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Wilma's Restaurant

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212 Court St, Paintsville, KY 41240-1084
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is country food in its truest form. I highly recommend the bacon and biscuits and gravy. Have a seat, take your time, and enjoy food the way people in this part of the country have for over a hundred years.

Thank Clayton H
South Haven, Michigan, United States
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167 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Wow. I don't think they follow health codes here. The food is either out of a can heated up, cooked and then reheated. Place is used as an office intermingled with aging dead plants with food being served. Was on RestAURANTG.COM IS WHY WE STOPPED.

Thank Jacquelyn C
Paintsville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

this is one place you don't want to waste your money on it is just not clean always full of nats just don't go

Thank Teresa S
South Carolina
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We were starving driving down Rt.23 "The Country Music Highway" in Kentucky and nothing along the road looked good. We saw signs for Paintsville and I hit the restaurant button on my GPS and found Wilma's. Right in downtown by the Court House, we were greeted by Wilma herself who recommended her buffet lunch. Deb had the Chicken and Dumplings,... More 

Thank CarolinaParatrooper
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I usually try to look for the positive but this restaurant in beyond gross. Please take my word for it. Do not eat here.

Thank Susan G
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

My son and I were in town to watch a soccer game and the idea of a family style restaurant intrigued me. I had a hot brown and my son had a bacon sandwich and chocolate pie. All were very good. Actually the bacon was incredible! A definite try -

Thank Soccermomonthheroad
Pikeville, Kentucky
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

My wife and I had dinner here while shopping in the area. I was looking for something different rather than fast food or the usual Mexican or Chinese. Actually found Wilma's on Tripadvisor and was apprehensive about trying the place based on the reviews. Upon seeing the dining room I initially thought I made a mistake by giving Wilma's a... More 

Thank jim4flyn
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

My wife and I ate at Wilma's, a restaurant recommended to us by one of the residents. The place looks quaint, but it needs a lot of work. The food was OK -- my wife had roast beef and mashed potatoes and I had a veggie omelette. But the interior needs a major overhaul, such as soap, water, dust cloth,... More 

Thank Michael E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I will agree with a few of the negative things other reviewers have said, it is not the cleanest or most well organized place I have ever eaten, but be nice - remember where you are and what you came for. Cut Wilma some slack - she has been doing this for 50 years! I am going to make a... More 

Thank tinade
Venice, Florida
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Ate here recently after a visit to the Coal Mining Museum and Loretta Lynn's house. Looked quaint and cute. Well maybe it was, but the food was horrible. It was cheap but not even worth the small price we paid. There are other country kitchens in the area -- try them and avoid this place.

Thank kathiewe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Court St, Paintsville, KY 41240-1084
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Paintsville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?