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Shyler's Bar-b-q

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5416 East Indiana Street, Evansville, IN 47715
+1 812-476-4599
11:00 - 21:15
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Central City, Kentucky
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Was in town on business. Haven't been there in many years. Onion straws great. German potato salad is awesome. Wasn't like I remembered. BBQ Sauce resembled marinara type taste. Nice place, clean, decor is neat. Just not like I remembered.

Thank MegaRedRam
Evansville, Indiana
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I went to Shylers to have dinner and decided to try some straws. Little did I know there would be enough for 4 people. I ordered the Babyback Rib & Pulled pork combo with German potato salad and baked beans. Evansville & Owensboro are blessed with a lot of very good BBQ but this is my first time back to... More 

Thank Steve M
Owensboro, KY
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We drove 30 miles to frequent the old resturant years ago before it was destroyed by fire. It took a long time (years) to reestablish. Was it worth the wait? Barely.... Menu is very different from what I remembered, and overall not as good. I don't mean to imply that it is bad, because it's not, just not as good.... More 

Thank Breed26
Evansville, Indiana
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106 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is like the 3rd or 4th time I've ate here since they opened I love the German potato salad I ordered the barbecue chicken on the bone but the chicken was very very small. We also had the cheese sticks which are huge they are the best cheese sticks you can get but my only complaint was they need... More 

Thank 37093Debra1111
Detroit, Michigan
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208 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I cannot return to my hometown without having bar-b-q and there are many choices. Our extended family went here for a good meal and evening visit. Expectations were met. Good food, not necessarily the best I've every had but perfectly good. The staff was friendly and it was a nice place to sit and visit. We were not in any... More 

Thank zullsandraf
Albion, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Food was good, selection adequate, waitress very nice. Couldn't help remembering how at the old Shyler's one had to wait for a table, and this time we walked right in.

Thank maillady48
Evansville, Indiana
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stopped in late afternoon for take out. The take out department was not completed and we were able to sit at the bar and chat with the staff. Being newly opened it was a little disorganized but our order was soon up and the ribs and beans were just as we remembered. I was really glad to see the... More 

Thank Wennifer2013
Rochester, Minnesota
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230 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had dinner here and it was a nice place! Good service and a clean spot to dine. Nice bar and decent menu. Would do it again no problem!

Thank kennykelme
Houston, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

When all you can eat and bbq are used in the same sentence, it's dangerous. The sides are tasty - especially the german potato salad. Looking forward to coming back to the area for some soon.

Thank Short1977
Evansville, Indiana
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This place had a fire and has announced it will be closed with possible limited carryout until April. It's probably a blessing in disguise (not for the staff obviously, who I pray for during these holidays) but the place is just not up to par with it's reputation. Good luck to Shyler's in the future, I look forward to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5416 East Indiana Street, Evansville, IN 47715
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-476-4599

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