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Bill's Restaurant

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420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
+1 270-852-8120
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Tue 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Swansea, Illinois
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477 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm still not quite sure how Owensboro KY ended up with a place like Bill's. No offense to Owensboro or Bill (yes there is a Bill) but this was not what I expected to find. The menu is heavy on seafood, but offers a little for everyone. Daily menus based on what they can get locally and fresh. Everything is... More 

1 Thank David F
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last Saturday we had the fried oysters as an appetizer and they were perfect. My wife ordered the Snapper Ponchartrain and I ordered the Kentucky Lake Carp. The snapper was a bit too spicy for my wife so I swapped my carp for her snapper. We were both so surprised and impressed with the carp. Please keep serving local fish;... More 

Thank Randy V
Owensboro, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice clean and quaint place for a great dinner date, highly recommend if your looking for a place to just have a quiet personal dinner to get re-acquainted or just smooz, this is the place.

Thank Richard S
Evansville, Indiana
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have only been there one time but it was an inspiring meal. Entrees include a modestly (just right) sized salad, a starch and a vegetable as well as protein. My deep-fried oysters were the best I have had anywhere, even on the Gulf. They were very large, succulent, juicy and just outstanding. The breading was very good and they... More 

Thank Anne P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Bill's is perfect for foodies who love an always-changing menu packed with seasonal ingredients. The appetizers, entrees, and desserts are freshly prepared on-site each day, resulting in cuisine that's innovative and delicious. The portions are appropriately sized and well-priced, considering the quality of the ingredients and thoughtful preparation. Bill's is my go-to choice for out-of-town business guests.

Thank Crystal P
Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Wonderful fresh entrees and great atmosphere. Bill works hard to make sure every dish is prepared perfectly.

Thank cthts10
Louisville, Kentucky
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73 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service equal. Atmosphere was nice. You could actually hear your table partner. NO loud hip hop music. Small and really nice.

Thank Rich6666
Bowling Green
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Wonderful place to have a nice dinner as a couple or with friends. Not a great place for the kiddos so get a babysitter. Everything about my meal was great all they way from my House salad with home made dill sauce dressing and home made Walnut Bread. My wife ordered a fruit cup because she is not a salad... More 

Thank jmac2911
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful dining experience. The atmosphere is simple. The dining area is small. The food is fantastic! One of Owensboro's top restaurants. Simple, elegant and wonderful.

Thank kywildcat74
Charleston, South Carolina
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71 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Small cozy spot with tons of ambience! Elizabeth was our server and was so professional, attentive, and friendly. Menu is varied. Favorites at our table were the filet and pork chop. These features were absolutely wonderful. Prices were average and well worth the money. Reservations are recommended. Our group drove 45 minutes to go to this restaurant and am looking... More 

Thank Sharon B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-852-8120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?