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Old Bowie Town Grille

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$$ - $$$American, ,
8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
+1 301-464-8800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We always have a great time here, they have a variety of music, so that depends on your taste, Rock, Country, Blues/Jazz etc. Local restaurant/Bar that makes you feel right at home. The food is good and fairly priced. The Coconut Cream Pie is to...More

Thank Zokker
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Local place with good local live music. You can get a good burger and a Black & Tan. Nice people decent food good beer and music. What's not to like?

Thank Ron8Bowie
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Friday and Saturday nights are always fun. They have good, local bands with a great crowd response and energy. The food is good, moderately priced and being a small, privately held restaurant, it has a wonderful personal feel.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed November 29, 2017

My wife and I eat at the OBTG several times a month, and have done this since they opened almost 10 years ago! It's a family restaurant - by that I mean relatively informal place - it's a jeans and sweater kind of place, but...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This is an old established restaurant in old Bowie. The food and service is terrific. We usually go there to split an osso buco, which is always terrific. I know few restaurants that even have a "pot roast" like this. One night a week is...More

Thank johnleslie
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Good variety and preparation. Service good. A popular place with the locals; ambiance is O. K. It fits in with the local population and is an accepted eat spot within its area. Not really a gourmet place but it is satisfactory.

Thank asbbot
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The food is just amazing, and the service is even better. From the ownership to the employees everyone there will become like a member of your family

Thank joshuacole25
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We go to OBTG for a low-key dinner. Anything done on the grill is excellent, as are the salads. The staff are competent and friendly, led by Momma T. We've done private parties in the upstairs room, with OBTG showing lots of flexibility to make...More

Thank George H
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for years, and don't see that stopping any time soon! It's always great seeing historic buildings still being put to use, and the restaurant takes full advantage of the look of the original building. It is an Irish themed grille and...More

Thank nj1189
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the crab cakes and the ribs. The crab cakes were amazing, the ribs were nice. Dining room was a bit too dark.

Thank Paula S
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Louise L
January 22, 2017|
Response from cehwriter | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty far from Harvre de Grace, but I'm sure someone at the Grill would be happy to give you the best, most direct route. Their number is: 301-464-8800
December 11, 2016|
Response from bowiejohn2015 | Reviewed this property |
Best I can suggest is to call or e-mail the restaurant - their contact information can be found by online searching.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: +1 301-464-8800
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