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Famous Bistro

102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-686-8202
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, European, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun server, yummy food, and desserts so good I had two! So glad we found this little place during our afternoon walk through town. I didn't even know chocolate Crème Brule existed. Make reservations to be sure they can accommodate you. We saw them juggle...More

Thank Tomy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both the pork chop and lamb were very salty. The salad was delicious. The service was impeccable. The food was just not as good as usual tonight. I'd recommend a lighter hand on the salt. Less is more. If people like really salty food they...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little spot! Hummus was excellent, sandwiches great. Really good Ice Tea! Solid service and easy parking. Will return if we are ever back in Owensboro.

Thank Paulaswrld
Reviewed 12 January 2018

This resturant is a jewel in our city. Forget catfish fiddlers but experiance a menu of creative and quality dishes. Grinders, Greek influenced bistro fare. Always something interesting as dinner menu changes often. Never disapoints.

1  Thank owensboromusic
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I love my ribeye steaks and even though the price for theirs was a few dollars higher then what I usually pay for my steaks. It was the best ribeye I have had to date in Owensboro The service here is great and what's tops...More

Thank blaise911
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I was visiting a close friend in Owensboro and was hoping to find a nice, non-chain restaurant, for a dinner out. I read a few reviews for Famous Bistro and decided to give it a try. My friend has some serious food allergies and I...More

Thank ciscotraveler2000
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We have been going to Famous Bistro since they opened years ago. It is our go to place for special occasions or just when we are hungry for something really really good. Small place and we do recommend reservations. Staff is wonderful and can help...More

Thank JanetIH
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have eaten here for lunch and dinner and recently had breakfast here. We have never had anything but good food. Dinner was our favorite until we recently had breakfast. The Petite Bruch is terrific; plenty of food and the biscuits are amazing. Tip...do not...More

Thank Preacher2760
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in while attending a Friday after Five event. We didn't have reservations but we should have. They fit us in right away and we had first hand view of how busy the kitchen was. Seemed to be very organized as food came out...More

Thank DWp1888
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped for dinner here by choosing from TripAdvisor review. We live 45 minutes away but needed to meet someone in Owensboro around dinner time. I'm glad we chose this place. Very small, eclectic place but with Greek leanings I would say....More

Thank bushes5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 32
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-686-8202
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