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293 Old Edmonton Rd, Tompkinsville, KY 42167-7450
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Tompkinsville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Monroe County barbecue at it's finest. Good prices and friendly service. I love the chicken sprinkled with hot sauce and, of course, the classic: pork shoulder.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Very good BBQ We staied in tompkinsvile for more than a month for business In the oil and gas exploration. We went to eat there a couple of time and it was remarkable. Thanks Francesco

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Thank Francesco C
Buffalo, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Our favorite BBQ by far. Everyone was super nice and helpful. Pork shoulder was amazing and shredded pork sandwich was awesome too. Great place.

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Thank KLPolly
Columbia, Kentucky
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The service was fair the place seemed clean, however the BBQ sauce wasn't that great. I got the porkchop sandwich on white bread with fries. The skinny fries was good and the chop sandwich was good but I wish they had took the bones out of the sandwich and let me put my own sauce on. My bread was soggy... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Though I live in Indiana, my dad grew up near Tompkinsville and we visited my grandparents every weekend when I was a kid. My dad was HOOKED on this bbq (I believe it was Paul and Nora's at the time.) No trip was complete without a dipped pork shoulder. Now that I'm grown, I'm addicted too! In fact whenever someone... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

Excellent food, service, and a great local restaurant. They do BBQ right! The family packs are excellent deals. We usually get shoulder/chicken combo, with vinegar slaw and baked beans, but everything is good. Best hot dogs, ever! There isn't any bad BBQ in Monroe County, but this one is among the best. Delivery for large orders / special occasions.

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1 Thank slmUSA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

Little place off beaten path has great food we had a big plate of BBQ plus homemade cole slaw and french fries

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2 Thank jaciet
Tompkinsville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

very good food. clean ,nice building, owner works very hard to make sure food is good

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Bardstown KY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2011

We are originally from Monroe County, so we were brought up around this type of bar-b-que. Despite our various travels, we have never found any bar-b-que that compares to Monroe County's! Backyard nails it with the bar-b-que: best shredded pork sandwiches anywhere. Great environment, reasonable prices. We make special trips down there just for the bar-b-que.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Barbecue
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  • Address: 293 Old Edmonton Rd, Tompkinsville, KY 42167-7450
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Tompkinsville

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