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Backwoods BBQ

5172 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9693
+1 270-441-7427
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (20 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
5172 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9693
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The smoked chicken is arguably the best in town. Pulled Pork is good, not super great and not bad at all. The dry rub on the chicken is the best part about it. The place is fairly small but most get it to go. Sides;...More

Thank Damien C
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch. The ribs were great! Good flavor and served dry. Sauce was amazing. Try the hot sauce also. Potato casserole was also a great side. Very quick and friendly service and reasonable prices. I will be back next time I’m driving...More

Thank dchalupka
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had been traveling for six hours and wanted a good BBQ meal. We received it, sort of. A rather shy young waitress, Mykayla, took care of us. The pork tenderloin was very dry, the watery BBQ sauce didn't help. The beans were clearly from...More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing to write home about, just OK. Prices reasonable, quality ok, portions ok. Probably would not eat there again.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Saw the sign out front that said "Smoke but no mirrors" and stopped in. It is a small restaurant, with a counter and about 8 tables but WOW the food is excellent!!! We ordered the ribs, which were seasoned with a wonderfully flavored dry rub...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It appeared to be a good experience in the making...wrong. I thought a locally owned BBQ joint in Western KY would be great. It had neat decor and that smokey smell but the food was fair at best. They use grill weights for all sandwiches...More

Thank Jeramie
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I eat lunch here at least once a month-since I go back, it means it is good. The prices are fair, portion size is good, a sandwich and side are filling. I routinely get a pound of pulled pork to take with me as well....More

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Stopped by this restaurant on our way from FL back to MN. Wonderful food, awesome service. The staff was amazing, so welcoming and friendly to talk with.

Thank 72runner
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We wanted to try a BBQ place while in Paducah and found this place. So glad we did! We tried the ribs which were excellent and the pulled pork-good and a very generous portion. We will go back.

Thank pact51
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Stayed at a hotel nearby on our cross-country move. Missed the turn into restaurant and had to go to next street to turn around. So happy I did, as I saw a man out back...next to a pit...tossing wood in! THIS IS THE REAL DEAL,...More

Thank SuziFortCollinsCO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5172 Hinkleville Rd, Paducah, KY 42001-9693
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-441-7427
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