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Thelma's Place

45 S Liberty St, Barbourville, KY 40906-1151
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Homemade deliciousness!”
11 Jan 2017
“Great food, cheap”
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45 S Liberty St, Barbourville, KY 40906-1151
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, deviled eggs, and cornbread dressing and it was delicious! I was too stuffed to eat my pecan pie until later but it was amazing! Tiny hometown place that doesn't look like much from the outside, but the...More

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Thelma's is consistently good good. It is served cafeteria style and you will always find it full of senior citizens, but the food is probably the best in town. The prime rib on Friday is amazing and the roast beef and gravy throughout the week...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the best "home" cooked food in a restaurant around!! They have anywhere from turkey and dressing to roast beef!! Highly recommended!

Thank smithfamily385
Reviewed 25 July 2016

the only bad thing is they aren't open all the time just certain days the food is excellent the service is great and the prices are great too. its a local treasure

Thank dennis j
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great southern country place to eat! Excellent food and the staff is very nice and polite! Atmosphere is great also! Very clean and such an awesome place!

Thank Cecilene K
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Tradional foods such as fried chicken and roast beef with the usual sides are served buffet style. Homemade pie makes for the perfect ending to a good meal. My only complaint is that the food is seldom hot.

Thank Kygirl60
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Food is average, but maybe because a lot of it is not made from scratch. It has a hospital cafeteria atmosphere and a much older crowd which may be why everything needs a little salt. Nice people though, and its much better than school cafeteria...More

Thank Penny N
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Used Google to find Thelma's, I got crossed up on one ways. Food is cafeteria style, only a couple of entrees looked like they had been there a while. Roast beef was on the board ready for slicing, I chose it, mashed potatoes, cooked greens,...More

1  Thank Ed M
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Great prime rib at 1970s pricing that is as good as any overpriced tourist trap. They actually care about their food. The sides are very good, though nothing unusual or different. The people who work here are not the usual marginal people attracted to the...More

Thank Gkgg
Reviewed 16 May 2015

I had the deep fried chicken breast with mashed potatoes. It was great. Love this place. Total bill was less than 9$ with a drink. I wanta go back...:-))

1  Thank Chuck H
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 45 S Liberty St, Barbourville, KY 40906-1151
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Barbourville
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