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R & S Barbecue

217 S Jackson St, Tompkinsville, KY 42167-1439
+1 270-487-1008
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22 Oct 2017
18 Jun 2017
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217 S Jackson St, Tompkinsville, KY 42167-1439
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Tompkinsville, with four barbecue restaurants for 3000 people, is the epicenter of a barbecue microregion that wood-cooks pork steaks (cut from shoulders) and serves them with a vinegar-based sauce. R&S is the only place I got to, but it's a winner. The owner, Anita Hamilton,...More

Thank Porcophile
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Truly a southern Kentucky bar b q joint! Service is friendly and the bar b q is about as unique as you can find! You won't be disappointed with any menu item. Be warned, if you order your bar b q meats "dipped", be ready...More

Thank 4forus
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very pleased to come in by chance for a late lunch. PEPPERY vinegar-based sauce, just a little on the side is sufficient! If you're looking for homogenized que slopped in ketchup-based sauce, you'll be disappointed. Come instead for well smoked meats with flavor! Just wish...More

Thank Sassygardner
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This in-town, hometown barbecue is a Monroe County tradition - for good reason! Great food, friendly faces and an on view barbecue grill combine to satisfy the senses. Thursday is Chicken Special day!

Thank Woman_Interrupting
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

My favorite spot to visit when I'm in Tompkinsville. Very good BBQ (the chicken is my favorite). The service is as friendly as possible. There are no strangers in this place.

Thank Trico13
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  • Address: 217 S Jackson St, Tompkinsville, KY 42167-1439
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Tompkinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 270-487-1008
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