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Big Dipper

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2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
2706844806
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food always busy If you are in Owensboro for a time you must visit the Big Dipper you won't be sorry.

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Thank Connie M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

best burger, worth the wait. Make sure you get it "throughthe garden" get one of their shakes aswell

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Thank peter e
Owensboro
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes,the drive through line is long. Yes, there is usually a wait. But, there's obviously a reason so many people are willing to wait that long. The food is phenomenal. Hands down the best burgers in town. Pair that with a caramel shake and you'll never look a drive in the same. Stop by an ATM first though, they only... More 

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Thank C8647BAamandak
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always busy. Good variety for a drive in. Best burger in town. Service is very fast and accurate.

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Thank Steve L
Owensboro, Kentucky
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The Dipper is a step back into years past. The menu is incredibly cheap, yet so tasty! It's worth stopping at this little place. Nothing about the Dipper looks fancy, but it's yummy. No credit/debit is accepted. Parking is usually rough, but worth it.

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Thank Jacob_Kiper
Owensboro, KY
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This little place stays busy most all the time, especially at lunch. The line of cars can extend into the highway. They have good burgers and their chili is awesome, they only sell it during the fall and winter months.

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Thank Momsford
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, fast, and reasonably priced. Sign said it had been in business for 62 years, the drive thru was non-stop the whole time we were there. It was nice to eat at a small local business while out of town for the weekend.

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Thank CharleyAnne88
Owensboro, Kentucky
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is great and a throw-back to yesteryear. It's yummy food for a very cheap price. When I have friends visit from out of town, I always take them here for one of the meals. I do wish they'd take credit/debit, but not doing so helps keep prices low. The parking sucks, but it's worth it!

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1 Thank Jacob_Kiper
Owensboro, Kentucky
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Excellent local fast food at great prices. This establishment has been in business for decades and it's just as good as it was in the '60's. Must try the upside down banana split. Yummy

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

People line up on the street to get to their drive in window. excellent food No sit in tables just carry out and good prices.

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Thank William A K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: 2706844806

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