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Trotters Tavern

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119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
+1 419-352-5895
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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ohio
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank thunderous
Mason, Ohio
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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, but the servers were very attentive. Good place to come for a college weekend visit.

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Thank Chris W
Toledo, Ohio
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Jean B
Burlington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 has a sense of fun energy!

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Thank Cory J
dublin,ohio
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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Right downtown on Main so close to a lot of stuff and only a couple of blocks from campus.Best known for their Brown Derby steaks(marinaded sirloin) but have a new item , the balsamic glazed double bone pork chop that was awesome.Only have a limited number of tables but bar is only feet away so no long waits for a... More 

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Streetsboro, Ohio
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Well, we wanted to go here for a nice dinner but we were very quickly turned away by a female server as soon as we entered the front door; who said they could not serve us tonight and did not even give a wait time or anything. It was our first time visiting Bowling Green so not a good impression... More 

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Boyne City, Michigan
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225 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

I was told this was a great place for food and I can attest that they were right. Try the Scottish eggs, it is a treat. Burgers are worthwhile. Cut fires are as always a special treat. I would enjoy this place with friends. I will be back.

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1 Thank David C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Some things never change...thank goodness. Having visited this downtown Bowling Green establishment dozens of times over the past decade, one thing has remained the same, the cozy atmosphere and the delicious "Little Brown Jug". A petite, center cut sirloin of goodness smothered in onions and a most delicious au jus. An assortment of good beers (and IPA's) compliment the hardy... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is place I come to when I am looking for a great steak or salmon. They have a good drink selection and the atmosphere is a refreshing change in a college town.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I love Trotters and I love the Brown Jug. It truly has the potential to be the best steak in town if they stop over-cooking it!! I ask for it rare knowing it will probably be over cooked and hoping it will come out Med-Rare--- nope... the last few times it was probably closer to Med Well. I was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?