G&R Tavern

One of the best

For anyone who grew up thinking of bologna as a circle of pale pink lunch meat about 1/16-inch thin, a fried bologna sandwich might not be an appetizing concept; but if you actually order one of these sandwiches in a restaurant that takes it seriously, such as the G & R Tavern of Waldo, Ohio, your image of bologna will never again be the same.

In this community tavern, the bologna is sliced thick and is seriously flavorful stuff, a pork and beef blend that is garlic-scented and fatty enough that when it sizzles in a skillet, it develops a wickedly savory crust enveloping moist meat within. G & R loads it into a sandwich with sweet pickles and onion (a great condiment combo), or your choice of mustard, mayonnaise, or tomato. Fitting side dishes include a variety of deep fried vegetables and curly fries.

If for some reason you are a fried-food-frowner, G&R also offers a bologna salad sandwich; and because this bologna is so much better than the spongy packaged stuff, the salad reminds us of something made with good ham, but smoother.

What to Eat
G&R Tavern, Fried Bologna Sandwich
Fried Bologna Sandwich
A thick slice of G&R's house-made bologna puts lowly lunch meat into a class of its own.
G&R Tavern, Bologna Salad Sandwich
Bologna Salad Sandwich
Bologna salad may sound odd, but not if you think of it as ham salad, just with bologna. And it was every bit as salty, too.
G&R Tavern, Pie
There is a long list of available pies, but only the cream pies are made in house. This tall, ultra-rich chocolate peanut butter was a stand out.
Directions and Hours
open now
Monday8 am - 11 pm
Tuesday8 am - 11 pm
Wednesday8 am - 11 pm
Thursday8 am - 11 pm
Friday8 am - 12 am
Saturday8 am - 12 am
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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