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Cracker Barrel

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1960 Mel Browning St, Bowling Green, KY 42104
+1 270-843-8087
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, Iowa
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357 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It has been several years since my last visit to a Cracker Barrel. we went because it was next door to our Best Western motel in Bowling Green, KY. The menu was extensive and what I ordered a specialty salad was very fresh and good with a very good dressing. Our server was excellent. I would return to this place... More 

Thank Ron A
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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271 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw Mill Gravy, hash brown casserole and Coca Cola cake are excellent. Pork chops were over cooked. Chicken tenders were not tender. Service was excellent. The cost was minimal. Enjoy the gift shop.

Thank Fadipadi
Nashville, Tennessee
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71 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While traveling we visited this Cracker Barrel for dinner. The food and service was great. Cannot beat their chicken/dumplings and beans and greens. I would recommend this Cracker Barrel to other's.

Thank Jack S
Ashland City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for home cooking! Wonderful food and service was quick! Also a great place to shop for some unique gifts and home decor!

Thank Jackie M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cracker Barrel is a reliable stop. Food is always homey and filling and this was no different. The staff was friendly and I could walk over from the Best Western.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mobile, Alabama
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for a late dinner; near the interstate and within walking distance to motels....menu, service, and food typical of Cracker Barrel....good.

Thank bcheel71
Penn Valley, California
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st stop off the plane from Nashville to meet family, they say it is a tradition. So I went for it Chicken Fried steak, green beans, cole slaw and hashbrown casserole. I wanted to be WOWed, but unfortunately I wasn't. The Chicken fried steak was ok, it was a bit too greasy for me and the gravy, again underwhelmed kind... More 

Thank SatinBow
Dyer, indiana
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cracker Barrel is always a good stop. Food is excellent and service is usually quick with a smile. Sometimes a long wait is in order as all stores are usually very busy. The wait time is well worth it.

Thank Batman523
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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196 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the employees were friendly. The place was packed and the service moved incredibly fast. I know they're aim is to get people back on the road, but when you're local, it's almost too fast! I think our food was out less than 5 minutes after we ordered. I had some good fried catfish. Always love those country sides and... More 

Thank foxsocks
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During popular days of the week and times of day, you might have to wait a bit, but that's okay, because you can browse in the store part before sitting down to your meal. I almost always get breakfast, no matter what time of day it is. The hash brown casserole is better than some homemade ones I've had, and... More 

Thank willied2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Mel Browning St, Bowling Green, KY 42104
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Bowling Green
  • Phone Number: +1 270-843-8087

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?