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Big R's & Shannon's Bar-B-Q

213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
+1 502-222-0058
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Barbecue
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213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was short staffed on our visit, however that was the only concern. WE had Nachos first, they were excellent. Three orders of ribs and one burrito. Side items were sweet potato casserole, one green bean for the kid and mashed potato. All were very...More

Thank chinashop53
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Hoped to find a BBQ place close to home but was disappointed when I tried Big R's. Had pork bbq and brisket. BBQ was flavorless and brisket was rubbery! Hoping for a decent BBQ place to open up in Oldham County.

1  Thank Elfdaughter2016
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped by as we were traveling through KY. Just about 1 min off I-71 Lagrange exit. Small older house turned into a BBQ joint. Nothing fancy, just good BBQ. Pulled pork sandwich with two sides for $7.99. Fast, friendly service. This is where the locals...More

Thank NKY_10
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I go here pretty frequently and love the food. The brisket is tender, the smoked fried wings are awesome and baked potato salad is delicious. The cornbread is somehow the star. It's delicate and moist, almost like a cake. Order it.

Thank Renee H
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We needed a place to eat while we were travelling north. we used TA to help us find a local eatery that was close by. We stopped here mid-afternoon and had no issue finding a seat. The waitstaff was attentive and very good at her...More

Thank TOM A
Reviewed July 5, 2016

I wanted to go there because it was one of the few non-chains in LaGrange and close to the hotel (saw a flyer in the lobby), but when I got there at 8 pm on 2 July it was closed. The flyer said it was...More

Thank gottaregatta
Shannonpottie, Owner at Big R's & Shannon's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2016

I apologize that we were closed on your visit. We actually closed at 6:00 due to a Holiday party that involved the entire staff.

Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Very clean and great service! Ribs were probably 1/2lb of meat on each rib!!! Very thick and tasty. Would have given more stars but fryer was down for cleaning on a Monday at 1pm and we were not notified until we were ready to order....More

Thank anoascono
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great BBQ Food and Extremely Friendly Service Staff...Highly Recommended for the Brisket and Pulled Pork BBQ...friendliest waitresses I have ever encountered with great service!

Thank Michael S
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. We started with corn bread and sausage bites, both very good. I got half slab ribs with baked potato salad and sweet potato casserole. Ribs tender and flavorsome. Sweet potato casserole and baked potatoe salad very good. My son got the...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Great recommendation from the staff at the Best Western Ashbury!! Really good food, relaxing, clean, great friendly staff and patrons, fantastic live music on the patio, ribs!!! My favourite, really good!!! Went back 2 nights in a row and would go back again!

Thank wrmartin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 502-222-0058
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