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Trotters Tavern

119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
+1 419-352-5895
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (34 reviews)
“caprese salad” (3 reviews)
“brown jug” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
$$ - $$$
119 N Main St, Bowling Green, OH 43402-2419
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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 11 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 15 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 24 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 20 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
Reviewed 29 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...More

Thank David A
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...More

Thank KSLJ1995
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16 October 2016|
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12 January 2015|
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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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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