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Rookie's Sports Bar

117 2nd St, Henderson, KY 42420-3135
+1 270-826-1106
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
117 2nd St, Henderson, KY 42420-3135
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The food and drink was pretty average, a lot of deep fried items, no fresh fish. Drinks were the usual, nothing special, but nothing bad. The waitress was very nice and attentive.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Our group of friends has not been together for awhile so we decided to meet at Rookies in Henderson. Rookies was sponsoring a “Ladies Night Out”. Not only do they have the usual “Bar foods” but also very good dinners. Several of us had their...More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Food and drinks good, reasonably priced. Close walk to Henderson riverfront. Family room and bar area.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Have been twice in a week because the catfish is so good. It's literally the best catfish I've ever had. Seasoned very well, nice and flakey, no fishy flavor and doesn't require tartar or hot sauce because the seasoning is enough. First time we went...More

Thank CDarrett
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We ordered the Prime Rib special. It is was very good. The service was quick and the portion reasonable. In fact, even though the portion for the special was the smaller cut, my husband and I shared the meal and were satisfied. It came with...More

Thank 2Finediners
Reviewed January 22, 2018

They have a great steak, prime rib, and I love their Italian and Arabian salad. Nice selection of appetizers as well. Great downtown location.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Food is well prepared and restaurant is nice. There is a sports bar in the center section and a club at the far end. We used to frequent the bar quite often several years ago. Now we mostly go for UK basketball games or Cardinals...More

Thank Brett B
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

If you are not one one of the regulars you will still be served but won't be made to feel like one. Food is ok beer selection is minimal just what the crowd wants which lets you it's a local bar

Thank bry6140
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The staff here treat you like family. I enjoy their drinks. The bartenders make good drinks. The food is pretty good but I wouldn't go there just for the food.

Thank bradc794
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We went in to eat and have drinks. Food and drinks were great. Met the owner and bartender and they were so nice. They knew a lot of the people I grew up with. Good atmosphere, food, and friendly people. Would go back again and...More

Thank Bonnie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 2nd St, Henderson, KY 42420-3135
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Henderson
  • Phone Number: +1 270-826-1106
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