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Old Bowie Town Grille

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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8604 Chestnut Ave, Bowie, MD 20715-3732
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1 Thank Jeff G
Bowie, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank sgmike2015
Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1 Thank George C
Bowie, Maryland
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a business celebration event held in the upstairs room and roof-top deck. Amazing spot for having an after work draft beer and making some good business connections. The appetizers and hors d'ouevres were tasty and plentiful.

1 Thank bowiejohn2015
Gambrills, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We went there for the first time after my son's piano recital. Friendly attentive staff. They got one order wrong but fixed it quickly. Yummy crispy chicken fingers!

Thank Karen H
Baltimore, MD
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124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This little pub in Old Town Bowie wears many hats. We do not participate in the special events or the bar section, but often go to lunch on Sundays. They have a variety of salads and sandwiches, and the best cream of crab soup anywhere. I find myself craving that soup, and I have to get it every time we... More 

Thank oklybb
Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Nice local restaurant with good food and local bands several week nights and weekends. Servers are quick and friendly, the owners make an effort to know everyone.

Thank TommyTunes50
Bowie, Maryland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Great neighborhood place. Super friendly staff. We have been stopping by for burgers and beers since Bob and Teresa opened. Live music with local bands. Very nice place to have party or celebrate birthdays, anniversaries etc. in addition to burgers we enjoy their daily specials. They make you feel like you are family.

Thank Lorrie F
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Good tavern food with some pleasant surprises. Guinness and Smithwick's on tap always with many other beer choices, both draft and bottle. Nice casual tavern atmosphere. Parking is minimal but available.

1 Thank Jezuzek
Oxon hill md
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

This is the place that makes you feel like family the second you walk through the door. In the past decade we've had numerous family events and fundraisers at "The Grille". Every experience has been excellent!!! Theresa "Mama T" is always with a smile on her face welcoming guests to this warm cozy neighborhood restaurant/pub. Please take my word and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
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: 301-464-8800

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