Bowling Green, KY

Top Five Restaurants in Bowling Green Ranked

JC Phelps

Hey, y'all! Love dining in Bowling Green, KY? You should - and for good reason! While Bowling Green is most known for caves, corvettes, and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, they also are host to a plethora of fabulous eateries. These are the Top Five Restaurants In Bowling Green Ranked, as per Yelp. Do you see your favorite on the list? If not, tell me in the comments: what's your go-to spot in Bowling Green/Warren County?
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1. Gerard's 1907 Tavern

Address: 935 College St Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: (270) 904-8133

Set in a turn-of-the-century building adjacent to Fountain Square Park, Gerard's is perfect place to spend the evening. All of their fresh produce is sourced locally and burger blends are developed in collaboration with Rian's Fatted Calf Meat Shoppe. Don't miss the Fish and Chips (beer-battered cod, fries, tartar sauce) or the Chicken Rosa (parmesan + panko-crusted chicken breast, prosciutto, fontina cheese, lemon caper sauce).

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2. Novo Dulce Gastro Pub

Address: 651 31-W Bypass Ste 101 Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: (270) 904-3300

Novo Dulce is a gastro pub in the heart of Bowling Green, KY. They offer a unique variety of food, along with a selection of craft beer and coffee. Order the Voodoo Chicken Pasta (penne, blackened chicken, gorgonzola, corn pico, crostinis, cajun cream), the Chicken Elizabeth (garlic asiago aioli, citrus bread crumbs, arugula, spinach, red onions, parmesan sweet potatoes, oranges, honey mustard vinaigrette), or the Bulgogi Chicken Bowl (rice, creole corn, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, shishito peppers, pickled red onions, egg, korean bbq).

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3. Burger & Bowl

Address: 1131 Fairview Ave Ste 104 Bowling Green, KY 42103

Phone: (270) 282-7732

Burger & Bowl is redefining the fast-casual concept in Bowling Green by integrating design, technology, and artwork from local artists into their location + serving chef-inspired food. Chow down on the Patty Melt (100% black angus beef, swiss, american cheese, novo sauce, sourdough) or the Icon Fried Chicken Sandwich (all-natural chicken breast, honey garlic sauce, pickles, chipotle ranch slaw, potato bun.

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4. Simply Ramen

Address: 312 Old Morgantown Rd Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: (270) 904-3271

At Simply Ramen, the courses are built seasonally, utilizing only the freshest, most delicious ingredients available. The atmosphere is traditional, but unique, and each dish is boldly flavorful. Order the Spicy Shoyu (ramen in light chicken, pork and vegetable broth blended with soy sauce flavor, topped with pork chashu, shredded chicken, narutomaki, marinated egg, menma, corn, scallion, roasted seaweed, chili oil) or the Sichuan (ramen in light chicken, pork and vegetable broth, topped with pork chashu, corn, scallion, marinated egg, roasted seaweed).

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5. Anna's Restaurant

Address: 1202 State St Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: (270) 846-2662

Anna's Restaurant is renowned for their authentic Mediterranean cuisine: Greek, Italian, German, French, and Turkish entrees are served on-site. Devour Jon's Gyro (gyro meat, sautéed mushrooms, signature cream sauce, rice, veggies) and/or the Shrimp Saganaki (juicy grilled shrimp sautéed in ouzo, tomato sauce, feta cheese, tabasco, grilled pita).

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