Where to eat in Glasgow Kentucky

An abundance of dining opportunities are found in Glasgow & Barren County that offer a selection including family style, fine dining, healthy food, and restaurants unique to our community. The dining directory is categorized by types of food available. Dining experiences include local flavors, steak houses, gourmet dining, country buffet, southern Kentucky style barbecue, Mexican, Italian, Japanese & Chinese cuisine. Fast food, deli, pizza and bakery fresh goods are also available. Whatever you want during your stay, you will find it here!

Local Flavors

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A Little Taste of Texas Cafe

303 South Broadway
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 659-2441

Full service dining at its best! A Little Taste of Texas features tasty steaks, chicken, pastas, and salads. Dine in or carry out. Lunch Hours are Monday-Friday…11am-2pm. Dinner Hours are Monday-Thursday…4:30pm-8pm. On Friday-Saturday, dinner hours are 4:30pm-9pm.

Annie’s Country Cooking

1113 Cleveland Avenue
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-9865

Lip smacking country food! Features home-cooked favorites like meatloaf, fried chicken, and a mess of veggies to go along with it including homemade pies and other desserts.

Bully’s on Main

628 East Main Street
Glasgow, KYPhone: (270) 629-2203

Hours are Monday-Friday 10:30am-8:00pm
Closed on Sunday
Hamburgers, Chicken, Tenderloin, Country Ham and Plenty More!
Dine-In or Carry-Out

Fine Arts Bistro & Imagineer Workshop Restaurant & Art Gallery

143 West Main Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-3463

Local Folks, Serving Local Food!
Open 7:30pam-2:30pm
Dine-in, Carryout & Catering
Free delivery in Glasgow city limits for a minimum order of $20.

Healthiest Food in Town!
Serving breakfast and lunch made from local cheeses, meat, vegetables, fruits, breads, and grains. Espressos, cappuccinos and specialty coffee drinks.

Imagineer Workshop
Pick a date . . . pick a time . . . pick your painting . . invite your guests . . . and we do everything else! Aprons, easels, paint, a canvases, and brushes are provided. Ages 10 and up. Lots of Fun! No experience necessary. Great for FUNdraisers, birthday parties, team building and a get-together or celebration! Call 270-629-3463.

Gale ‘n’ Dale’s

405 Happy Valley Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2489

Home cooked specialties. This restaurant offers everything from meatloaf, fried tenderloin, chicken and turkey and dressing and offers a selection of home cooked vegetables and casseroles. Don’t forget the fried cornbread and homemade desserts.

George J’s on the Square

144 East Public Square 
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2161

Stop in and grab sausage, biscuits, and more. Start your day off right. A hometown restaurant with great coffee! Open Mon-Sat, 7am-10am.

Mammoth Railway Café at the Grand Victorian Inn

5 Old Dixie Highway
Park City, KY
Phone: (270) 590-1935

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-3pm
Serves soup, salad, sandwiches & dinner items

The Ritter House

4237 North Jackson Hwy. (Hwy. 31E North)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 678-2525

Open Mon-Sat, 5:30am-2pm
Serving BBQ on Friday and Saturday

Stop in for daily lunch favorites. Home cooking at its finest. The new owners call it the “best kept secret in Barren County.”

Sherry’s Restaurant

22 Coral Hill Road
Hiseville, KY 42152
Phone: (270) 453-2875

Come in and enjoy your favorite foods in a quaint atmosphere. Hospitality surrounds you as you enjoy a great meal!


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100 Max Wagner Drive 
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 678-3325

A great full service experience! Come on in and check out the steaks, salads, and wonderful appetizers. They are equipped with a full bar and stay open late for your convenience. Carry out available. Liquor by the drink is available.

Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill

206 N. L. Rogers Blvd. (Highway 31-E North, between Stoplights 8 & 9)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-2255

A full service restaurant where you throw your peanut shells on the floor. Has a variety of steaks, chicken, and salads. Carry out available. Liquor by the drink is available.

Country Buffet

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Driftwood Restaurant at Barren River Lake State Resort Park

1149 State Park Road
(approx. 15 miles south of Glasgow off Hwy. 31E South)
Lucas, KY 42156
Phone: (270) 646-2151

Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake while enjoying a wonderful meal. The Driftwood offers a buffet full of items such as chicken cordon bleu, fried catfish and tender roast beef not to mention a large soup and salad bar, veggies, and dessert bar featuring sweet and sugar-free choices. You can also order from the menu.


100 Calvary Drive
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-8932

Look at the buffet! This huge buffet features salads, desserts, and American favorites like ham, fried chicken, or BBQ ribs. Come in the morning to enjoy breakfast buffet while enjoying the fresh roasted coffee. Not that hungry? Order from the menu. Breakfast is available anytime.

Big Man BBQ

211 East Broadway
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-3322

Open Tues-Thurs, 10:30am-2:30pm
Fri-Sat, 10:30am-8:00pm
Closed Sun and Mon

Plates (Meat, 2 sides & Bread): Shoulder, Pulled Pork, Chicken
Sides: Potato Salad, Slaw, Baked Beans, Green Beans, Hashbrown Casserole, Chips
Sandwiches: Shoulder, Pulled Pork, Chicken
Kids Plates (Meat, 1 Side, Bread & Drink): Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Shoulder, Hot Dog, Burger

Fridays: Free Drink with Dine-In Only

Rib Lickers Smoke Shack

2385 Scottsville Road, (Hwy. 31E South)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-2271

Dine-In, Carryout and Catering Available
Family Friendly
Indoor & Outdoor Seating
Live music on weekends
Liquor by the drink is available.
Open for lunch and dinner,
Sunday- CLOSED
Monday- CLOSED
Tuesday- 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday- 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday-10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Friday- 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
Saturdady- 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

Azul Tequila

2389 Happy Valley Rd.
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 678-9897

Authentic Mexican food with a outstanding atmosphere!
Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good For Kids.
Take Out, Catering, Waiter Service. Outdoor Seating

Cancun Mexican Bar & Grill

200 Calvary Dr.
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-3000

Great food, fast service, friendly atmosphere.

El Mazatlan

754 West Cherry Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-7799

Home for authentic Mexican food. Featuring fajitas, chimichangas, and much more! Have a drink, this restaurant offers a full bar and large rooms for parties. Liquor by the drink is available.

Garcia’s Grill

516 North Race Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 361-2900

Authentic Mexican grill and cantina. Features fajitas, enchiladas, black beans, and wonderful chips and salsa. Liquor by the drink is available.

Los Mariachis

1005 West Main Street (next door to Walgreens)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-3229

This Mexican restaurant has been a real treat for years in Glasgow! Try their fresh salsa, guacamole, fajitas, and other favorites. Check out the game in their full service bar area and have a great night with friends. Liquor by the drink is available.

Gondolier Italian Restaurant & Pizza

509 S. L. Rogers Well Blvd.
(Highway 31E South between Stoplights #5 and #6)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-6400

Mama Mia! Get your authentic Italian favorites here. This restaurant has an expansive menu featuring tortellini, spaghetti, chicken parmesan, and more. Try one of their massive slices of cheesecake! Liquor by the drink is available.

Japanese & Chinese

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China King Buffet

Festival Plaza
106 Shane Drive
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 659-9888

A full buffet of Chinese favorites. They feature frog legs, rice, General Tao’s chicken, sushi, and much more. Liquor by the drink is available.

Family Style Chicken & Seafood

113 Shane Drive
Glasgow, KY 41214
Phone: (270) 659-0437

Open Mon-Sat, 11am-9pm
Open Sun, 11am-3pm
Dine-in or Carryout

This place has it all! You can choose Asian, Japanese, Chinese, or some of everything!

Kanha Kafe

131 E. Main Street
Glasgow, KY 41214
Phone: (270) 629-2050

American and Asian cuisine. Many different sandwiches including burgers, salads and a nice variety of entrées. Several Asian dinner is available.

New Century Buffet

936 Happy Valley Road (Hwy. 90 West)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-6888

Get all of your Chinese favorites off the buffet or step up to the Mongolian Grill and let them cook you up a real treat while you watch! Choose pork, beef or seafood—a large selection to choose from.

Shogun Bistro

106 North Race Street
Glasgow, KY
Phone: (270) 629-3127 or (270) 629-3128

Great food awaits! Whether it’s our Hibachi, the great choices at the Bistro, delicious steak or fresh sushi that you’re craving, you’ve chosen wisely when you pick Shogun!

Yamato Japanese Restaurant

2381 Happy Valley Road (Hwy. 90 West)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 678-1975

Come and get your sushi fix! This restaurant offers a wonderful array of Japanese favorites. Grab a spicy volcano roll, teriyaki chicken, or anything else on the menu and see what the fuss is all about


800 West Cherry Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-9838

Delicious roast beef and other sandwiches, fries, and more!

Burger King

124 Rogers Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-1565

If you’re in a hurry stop by for onion rings, a Whopper burger, or chicken rings. If you have time, let the kids play indoors while you relax.

Captain D’s Seafood Restaurant

300 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Highway 31-E North near Stoplights #9)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2871

Battered fish, shrimp, slaw, and hushpuppies done right. If you are looking for lighter fare, they offer a large selection of grilled seafood such as salmon.

Dairy Queen

400 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Highway 31-E North near Stoplight #9)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-3864

On a hot summer day how can you go wrong with ice cream? While you’re there, try a flame grilled burger or a foot long chili dog!

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

306 N. Rogers Wells Boulevard
Glasgow, KY
Phone: (270) 629-3733

Freddy’s makes food fresh after you ask for it because that’s the kind of quality you deserve.


240 S. L. Rogers Wells Blvd
(Highway 31E South at Stoplight #7)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-3756

2000 Columbia Ave
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-2020

Where can you sit-down and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at a fast food price! Grab an order of curly fries or a homemade shake with your burger, ham or chicken sandwich.

Kentucky Fried Chicken

120 S. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Highway 31E South at Stoplight #7 or #7A)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-8881

The best fried chicken in the world with a blend of secret spices. Come in for the buffet or grab a bucket to go. Don’t forget honey for your biscuits!

Long John Silver’s Seafood Shoppe/ A&W Root Beer

713 Happy Valley Road (Stoplight #10)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-8005

Come by and grab some battered fish, chicken, fish taco, or other seafood goodies. Or try an A&W burger or chili dog and fries, and wash it down with a big glass of cold refreshing A&W root beer.


101 Smith Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-9200

Stop in and have a Big Mac and fries. Let the kids loose in the play area while you sip a cup of fresh gourmet coffee or munch on a tasty apple pie.


210 S L Rogers Wells Blvd
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270)629-3278

Rally’s was born out of the idea that boring and bland have no place in the burger world. That’s why they’ve been slinging the best burgers, crispiest fries, and the creamiest milkshakes for a price that is hard to beat. And because they believe flavor shouldn’t have a timeline, they’re open late every night of the week.

Sonic Drive-In

200 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Hwy 31E North between Stoplight #8 and #9)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-5422

Ahh, the good old days! Drive up, place your order, and wait for the carhop—usually on roller skates. Choose from a wide range of hotdogs like the New York, tater tots, or an old fashioned cheeseburger. Before you leave, be sure to try cherry limeade or a frosty shake

Taco Bell

380 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Hwy 31E near between Stoplight #9 & #10.
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-9164

Make a run for the border! Taco Bell has a wide array of items like tacos, nacho bell grande, fresh chef inspired cantina bowls, and cinnamon twists for your sweet tooth.


104 Wall Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2799

Delicious and juicy never-frozen burgers that would make Dave Thomas proud. Enjoy fries with sea salt, an ice cold frosty, or maybe a deluxe salad and a bowl of chili. You are guaranteed to leave happy!

Now serving breakfast.

White Castle

924 West Main Street (at Stoplight #8)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 659-0773

Why deny the craving? Come in any time of day or night and grab a one-of-a-kind White Castle. Maybe a crave case to share with friends or some fried macaroni and cheese bites.

Zaxby’s Restaurant

810 Happy Valley Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-2445

Chicken, chicken, and more chicken! How can someone go wrong? Whether you prefer the nuclear sauce or honey BBQ they have you covered. If you are looking to eat lite, try one of Zaxby’s fresh salads.

Esters Farm Cafe & Catering

10 Park City Bon Ayr Road
Park City, KY 42160
Phone: (270) 678-4094

Esters Farm offers classic comfort food that feels like home. Local when possible – aways homemade – and always made with care. It’s just better that way

Pizza & Sandwiches

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Domino’s Pizza

810 West Cherry Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2404

Pizza to go! Don’t forget they have sandwiches and wings, too. Carry out or delivery.

Mancino’s Grinders & Pizza

302 Rogers Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-6500

Fresh pizza, grinders, and wonderful salads! You can get it all right here. Try a Hilltopper grinder fresh baked and piled high with meat, cheese and veggies.

Marco’s Pizza

617 Happy Valley Rd.
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 261-4104

Marco’s Pizza makes pizza the authentic Italian way, with dough made fresh in store every day, a special three cheese blend, and a sauce recipe that hasn’t changed since its founding in 1978.

Papa John’s

603 Happy Valley Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-7775

Better ingredients, better pizza, it’s gotta be Papa John’s! Try a large pizza of your choice and kick back. If you feel like staying in, give them a call and they will deliver.

Pizza Hut

804 Happy Valley Road
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2958
Southgate Plaza
597 South L. Rogers Wells Blvd
(Hwy 31-E South at Stoplight #5)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2959

Have a long day at work or play? Let Pizza Hut prepare dinner. Come in for their lunch buffet or come in for dinner. Pizza Hut offers a wide variety of toppings along with dessert pizzas and chicken wings. Delivery available.

Little Caesars Pizza

751 West Cherry Street
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-5900

Get a pizza fast—place an order by phone and pick it up at the drive thru window. Just pull through and pick up a hot and ready pizza.

Subway Downtown

111 North Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-9669

Right on the square, step in and grab a fresh sub. Build your own sandwich with your choice of bread, meat, cheese, and toppings. Grab chips and a drink and make it a combo.

Subway on the Bypass

198 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Hwy 31E North at Stoplight #9)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-2867

Grab a sub or maybe a pizza, they have it all. Subway allows you to pick your ingredients from the bread to the toppings making your sandwich truly one of a kind.

Subway at Houchens Market #1

619 S. L. Rogers Wells Blvd. (Hwy 31E South at Stoplight #4)
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 629-6668

Before or after you grocery shop, stop by for a treat. Subway offers salads, subs, pizzas, and wonderful fresh baked cookies. Try a raspberry cheese cake cookie–you won’t be disappointed.

Sweet Spots

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Sweetheart Bakery

228 Shane Drive
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 659-2172

Forget the diet and try a fresh-baked donut. Come early if you want donut holes, people are beating down the doors to pick them up early. While you’re there order your next birthday cake or pick up some of their other goodies. The chicken salad is great.

Best Donuts

195 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd.
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 651-1221

This spot offers a wide variety of fresh donuts from glazed to blueberry-filled. Be sure to try their biscuits and breakfast burritos.

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