The Bistro

Dining in BGKY

Cruise on past the familiar neon signs... we’ve got enough to blind you!Discover the true taste of the town at one of dozens of locally-owned restaurants in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Relish rich flavors at several European-owned and operated eateries where the old-world recipes bubble over with Bosnian, Greek, Italian, French, and Mediterranean influence. Kentucky Derby Roll or Bowling Green Roll anyone?! Find hibachi chefs and sushi masters standing by at Japanese restaurants, or take in some classic American fare served with a local twist.

You know how some food is just plain good for the soul? These comfortable stops will fill you up with their Southern specialties, local folklife, and pies that make you want to smack your Mama. For an afternoon treat to gas the gang up, one of these sweet spots will satisfy the crave. Did we mention the best ice cream parlor in Kentucky? Our suggestion… Wow Now Brownie Cow!

So whether you choose the Champagne Chicken at 440 Main or the Kentucky Bourbon Filet at Montana Grille, the Sunny California Salad at Mariah’s or the Veal Saltimbocca at Brickyard Cafe, we dare you to try something new when eating in Bowling Green. That’s what being out of town is all about!

P.S. ... If you want to show off your boogie shoes after dinner, try one of these suggestions for a little Bowling Green nightlife.

*Note: Bowling Green is 100% Smoke-free in all public buildings.