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Trotters Tavern

119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
+1 419-352-5895
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (35 reviews)
“caprese salad” (3 reviews)
“brown jug” (18 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
$$ - $$$
119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Very disappointing all around. Ordered drinks and appetizer, and all was very good, however once we ordered the food, it took 45-60 minutes before we had it. Really no excuse for that long. Server barely came over, until toward the end. When finally came out,...More

Thank Michael1964
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Had heard good things about this place and was going to BG to catch a Hockey game so we made this our dinner before the game. It was very good food and wait staff was very attentive. They have some pretty different appetizers we tried...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The new owners, Jay and Paula Williams have done an excellent job revitalizing a Bowling Green tradition! It will be the best steak you will ever have!

Thank golffinggirl
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We saw the TA reviews and decided to pick this place up and we were very pleased with our selection since we enjoyed our drinks and our dinner! The place was in a convenient location where other bars and pubs are located but we had...More

1  Thank Moises G
Reviewed 10 March 2017

After reading all the positive reviews for Trotters we were really looking forward to dinner there. Unfortunately the whole experience was one disappointment after another. The first was when I ordered a bourbon and ginger-ale and got a Jack and Coke. The second, which should...More

Thank Richmond C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Trotter's "Brown Jug Steak" is the greatest. My family loves going to Trotter's for the quiet and pub-like atmosphere and everyone usually gets the "Brown Jug Steak Dinner" The special seasoning flavors the steak with a melt-in-your-mouth taste.

Thank bgmundir
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Looking for a late dinner we went to Tubbys but they had a private party so we came here nice small menu had a burger and a sandwich.

Thank thunderous
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

In the heart of a college town, this place has the atmosphere suited for gatherings of students and friends . The hot brown open faced entree is a specialty and is quite good. Steak salad is also good. Food prep time was a tad slow,...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was very small. If you don't have a reservation you have to set at the bar if there's room. It was a long wait for our food. Didn't care for the sauce the steaks were cooked in

1  Thank Jean B
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Kenzie was our waitress and was friendly and attentive. Little jug steak was prepared perfectly and served on a hot skillet, most juicy and tender!!! Get there before 6:00 and you will get $5.00 off. Atmosphere is casual , well lit, many new TV's and...More

Thank Cory J
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Response from Lorijamiecox | Reviewed this property |
Cooked to our liking, but medium rare would be suggested!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-352-5895
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