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freight house

330 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003-1511
+1 270-908-0006
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
330 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003-1511
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A farm to table we thought we’d be able to get the vegetarian food my friend needs due to a medical condition. No, the server said all portions are already measured out for each meal and there wasn’t extra of anything from the menu available...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In town for business and invited our friends to join us for dinner. Each got different appetizers a Chop Salad and Burrata cheese with beets and pistachios. We split the pork chop and others had pork shoulder and carp dish. All was very good ,...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation via the phone and they acted like we were really lucky to get a table, but when we got there the restaurant was half empty. It was also miserably hot, we were seated by the thermostat and it said 82 degrees....More

Thank DaisyDot24
Reviewed 1 week ago

I looked at restaurant menus online before our trip to Paducah, seeking something interesting beyond burger joints, pizza parlors or fast food. When I found this menu, I was hooked immediately. We were welcomed and seated immediately upon arrival. The waiter arrived seconds later with...More

1  Thank Happy23Lady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant 30 minutes after it had opened. We made the mistake of people watching while we waited for our food. The place wasn't busy but we waited 45 for our food before we cancelled our order because of what we saw...More

1  Thank LF215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, don’t charge a 20% tax on families of 6. Maybe 3 couples is ok but not a family. And isn’t 20% it’s 15 or 18. That said the menu is limited, the preparation is half what it could be and the restaurant is hot...More

1  Thank Fritz_the_1st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the back end of the Historic Paducah Freight house is the aptly named Freight House restaurant. The site of one of our best meals of the year. Mushroom Bruschetta, Sweet Tea brined chicken, Shrimp and grits were fantastic. Our leftovers were happily devoured by...More

Thank cam509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We row crop farm 2500 acres locally so we love to support businesses that are supporting local farmers and I am extra happy to report that we both really enjoyed everything we ate! Beer cheese appetizer, shrimp and grits and braised pork shoulder and I...More

Thank Roshella J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing. We loved everything. I had beets appetizer and carp entree. It was incredible. Blueberry cheesecake for dessert. Loved it!

1  Thank Kenbak
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great food, great service, nice atmosphere. It is a little off the beaten path and not easy to find, but keep looking. It is worth the effort.

Thank DrJill24
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June 22, 2018|
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Response from Nan H | Reviewed this property |
It is probably recommended
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March 21, 2016|
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Response from shark769 | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommended on a Friday or Saturday night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-908-0006
  • E-mail
Freight House Is Paducah's First And Only Farm To Table Restaurant, Serving Up Traditional Southern Flavors, Paired With Locally Sourced Meats And Garden Fresh Fare. We Invite You To Stop By And Enjoy Food The Way It Was Intended To Be Served...in Season.
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