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Big R's & Shannon's Bar-B-Q

213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
+1 502-222-0058
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (11 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I enjoy a good BBQ and Big R's and Shannons didn't disappoint. The location is not typical, they converted a house into a restaurant, lots at seating and the decor perfect for the setting. The staff were very friendly and kept asking if we needed...More

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling and sick of chain restaurants. The ample pulled pork sandwiches were tasty & the baked potato salad was a delight.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great surprise!! Was heading back North from a business trip and found this little gym. Unbelievable portions with incredible flavor. My only regret is I don't live closer to this place.

Thank freedomseeker22
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch. The bbq nachos weren't bad but the boneless wings were awful! Tasted like they were fried in old oil. My husband thought the brisket tasted like cigarette smoke. The baked beans needed seasoning... Tasted like van de camps brand that hadn't...More

Thank mooseministries
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Onion rings were great. Brisket was good, but they forgot to give me barbQ sauce. Was a bit dry without it.Chicken fingers and fries were good.Wings I thought were great, but my daughter thought they were dry. Make sure to check for the barabq sauce...More

Thank SROSE6
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Late evening stop on the highway. Excellent ribs and pulled pork sandwich. Cornbread bourbon caramel desert is the BEST! Manager had to deal with a hateful, stupid customer that couldn't figure out how to order. She did a terrific job! Overall one of the best...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I only eat BBQ every month or so. But, when I do, I have something very specific in mind. I like cherrywood smoked with a flavorful rub. Not just hot or very hot. Not just gooped up with sauce either. I want layers of flavor...More

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Second visit. Bf had the pork bowl again and loved it. It's a bed of cornbread topped with baked beans, pulled pork, slaw, pickles, and onions. I had the pulled pork sandwich with baked beans. Both were good. I deducted a star because the pork...More

Thank DanaLfromKY
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This little hole in the wall produces some time of the line barbeque! Their barbeque nachos are ridiculously satisfying. Suggest you double check your order if you plan to carry out, otherwise it is great!!

Thank ElaineAus2013
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I usually get the sliced smoked brisket but most everything is amazing. Brisket Nachos are to die for and on top of that the staff is excellent. Is a frequent lunch stop of mine and my family's.

Thank cotacrawford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 502-222-0058
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