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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
+1 270-842-0123
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (38 reviews)
“salad” (55 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They were busy, but the service and food were great. Try the marinated ribeye !! Asked hotel desk clerk about restaurants, she recommended it.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's rated #1 in Bowling Green, so why not try? The place is huge and we are here Friday at lunch and it was crowded. We quickly got a table and a server. I can't believe how fast the food got to us...and it was...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend of my wife that had attended Western Kentucky. We at lunch there on a Sunday. This place is very popular and was very crowded. It was a 25-30 minute wait but they were able to squeeze...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a steak and it was great , food was excellent . there was 3 of us and we didn't have to wait for table of meal

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rafferty's is one of my favorite places to eat! Bowling Green has many fine restaurants but Rafferty's is at the top of my list. The staff is attentive and very polite. If by chance you f have any issues they are quick to resolve them!...More

Thank georgiannc91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at this very popular restaurant during our visit to the National Corvette Museum. The restaurant has a very large dining room so seating is not normally a problem The menu is diverse so everyone will likely find something they like. I enjoyed their...More

Thank grog426
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food an easy going no hurry drinks were good we enjoyed a casual evening lots of people of course if you go early it not so crowed I also like to eat outside when possible

Thank teresagrisard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the original Rafferty's. The food is always great, as well as the service. They also do a great job w/their carry out. Very fast & accurate service! ;-)

Thank Leigh P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always have to have dinner here while visiting family in BG. Love the loaded fries and bluegrass chicken sandwich. Service is always good. They refill drinks like crazy.

Thank bdfenwick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from out of town and visited based on previous reviews. The salad and filet were good. The service was very good but the highlight for me was the Nutty Honey Butter Croissant. It came with the salad and it was wonderful! It's worth...More

Thank flamingo002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1939 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42104-3303
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-842-0123
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