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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good service could not overshadow average food. Salads are large but not well balanced. Good soups and a full bar. Close to hotels.

Thank ReefWatch
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Never been here before but we would go back great service little to no wait. Went at 530 in Friday night. Food was awesome. Highly recommend

Thank mikewendy2016
East Amherst, New York
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178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We occasionally visit Bowling Green and never miss a meal at Rafferty's. The prime rib is delicious and comes with their famous salad with mustard and warm bacon dressing. The price is right and the service unusually good. The dinner is also available as a take out and is every bit as good. Ready in 15 minutes

Thank tom2831
Naubinway, Michigan
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very long day of driving we found this restaurant to be a great place to unwind. We were greeted promptly when we walked in and seated shortly thereafter. Our waitress was at our table moments later and took our drink order with no rush to order our meal. We both ordered burgers, which were done perfectly and our... More 

1 Thank Richard B
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, you always know what you're going to get at Raffertys. The food was exactly what we ordered. It was fresh, hot, and looked exactly like what was on the menu. Although nothing is changed on the menu recently, nothing really needs to. If you're looking for good quality American food this is the place.

Thank Scott C
Grove City, Ohio
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Rafferty's & it is very close to the Hilton where we stay. Everything we've had has been awesome. Love their croissants!

Thank nmiller66
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my brother's favorite place to eat out as it serves LOTS of red meat. For those of you that are not as fond of red meat, have no fear! Rafferty's has great pork chops, salads, sandwiches, etc. I love their fish & chips especially. Great atmosphere but if you're going for lunch or on a "date night", be... More 

Thank Kimberly A
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rafferty's, a constant staple in the Bowling Green arsenal of restaurants. Rafferty's since their conception and proliferation across the United States, brings a very good meal to the table. Except for minor changes on the menu, you can order the same great meals that have been around for over 35 years. Personally, I am a person that doesn't head out... More 

Thank Bj J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Kenticky, we make it a point to visit a Rafferty's. Their salads with house dressing are fantastic, a meal in themselves. My steak was fork tender and grilled to perfection. The wait staff handled our large group efficiently and promptly. Highly recommend, wish there was one of these restaurants in my hometown.

1 Thank LGCCPapa76
Bowling Green, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good ! Our server was very good and attentive . The prices are very reasonable . Nice atmosphere .... ok for kids . Casual attire is ok jeans or shorts . TVs for those want to watch football or sports . Close to WKU campus !

1 Thank moychi07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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

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