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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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213 S 1st Ave, La Grange, KY 40031-1203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 DanaRod213
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
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of chicken or beef on the sandwiches and come with onion, pickle chips and sauce. Got them to go with my Cashbook savings- great deal that way. Next door to Sweet shop also.

Thank Trav22
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Driving home from the south stopped for a quick dinner. We had pulled pork sandwich and brisket nachos. Edible. Used the bbq sauce to moisten the pork which was dry. Only one type of sauce and it was on the sweet side (not my fav)....More

1  Thank SightSee-ers
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have eaten here a couple times when visiting relatives in Oldham county & have enjoyed the food. There is ample seating for big parties

Thank jjcorum1959
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Enjoyed the BBQ very much......will definitely go there again when we have dinner in La Grange. Right up there with the best choices for dinner in the area. Casual......

Thank captbob757
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was short staffed on our visit, however that was the only concern. WE had Nachos first, they were excellent. Three orders of ribs and one burrito. Side items were sweet potato casserole, one green bean for the kid and mashed potato. All were very...More

Thank chinashop53
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Hoped to find a BBQ place close to home but was disappointed when I tried Big R's. Had pork bbq and brisket. BBQ was flavorless and brisket was rubbery! Hoping for a decent BBQ place to open up in Oldham County.

1  Thank Elfdaughter2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Stopped by as we were traveling through KY. Just about 1 min off I-71 Lagrange exit. Small older house turned into a BBQ joint. Nothing fancy, just good BBQ. Pulled pork sandwich with two sides for $7.99. Fast, friendly service. This is where the locals...More

Thank NKY_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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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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