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Grounds For Thought

174 S Main St, 174 S Main St, 43402, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2909
+1 419-354-3266
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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174 S Main St, 174 S Main St, 43402, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2909
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

After being away from this area for many years, we now travel here several times a year, from the Albany, NY area, to visit a family member who now lives in a near by nursing home & stepping back into Grounds For Thought is as...More

Thank mariannaf617
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I made a business colleague there for dessert and coffee. Have been to Bowling Green several times didn't know this little gem existed. Very nice ambience. Desserts were good coffee great if you wanted to play chess they had league going on in the back...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee/book shop with games and meeting space. Great prices and friendly staff. They flavor their own coffee that you can also buy to take home. I stop here regularly on my way to work and I only buy my coffee at home from here....More

Thank htessler
Reviewed 18 June 2017

While shopping, we discovered this cool place - coffee immediately sounded good so we checked it out. The coffee choices were simple but good. I didn't get a chance to try any pastries, maybe next time. But head to the back and not only are...More

Thank SheriK2
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Quirky combination of books, games, coffee and food that makes for a winning location for community building.

Thank therese l
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I buy my coffee at Grounds. Whole beans, decaf, Highlander Grogg, which I grind each morning. The employees are friendly, pleasant and polite. A wonderful addition to our downtown businesses.

Thank Jujube52
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have been a customer of Grounds for Thought for over 20 years. They roast their own beans. The only other time I have had coffee this good was when I visited Kona, Hawaii. You can also buy coffee to brew at home. The atmosphere...More

Thank Butterfly_n_Rocks
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great, locally owned and operated coffee shop. Nice used book store. Limited outdoor seating but lots of area inside.

Thank Lynette O
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You really can NOT go wrong with the combination of books and coffee. They also serve sandwiches if you happen to be hungry.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Quaint little bookstore that doesn't have a chain atmosphere like all the rest. Great little place to go find a spot to sit, read, surf, study, and just get away from it. Enjoy going to get carrot cake and a drink and relaxing sometimes. Another...More

Thank ff4cures
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 S Main St, 174 S Main St, 43402, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 419-354-3266
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