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Bill's Restaurant

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420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
+1 270-852-8120
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Tue 17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I wanted to venture out of Evansville and try something different. Our expectations were exceeded with our dinner at Bill's. Our waitress was fabulous. She understood gluten sensitivity, kept our glasses filled, and just was overall a super server! We tried the calamari app and it was delicious. My husband described it as great. Our salads were... More 

Thank RHGH2001
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in town for the musical 'Mama Mia'. We are 'foodies' and after reading reviews on this site, we chose Bill's. They recommend reservations so we made ours a month in advance. The restaurant was booked solid at 5pm on a Tuesday evening. As we enjoyed our cocktails, Sinatra played in the background. The food is... More 

Thank DeAnna O
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

From start to finish, we all had a great experience at Bills. We were greeted with a warm welcome by Sherry upon arrival and sat promptly. We ordered a few apps to start. The sautéed mushrooms over house made sourdough bread was awesome. I'd order that next time as a meal. We each tried a different entree to see everyone's... More 

Thank Mark C
Henderson, Kentucky
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Freshly prepared, very good food served by a competent staff in a pleasantly restored 19th downtown building. How good and fresh? They are willing to say "we don't have anymore of that today!" But the alternatives are varied and wonderful.

Thank vspbky
Cleveland, Tennessee
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198 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

From the initial "hello" to the "thank you for coming", this was just a wonderful evening. Staff was attentive and knowledgeable, the atmosphere wonderful and the food just spectacular. And blending in a little Sinatra in the background just punctuated the whole evening. Heck...even the bathroom has charm and character. The chef "Bill" came out to visit from time to... More 

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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Bill's is a treasure. I went 3 times this week. For my taste, dinner is better than lunch, so I'm rating this for dinner. This time, I had Halibut Madras - just the right hint of curry, and topped with diver scallops. The fish and scallops were perfectly cooked - the fish firm but still succulent and the scallops with... More 

Thank livefun
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The is my "go to" restaurant when I want to dine in a restaurant that has tablecloths on the tables in Owensboro. My wife and I usually go to Bill's 6-8 times a year and we have never been disappointed. Reservations are suggested because they have limited seating. I always have some type of a fish dinner because Bill is... More 

Thank Recruiter B
Morgantown, West Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We have been many times to Bill's... every time, each and every time, every single time, all the time, the food is 'the best' of anything I have ever had. The service is awesome, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable about all the selections. The wine list is also exciting and unusual! I also love the ambience ( hate that... More 

Thank roberta632014
Owensboro, Kentucky
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Began with a wonderful smoked salmon dip, paired with warm, soft house made chips. The entree consisted of scallops atop an asparagus spinach risotto. I believe there were also red peppers included. One of the really interesting flavors was the leaks placed below the scallops. They soaked up the risotto and the scallop flavor. We paired the meal with a... More 

Thank rlcmdc
Owensboro, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great service and excellent food that was not to expensive. Chef Bill came out and checked on all his guest. Overall a very pleasant place to enjoy a meal!

Thank sireatsalot2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-852-8120

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