Welcome all you Foodies to Cadiz!

Welcome to Cadiz, Kentucky, one of the most surprising towns you’ll find in the Bluegrass State. Located on the shores of Lake Barkley, east of its sister, Kentucky Lake, and just a stone’s skip from Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, we’re a sportsman’s paradise, there’s no doubt.  But Cadiz is so much more than that – we’re home to some of the best antique shopping in Western Kentucky, and families flock here every day of the year.

No matter what calls you to Cadiz, one thing’s for sure: you’ll need a bite to eat. Fortunately, Cadiz offers a range of cuisines that satisfy, from country cooking to Indian to milkshakes that’ll keep you coming back for more.

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Featuring 10 Top Restaurants in Cadiz KY
Where is Windows on the Water

Windows On The Water

3500 State Park Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 924-1131

(at Lake Barkley State Resort Park)

The glass-­walled dining room of Windows on the Water look out over beautiful Lake Barkley and is ideal for breakfast or  lunch and simply stunning for a sunset supper. Try the breakfast buffet for a little bite of everything or order from the  menu and try the filling Commonwealth Country Ham Platter, a dish guaranteed to please. Lunch and dinner feature an assortment of sandwiches and burgers, but also a catfish platter and the Kentucky Hot Brown -­ a regional delicacy that features baked country ham, turkey, cheese sauce, tomatoes and bacon over toast points – two dishes worth a try. GoCadiz Listing

Reva’s Place Down Home Cookin’

65-B Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-0806

Any day of the week, you’ll find the early birds in Reva’s Place for a bit of breakfast that will stick with you all day long. As good as breakfast maybe, you’ll find the dining room at Reva’s absolutely buzzing on Friday nights for the Friday Night Fish Fry. The Fish Fry keeps the kitchen busy as they cook up all the fish the diners can eat in true country buffet style. GoCadiz Listing

Potato soup with Bacon, Cheese, and Chives

Reva’s Potato Soup

Porky's pulled pork BBQ, smoky and juicy

Porky’s Pit Bar-B-Que

2031 Canton Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 350-8870

Nothing defines regional food like barbecue. From Texas style brisket to North Carolina whole hog to smoked chicken to mutton, the style varies state-­to-­state and even county-­to-­county. No matter where your barbecue loyalty lies, you can’t go wrong with Porky’s Pit Bar-­B-­Que. The menu features ribs, pulled pork, chicken, even barbecued bologna, plus all the sides, and no matter what you order, you’ll taste the smoke and the rub that Porky’s uses to flavor everything that hits the pit. And don’t forget the sauce; one taste of their hot or mild sauce, and you’ll be ready to bring a jar home for yourself. GoCadiz Listing

Ferrell’s Snappy Service

2021 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-3418

Ferrell’s is a Cadiz institution. Serving burgers here for more than 75 years, they’ve got the short-­order game down pat. Whether it’s two eggs over easy with hash browns or a double bacon cheeseburger and fries, they’ll whip it up in no time flat. They’re open 24-­hours, so whenever you get a hankering for pancakes, a hamburger, a cup of coffee or a slice of pie, they’re here for you. GoCadiz Listing


Ferrell's Hamburgers Serves Breakfast All Day
Fried Chicken on the buffet at Cadiz Family Restaurant

Cadiz Restaurant

324 Main St, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-5009

The staff – and the menu – at Cadiz Restaurant will make you feel right at home. Whether you come in for a biscuit, a quick lunch, a down-­home dinner or the weekend breakfast buffet, you’ll find the food here comforting and familiar. Regionally known for their Friday and Saturday’s fried catfish, the biscuits are especially something special – and no matter what you ordered, it’s easy to imagine your grandma in the kitchen dishing up plate after plate to the patrons here. GoCadiz Listing

House of Spice Sports Bar and Grill

1120 Canton Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-0560

No one expects to find Indian food – especially Indian food this good – in a small town in Western Kentucky, yet here in Cadiz, House of Spice delivers authentic, flavor-­‐packed dishes alongside a menu of traditional American pub grub. No matter if it’s Chicken Tikka or a Philly Cheesesteak you’re after, the kitchen at House of Spice will make you a meal you won’t soon forget. Add to this a great beer selection and nightly specials and you have a new favorite in the making. GoCadiz Listing

Authentic Indian Cuisine
If you're looking for a great value in a dessert, try the Fishing Hole's famous huge brownie

The Fishing Hole

9 Goose Hollow Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-0123

Not far from Prizer Point, The Fishin’ Hole has earned a reputation as a great place for weekend breakfast and a fried pork  tenderloin sandwich you have to taste to believe. Lunch and dinner, you’ll find burgers, a delicious three-­cheese patty melt, a Philly cheese steak and that fried pork tenderloin sandwich that’s oh so good. They also serve up pizzas and have a limited beer selection. But most importantly, they make a mean milkshake and an even better root beer float. GoCadiz Listing

El Bracero Mexican Restaurant

80 Merchant St, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-7555

El Bracero is one of Cadiz’s most popular restaurants, and for good reason: great Mexican food at a great price. More than just your typical Mexican restaurant, El Bracero has made-­to-­order guacamole, surprising seafood dishes like shrimp or fish Tacos Yucatan, giant burritos, and some of the best salsa verde you’ve eaten. The service is quick, the food hot, and the price right. GoCadiz Listing

El Bracero authentic Mexican Food in Cadiz, KY
Fried Pickles, Burgers, Fries, American food at The Pier (Prizer Point)

The Pier (at Prizer Point)

1777 Prizer Point Rd, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 522-3762

For breakfast, lunch or dinner on the water, it’s hard to beat The Pier, the floating restaurant at Prizer Point Marina. With views of the lake from just about every seat in the restaurant and a menu that’s familiar, affordable and flavorful, the kitchen at The Pier stays busy. Give their burgers a try. Hand pattied and seasoned as close to perfectly as it gets, they’re great, especially when you top one with fried pickle chips or fresh jalapeno peppers. Speaking of fried pickles, order a basket for the table with extra chipotle ranch sauce; you won’t regret it. GoCadiz Listing

Cap’n Jim’s Grill (at Lake Barkley Marina)

4200 State Park Road, Cadiz, KY 42211

(270) 924-0029

If you’re looking for a restaurant on the water that serves up giant burgers with pretzel buns, nachos piled so high you’ll worry about an avalanche, ribs, milkshakes and a good selection of beer and wine, look no further than Cap’n Jim’s Grill. Here you’ll also find The Shipwreck, a truly impressive burger – two half-­pound patties covered in cheese, bacon, barbecue sauce and fried onions – that’s so big, you may have to split it with a friend. While you have your hands full with The Shipwreck, keep the kids occupied with some chicken tenders or a grilled cheese, then top off the meal with a milkshake or, if you have room, a sundae. GoCadiz Listing

Cap'n Jim's Grill at Sundown, on Lake Barkley Marina

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