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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

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1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank LGCCPapa76
Bowling Green, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 !

Thank moychi07
Algonquin, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to go hear for a late dinner on Monday night and Trip Advisor had this as the number 1 restaurant in Bowling Green, so we were excited to try something new. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger and it was just simply average. I might as well have gone to Chili's or Fridays or any other chain that served... More 

Thank Haleyboy
Lexington, North Carolina
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was like a low budget chain O'Charley's the food was decent but nothing out of this world. The prices were average for average food. Service was excellent but I wouldn't go back just for the service.

Thank c0urtney00
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner and it was packed but we didn't have to wait long at all! We loved our food and our waitress, Heather was very friendly. All of the staff seemed to really enjoy working there which makes for a more pleasurable visit! I had the open faced prime rib sandwich which was AMAZING... More 

Thank Anjali S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rafferty's serves consistently delicious meals. The entire menu is great. My favorites include any of the salads.... love the House Dressing which is a combination of Honey Mustard and Hot Bacon (note I didn't say it was healthy... just that I loved it!!! Lol!!!). Excellent service and wonderful food keep this restaurant crowded.

Thank Cathy O
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we can't decide where to go out to eat (we have a lot of restaurants here and more coming all of the time!), we always end up back at Rafferty's, because we know that we can depend on the delicious and varied quality of food, the ambient and cozy dining atmosphere, and excellent quality of service!! Carryout orders are... More 

Thank MamaBearBG
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was absolutely amazing! Our waitress was 100% on top of it and our drinks never went empty and that's saying a lot when it comes to my fiance. The food was delicious and there was plenty to fill you up

Thank Chelsea T
Gulfport, Florida
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling from Michigan to Florida, we stopped to stay overnight in Bowling Green. Cruising on the main drag we noticed an abundance of restaurants, mostly fast food or chains. Rafferty's looked nice, plus the parking lot was nearly full (good sign). Got a booth right away & our server showed up immediately with a smile on her face. Didn't order... More 

Thank Cuencathom
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Raffertys!! We usually get the cheese fries and chicken salad with hot bacon honey mustard dressing!! That dressing is to die for!! Everything we have tried is always very good! They have a Hawaiian ribeye that is amazing too!!

Thank MonicaA627

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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?