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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

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1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
270-842-0123
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 62
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Chicken Dish

I had the Kona Chicken which arrived hot and delicious. My waitress didn't know I was in the building to start with, but another waiter saw me sitting there and took my order. From then on I had both folks checking on me regularly. Will definitely be back when I'm in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Lbouknight
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Columbia, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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143 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Columbia, South Carolina
Top Contributor
268 reviews 268 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I had the Kona Chicken which arrived hot and delicious. My waitress didn't know I was in the building to start with, but another waiter saw me sitting there and took my order. From then on I had both folks checking on me regularly. Will definitely be back when I'm in the area.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Over the years this restaurant has set the bar for others. Food is tasty with a predictable few items on the menu that are my favorites. The prime rib w/ fresh horseradish is fantastic. If you are lucky and go for lunch on Friday,ask for the Prosperity Sandwich. It is their version of a Hot Brown. Delicious!!!!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had dinner here two nights. There was 6 of us and both nights nobody had anything to complain about. Great food at a great price. Great service! Would highly recommend. Must stop here!

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Tinley Park
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Take it from 6 folks from Chicago. This place is the Bomb ! Great Food, Excellent, Friendly Service. Incrediblly Reasonable Prices. We ate there both nights we stayed in the area as it was so good. My Friday Prime rib was done perfectly.....Saturdays Ribs were fall off the bone great with a great BBQ Sauce. Would have to pay twice... More 

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STL, MO
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We definitely arrived at the right time, just before the dinner rush, but the service was hopping even as we were leaving. It was my first visit to Rafferty's and I would definitely return if I were in the area again. The portions were good, server was friendly, and everything got there FAST. The nutty honey croissants were nothing short... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at Rafferty ' s several times over the past 25 years. The food is always good and so is the service. All the staff was friendly and helpful.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Rafferty's is always on point when I get food from there. Most recently, I went for lunch after church and the service was great! We sat at the bar and the bartender was very nice and helpful.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Although the service was not to par this time, my experiences here are almost always excellent. The menu is comprised of a nice selection of American food, of which are always cooked to perfection. I will continue to return when I visit Bowling Green. Very satisfied!

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Russellville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My family has been patrons of Rafferty's for many years. What can I say, but that the quality of the food is ALWAYS excellent. Food choices that we choose a lot are: chef salad (which is the best anywhere), catfish dinner, ribs dinner, and croissants. The waiters always look nice and are courteous. We love going to Rafferty's!

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Morgantow, KY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Rafferty's Restaurant and Bar is the best place in Bowling Green Kentucky to gather friends, family and co-workers to enjoy great food and a drink or two! For year our friends had Friday night Rafferty's as our weekly outing. This restaurant is full of great people that will make your dinning experience a pleasure and not to mention the mouth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: 270-842-0123

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?