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Martha's Restaurant

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1407 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
+1 270-759-1648
05:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was cold on some plates, I had ordered a sandwich that was very bland and cold and ordered corn nuggets that were very dark (burned) to where I couldn't eat anything. When my husband spoke to the owner, she was VERY rude and said that I had to ask for the corn nuggets to not be cooked that... More 

Thank Tarina H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not live too far from Murray and we come to town every once in a while... A lot of cars in front of this restaurant so we decided to give it a try for lunch..The food was ordinary diner style plate lunch, nothing to write home about but the prices were good..What I can't get past is all the... More 

Thank Diana E
mjl310, Owner at Martha's Restaurant, responded to this review

you should have eaten in side there is no smoking in side!! just on the patio" More 

Benton, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The bacon is to die for! I have never seen bacon so thick and done so well in a small diner. Great service, great menu, all day breakfast. I WILL RETURN!!!!

1 Thank fallingapot
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast in town. Lunch is good too. For years they allowed smoking but smoking is now banned inside, but they have an enclosed area out back for smokers.

Thank Charles G
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Down home type of place where everyone seemed to know everyone else. The good was good and the homemade pies were wonderful.

Thank Linda L
Rome, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Looking for a light meal, we tried Martha's. Glad we did. Good flavor, ample senior sized servings, Interesting art work on walls, and an owner who does everything to ensure your meal is satisfying. Martha's been around for over 40 years and she still does some of the cooking!

Thank Jack B
Murray, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There is nothing more local or more "Murray" than Martha's. Servers are friendly, place is clean and the food is good. If you come twice they will probably already know what you want to drink.. Lol

Thank WesternScenicKY
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The food quality has gone downhill over the years but the last straw was awhile back when we went there for a late lunch and was charged .50 each for a glass of water. If they cannot include water with a meal & include it in the meal pricing, they do not need my business.

Thank Tom T
Rochester, MN
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We love coming to Martha's Restaurant when we are down in Murray. We love the down home cooking, southern hospitality and the price is very reasonable for the amount of food you get.

Thank Camirella
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was WONDERFUL!!! Pancakes were awesome ..Great service !! Very Friendly people in KY !! Don't miss this lil gem .. Great home cooking !!!

Thank Ellen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1407 N 12th St, Murray, KY 42071
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Murray
  • Phone Number: +1 270-759-1648

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