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Old Bowie Town Grille

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
+1 301-464-8800
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Cheverly, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had about 25 people and the service for a group that size was as good as I have ever seen. The wait staff was organized and efficient.The food arrived promptly and orders were correct. The food is typical of a suburban bar and grill. Everyone in our group was pleased with their meals My fish tacos were excellent!

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Thank carolyn c
Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Awesome service. Decent food. Great neighborhood hangout. We go here all the time. It's a fun place to eat.

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Thank BowieCritic
Annapolis, Maryland
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We just visited for the first time and will definitely be back. We were greeted by an extremely friendly hostess. We had no idea what to try so our friendly waitress gave us some great suggestions. We tried a steak and spicy dip entree and the thai chicken salad---both were delicious. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Every worker we... More 

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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244 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We stopped here for a quick bite and drink. Gabby our bartender/server was so friendly and engaging. We ordered salad, soup, and fries and had a few beers. Everything was very good. The other customers at the bar were locals and very friendly. We would definitely stop back if we were in Old Bowie.

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Comstock Park, MI
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269 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Arrived a few minutes late and were promptly shown to our table. Our server was there within seconds!! We ordered drinks while waiting for the rest of our party to arrive. We were seated downstairs as there was live music upstairs and this was a business dinner so be able to talk and hear made this location perfect. The server... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

One of my closest friends lives nearby so I passed this cool establishment often without going in. Finally, last Saturday, I was in the area and had nothing pressing to do so... It was so good! And it wasn't merely that the food was good or the PumpkinAle really tasted like pumpkin, it was that everyone, from the bar staff... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We live in Bowie and moved here about the time the OBTG (as it's known) opened. The owner is very friendly and looks out for her guests. The staff is attentive and makes sure the guests are taken care of properly. The menu is diverse with something for everyone. The menu is primarily American style but they do offer some... More 

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Thank PhilipColumbus
Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

My wife and I have been customers for years and really appreciate the atmosphere, the family who runs the place and of course the food. They have two bars (one downstairs and one upstairs), an outside roof deck and live music at night. Lots of regulars and repeat customers plus they are open for lunch.

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Bowie, Maryland
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Worth a detour to Old Bowie. Nice selection of beers on tap and pub food. Crab cake are tasty. The servers are accurate and delightful. It is a highlight of local owned places. Enjoy their menu. Good burgers and sandwiches.

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Thank sgmike2015
Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

see review above for lunch, evening, and special events +++++. great place to go. lunch, evening, groups

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?