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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
+1 270-685-4239
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (30 reviews)
“chicken tenders” (20 reviews)
“salad” (44 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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202 W 3rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303-4123
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Reviewed 4 days ago

i had an early rib-eye steak dinner. i got there around 5 so I could beat the crowd for the few parking spots available.The steak and the service was tremendous as usual.

Thank Gobby2364
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Colby's has a wide variety of options of what to eat. I have never had a bad meal there and have eaten there many times

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating 30 years, Colby's is an Owensboro institution. Predictably good, American faire cooked to order with fast and friendly service. The best hand-breaded chicken tenders anywhere. Also, try their Hawaiian ribeye, it's out of this world.

Thank KYTastemaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to eat at this restaurant a year ago when I was in Owensboro for business. My husband and I just ate there this week and I must say the food was delicious both times I ate there. The service was outstanding....More

Thank lsa13
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Service was very good at dinner time on a Monday. Had the Prime rib. It was cooked to Medium and was very tender. The Wedge salad with Blue Cheese was cold and crisp with a good strong blue cheese. Walking distance from the Hampton Inn

Thank joshheadrick
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I went with a colleague to Colby's for dinner on a recent business trip to Owensboro, as it was easy walking distance to the hotel we stayed at, and it had a good rating on TA and other sites. I ordered the salmon which was...More

Thank GaryvM
Colby M, Owner at Colby's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm just sorry we were not able to connect when you were in the restaurant. We want to make sure every part of your experience is memorable for the right reason. Good critique though, we will address the items that...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The service has gone from superior to below par. Two employees walked out leaving our food in the window. Owner's presence used to provide an air of 5 star service but his clear lack of interest in the business has made the impact. The menu...More

Thank Sean L
Colby M, Owner at Colby's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Sean Lyons, I'm a bit surprised that you didn't ask to see me. It must have been an off night for you and your guests. We are very sorry for that. Houston's gave me my real start in the restaurant business. I helped open the...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

First trip across the river to Colby's but definitely not the last. We loved it! I had gumbo, trout, salad and loaded mashed potatoes and it was all fantastic. My wife had the prime rib and she loved it as well. It was a Friday...More

Thank Blake812
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We love Colby’s restaurant. The chicken tenders are the absolute best 😊. The waiters always have great suggestions and there are always daily specials.

Thank swilliams593
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was clean and the food was very good. It was a cold day so the temperature in the building was even comfortable. We had the best service here and would definitely eat here again!

Thank Wendy G
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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