Doc Watson's

Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1515 S Byrne Rd
Toledo, Ohio, 43614-3458
United States

(419) 389-6003 | map

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Dinkel from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Dec 27, 2013
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JDFish from Ohio

4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A very nice bar with a better than average tap list. The food is very good with many delectable options.

May 01, 2017
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leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Doc's is a very nice little place in South Toledo with a pretty large double sided bar and plenty of seating on each side. They have about 15-20 taps with another 5+ craft bottles at all times and are pretty good at rotating in new stuff every week or so. Seem to focus a bit on local Ohio and Michigan breweries but have a good selection of quality brews regardless of where they're from. They also have a pretty big food menu and everything I've tried has been wonderful, especially the Lord Stanley's Loin and Rasta Philly. I'm not sure at the schedule but I do know they have live music on occasion and the wait staff seems fairly knowledgeable and is very friendly. Not the best bar in the world but absolutely a place that I would highly recommend to anyone in the Toledo area.

Feb 10, 2014
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jasonmmccormick from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Nov 23, 2013
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Extrajoker00 from Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Doc's is one of the better bars in town.

Located in South Toledo at the intersection of Byrne and Glendale.The feel is casual with a beautiful large rectangular bar that splits a smaller pub feel side and a larger restaurant/bar area.
The staff is attentive, courteous, and knowledgeable.

Their menu is full of both favorites and signature items
from homemade soups and salads, a great variety of appetizers, original sandwiches, and full sized enters. Among my favorites are the Rasta Philly Sandwich, the Decarlo,and the Hot/Cold Dip.

The beer selection is one of the best in town.over two dozen on tap, as well as a great selection of bottles with a staff that knows what their serving. Doc's selections include a good blend of Local,imports, Micro- brews, and domestic favorites.

I would recommend to friend and/ or travelers

May 20, 2011
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frazbri from Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Doc Watson's is a very solid bar in the SW quadrant of Toledo. It's set in a strip mall at the corner of Byrne & Glendale. The restaurant is divided in two with the rectangular bar in the center. The left room was originally offset as the smoking area. The whole interior is dimly lit with a neighborhood bar kind of feel.

Doc's food menu has plenty of options. There is the standard bar fare, but there are surprises. My most recent visit, I had the Rasta Philly sandwich, a jerked chicken sub with a good spicy flavor, but could have been a little hotter for my tastes. Other items that caught my eye included greek spaghetti, hot/cold dip, gyros, prime rib, and pita pizzas. There's definitely a greek influence, but I wouldn't call this a greek restaurant.

The beer selection is among the best in Toledo. On my most recent stop, Great Lakes Independence Ale was the biggest surprise. Doc's always seems to have something from Great Lakes that nobody else in town has. In any other town, this would be just another decent bar. In Toledo, it qualifies as a beer bar. Stop in when your visiting Toledo.

Jul 18, 2009
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Brenden from Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This was one of the places most highly recommended by people I know in Toledo for a good beer. Every Monday they have all micro pints for $2. Of course I went on a Monday. The atmosphere is nice, nothing special but more like a restaurant than a bar. It's also pretty clean. The service is great; the servers know all the beers on tap and in bottles, are quick to answer questions, and are continuously checking up on customers. The food was excellent as well; the chicken chunks were lightly fried and not too heavy with juicy white meat and the pita pizzas are delicious (also $2 off on Mondays). Now for the selection: there are 20+ taps. This includes the typical macros but, surprisingly, more than half were micros. I had a Rogue Kells Irish and SN Summerfest; also on tap were G.I. Matilda, four other SNs, Hoegaarden, Magic Hat #9, a few SAs, and a couple others. THe tap is rotated pretty frequently too. They also have lots of bottles, including several from Great Lakes and Bells and more SN, SA, GI, etc. All in all this is a great place to relax and have some beers, especially on a Monday

Apr 28, 2009
Doc Watson's in Toledo, OH
Place rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 7 ratings