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Colby's

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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
+1 270-685-4239
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

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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 yesterday NEW 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 

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Thank Sherree76
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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...

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Thank Kathy H
Owensboro, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank gtmom2017
Owensboro, Kentucky
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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.

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Thank Scottkimn N
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Nick W
Jasper, Indiana, Usa
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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Thank kprumfelt
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I was at Colby's with a business associate on a Wednesday evening and it was a good middle of the road dinner. They have a nice wine list and an excellent Southern dessert menu. I ordered Talipia New Orleans, which was blackened Talipia served with some shrimp and scallops in a hollandaise sauce. The fish was excellent. The seafood not... More 

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Thank Abbe S
Indianapolis
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Colby's had a good menu of sandwiches and steak. The waitress was very friendly, and my filet was warm and good. Probably one of the better places to eat dt.

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Thank Irishstud
Murray, Kentucky
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

On a recommendation, my colleague and I had lunch here. The staff was fantastic--our waitress was more than helpful and had a great sense of humor. The food--on the waritress' recommendation--I had the prime rib sandwich. Great recommendation. Done to perfection!! Great prices as well.

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Thank Robert D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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?