corn bread.... Oh my!! The corn bread!! Then we split a piece of the double chocolate fudge cake and it was warm, rich, and moist.
We ended up with to go boxes for a great lunch tomorrow. These folks in UNO, KY sure can cook! We will be back. Great food for the $$ and certainly worth your drive.

1 Thank Jim F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food. Mediocre service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Food tasty. Nice portions. Service could have been better. Short girl with glasses New to the business. I could tell from the level of service. Standoffish attitude didn't smile once and only stopped by to bring check. Even then didn't check on me. First time here left first impression on me

1 Thank tonyvas328
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Huntington, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Awesome food !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What a great little find. We ate at their location at Horse Cave. You wouldn't think from the outside it would be anything. You sit at card tables with table cloths and are served on paper plates. Their food more than makes up for it. They have outstanding pulled pork and their loaded pulled pork bake potato was so tasty and huge . They are reasonably price too. This was the highlight of our trip food wise and next time we are in the area we will definitely go back.

1 Thank Kelly F
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