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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
+1 270-685-4239
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful as well as the service. THE ONLY complaint I had was the parking was difficult. One of those out of the way great restaurant finds. Enjoy

Thank 123456789bigblue
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

food was great and the table and chairs were clean we will go back again the server made us feel good

Thank Robert E
Owensboro, Kentucky
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colby's continues to be one of Owensboro's restaurants that you can always depend on for good food and efficient, friendly service.

Thank karen J
Owensboro, Kentucky
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service and nice atmosphere. I like the bar side better because it's less noisy. They have daily specials but their pork chop is delicious.

Thank juliemann2016
Owensboro, Kentucky
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during a weekday with my mom and teenage daughter. It was very busy there but we only waited for a table about 10 mins. Food came out pretty fast. I had the lunch portion chicken tenders and waffle fries and honey mustard dipping sauce. They have the best chicken tenders and honey mustard. Of course other... More 

Thank Sherree76
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We love their early specials during weekdays. They have steaks, pork chops, meatloaf, sides, and dessert for around $15 which isn't bad at all. I love the atmosphere...

Thank Kathy H
Owensboro, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Colby's has an eclectic menu- the loaded potato soup is a must try! They have excellent appetizers-try the loaded nachos, and excellent desserts! The chicken tenders and prime rib sandwich are favorites. They offer an early bird special some nights before 6pm. If you want great food, give Colby's a try.

Thank gtmom2017
Owensboro, Kentucky
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Colby's never disappoints. If you only gave one place to go in town, you won't be disappointed either. Amazing food and atmosphere.

Thank Scottkimn N
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 5:15 PM on a Friday evening and the restaurant was full, but we were seated and waited on quickly. We ordered off the Early Bird menu and had great steak and chicken entrees at a reduced cost. Our salad and soup were served very quickly and were delicious. The cheese bread that accompanied the soup and salad... More 

Thank Nick W
Jasper, Indiana, Usa
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34 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I brought my two departments to Colby's for a holiday luncheon. The place has a great atmosphere, it is a bit dated but that is part of the charm. We had a group of twelve so not a huge group. Drinks & apps came out quickly and the servers remembered who ordered what...that's really important to me and shows the... More 

Thank kprumfelt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-685-4239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?