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Famous Bistro

) #7 of 120 Restaurants in Owensboro ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, European, Fusion
102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
+1 270-686-8202
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“spanakopita” (9 reviews)
“greek salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, European, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
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Reviews (113)
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Not having been to the big "O" in some time, I was happy to find the "Bistro". Atmosphere is great, food and drinks delicious with a smiling and customer-focused service. What more can one ask.

Thank Carl0999
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Just about anything on the menu is good. One warning though, their beer selection is craft only and PBR (for the hipsters).

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great service,have not had a bad meal here in 20 years, very nice brunch on Saturday,will season to your liking,excellent cook,they make you feel right at home

Thank trob450910
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had two lunches at the restaurant. The bread is made by them and taste delicious. The food portions are huge. The service is ok but during lunch, you need to make sure to have enough time. It can get slow.

Thank PeterLazar
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were not planning on coming here to the famous Bistro~ happy we did!!!! Logan was our server. He was SO nice~ great service! I totally forgot to take photos of the delicious food we ate. My salmon was so fresh and delicious served with...More

Thank kathhicks
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great experience from start to finish - Cannot say enough about the Chef's choices in meats, veggies, sauces, etc. All top notch. We started with the spinach appetizer, and the wedge salad which I savored every bite. For the entree I had the Jumbo Scallops,...More

Thank neights
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Famous Bistro is famous in the region for a reason - it provides a consistently good experience. The staff is attentive and well-informed, and the dishes range from inventive international to the basics. This trip (we go often) was no different. We had veggie soup...More

Thank livefun
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here for the very first time. Reuben sandwich for me, club for my wife. Great portion, bread was excellent. We each shared half and half and enjoyed both. Service was fantastic and spot on.

Thank 2010RAV
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I visited Owensboro on business for a few days and tried this place based on the reviews. I sat at the bar or whatever you want to call it, facing directly in the kitchen which was a mistake. No one really came by after the...More

3  Thank John J
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I've only ever had the Gyro here but it's one of the best I've had! In the summer, they have great sidewalk seating with shade and the service is impeccable. The price for lunch per person is typically around the $10 range. This place is...More

Thank Matthew K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-686-8202
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