Shelbyville, KY

Top Five Restaurants In Shelbyville Ranked

JC Phelps

Hey, y'all! Love dining in Shelbyville, Kentucky? You should - and for good reason. The Saddlebred Capital of the World is chock-full of delicious bites! These are the Top Five Restaurants In Shelbyville Ranked, as per Yelp. Do you see your favorite on the list? If not, tell me in the comments: what's your go-to spot in Shelby County?
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1. The Red Lion at Science Hill

Address: 525 Washington St Shelbyville, KY 40065

Phone: (502) 738-3448

The Red Lion is a local favorite. The best part? They are now open 7 days a week: dinner Monday - Saturday + Sunday lunch and Saturday brunch. Don't miss the prime rib, the salmon croquettes, or the fish and chips. Everything that comes out of the kitchen is so delicious!

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2. Poochy's Place

Address: 1732 Midland Trail Ste 3 Shelbyville, KY 40065

Phone: (502) 437-2149

Looking for southern/soul food? Look no further than Poochy's Place! Choose from a variety of offerings, such as: pulled pork, pulled chicken, rib tips, mac and cheese, ghetto beans, and collard greens. Also, don't miss out on the made-to-order fish sandwich. It's out of this world!

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3. 1021 Park's Place

Address: 1021 Main St Shelbyville, KY 40065

Phone: (502) 450-0282

Comfort food at its finest: burgers, sandwiches, and chicken wings. Order the Hillbilly (100% seasoned ground beef cheesesteak, green peppers, onions, cheese, sub bun). So good!

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4. Mi Casita

Address: 182 Midland Blvd Shelbyville, KY 40065

Phone: (502) 437-2113

Who doesn't love Mexican food? Order the Queso Fundido Shrimp (grilled tender shrimp, melted Chihuahua cheese, grilled bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, corn/flour tortillas), the Cochinita Pibil (Mayan pork dish marinated in citrus juices and Mayan spices, rice, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, plantains), or the Enchiladas de Mole Poblano (soft-rolled tortillas dipped in rich, dark mole sauce, filled with choice of chicken or beef, rice, beans).

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5. McKinley's Bread Shop and Deli

Address: 615 Main St Shelbyville, KY 40065

Phone: (502) 647-1665

Love chef-crafted sandwiches, salads, and sweet confections? Look no further than McKinley's! Order the Tuscany sandwich, which features creamy caesar dressing, parmesan cheese, black pepper, turkey, and lettuce on house-made focaccia.

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