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Harned's Drive In

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4421 Clarks River Rd, Paducah, KY 42003-0822
270-898-3164
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Kentucky
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didnt grow up in Paducah but moved here about 12 years ago. This is by far the best BBQ I have eaten anywhere. I have had good BBQ, mediocre and just plain bad BBQ from New Orleans to Chicago and North Carolina to Kansas City but Harneds is still my favorite.

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Thank mikeatnight
Benton, KY
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182 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great local institute that is hidden away on the south side of the city. Stay in your vehicle and wait for one of the car hops to serve you, or sit at one of the tables inside. They serve BBQ, burgers and the likes. Plus some pretty darn good shakes. I tried the Chuckwagon this time and was pretty impressed.

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Thank Jack C
Pasadena, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I'm not a big pork eater but their ham BBQ is really good. Baked beans and potato salad is worth the visit. Restaurant is just a quick drive from downtown so if you're out that way, it's worth.

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Thank CoastGuardSteve
Benton, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Just a few thing: 1. GREAT BBQ 2. Cash only 3. Bring your own sauce (I'm a Cairo Sauce fan, so their is not my cup of tea.)

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Thank Meredith S
Marion, Kentucky
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have been stopping by Harned's for hoagies, milk shakes and other great food for years and years. But today I experienced something that was such a small and stupid thing, yet was really like a pin stuck in my rear. Of all the hoagies I have bought there over the years, (not cheap, either, today I paid a little... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great little place. Lack a little in looks but makes up in quality. This is a very casual place. The menu is basic and the food simple. The BBQ is filled with flavor. The fries are cooked perfectly and everything is still making my mouth water a month later. Great place to grab cheap fast great eats. Very attentive staff.... More 

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Thank Greg G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

By far the best BBQ in western ky. Their support of local sports and giving back to the community have them stand apart. Can't wait to visit again.

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Thank cooolyoda
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

What a great experience. Met Rock the owner and he shared the Harned history with me. We were lucky enough to stop by on the 60th anniversary. Amazing food and top notch service. A definite must if you pass through Paducah

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Thank LakeTimes
Marion, Kentucky
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We've been stopping at Harned's Drive In for years, and although I like all their food, the hoagie is my go to order. And, it goes best with a vanilla shake. You can get your hoagie hot, medium or mild, choosing the amount of hot pepper you like. One thing that most impresses me about Harned's, is that a few... More 

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Thank Terri N
Zeeland, Michigan
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126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We ordered the Pork BBQ for lunch and it was yummy! Decided to get some smoked ham for the road. OMG it was the best ham we have ever had!!! Only wish we would have gotten more for our trip!!! Service was great and very friendly! Just remember CASH is king here, no debit/credit cards!!! They have the option of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Fast Food, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4421 Clarks River Rd, Paducah, KY 42003-0822
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: 270-898-3164

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?