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1026 Chestnut St, Bowling Green, KY 42101-2610
270-843-6431
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent place for a private function

We had a graduation celebration for 34 people. We were seated on the patio which was very quiet and intimate for our group. They have heaters that keep you toasty warm and great decorative lighting that gives it ambiance. We had a buffet dinner and everyone had plenty to eat and several went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
cearn
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had a graduation celebration for 34 people. We were seated on the patio which was very quiet and intimate for our group. They have heaters that keep you toasty warm and great decorative lighting that gives it ambiance. We had a buffet dinner and everyone had plenty to eat and several went back for seconds and there was still... More 

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Memphis
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have eaten at the Brickyard several times when we have been in the area for the Glasgow Highland Games and have always enjoyed it. The food is excellent, good selection, and service was top notch. Prices were very reasonable also. It was definitely a dining experience rather than just a place to eat. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband has eaten numerous times at this restaurant on business and our son wanted to try it so we decided to meet there for a meal. After what we heard it was a disappointment. First of all they have allowed the outside to become run down...weeds along the front etc. It was raining the day we went in and... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I love this restaurant the staff is very friendly and well trained. The food seems very fresh and well prepared. The portions are large and very well presented. They have a full bar which was nice and a Moscatto to die for. I suggest everyone try something once and make your own opinion as everyone has one.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

For years The Brickyard was my absolute favorite for a nice dinner downtown. My past few visits have been so disappointing. We were just in Saturday night and my dinner was served cold. Drinks were good and service okay although two of the guests at our table had their dinners mixed up, one was vegetarian and the other meat lovers.... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The Brickyard is located in the historic downtown area of Bowling Green but is easy to find and has its own parking area. It is a large facility so privacy is available for meals with business partners or with a friend. I have eaten at the Brickyard twice and have had excellent food on both visits. The staff is well... More 

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North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We arrived early on a Tuesday evening on the recommendation of a local. The bread they brought to the table was some of the best I have ever been served at a restaurant and the beer my husband ordered was ice cold. We ordered the antipasto as an appetizer and we both thought it was outstanding, but I hate to... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Brickyard near the Square in Bowling Green has a range of eating options with a porch available in the warmer months. The food has a Meditarranean flare and the apetizers are very good. Ideal for pre-event stop or a relaxing evening with bottle of wine.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I have been to this restaurant on 4 different occasions for business meals. Twice the food was good, twice it was terrible. Service was extremely slow despite the restaurant being half empty (on a Friday night; not a good sign). Although Brickyard has had a great reputation in the past, it is in danger of losing its customer base with... More 

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Sherwood, Wisconsin
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354 reviews 354 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

A local recommended the Brickyard as the place to go with another couple travelling with us for dinner. Everything was perfect. We all like the atmosphere, our waitress was delightful, and all 4 of us had a different dish and all were excellent. I chose the stuffed salmon and it was superb. 2 of us shared a bottle of wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1026 Chestnut St, Bowling Green, KY 42101-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: 270-843-6431

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?