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Big Apple Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1005 Arcadia Cir, Murray, KY 42071-1636
+1 270-759-8866
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Murray, Kentucky
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We originally came to enjoy their Mexican food but soon fell in love with their burgers and other sandwiches. Good busy bar and music on some nights. Good for groups and meetings. Always good service.

Thank Mike C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the barbecue and a good meal. Casual pub atmosphere and friendly staff made the visit that much better.

Thank Twodomers
Murray, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The Big Apple Cafe is a bar. If that's all you're expecting then you won't be disappointed. If you want to go somewhere and hang out, play trivia, see a band then this is the place. However, if you're looking for a good meal go elsewhere. They microwave their nachos for goodness' sake. The food is bar food, don't expect... More 

Thank Jessica L
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Comfortable with good food. Excellent selection of Bourbon. Separate bar and dining areas. Private rooms available for parties or meetings

Thank Terry L
Benton, Kentucky
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We love love their Bean Rolls. They have recently changed their menu so still not too sure about some of them. Liked the old menu but we will see.

Thank Sis666
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice place to go with someone during the week, to chill and drink a beer. On Fridays it gets pretty crowded, what is pretty nice if you are looking for a party atmosphere. You can play dart inside or get a table outside if the weather is warm. The bad thing is that sometimes it takes too long to get... More 

Thank Fernando S
Bardstown, Kentucky
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Back in the day, we had to travel across the state line to get a bean roll from Big Apple. Today it is located in Murray. We took our kids here several years ago and it was still as good as we remembered it in college. Today while doing a college visit with our son, we tried it again. I... More 

Thank missstaceyh
Christopher, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Even if you are just going by Murray, make it a point to stop by this place! It will be well worth your time! My wife and I decided to try this place out on a whim, and boy are we glad we did! The food is AMAZING!! I ordered the ribs and as soon as I picked them up,... More 

Thank Shawn F
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2016

When in Murray we wanted to try some of the places locals frequent. This was a place recommended by someone we know. We went in the early afternoon for a late lunch and the food was excellent and the portions were generous. We couldn't even finish it all. Our server was super friendly.

Thank lmassey2016
Murray, Kentucky
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159 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I enjoy the Apple for a drink on occasion. It is very smokey throughout the entire place, if you are bothered by cigarette smoke- do not hang out here. I have not eaten here, but the drinks are always delicious and the bar staff is friendly & fast.

Thank Birdie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Arcadia Cir, Murray, KY 42071-1636
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Murray
  • Phone Number: +1 270-759-8866

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