If you’ve been in Kentucky for awhile, by now you know that some of the best food in the state can be found in the most unexpected places. We offer plenty of fancy, beautiful restaurants, but it’s often a hidden gem restaurant in Kentucky that is the center of a small town and community. Not far from Lake Barkley in the town of Fredonia is the unassuming BBQ joint, CopperTop Bar-B-Q. It resembles a charming general store and is a bit out in the middle of nowhere, but you’ll love devouring the smoky BBQ and homemade ice cream at this hidden gem restaurant in Kentucky.

CopperTop Bar-B-Q is a hidden gem restaurant in Kentucky that smokes mouthwatering BBQ, but also don’t leave without trying the homemade ice cream. There’s plenty to enjoy and devour at this small town eatery and keep it in mind the next time you are in the area. Have you chowed down at CopperTop? Where do you go for the best BBQ in Kentucky? We’d love to know about it in the comments!

For more information on CopperTop Bar-B-Q, follow along with them on Facebook here. The restaurant is open Tuesday – Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is closed on Monday.

Address: 112 Cassidy Avenue, Fredonia, KY 42411

And for more of the best small town BBQ restaurants in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.

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