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Grounds For Thought

174 S Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 354-3266
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- Jul 2, 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Bowling Green, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Absolutely LOVE this little coffee shop. It's my favorite place to go when I have a lot of homework to get done or just want to enjoy a cup of coffee while reading a book. They have books shelves upon book shelves full of books to purchase as well; very cheap. So you can go grab a cup of coffee... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Grounds for Thought is fairly typical in terms of its coffee and baked goods. They are good, but nothing particularly special. The thing that makes Grounds excellent is the bookstore, vinyl LPs, and VHS tapes for sale. They also have great seating option and a meeting room for groups. It is also in a great location (to the extent such... More

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Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I love perusing the selection of used books and getting a coffee at this cozy shop. They have a variety of drinks and snacks available including Italian soda and slices of pie.

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

it really isn't as great as everyone seems to talk about it but its kind of the only independent coffee shop in town

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Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This place is way over rated...I Have lived in B.G. 25 plus yrs. and its my least of all coffee shop to go to. My God! Go anyplace but there. How about across the street to Panera...Huh? Hell, McD"s even....anyplace.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I absolutely love this place. The owners are great people and you will often see them working the counter. I agree with another reviewer that this is one of the best things about Bowling Green. Their mocha coffee drink is my fav and their pastries are very good!

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toledo, ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is unique. Great coffee, light lunch and pastries. There are hundreds of books, magazines and records for sale. You can browse or sit by the window watching people walk by. Tables out in front in warm weather. Perfect place to take out of town guests.

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Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Love this place! It was recently voted best coffee shop in Ohio, and for good reason. It is a charming coffee shop and used book store. Wonderful coffee, yes, but the atmosphere, the free music concerts, the overall feeling of community is what keeps me coming back again and again. Such an asset to the community!

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I have been going to Grounds for Thought ever since it opened and can't imagine life without it. Laura and Kelly are so community oriented, welcoming, helpful and run a wonderful coffee shop and used bookstore. Twenty plus seniors come every morning to enjoy coffee, pastries and to laugh and share stories. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and end of... More

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Bowling Green, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Grounds For Thought is one of the little treasures that Bowling Green has to offer. The coffee, the relaxed atomsphere, the pastries and the selection of reading materials offered at this location is just what one would need after a stressful day a work/class.

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