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Smokey Pig Bar-B-Q

2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
+1 270-781-1712
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork shoulder” (35 reviews)
“vinegar slaw” (29 reviews)
“baked beans” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The absolute best bbq joint in town!! You have to try the sliced shoulder if you have not already! Love the vinegar based sauce they use as hot! Keep doing what your doing! Maybe update your dining area! I mean who watches a floor model...More

Thank bjwilborn1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So worth driving to other side of town if you are a local or try before you leave if visiting! They have a quaint little eat-in with awesome view of River but they do ALOT of take-out too. Love the shoulder and their sides are...More

Thank OTSB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super good pulled pork sandwich. Huge. Really liked the BBQ beans. Didn’t care for the potato salad.

Thank Dee V
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We live in Bowling Green, KY but live about 20 miles from Smokey Pig. Anytime we are craving BBQ, we make the drive. We order this for family events too because it's the best around. The pulled pork is always moist. Mac N' Cheese and...More

Thank ADH2017637
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I like most of the places I try, in fact probably 95%, but maybe they were having an off day today. None of our group liked it, at all. Ribs, or pulled pork, or the sample of shoulder. Potato salad & beans were ok, but...More

Thank Soonokie
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

You don't always find a great BBQ place that's a triple threat, great BBQ perfect amount of smoke and great creamy tangy sweet cold slaw, great potato salad. Mac n cheese nothing more nothing less than you expect. Had the chicken and the ribs with...More

Thank Chadskyblue
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Where do I start.... The ribs, coleslaw and beans were the best I've had.... and I'm a rib fiend! Great service, relaxed & laid back feel. Well worth a visit! Yum!!!

Thank RoyRon M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Read all reviews and just had to try this place. It was a lot of food and pretty good. We're from Texas and we prefer Texas BBQ.

Thank rjschwab2
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped on my way out of town. Every construction worker in town must have been there for lunch. Tells me good food! Wasn't disappointed. Great BBQ pork. Friendly. Self service as in go to the window and order. Excellent.

Thank Betty D
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Smoked pork BBQ and pork shoulder are the best in town. Get it "sprinkled!" It's a dive and diners atmosphere with great food.

Thank Carmen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Louisville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-7136
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-781-1712
  • E-mail
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