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Old Bowie Town Grille

8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
301-464-8800
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Ranked #24 of 102 restaurants in Bowie
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 4, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

OBTG is a neighborhood gem. The food is always top shelf and it reminds you of going into Cheers. Everyone of the management staff knows your name, your food, and your drink. It is truly a fun place to go.

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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134 reviews 134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We stopped by for a late dinner on a Friday. The bar was pretty loud and the noise definitely spilled over into the dining room. Our server Kevin was very attentive, but could use a bit of polish. We started with the Cream of Crab soup. It was pretty good. Not as thick as I have had in other places,... More

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Bowie, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We've eaten at many of the restaurants in the Bowie area, and consistently return to the Grille. The food's quality is the best around (favorites are the wings, cream of crab soup, and salmon from the Get Fit menu), the staff is friendly and efficient, and the entertainment is always a treat. The owners, Bob and Theresa Thompson, are well-known... More

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Bowie
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

is very disturbing during dinner. Ordered cream of crab soup as appetizer with fried cod entree. Asked for soup first and then afterward the fish. Had only had 5 spoonfuls of soup when the fish arrived. Too quick. Soup broth was creamy, mildly flavored with a sparse sprinkling of crab - not lump. The fish, from frozen not fresh, was... More

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Food was mediocre and the iced tea was brown water. Place was dark and dirty-looking. We sat in a booth behind a family with 2 noisy kids. The kids were all over the place and even occupied a separate table to play their games. The dining room could stand a renovation to make it more inviting. I will stick with... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Went for Sunday acoustic open mic night, but food was good, too. Had a 9 and 17 year old with us and they enjoyed both the food and.music. A fun place.

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Glenn Dale, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Over the years, I've been a patron of this restaurant since it's close by to my home. More and more I'm beginning to think this restaurant neither wants nor deserves my continued patronage. Nearly every time, there is a problem of some sort, and I leave thinking I would have had a better experience at a chain restaurant. This particular... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I don't go here for the food, but this place has great service and is one of the few restaurants in Bowie to have live music. Also, I like local places vice chains.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I love this place. I had my rehearsal dinner and baby shower at the Old Bowie Town Grille. They have wide variety of food to pick from, entertainment and a great bar! They customer service is always great and they go out of the way to make you happy. Great place!!

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great service Great Owners, very personable, order is always right, great atmosphere! The best burger in Bowie area, Bar none !!!

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