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Ye Olde Trail Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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228 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs, OH 45387-1831
+1 937-767-9291
23:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Tue 23:30 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 23:30 - 23:00
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Bowling Green, Ohio
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202 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there and the sign is gone, one placard saying it was closed and another placard saying Help Wanted in all positions. Looked like workers were doing renovations. My guess is that it may reopen but maybe new ownership and/or new name.

Thank bsmith45
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nice looking old tavern. My hubby and son had the brisket sandwich and fries and enjoyed them. My daughter in law had a burger and fries. The burger appeared to be very over cooked on one side. I had the "meaty" chili which tasty, should have been called chili with an essence of meat. It definitely was Not meaty. The... More 

Thank Dee L
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to the Springs to see a 7pm movie. Two of us were seated around 6pm and waited for the rest of our party to arrive. Our server took our drink order and came back with our beverages in a timely manner. The rest of our small group arrived shortly afterwards. After waiting patiently for 15 minutes, I went... More 

Thank gregd1962
Lancaster, Ohio
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had to wait about 20 minutes to get a table. They will text you when your table is ready while you shop. My wife and I ordered a pizza and out daughter ordered a Ruben and her daughter got a grilled cheese. After an excessively long wait for the food our pizza arrived, not cold but not hot either.... More 

Thank CrabbyFatGuy
Bascom, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little tavern, cool decor, nice staff. Giving 3 stars because of the food. Decent bar food at best. Had the brisket sandwich, majorly lacking in the flavor. Pizza might be good tho. Saw they had a brick oven so that may be worth a try! Yellowsprings seems to be a hard place to find really good food.

Thank CuriosTravlerrrr
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great atmosphere, great food, great beer selection a very interesting place and histoy great location with lots to see close by.

Thank Shasta J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Wonderful brisket sandwich and a variety of beers. Great patio as well. No pretentious servers.

Thank Presidenteves
Llodio, Spain
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The best place in Yellow Springs for a beer. Great atmosphere. Locals and older students, sometimes professors. Nothing fancy, just a great place to sit down and relax after a hard day of studying, teaching, working, etc.

Thank dwoodmex
Delaware, Ohio
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I Fogt to take the pic before adding catsup and taking a bite of the sandwich. Willpower was low because it looked and smelled so good! The brisket was delish! A slightly smokey flavor and super tender. I split that with my mother and had half of her fish sandwich in exchange. We agreed that the brisket was better. The... More 

Thank Haikuist
Granite City, Illinois
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We saw the sign & stopped in for a cold one....what a great place! It was originally built in 1827. The log cabin is still there. We tried a few of their special beers. The Mad Tree Happy Amber had a nice citrus taste. We also tried the Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin Ale....had a nice Bourbon taste with a pumpkin... More 

Thank KatSuess

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
23:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
23:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs, OH 45387-1831
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Yellow Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 937-767-9291

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