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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
+1 270-685-4239
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
“chicken tenders” (19 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice burger served with winter ale, all in our company was happy but we all agread this was not beat food We had.

Thank Mattias N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to eat in Downtown Owensboro, it’s got the old world glam, menu has several well known house items that are sure to please. The deserts are awesome as well. If you haven’t made the trip, you will not be disappointed with...More

Thank Loumose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't too bad. Staff was great. Fried mushrooms are delicious (get them extra crispy), steak was alright, wine was two thumbs up and the loaded potatoe is totally loaded.

Thank Yolanda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little pricey, but you get what you pay for. The food here has never disappointed me. If you go I recommend the Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak.

Thank Blue_Samurai8
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excellent food, the ribeye is amazing along with the grilled salmon. The banana creme pie is to die for. The gumbo is great. Friendly staff and love the fact that it's an historical building. & locally owned as well.

Thank blaise911
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Went with some girls that I was in training with, the table we were sat at was a bit sma for the 8 of us but the service was phenomenal. The food looked, smelled, and tasted Awesome! Close to the river. Will definitely returned I'm...More

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 30 September 2017

hubby and I walked a short distance from the Hampton Inn on the riverfront,where we were staying. Was a friday evening, I had called for reservations and was told nothing available till after 530, We were going to a broadway show and needed to eat...More

Thank glenda w
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Large portions and food food. The building had a lot of character and looked like it was built awhile ago when more details were put into buildings.

Thank Newtraveler83
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

In Owensboro on business last week, I was told Colby's was the best. In fact, another person in my group visited Colby's two nights in a row. I got the crab cakes, which I thought were ok. The best part of my meal was the...More

1  Thank ehlupson
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Saturday night had made reservations for Colby's at 6 party of 7. When we arrived early they had our table already set up. Dinner was great and the service was stellar even with a full restaurant. The wiener Colby went table to table to check...More

Thank Carl I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-685-4239
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