BBQ Restaurants in Kentucky

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  • The English Grill
    A veteran of international hotel kitchens, newly appointed Executive Chef Josh Bettis upholds his philosophy of fine cuisine with fresh, quality ingredients while imbuing his upscale American fare with a local spin at The English Grill. The decor at his restaurant honors the elegance of the historic building in which it lives?the 90-year-old Brown Hotel?with varnished wood pillars, oak paneling, and stained-glass windows. In fact, Chef Bettis even cooks up the hotel's de facto trademark, the Hot Brown sandwich?an open-faced masterpiece stacked high with turkey, bacon, and a delicate Mornay sauce. Lauded by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Southern Living Magazine, and the Travel Channel's Man vs. Food, the time-honored treat has been attracting guests for more than 85 years. The Hot Brown isn't The English Grill's only epicurean triumph. Chef Bettis and his staff curate the seasonal menus with contemporary cuisine, complementing diverse flavors with the spicy corks of more than 200 wines. The English Grill has garnered a prestigious AAA Four-Diamond rating and impressed Esquire food and wine critic John Mariani so much that he has called it "one of the finest restaurants in the United States."
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    335 W Broadway
    Louisville, KY US
  • Shamrock Bar and Grille
    Shamrocks is the "Classic" neighborhood pub. We have the best pub food in Lexington and a huge beer & drink selection. The O'round is a must. Everyone is family and laid back. We always have a great cross section of Lexington from families to college students, from lawyers and professionals to painters and plumbers.
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    4750 Hartland Pkwy
    Lexington, KY US
  • The Bistro
    Housed within the restored 1893 Fletcher House, The Bistro honors the spirit of Bowling Green's Fountain Square and historic downtown with a menu of refined American cuisine. However, in the American tradition, the chefs also look abroad for culinary inspiration, finding room for lots of dishes from Italy and other parts of the Mediterranean. Those influences shine through in dishes such as the chicken piccata and the lobster ravioli with champagne-leek cream sauce. Hand-cut rib eye steaks and herb-marinated pork chops represent a classic supper-club spirit, while beignets stuffed with crabmeat and shrimp and grits spiked with bloody-mary sauce celebrate The Bistro's Southern roots. Walls of moss-green brick surround the rich cherry wood tables and chairs that fill the ground-level dining room, lit by glowing pendant lamps. A piano invites occasional live music, which drifts upstairs to a more intimate private dining space. Behind a rustic wooden bar lies a worldly collection of wines, which includes bottles from California and Oregon as well as France, Argentina, Australia, Italy, and Atlantis.
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    1129 College St.
    Bowling Green, KY US
  • Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn
    Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a down-home barbecue joint in Owensboro. It serves everything including gluten-free and low-fat options. Complement your meal with a beer or wine from Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn's delightful drink menu. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn. Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is a suitable restaurant for both large and small groups. Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. Love the food so much you want to serve it at your next soiree? No problem — Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn offers catering. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your grub to go. Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is located near a parking lot, which many diners take advantage of. Prices are downright affordable at Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, with most items well under the $15 mark. At Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or any other major credit card. Chow down on breakfast, lunch, or dinner fare at Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn — they're open for all three meals.
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    2840 W Parrish Ave
    Owensboro, KY US
  • Hoggy's Restaurant Catering
    Premium applewood slow-smoked Barbeque and made-from-scratch side dishes. Hoggy's Restaurant & Catering provides dine-in, carry-out and full-service catering for your convenience. Visit us on the web at
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    2807 Town Center Boulevard
    Crestview Hills, KY US
  • Harper House
    Build your own burger at Harper House — this restaurant serves all-American food. Diet schmiet! Catch a break from low-fat fare at Harper House, where low-fat options aren t an option. Find the perfect vintage to complement your meal — Harper House offers a fine selection of wines, beers, and beyond. At Harper House, kids of all ages are welcome. Stay connected at no cost thanks to Harper House's wifi. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Harper House for easy seating. Jeans are just right for a meal at Harper House, which embraces a casual vibe. You can also grab your food to go. If you need to feed a big crowd, Harper House also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers. Bring your car to dinner and easily find a space in the area — street parking is available, as is a nearby lot. Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out. At Harper House, you can pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or any other major credit card.
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    914 S Main St
    Hopkinsville, KY US