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Rubbies Barbeque & Brew

6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
+1 502-367-0007
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good60%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
3 days ago
“Good and large portions”
2 weeks ago
“Good Food”
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American, Barbecue
6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been going to Rubbies for many years,actually when it was Hunts which was good also.You get nice large portions of food,The BBQ is very good as well,i especially love the fish,try it,you wont be disapointed!

Thank summer6008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was named Hunts back in the early 70's and was a basic family food restaurant. The barbecue is tasty and the servers are friendly. The atmosphere is geared more toward adults as you walk through the bar to be seated, However, outside seating...More

Thank pattonrl3
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by while in town on business. More a bar than a restaurant. Smokey smell through out the building. Cheeseburger was like a hockey puck and Chilli Dog so salty it was inedible. Wings were decent flavor but cold. Would have been better going to...More

Thank RB7524
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Even though they lost their famous specials sign we still drop in from time to time. The fried chicken and catfish dinners are my favorite. The servers are awesome. It's a dark hole in the wall bar with a nostalgic restaurant attached. They serve late...More

Thank realtortothestars
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I love BBQ so any time I see a BBQ joint I stop. I had the smoked chicken wings. They were good nice smoke flavor but the sides were jus that...sides green beans were like just out of a can and the mushrooms were nicely...More

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place has a dive bar feel to it, but the food is fantastic. The Bloody Mary is nice and strong! If you're looking for a place with some local specialties (smoked wings, Kentucky Hot Brown, and specialty fries), this place will not disappoint. The...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I ordered the BBQ sandwich, it was pilled high and was seasoned really good. Had the white bean soup for a side, that was a great choice it was delicious.Price was good for the amount of food we received.

Thank dunntraveling2013
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Years ago I wouldn't of gave you a dime for this place, Been back since a couple of times due to peer pressure and I'm glad I did. Went last night for beer and dinner with some friends, it was great. The chicken erv is...More

Thank dc8Louisville
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This place has the best wings you ever ate, they are fried and served with a dipping fluid the call motor oil. The BBQ was great as well. A friend my wife and I were eating with had the ribs and boasted how tender they...More

1  Thank campermike2015
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Previous reviews were spot on. Good food. We were here for lunch on a Sunday. I had the fish sandwich and hubby had the club. Everything was freshly prepared and very large portions.

Thank 2quilter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6905 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY 40214-3721
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-367-0007
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Rubbies is located in South Louisville and boasts a variety of selections and many signature dishes, from our Hickory Smoked BBQ Pork and Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Kentucky Hot Brown, The Double Decker Rubbie Burger, Our Famous Smoked Wings, Sizzling Steaks, & many other popular menu items. Everyone seems to find a favorite on our menu. Quality food and the comfortable atmosphere of a genuinely unique neighborhood grill and bar make Rubbies a favorite of locals, travelers while in town, and anyone else who has discovered this hidden treasure. Here's a description of a few of our popular items: Rubbies Famous Hickory Smoked Wings: Our Nearly World Famous Smoked Wings Are First Rubbed Down With Our Special Wing Rub Created By The Owner, Linda. We Then Slow Smoke Them In Our Smoker In The Back With Hickory Wood For Nearly 4 Hours! 8 Jumbo Wingettes to an order. One Of Our Favorites! Rubbie Famous "Motor Oil" Wings: Whole wings, deep fried & seasoned with our famous "Rubbies Motor Oil Sauce". The sauce is a secret, and is unlike any other wings you'll get anywhere. You can order them seasoned 'Mild', 'Hot', or '911' (not for the weak). Some say they're the best in Louisville, others say they're the best you'll get anywhere Sizzling Steaks: Order the Hand-cut Black Angus Rib eye, or the popular Rubbies Bourbon Glazed Steak. All steaks are topped with sauteed mushrooms and brought to you still cooking on a sizzling cast iron skillet Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket: Whole Briskets Are Rubbed with our Special Rub, then Slow Smoked With Hickory to have a Nice Smoky Bark, then Hand Cut and Served as a Sandwich... Tender & Delicious! Many credit us as having the best brisket around!
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