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Rudys on the Square

"Murray's Oldest Diner Where Breakfast Is Served All Day!"

About Us

Rudys on the Square, in Murray, KY, is the premier restaurant serving Cadiz, Mayfield, Hardin, Benton, Paducah and surrounding areas. The restaurant was established in 1940 and reopened under new ownership in 2017. We specialize in traditional Southern homestyle comfort food. Call 270-917-RUDY (7839) to hear the specials of the day! For your next meal, visit Rudys on the Square in Murray.

Our Story

Our owner, Pamela, purchased the Rudy's on the Square to run and call her own while providing quality service and food to the community. Originally established in 1936, we re-opened in 2017 and have been full steam ahead in our commitment to provide fresh, delicious meals and the highest standard of customer service for our customers in the Murray community and the surrounding areas.

We’re a local, family owned restaurant with a variety of food options, highlighted by our breakfast offerings, fish specials, and hot brown sandwiches. We’re cooking up delicious food all day and even offer our breakfast options around the clock so you don’t have to wake up early to enjoy a delicious omelet or combination breakfast. Our traditional southern home-style comfort food will leave your mouth watering and your stomach satisfied. With items ranging from our Rudy’s Hot Brown, to sandwiches, fresh fish, soups, salads and so much more, you’re guaranteed to find a new favorite every time you dine with us.

We’re always thrilled to get to know and develop personal relationships with the people in our community, and we want everyone that walks in and dines with us to feel like a part of our family getting a home-cooked meal. Our friendly and courteous staff is always available to answer any questions, offer suggestions, and do whatever possible to ensure you have the best dining experience with us. We offer carry-out and delivery, available through Murray Eats so you can conveniently order dinner for the family and have it ready in no time. We look forward to continuing to grow with our community and serving up one-of-a-kind home-style meals whose quality and taste cannot be matched.

We hope you’ll come stop by for lunch and try one of our famous Hot Browns or delicious fried fish and see what all the fuss is about. We’re located on the Square in Downtown Murray, Kentucky at 104 S. Fifth Street. Feel free to give us a call at (270) 994-1417 with any questions about us or what we offer and we’d be happy to help. We look forward to meeting you and cooking up a wholesome country cooked meal made with love that will have you coming back for more.

Areas Served

Murray, KY | Cadiz, KY | Mayfield, KY | Hardin, KY | Benton, KY | Paducah, KY | Hopkinsville, KY | Paris, TN

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On 6/11/2024 Marilyn M. had this to say:
Small cafe, yet mighty! Chicken fried chicken was fantastic! Piping hot and smothered with gravy. Turnip greens were delicious. Highly recommend. Can see why it has been in business for so long! Service was spot on.

On 6/9/2024 Mary C. had this to say:
Absolutely delicious! Friendliest staff and amazing ambiance . Will be back over and over again while our son is at Murray for the next 4 years!

On 6/8/2024 Dawn Heckathorn had this to say:
It was fast survice even when it was busy. coffee good food great people amazing. Will be coming back.

On 6/3/2024 Jim W. had this to say:
Awesome breakfast like Mom, grandmothers, and aunts used to cook. Highly recommend if you want to a good "home cooked" breakfast!

On 6/2/2024 Jonathan had this to say:
The people/workers are really nice and will chat and talk with you. Lindsay remembers us and knows what we get. Brooke Is really funny and will talk if she sees us outside of Rudy’s she also remembers and always makes me feel comfortable when we come in and all the workers will check into on us though out our time and not just our waitress they all work together as a team. We are there almost every night Testimonial written by Jonathan on this site.

Contact Us

Rudys on the Square
104 S 5th Street Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 917-1207

Located on the Square in Downtown Murray

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Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday: 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM


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