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Down On Main

American, Bar, Pub
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508 Main St, Carrollton, KY 41008-1029
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Winchester, Kentucky
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looked like the only decent option in downtown Carrollton, but first impressions weren't outstanding. Something about restaurants with televisions just irritates me. Cigarette smoke, too, and this place had it. But we stayed and the service was terrific and the prime rib just dandy. Found that there's much less smoke up near the front, away from the bar. I'll go... More 

Thank BruinBrother
Ripley, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a 20 year veteran of the 'dine-in' industry, I rarely give poor reviews. When I dine at restaurants, I watch everyone and everything from start to finish. Working in the food industry tends to do that. :) Guests want to be greeted with a smile. They want to be served by people that are cheerful, clean and efficient. Guests... More 

Thank defectjudge
Bedford, Kentucky
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good bar for hanging out with friends. Pretty quiet, decent food. Fried pickles are good. Nice fish and chips. Sandwiches and burgers.

Thank LindaLou715
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There aren't too many places to choose from in this town. Thankfully we picked here to eat! Each of the 4 of us ordered something different, and no one had any complaints. I had the ribs, which were so tender and had just the right amount of sauce.

Thank hsipes
Lynnville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were going to eat across the street, but the restaurant, across the street was just about empty. Down on Main was very busy. We followed the crowd and weren't disappointed. Friendly and fast service and the food was good. This restaurant is a sports bar and many families were enjoying the facilities

Thank Keith J
Key West, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We needed to go to Carrollton today and decided to have lunch. We enjoy trying locally owned bar/restaurants. My wife checked out locations via Trip Advisor and we decided on Down On Main and were nit disappointed. My wife had the half sandwich (club) with soup, and I had the Club Sandwich with fries. I also enjoyed two ice cold... More 

Thank ByrdKetcher
Casselberry, Florida
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146 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Med Rare with nice veggies and very good bread and 'taters. Not a fancy or upscale place, this is just a local bar/restaurant and they are very good at what they do. Good staff and good service.

Thank Matt T
Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This local restaurant is in downtown and near the river. Great hamburger, cold beer. Service is very good. I would recommend.

1 Thank Jim W
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Love the sports bar feel! Food and service are ok. The prime rib offered on weekends is great! Their macaroni and cheese is to die for!

1 Thank Rachel L
Madison, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I always have the prime rib! Its so good, everything is good. Friendly waitress, awesome. A small place, a gem hidden in Carrollton!

Thank indianafarmgirl2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Main St, Carrollton, KY 41008-1029
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Carrollton
Opened in 2009

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