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Famous Bistro

102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-686-8202
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“spanakopita” (10 reviews)
“greek salad” (5 reviews)
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American, European, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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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 3 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
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in randomly for dinner while in town for work. Very nice staff and a lot of pride in the food they serve. All of the food coming out looked great (pasta, steaks, pizza...) I went with the recommendation of the brined pork chop. Very...More

Thank Gfive0
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Group of business associates sat outside for dinner. Pages of drink selections, I recommend the margarita it was delicious! Waitress was so sweet she brought our table two free appetizers both tasted great. I had the Southwestern salmon salad and wow it was excellent. Had...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After spending the weekend in Owensboro, I dined at Lure at the hotel I was staying in and then the Bistro. I had no idea that the same family owns these restaurants. i couldn't understand how i can go to two different restaurant in one...More

Thank joshbaker2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We ventured downtown for Friday After 5 and dinner. We selected Famous Bistro since they are pretty consistent on service and food. They did it again!! Our meal was delicious and sitting outside was a bonus. Can't go wrong dinner experience!!

Thank connien515
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Met friends there recently. As you would expect from the title, we had soup and veggie grinders. Both excellent. The place was packed but the servers really hustled, taking good care of us. They were on top of coffee/tea refills, as well as easy to...More

Thank rlcmdc
Reviewed 28 June 2017

When we arrived we were greeted immediately with a smile. We said we wanted to order to go and she sat us with a menus. When she took our order asked if we wanted a drink while we waited and wife asked for water which...More

Thank Gil S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not having been to the big "O" in some time, I was happy to find the "Bistro". Atmosphere is great, food and drinks delicious with a smiling and customer-focused service. What more can one ask.

Thank Carl0999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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