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Big Dipper

2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
+1 270-684-4806
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
“hamburger” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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American, Fast food
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LOCATION
2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The burgers are fabulous!!! We stopped for lunch which was very busy and it was difficult to navigate due to the small parking area. The food is worth the parking hassle!!

Thank Oldtimerky
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Ham big boy, sliced ham on a bun that was larger than a big Mac. Peach shake which makes your mouth sing. Bacon dble cheeseburger with two actual cheeseburgers and crispy bacon, the burger was almost like meatloaf it was so thick and tasty. Hit...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Big Dipper is always packed but they get you in and out quickly. Just make sure you have cash no cards. Great burgers. Great ice cream great food

Thank Mike S
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife loves the place but personally I wouldn't choose to go there. I strongly disagree with the "best burger in town" comments. The food is o.k. but not the best. I believe some of the popularity being due to low prices. At peak business...More

Thank RichardGaskill
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The hamburger I had was amazing! Juicy patty and the best tasting bun I've had. The tater tots are called gems and I will say, they were real gems! We went during lunch time so there were a lot of customers but the wait was...More

Thank KyTravelerMom1980
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I were not sure what to have for dinner then we decided on The Dipper. Never disappoints. Burger and onion rings were winderful. Never disappointed. Only issue is why would xnyone in their right mind the to turn left into the Dipper????? Dumb...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Best burgers! There's always a long line. That should tell you something. Multiple favorite foods here.

Thank TeacherJill
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Little place with big flavor. Burgers are old fashioned and really good. service was very good and friendly.

Thank TaxmanEA
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Tastiest Burgers & Ice cream Still the BEST! not super fancy, But OMG! you will not be disapointed!!!!! Loved it in the 80s, Stll Love it today!

Thank Encoreboy
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I understand that this place is a local icon, it was busy at 9pm but for the life of me I don't know why. I can describe the food quality in one word..... HORRID! The onion rings were average at best and the cheese burger...More

1  Thank Joseph S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-2689
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-684-4806
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