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Famous Bistro

102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-686-8202
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“spanakopita” (10 reviews)
“salmon salad” (3 reviews)
American, European, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday evening. They have an extensive beer selection and a good wine list as well. We decided on the “chefs special “- smoked lamb shank and baked beans. It was fall off the bone lamb with sweet smoky bbq glaze. The...More

Thank buzz911
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had an amazing Prime Ribeye but it was overshadowed by the dessert. The Vanilla Bourbon Creme Brulee was maybe the best I've ever had. They also have a Chocolate Creme Brulee that we tried on a separate day.

Thank joshheadrick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were several couples getting together to go to the Casting Crown Concert and one couple suggested this place. None of us had ever been there. I read all reviews and was kinda leery of it. But once we walked in and got seated it...More

Thank Pam2002
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

So we have been to famous bistro a few times since we moved to owensboro. Overall we enjoyed the food and service, regardless of the fact the interior decor is a little dated. Recently, before a show at the Riverpark Center, we and another couple...More

1  Thank PA-papermaker
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My wife and I stopped by for brunch/lunch yesterday. The place was packed. The staff is very friendly, the service quick, and food was delicious.

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Storefront space is not inviting, but food and service are good. Open kitchen is busy and provides aroma to the dining space. Wide variety of bottled beers.

Thank mrskillz
Reviewed 15 March 2018

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 9 March 2018 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 27 February 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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