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Cracker Barrel

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1960 Mel Browning St, Bowling Green, KY 42104
+1 270-843-8087
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Cracker Barrel is a reliable stop. Food is always homey and filling and this was no different. The staff was friendly and I could walk over from the Best Western.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mobile, Alabama
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Great location for a late dinner; near the interstate and within walking distance to motels....menu, service, and food typical of Cracker Barrel....good.

Thank bcheel71
Penn Valley, California
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2017

1st stop off the plane from Nashville to meet family, they say it is a tradition. So I went for it Chicken Fried steak, green beans, cole slaw and hashbrown casserole. I wanted to be WOWed, but unfortunately I wasn't. The Chicken fried steak was ok, it was a bit too greasy for me and the gravy, again underwhelmed kind... More 

Thank SatinBow
Dyer, indiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Cracker Barrel is always a good stop. Food is excellent and service is usually quick with a smile. Sometimes a long wait is in order as all stores are usually very busy. The wait time is well worth it.

Thank Batman523
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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202 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017

All the employees were friendly. The place was packed and the service moved incredibly fast. I know they're aim is to get people back on the road, but when you're local, it's almost too fast! I think our food was out less than 5 minutes after we ordered. I had some good fried catfish. Always love those country sides and... More 

Thank foxsocks
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 29, 2017

During popular days of the week and times of day, you might have to wait a bit, but that's okay, because you can browse in the store part before sitting down to your meal. I almost always get breakfast, no matter what time of day it is. The hash brown casserole is better than some homemade ones I've had, and... More 

Thank willied2
Appleton, Wisconsin
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298 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We were promptly seated and greeted by our server Michael. The menu is so extensive, that it took a while to decide what we wanted, but Michael was patient and gave us the time we needed. The food was plentiful, tasty, and reasonably priced.

Thank Jane K
Covington, Kentucky, USA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I dined alone. I requested a table that wasn't in the middle of the floor. The host gave me a perfect spot in front of the fire. My order was taken right away. They weren't very busy, but it took nearly 20 minutes to get my food. I had the special, turkey, dressing, etc. Then when I was ready to... More 

Thank 858jackiem
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the decor. Family oriented.The menu had breakfast, lunch, and dinner items. Serving sizes were nice. My meal and dessert tasted great! I will be eating here again! Also liked shopping at the attached country store.

Thank John A
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Great food within walking distance of our hotel. Service was outstanding! Thank you (Alex I believe) will definitely be back when passing through!

Thank Arabella471

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Mel Browning St, Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-843-8087

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?