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Smokey Pig Bar-B-Q

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2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
+1 270-781-1712
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork shoulder” (35 reviews)
“vinegar slaw” (29 reviews)
“baked beans” (23 reviews)
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2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Portion are huge. Really good meats and sides. Derby pie was ok but a bit expensive imo for a small slice. Great local area.

Thank 56003Richard
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Okay, it's a big "rustic" but I love their pulled pork! Just got back into town and had to stop by for dinner right away.

Reviewed September 19, 2017

If there ever was a 'dive' you wanted to eat at, this is the place! It looks like nothing special from the road, but the minute you open your vehicle door and the BBQ smell hits you, you know it is going to be good....More

Thank bmandrellfan
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with my son. I had large pulled pork sandwich. He had the rib plate. The meats were very good. The sides were average. Would stop again when in the area

Thank Jay O
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Easy access from interstate 65. Smokey Pug is a BBQ shack with handwritten signs like "pork chop is not chopped pork". Prices are reasonable. We paid $8.75 for Shoulder plate it has sliced pork shoulder with 2 sides and white bread. We chose Mac &...More

Thank 80hours
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Why is it that it took four people to check me out and locate our carryout which was clearly sitting on the front counter at the entrance to the restaurant? Given that I called ahead and there were only four cars in the parking lot...More

Thank VAD859
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here after a long day of Kentucky sight seeing. The pulled pork sandwich and macaroni n cheese was delicious. The atmosphere leaves something to be desired, but food makes up for it. Most people were there picking up food to go. There...More

Thank Dizzymama
Reviewed August 26, 2017

The Music City Miata Club visited the Smokey Pig on August 25th, after we left the Corvette Museum and loved the food. There was about 20 or so members but they served us fast and the food was really good. The small plate BBQ with...More

Thank 637mikey1971
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This place has the best barbecue in town. I have never been disappointed in anything I have ordered. The service is always good. Make sure you get there early for dinner so you can catch them before they run out!

Thank LisaAnn1091
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Stopped into the area to find food during our road trip from Nashville to Louisville. Turned out to be a great choice. Staff and locals were very friendly and courteous. Service was quick despite being very busy. Most were there for take-out. We ate there...More

Thank Amy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-781-1712
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