LIVE BETTER THAN A LOCAL, HERE'S HOW!

Looking for incredible fine dining, or who delivers great pizza at 2am? Here are some local favorites and practical tips. If you discover something awesome that we don't have listed, let us know!

WHERE DO THE LOCALS GO?

UNIQUE DINING EXPERIENCES

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Hell or High Water (Amazing Speakeasy style) 

112 W Washington St. Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 587-3057 

 

Proof on Main (Art Gallery Style) 

702 W Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 217-6360 

 

Garage Bar (Trendy, “garage” vibe) 

700 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 749-7100 

 

River House Louisville (On the water) 

3015 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40207 

(502) 897-5000 

 

J Graham's Cafe (Located inside Brown Hotel) 

335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 583-1234 

 

Naive Kitchen and Bar (Charcuterie boards and Wine) 

1001 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 749-7856 

 

Taco Luchador (Outside patio, Instagram friendly) 

938 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 583-0400 

 

Agave and Rye (Instagram friendly, murals/ artwork, arcade room) 

426 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 873-5111

BREAKFAST - BRUNCH

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Wild Eggs 

121 S Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 690-5925 

 

Lee Moo 

2300 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 458-8888 

 

The Cafe 

711 Brent St, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 589-9191 

 

Blue Dog Bakery 

2868 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

(502) 899-9800 

 

Toast on the Market 

620 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 569-4099 

 

Sway (Open all day but known for good breakfast/brunch) 

311 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 217-6035 

 

Biscuit Belly (Wide Variety of biscuit flavors/toppings/etc)

900 E Main St #101, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 409-5729 

FINE DINING EXPERIENCES

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610 Magnolia (Featured on Iron Chef and contemporary approach to the Southern Table) 

610 W Magnolia Ave, Louisville, KY 40208 

(502) 636-0783 

 

Jeff Ruby’s 

325 W Main St, Louisville Kentucky 40202 

(502) 584-0102 

 

Jack Fry’s 

1007 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 452-9244

 

Butchertown Grocery 

1076 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 742-8315 

 

Buck’s Restaurant 

425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203 

(502) 637-5284 

Morton’s The Steakhouse 

626 W Main st, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 584-0421 

 

Varanese Restaurant 

2106 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 899-9904 

 

Volare Italian 

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 894-4446 

 

Vincenzo’s 

150 S 5th St, Louisville, KY 40202

NIGHTLIFE

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Fourth Street Live! 

411 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 584-7170 

 

Magnolia Bar 

1398 S 2nd St, Louisville, KY 40208 

(502) 637-9052 

 

8 UP (Trendy, okay food, great for drinks at night) 

350 W Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 631-4180 

The Troll Under the Bridge 

150 W Washington St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 618-4829 

 

Nowhere Bar Louisville

1133 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 552-6942 

 

Vibes Restaurant and Ultra Lounge 

1346 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 568-6691 

 

Play Louisville 

1101 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 882-3615

CHICKEN - PIZZA - BURGERS

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Ollie’s Trolley Burger (Open since the 1970’s, landmark )

978 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40203 

(502) 583-5214 

 

Seafood Lady (Featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives)

Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40219 

(502) 907-5251 

 

Toonerville Deli 

1201 S 1st St, Louisville, KY 40203 

(502) 635-6960 

 

Royals Hot Chicken 

736 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202 

 

Joella’s Hot Chicken 

3400 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207 

(502) 895-2235 

 

The Eagle 

1314 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 498-8420 

 

Chicken King (Louisville Favorite) 

639 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 589-5464 

 

Indi’s Chicken (Louisville Favorite) 

5009 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40214 

(502) 363-2535 

 

Burger Boy 

1450 S Brook St, Louisville, KY 40208 

(502) 635-7410

 

Spinelli's Pizzeria 

614 Baxter Ave #1172, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 568-5665 

 

Impellizeri’s 

1381 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 454-2711 

 

Wicks Pizza 

975 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 458-1828 

 

Hammerheads (Pub Style with smoked foods) 

921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204 

(502) 365-1112

GET OUT & EXPLORE

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Big 4 Bridge to Southern Indiana 

1101 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 574-3768 

 

Louisville WaterFront Park (Playgrounds, splash park) 

129 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 574-3768 

 

Louisville Slugger Museum 

800 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(877) 775-8443 

 

Kentucky Science Center 

727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 561-6100 

 

Kentucky Derby Museum/ Races 

704 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208 

(502) 637-1111 

 

Falls of Ohio State Park 

201 W Riverside Dr, Clarksville, IN 47129 

(812) 280-9970 

 

Copper and Kings Distillery (Rooftop lounge, tour, for brandy/gin/absinthe)

1121 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206 

(502) 561-0267 ext. 213 

 

Speed Art Museum 

2035 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208 

(502) 634-2700 

 

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts 

501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 584-7777

 

Riverboat Casino 

11999 Casino Center Dr SE, Elizabeth, IN 47117 

(866) 676-7463 

 

Bernheim National Park (Outside of Louisville, cool wooden figures)

2075 Clermont Rd, Clermont, KY 40110 

(502) 955-8512 

 

Louisville Zoo 

1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, KY 40213 

(502) 459-2181 

 

Louisville Mega Caverns 

1841 Taylor Ave, Louisville, KY 40213 

(877) 614-6342 

 

The Frazier History Museum 

829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 

Bell of Louisville River Boat 

401 W River Rd, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 574-2992 

 

Flying Axes (Axe Throwing) 

146 N Clay St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(855) 538-7293 

 

Muhammad Ali Center 

144 N 6th St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 584-9254 

 

Louisville Slugger Field (Baseball) 

401 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202 

(502) 212-2287 

 

21c Museum (Art and Hotel) 

700 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 217-6300 

 

KMAC Museum (Hosts open mic, art museum)

715 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 589-0102