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619 Marion Rd, Princeton, KY 42445-6289
+1 270-345-2052
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although BBQ is what most order at Heatons. I have to say the hamburgers are by far the best in town. I love them!!!my kids love them. We are very satisfied with food. I also want to say the people who work there are very nice too.

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Thank wendywallace01
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got a call out order and the service was fast. There hamburgers always taste like ferrells which we love and there French fries are usually good but this time there were awful! They much have changed them! They were all tiny and so soggy! Will not go back for French fries unless I know they get... More 

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Thank Josh-Dottie F
Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Heaton's is a small town market that has a variety of food choices, gas at a bargain price, auto services and a clean environment. The BBQ is excellent and the home made sauce is the BEST. My Dad loved going to Heaton's and getting burgers. I think he liked flirting with the girls too. Want a good experience?? Stop by... More 

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Thank nobodykentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Their barbecue is delicious!! My husband and I went here for Valentine's Day a few years ago because the restaurant we intended to dine at was packed. This place is a gas station with a few tables inside. It's not much on ambience but the barbecue is very good. You can dine in or carry out. They also have a... More 

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Thank Beth B
Princeton, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

There are many BBQ restaurants around western ky and Heaton's Marathon may seem like an unlikely place but don't be fooled by appearances! Their BBQ is slow-cooked in a traditional pit over hickory coals and it has a great taste! Try it, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank kcracer
Princeton, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for great food in an unusual place, Heaton's has it. Their barbecue is unparalleled and sauce is outstanding. Burgers and sandwiches are equally good. You can also get pizza there as well.

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Thank SusanC92849
Granville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We pulled into town and smelled the smoke from a BBQ place so we went looking for the source. Found it at a gas station of all places! It is a gas station but they do have places to sit inside and outside. The drive through was very busy but we learned the drive through is not just for food... More 

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Thank Ron T
Madisonville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I've enjoyed stopping for BBQ for a long time on our way to or from the lake. Sandwiches are delicious and the sauce is worth buying for home.

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Thank Michelle J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This place is inside a plain little small gas station, BUT the service is good and very friendly atmosphere, and the BBQ is sold by the plate or by the pound, they have a place to eat inside(it's always clean) or you can go thru the drive thru window and get it to go, there is also a few picnic... More 

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Thank Renlyn
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

The best barbecue in Western KY! They make their own sauces too! You cannot go to Princeton without having Heatons barbecue!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Marion Rd, Princeton, KY 42445-6289
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 270-345-2052

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