driving st louis to knoxville, tenn
I seriously need interesting, non-chain, home-type quality, high-end (or any of those!) foods on the driving route.
5 or 10 miles off the route wont kill me if it's worthwhile.
Any BBQ, pizza, sandwiches, breakfast, diners, earthy, etc. will do.
Who has ANYTHING in Paducah Kentucky
Don't leave Paducah, KY without dining at Doe's Eat Place. Have the tamales and fried shrimp appetizer and a big Porterhouse for 2. Whaler's Catch Restaurant and Bar is outstanding seafood and steaks for lunch or dinner. Get off I 24 at Exit 40 in Kuttawa, KY and go S just a second to the Oasis Southwest Grill for outstanding steaks, ribs and cold drinks. Come sit and enjoy a football game on the big screen TV's. Go to Broadbent Hams and pick up a nice smoked ham to take home. Get off I 24 at Exit 31 and go S on Highway 453 about 2 miles to Grand Rivers, KY and have lunch or dinner at Patti's or one of the other two restaurant owned by the family near Kentucky Lake. Get off I 24 at Exit 65 and go E to Hopkinsville, KY to Wood Shed BBQ for good KY road food.
If you have not stopped since you went through Paducah, KY be sure to take Exit 73 off I 24 and go S on Highway 117 to Knock Em Hill BBQ for the best in KY. Try one of the big pork chops.
Get off I 24 at Exit 4 in Clarksville, TN and go to Whitt's BBQ for outstanding southern road food.
Doe's Eat Place @ 136 Broadway Street, Paducah, KY 270 - 443 - 9006.
Whaler's Catch Restaurant & Bar @ 123 North 2nd Street, Paducah, KY 270 - 444 - 7701.
The Oasis Southwest Grill @ 42 Days Inn Drive, Kuttawa, KY 270 - 388 - 0777.
Broadbent Hams @ 257 Mary Blue Rd., Kuttawa, KY 270 - 388 - 0609.
Patti's 1880's Settlement Restaurant @ Main Street, Grand Rivers, KY 270 - 362 - 2264.
Woodshed Pit BBQ @ 1821 W. 7th St., Hopkinsville, KY. 270 - 885 - 8144.
Knock Em Hill BBQ @ 11185 Hwy. 107 S., Herndon, KY. 270 - 271 - 2957.
Whitt's BBQ @ 2030 Wilma Rudolph Blvd., Clarksville, TN 931 - 503 - 0515.