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508 Main St., Carrollton, KY
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Dining options: Dinner
Description: Opened in 2009

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good homemade food, reasonable prices and nice atmosphere

We came for dinner on a Saturday night. The place was quite busy, almost all tables had customers, but we were waited on and served quite quickly and efficiently. The wait staff, even though they were busy, took their time with us and served us graciously. The food was fantastic and the burgers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
mommaT2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We came for dinner on a Saturday night. The place was quite busy, almost all tables had customers, but we were waited on and served quite quickly and efficiently. The wait staff, even though they were busy, took their time with us and served us graciously. The food was fantastic and the burgers cooked to perfection. The table next to... More 

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Downingtown, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The interior is not at all fancy, but the menu was interesting, inexpensive and (in our case) very tasty--two dinner entrees and one glass of wine for under $30 before tip. We would go again if we were in the Carrollton area.

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Floyds Knobs, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

So here is my experience of Down On Main last night. I love doing reviews of restaurants. LOL We went in and the place was pretty dead for a Sunday night especially with a UK game going on and the place also dubs itself as a "Sports Bar". Kind of sad when you can't get the Big Blue Nation into... More 

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Perryopolis, Pennsylvania
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Small restaurant in small town. Found it by accident. Was pleasantly surprised and pleased. Good food, friendly staff.

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Indianapolis, IN
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Hubby and I celebrated his birthday here. Had very good steaks, nice size salad and wonderful white cheddar cheese and mac. Our best experience in small town dining. Good service and clean restrooms . If in this town again will definitely eat here.

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Athens, Alabama
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The folks at the Hampton Inn recommended the Steaks...and so we went! Good Choice! Tues night is Steak night special! BIG, perfectly done and at a most reasonable price! Friday & Saturday is Prime Rib and Rib Eye. I think they switch around a little. But there is something for everyone. Service was fine, and our waitress was a sweet... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My experience is that in small towns the food is less than good. My friend and I spent the weekend in this quaint little town and for our night out went in search of a "nicer" dining establishment. We initially intended to go to another restaurant, but since it was closed we ended up here. The food actually was good.... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We ate there after finding out the Welchs Riverfront restaurant had a sad looking buffet and no alcohol. The food at Down On Main was Ok and reasonably priced. The service was friendly but slow, one of the servers couldn't get a sitter, so they were short handed, but not very busy when we got there. No view of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Very low quality bar food - not much flavor and didn't even look appealing. Staff was decent but never refilled our drinks. We went on a Saturday evening and they weren't very busy.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We like to get off of the interstate sometimes and try a local place. We found this restaurant open (the only one it town open on Sunday evening). It had a small town sports bar/cafe look. Nice and clean inside. About half-full, though the waitress thought they were swamped. Service was very friendly but it took a while for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 508 Main St., Carrollton, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Carrollton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Opened in 2009

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