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Gold Rush Cafe & Catering

400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
+1 270-443-4422
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
“meatloaf” (18 reviews)
“apple butter” (12 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Food and staff was excellent. The sausage gravy was maybe the best I've ever had. The prime rib omelet was fantastic. Prices are reasonable and the amount of food is plenty.

Thank BiggsTheGoalie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in to the Gold Rush Cafe based on TripAdvisor advice. We were seated quickly. I ordered the bacon, lettuce, fried green tomato sandwich with a side of beer battered fries. My husband ordered the chili Mac burger. The portions were large. The BLFGT...More

Thank grosbea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate breakfast. It was one of the best breakfast I had in a while. Quick to get a table, considering it was packed and had a waiting line

Thank Christie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was ok. I expected better after reading reviews. We drove out of our way to eat breakfast there but probably wouldn't again. Not that it was bad, it just wasn't so great that I'd make the effort to detour there.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are always looking for good breakfast restaurants, especially ones with excellent biscuits and gravy. I'm sure that to the locals, the Gold Rush Cafe is well known, but being from southern Illinois, it was a great find. The food was very...More

Thank Ramtiy2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The server at Max's the night before, recommended The Gold Rush Cafe. We probably would have walked right by it.

Thank ancientmoods
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are so happy we opted for local!! My meatloaf omelet came minus the meatloaf. The cook came out and apologized, then made me a whole, new one!! My husband had the best sausage gravy ever, along with about everything in the kitchen - eggs,...More

Thank suethomas111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place downtown to have breakfast and three people recommended this place. It appears to be old and is one of those old places that looks grungy but is actually very clean. All the traditional biscuits, gravy, and fried breakfast things...More

Thank JudyG1227
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy. Great place to visit!!! Tiffany was Awesome place. Atmosphere is pleasant. breakfast Golden Bullets delicios.Hard boiled egg wrappen in maple bacon and sausage. cooked perfectly with honey mustard.

Thank Dreamkept1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great, friendly, down-home breakfast/lunch place right downtown. The food is basic, good, and plentiful. Don't go here for the decor, or to be surrounded by luxury - go here for the food and the people.

Thank taxprop
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8 February 2016|
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Response from Tara C | Reviewed this property |
I would call ahead to reserve tables.
Steve S
12 April 2015|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
400 Broadway, Paducah KY. Closed Monday- Tues-Sat 7 am till 9pm, Sunday 9am till 2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Broadway St, Paducah, KY 42001-0734
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paducah
  • Phone Number: +1 270-443-4422
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