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Bucky Bees Bbq

403 Mammoth Cave St, Cave City, KY 42127-8424
+1 270-773-4200
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (40 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
403 Mammoth Cave St, Cave City, KY 42127-8424
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good value for the money. Overall the pulled pork I had was similar, in my opinion, to the bbq offered in many restaurants - OK.

Thank pacharan201414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the perfect end to our trip south. Great ribs and sides on the buffet. The pancake-like cornbread was amazing dipped in the white bean soup.

Thank Kayla Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were super nice but the BBQ (ribs, pulled pork and brisket) tasted like it was made in a crockpot and possibly reheated. The skillet potatoes were cold when brought to the table.

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did have minimal trouble finding the place as our gps told us to go to what looked like a abandoned Italian place but we just kept driving straight and ran right into it. The staff was good, we were seated quickly, and our waitress...More

1  Thank redfj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here during our stay in Cave City. The food was so good with large portions. We had the shredded pork and it was a great choice! We had enough leftovers for dinner the next night at our motel. Our server was also excellent! We...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to lunch and got jive five which included pull pork bbq sandwich, a side and drink for $5. Its was very good and filling.

Thank Sandi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant serves some really good barbeque. It's conveniently located right off I-65 and Mammoth Cave Road.

Thank Sherri A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The number of places to eat in Cave City does not exceed ten spots. However, there's really only one place to eat - Bucky Bees BBQ. This family-owned restaurant is quaintly decorated, inviting one in to relax and prepare to eat massive portions of pulled...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good bar-b-que. Unfortunately I couldn't finish 1/4 of what I was served. Also, this restaurant does not serve alcohol and I really enjoy a beer with ribs!

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Had the sampler plate. The brisket was very good. The others were dry and without much flavor other than smoke. Cornbread is a nice option instead of the traditional white bread with BBQ.

Thank DaBearsWISC
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7 November 2016|
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Response from Ralph R | Reviewed this property |
Not something a Trip Advisor reviewer would know. You'll need to call them... (270) 773-4200.
Tammie I
20 October 2016|
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Response from MollyAnne515 | Reviewed this property |
No. We drink iced tea. Until recently we were a dry county. Don't think any restaurant has liquor license yet Oh forgot, Sahara steakhouse has one
15 October 2016|
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Response from Crystal M | Reviewed this property |
No, small place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Mammoth Cave St, Cave City, KY 42127-8424
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-4200
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