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619 Marion Rd, Princeton, KY 42445-6289
+1 270-345-2052
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Princeton, KY
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's located in a gas station but don't be fooled. Heaton's is one of the best local choices for a great burger and fries! But you may decide on the ribs or BBQ chicken once you see them! Heaton's is THE stop on I69 between Paducah and Elizabethtown for delicious pulled pork, ribs, BBQ chicken and yes a burger... More 

Thank susanmvh
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017 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.

Thank wendywallace01
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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 

Thank Josh-Dottie F
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

Thank nobodykentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Beth B
Princeton, Kentucky
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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!

Thank kcracer
Princeton, Kentucky
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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.

Thank SusanC92849
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151 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 

Thank Ron T
Madisonville, Kentucky
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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.

Thank Michelle J
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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  • 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?