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Harned's Drive In

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4421 Clarks River Rd, Paducah, KY 42003-0822
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Marion, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the pulled pork sandwich on toast and the bbq ham is a favorite. Everyone is friendly and we have always had great service.

Thank David N Kalli T
Yantis, Texas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Undoubtedly the best pulled pork sandwich in Kentucky!!! This is a small bbq joint that's been a Paducah tradition for years. When you pull up, the car hop runs up to your car for your order. But you can eat inside in one of about 4 booths. We eat here every time we come to Paducah. And buy a couple... More 

Thank Charryp49
Paducah, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Some of the service is rude, but, they were quick serving it. A BBQ platter comes with (2) choices of sides. Beans were stove hot. Located on Clarks River Road = Drive SAFE.

Thank RhoadesGirl1972
Metropolis, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Barbecue has a fair flavor to it but my sandwich had a large vein in it and I found that very disgusting and unusual there's no way you could have missed that unless you just had a handful of it and slap it on there like a hog would

Thank Jackoftrades1118
Paducah, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Good pork barbeque, but I'd definitely recommend skipping the burger. For the price I paid for that, it could have been a decent Wendy's-style burger....unfortunately not the case. Reminiscent of the horrible are-you-sure-that's-actually-beef burgers you'd get at a little league concession stand.

Thank amcaldwell26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

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.

Thank mikeatnight
Benton, KY
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Jack C
Pasadena, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank CoastGuardSteve
Benton, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.)

Thank Meredith S
Marion, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?