RiverPlace - Dining & Lodging Downtown Paducah, KY

The signs are in place and barbeque and pies are being served at RiverPlace downtown. This major historic renovation project combines upscale lodging, food, shopping and entertainment under one roof. This historic riverfront lodging is located along Broadway between Water Street and Maiden Alley in downtown Paducah. You'll find nationally-famous barbecue, hand-made arts & crafts and an ice cream factory. The ice cream factory will close through February. Coming soon - doughnuts will be served.

Fox Briar Inn at RiverPlace offers guests all the modern day conveniences in a luxurious historic setting overlooking the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. Guests of Fox Briar Inn at RiverPlace register at the ground floor reception desk that leads to Artists' Alley, a common area that connects the businesses and facilities within RiverPlace. Murals and artwork by local artists will be featured.

Starnes at RiverPlace, a full-service barbecue restaurant, with nationally famous hickory pit barbecue supplied by Starnes Barbecue in Paducah is open for business.

The Market Pavilion Gift Shoppe features Kentucky-made items, including crafts, artwork, jellies, jams, candles and other gift items.

The Ice Cream Factory located on the corner of Maiden Alley and Broadway, offers premium ice cream made on site. Sundaes such as "Four River Fudge", "Patchwork" and "Floodwall Fling" are there to tempt you. Closed through February.

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