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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 - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Great Service

We reserved part of the restaurant but when we actually arrived our group was 2-3 times the size we planned for. The staff immediately hustled to get a section set up for us and then really hustled to wait on all of us, very quickly. Will be going back again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
BaldnRed
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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ROCK FALLS
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Had lunch at Rafferty's. The service was excellent and the food was above average. I had a salad that was probably one of the two best I have ever had. There was plenty of food and if you left hungry it was your fault. I would recommend Rafferty's. While traveling we will be looking for a Rafferty's.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Whenever we visit Bowling Green we try to always make a stop here for lunch. The atmosphere is nice and food is good. We've never had a bad experience. My personal favorite is the BBQ and cheddar hamburger.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We reserved part of the restaurant but when we actually arrived our group was 2-3 times the size we planned for. The staff immediately hustled to get a section set up for us and then really hustled to wait on all of us, very quickly. Will be going back again.

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Wheelersburg, Ohio
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221 reviews 221 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stopped by here for dinner and enjoyed our food. Neat atmosphere and the service was fine. The croissants were delicious, as were the steak, ribs and chicken. Neat place to stop by when in Bowling Green.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Rafferty's never disappoints. The food is always delicious. The atmosphere busy and fun -- this is always a go-to favorite for us!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've eaten lunch here two times, and will eat here again when I'm in Bowling Green. This last time I got chicken salad croissants, The chicken salad was very tasty, the croissants light and flaky. I also got a delicious cup of cream of mushroom soup- I believe it was the best mushroom soup I have ever eaten. We were... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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510 reviews 510 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

WE couldn't have had a better meal, than tonight's !!! THEY've always had the best salads, since they use fresh salad veggies, & other ingredients, verses to other "out of a bag" eateries. Our pork chops were great; & service was too.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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295 reviews 295 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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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: Large groups, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?