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101 Sarah Ln, Russellville, KY 42276-6701
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Russellville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is great, sometimes the service is not up to par but they have gotten better. I would still recommend them.

Thank Ds0053
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Best Bar-B-Que I've ever eaten anywhere. If you like bar-b-que or home cooked meals you must eat here if you visit Russellville, KY. Also their catfish is the best in this area.

Thank Kell0g
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

WE ate here Saturday night, June 18th. with a party of 5 adults, three kids and a baby. I got the barbecue beef sandwich with three sides. My sides were all good and there was a huge amount of meat on my sandwich. There was so much it was falling off the sandwich, so I took it off the bun,... More 

Thank David B
Russellville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The pork BBQ is one of the best in the area. The hard part is choosing between bun and cornbread, and also hot or mild homemade BBQ sauce.

Thank ronsoncelrod
Muncie, Indiana
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817 reviews
716 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is the one place with the great taste of KainTuck BBQ, catfish, along with other great meats, veggies & "in house" desserts. Tonight, we feasted on the fish, & it was excellent. The diners were treated to live local musician music. An EXCELLENT dining experience, once again.

Thank JpDrumr
Hartland, Wisconsin
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201 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is a family run business and they pour their heart and soul into their food! Best Bar B Q I've ever had and we have lived all ove the midwest and south! You chose what sauce you want and the sides are awesome! Save room for dessert! This place is a family tradition when we all get together! Order... More 

Thank SouthernJewelryGirl
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I went to Roy's for the very first time last weekend and I thought the food was great! I had a BBQ plate and the Baked Beans are perfection and full of meat. The BBQ sandwich was different for me but I really enjoyed it. I will say my only concern was I was not address when I first walked... More 

Thank Brandi M
Nacogdoches, Texas
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

All the fan fare was disappointing, they advertised 30 years of awesomeness. I must have showed up on the wrong day. It was normalcy by its very definition. I was looking for some great Kentucky BBQ and this was not it. My opinion is my own, I wasn't impressed. I was looking for something to write about and they did... More 

Thank ktyler4972
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

As a bbq lover, I was fairly disappointed in this place. I love me some good food however maybe I just didn't hit this place on a good night. I might have to try this place again. The sides were good but the main course wasn't very good.

Thank Dylan B
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Excellent barbecue makes this restaurant a must for anyone visiting Russellville. We happened to stop in on a night that there was live music. A group of acoustic musicians performing seemed to add to our first experience here. We stuck around for a while and had the home made pecan pie as well, it's perfect! We will be back for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Sarah Ln, Russellville, KY 42276-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Russellville
  • Phone Number: 12707268057

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