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Gold Rush Cafe & Catering

400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
+1 270-443-4422
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scotch egg” (21 reviews)
“home fries” (7 reviews)
“apple butter” (13 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu looked too rich for my tastes so I ordered scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns which are a specialty and yummy. Friend had great waffle. Decor nothing fancy but clean in an old building downtown.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MandMDen
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Many people in town love this restaurant, so I'm not going to negate their experiences, but I don't like the food. It's over-the-top in terms of different foods all piled on top of each other. It's almost a competition to see how unhealthy, fattening, and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kellylogos
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Whenever we are in the Paducah area we go to the Gold Rush for breakfast. We love the Scotch eggs and they always having interesting specials! The owner is very friendly and kind and almost all of the servers we have met are great. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pam B
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The selection for special diets, ie., gluten free or dairy free, is limited, but the owner is working on expanding the choices. They were helpful in helping me choose what I could eat.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MJO1970
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Certainly not the best food in Paducah; but, for the money, a great small town diner was experience. Chili Mac Burger was wonderful and huge for just $7. My wife’s Benny was also quite good. Our server was charming. Yet another example of why Paducah...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Lots of pluses: Staff was friendly & accommodating, lots of breakfast & lunch selections, including some good looking Scotch eggs. Food came out fast, prices were reasonable. The quality of the ingredients seemed to be Blue Label (lowest price). It was put together as well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GrammieSammie
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend!! Service is amazing. They go above and beyond to make sure your visit is the best. Also, they accommodate nicely if you have a special diet.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Regan F
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We had been walking for a while and we lucked into the Gold Rush Cafe. It was quaint and clean. The coffee was good and fresh and the sever was professional and pleasant. We orderd a meal to share and it was delicious. The price...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sharon M
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great food and service, fun place to have breakfast or lunch (not sure about dinner but would not hesitate to try it)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dean_CPA
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Was referred by at least 10 people. Scotch Eggs new to me but very tasty! Home made jams were GREAT! Big biscuits. Wish we were in the area longer to try some other menu items.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marilyn A
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October 2, 2018|
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Response from agranier | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is a double door and I'm sure they would open both doors if needed.
February 7, 2016|
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Response from Tara C | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead to reserve tables.
Steve S
April 11, 2015|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
400 Broadway, Paducah KY. Closed Monday- Tues-Sat 7 am till 9pm, Sunday 9am till 2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-443-4422
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