Swaggy P’s BBQ: Hanson, KY

October 18, 2022
Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

Hey, y’all! Nestled in rural Hanson, KY is an oasis of deliciously southern food: Swaggy P’s BBQ. The rustic, charming restaurant serves up big flavor + significant portions – both of which are perfect for the BBQ lover in your life! If you’ve never been, get ready – and if you have, you’re probably planning your return (just as I am)!

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

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Swaggy P’s BBQ: Hanson, KY

Swaggy P’s is locally owned (and locally famous!). They specialize in hickory, slow-smoked BBQ. It’s evident that care and attention are given to each dish; take one bite and you’ll taste what I mean! Swaggy P’s is a restaurant that locals frequent, which I always try to be mindful of when choosing where to dine. The crowd and demand for their food speak volumes!

Swaggy P’s BBQ Menu

The menu features a wide array of deli sandwiches, including chicken salad, pimento cheese, jalapeño pimento cheese, clubs, and BLTs.

Sides include creamy slaw, vinegar slaw, potato salad, pasta salad, baked potato salad, baked beans, baked potatoes, french fries, green beans, and mac-and-cheese.

Out of the hickory-smoked pit comes pulled pork, smoked bologna, ribs, chicken, and other BBQ specials. Their weekly menu includes fun variations, such as a BBQ quesadilla and a BBQ burrito.

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

What I Ordered

I couldn’t resist the BBQ Baked Potato – wow, it was amazing! It features BBQ pork, butter, shredded cheese, bacon bits, house mild sauce, and sour cream. Homemade BBQ sauce options include the house mild, house hot, and honey bourbon. All are fabulous!

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

The day that I dined featured the rib special. If you want the ribs, be sure to call ahead to reserve a rack — they sell out. After eating them, I can attest as to why. They were incredible!

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

I also saw the smoked bologna sandwich, which set this country boy’s heart on fire. There’s nothing like it!

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

Visit Swaggy P’s BBQ

45 Veterans Dr, Hanson, KY 42413

(270) 440-0088

*Please note that specials, such as ribs, vary by day. To keep up with their specials, follow them on Facebook!

About Madisonville-Hopkins County, KY

Madisonville and Hopkins County are home to Kentucky’s largest variety of outdoor recreation activities, including scenic trails, tranquil lakes, rolling grasslands, and dense forests. Madisonville offers a variety of delectable dining, a state-of-the-art fine arts theatre and gallery, and a wide selection of comfortable and hospitable accommodations.

Swaggy P's BBQ: Hanson, KY

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,


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