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Restaurant Reviews - Where to go this weekend in Louisville !


Le Moo - 2300 Lexington Road 458-8888 - This is the new place everyone is talking about. Yes, the one with the Louis Vuitton suitcase booth.
Mesh - 3608 Brownsboro Road 632-4421 - Also the new, trendy place right now and one of the only new places in this neighborhood.
Corbetts - 5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd 327-5058 - The service is amazing. The food is fun and non-traditional and different. The drinks are off the chart amazing. This is near the Summit and Norton Commons.
Harvest - 624 East Market 384-9090 - This is my favorite burger in all of Louisville Kentucky.
Decca - 812 East Market 749-8128 - You must start your night in the cellar bar for the most fun.
Feast - 909 East Market 749-9900 - Try to barbeque tofu, I'm not kidding.
8Up - 350 West Chestnut 631-4180 - The best roof top bar in all of Louisville... wait... it may be the only one.
Down One - 321 West Main 566-3259 - I love the secret room behind the phone booth, it's so 30s gangster style.
Hammerheads - 921 Swan Street 365-1112 - The best thing here are the french fries, and they are out of this world.
Side Bar at Whiskey Row - 129 South 2nd 384-1600 - Go here for lunch downtown, or cocktails at 5. Fantastic everything.


Asiatique - 1767 Bardstown Rd, 451-2749
Avalon - 1314 Bardstown Rd, 454-5336 - awesome atmosphere

Bucks - this might be the most old school romantic place ever in the history of ever. It is old and charming and in Old Louisville which adds to the mystique.
Cafe Lou Lou's (LOUisiana and LOUisville mix) on Shelbyville Road in St Matthews
Captain's Quarters - 5702 Captain's Quarter's Rd, 228-5447 - right on the river!
CheeseCake Factory--Connected to Mall St. Matthews, over fifty types of cheesecakes, and 200 or more items on the menu! 893-3933. The menu is huge, but my favorite items on it is the lettuce wraps

Corbett's Fine Dining - 5050 Norton Healthcare Blvd, Louisville, KY 40241 Ph: 502-327-5058

Del Friscos- Great place to suit all appetites. St. Matthews 897-7077 Good steakhouse in St Matthews are of Louisville

Doc Crows on Whiskey Row downtown near the YUM Center is a great place to go before concerts or Thunder Over Louisville or anytime Derby week. There are many Derby Festival events downtown and this place is close to everything. It also near Side Bar and Troll Pub, which are also fun places to go before or after an event at the YUM Center in downtown Louisville.

Eddie Merlot - This fun atmosphere reminds me of Jeff Rubys because of all the brigh colors. It's like dining in Vegas without the annoying things in Vegas.

El Mundo -2345 Frankfort Ave, 899-9930

English Grill at Brown Hotel
Equus in St. Matthews - 122 Sears Avenue 897-9721 Try the chef's selection. The food is incredible. If you are looking for a romantic restaurant in Louisville, you can't beat the atmosphere at Eqqus. And the service is some of the best in Louisville

The Gast Haus - This is the best German restaurant in Kentucky, and one of the only places to get real German food in Louisville. The next best German restaurant in in Kentucky is the Hofbrau Haus in Newport Ky.

Hammerheads in the Germantown neighborhood.

Havana Rumbas in St Matthews near Trinity High School

Irish Rover on Frankfort Avenue by Clifton and Crescent Hill neighborhoods. I like the Sheperds Pie the best.
J Harrods - In Prospect on River Road 228-4555
Jack Fry's - where Bardstown Rd meets Baxter Ave 452-9244 In the middle of everything in the Highlands
Jeff Rubys - best place for steak in Louisville 584-0102 at the corner of Main and 4th St. I'm a big fan of the Ahi Tuna and NY Strip
Jefferson Club - On top of the PNC building on Jefferson 584-1177 Ultra classy establishment
Joe's Crab Shack - 131 River Road, 568-1171 My favorite dish is the barbecue crab
Le Relais - click HERE for my personal review of this wonderful French restaurant 451-9092

Mayan Cafe in NuLu on East Market downtown
Mojitos Tapas is owned by the same talented restaurateurs that run Havana Rumba in St Matthews, the cuban restaurant. Mojitos has very different food than any other restaurant near it in Prospect. Everytime I've been there tables are full from wall to wall. Go before or after the dinner rush to avoid a wait. Located in Holiday Manor between US 42 and US 22 near the Watterson Expwy exit - a very convenient location to anyone in Prospect or Oldham County
Mortons Steakhouse Louisville - 584-0421 at 626 W Main Street
Napa River Grill - located in Westport Village 893-0141 Great wine selection
North End Cafe - 1722 Frankfort Ave, and Bardstown Road in the Highlands area 896-8770 Good place to go for lunch too.

Oakroom at the Seelbach
Pat's Steak House - 2437 Brownsboro Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 Ph: 502-893-2062 -
Pendennis Club - Downtown on West Muhammad Ali Blvd 584-4311
Porcini's - on Frankfort Ave 894-8686
Proof on Main -700 Main St, 217-6360 Try the buffalo burger
Ramsi's Cafe on the World -1293 Bardstown Rd, 451-0700
Rivue at the Galt House, the old Flagship Room, call 568-4239 for reservations Everything on the menu I've tried is fabulous. You can't go wrong here, and the view is amazing. Try to go at sunset. Part of the restaurant is on a revolving floor, giving a great view of the downtown Louisville skyline and the River
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse - Fabulous steaks, wines, seafood 479-0026
Seviche -1583 Bardstown Rd 473-8560
The Oakroom - 500 S. Fourth St at Seelbach Hilton, 585-3200
Uptown Cafe- Bardstown Rd near Douglass Blvd 458-4212

Veranese on Frankfort is always amazing. I highly recommend it. The atmosphere is quiet and food is interesting in a good way.
Vincenzo's - Absolute best in Italian food. Downtown 580-1350
Volare on Frankfort Ave - great house merlot and excellent bruschetta appetizer

Wild Eggs at Westport Village and near Landis Lakes and Lake Forest and one downtown
Zen Garden on Frankfort - best vegetarian restaurant in Louisville. Try the mock duck.

KID FRIENDLY! Bring the whole family here:

Kingfish 3021 Upper River Road, 1610 Kentucky Mills Drive, or 601 West Riverside Drive
Jeffersonville, IN
Buca Di Beppo - 2051 S. Hurstbourne, 493-2426
Mark's Feed Store 10316 Dixie Hwy, 1514 Bardstown Road, or 11422 Shelbyville Road

Mommas BBQ, Momma's Mustard Pickles and BBQ on Hurstbourne Pkwy near the Hurstbourne Neighborhood and Plainview.
Joe's Crab Shack 131 River Rd, 568-1171
Beef O'Brady's - All over town. 
Old Spaghetti Factory -235 W Market St, 581-1070
Wick's Pizza 2927 Goose Creek Rd, 327-9425 or 12717 Shelbyville Road, 213-9425
Cunningham's Creekside 6301 Upper River Road.
Louisville Pizza Co. 3910 Ruckriegel Pkwy, 267-1188
Carrabbas 617 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, 412-2218
Maccaroni Grill 401 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, 423-9220
Cracker Barrel 2701 Crittenden Dr., 636-2263, 10150 Brookridge Village Blvd., 231-4663 or1401 Kentucky Mills Dr, 266-8895
Chuck E. Cheese 2030 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, 40220 - (502) 493-0261
Olive Garden 1320 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, 339-7190 (2 doors down from Keller Williams Realty Louisville East)
Fazoli's 337 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222 - (502) 423-1777

PIZZA! PIZZA! PIZZA! These are the best pizza places in Louisville

Bearno's Pizza- Very different crust flavor to try 458-8605
Highlands Pizza Company - Have you tried this one yet? 456-1414
Impellizzeri's Pizza is back! 1381 Bardstown Rd in the Highlands between Eastern Parkway and Cherokee Parkway - this is the best pizza!
Louisville Pizza Co. -Delicious! 3910 Ruckriegel Parkway 267-1188
Lots-A-Pasta - on Lexington Rd in St. Matthews try the Foccacia Bread
North End Bar - 1722 Frankfort Ave 896-8770
Tony Boombozz - Easy to find on the corner of Bardstown Road and Eastern Parkway, the pizzas are big and flavorful. 458-888
Wick's Pizza - Always a crowd pleaser, the atmosphere is great to eat it there or take it home. Live music, bar and pizza. 458-1828. Beyond the Highlands, try Wicks on Westport 2927 Goose Creek Rd 327-9425, Middletown Wicks Pizza 12717 Shelbyville Rd 213-9425. I recommend the Bar-b-que chicken pizza.
Za's Pizza Pub -1573 Bardstown Road -454-4544 - also open for lunch

And now... there is a new place called Post in Germantown, but I haven't tried it yet so I can't review it either way.

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