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Food and restaurants in Kentucky

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“In revitalized NuLu. Super chill bar. Well done cocktails. Outdoor Ping-Pong and fire pit. Priceless.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
“Feast on chicken, and home cooked sides. Don’t forget the maple bacon as an app. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A great local joint- bbq and burgers-must get the pork tacos and mac and cheese. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
“$$ A honky-tonk bourbon bar with upscale eats. Reservations recommended, especially on the weekends.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“A place full of various entertainment options! Whether a visit to the well-known Newport Aquarium, the AMC movie theater, or one of the numerous restaurants located here, there is something for everyone on the Levee! ”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Our favorite restaurant in Louisville. Perfect for a date night. Walk around Bardstown Road or Baxter Avenue before or after.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Delicious tiny tacos and refreshing margaritas that will NOT disappoint a craving ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Category: Pizza Its just simple and good pizza. Don't think new-age pizza joints, think classic New York Style pizza.”
  • 70 locals recommend

Cafes

Distillery
“What would a visit to KY be without visiting one of the best bourbon distilleries there is? Check out Woodford Reserve for a great tour and tasting session. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bakery
“Come grab a pastry at this local bakery. Just a short walk away or a quick drive. Make sure you go early.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Family owned since 1956, this is where Lexingtonians go to satisfy their craving for sweets and fine baked goods. Desserts, cookies, breakfast and deli sandwiches round out your options, but if you’re looking for something truly legendary, you have to try their birthday cake. Most customers go for buttercream icing, and for good reason. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Walk here! This is a great place to eat all types of foods! From Thai, to BBQ Salmon, to a falafel sandwich, and more of course. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Café
“You will thank me for introducing you to this place and you must eat a chocolate chip cookie. Locations Downtown and on Frankfort Avenue”
  • 30 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“One of the most popular breakfast brunch spots in Louisville. Truly amazing food. Expect a wait on the weekends.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
“There are several locations, but the Baxter location is my favorite. Best coconut milk lattes everrrrrrrrr. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
“A coffee, latte, cappucino or a light breakfast/lunch. Perfect for an intermission or business meeting.”
  • 28 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Nord’s Bakery: voted “best donut shop” in the Louisville; it is on the corner of Atwood & Preston. Nord’s is known for their Maple Bacon donut.They open at 6:00 AM and usually have a line out the door. But the line moves very quickly! ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bakery
“Come grab a pastry at this local bakery. Just a short walk away or a quick drive. Make sure you go early.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Family owned since 1956, this is where Lexingtonians go to satisfy their craving for sweets and fine baked goods. Desserts, cookies, breakfast and deli sandwiches round out your options, but if you’re looking for something truly legendary, you have to try their birthday cake. Most customers go for buttercream icing, and for good reason. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“You will thank me for introducing you to this place and you must eat a chocolate chip cookie. Locations Downtown and on Frankfort Avenue”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
“Blackbird Bakery has a complete selection of donuts, pastries, cakes & pies. I personally love the apple fritters and the Brownie Towers. They have a complete coffee service too. They are open 24 hours a day but close a Midnight on Saturday and open again Monday morning. They have a few outdoor seat and they also have live music on a regular basis. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
“These donuts are made fresh daily and you'll likely find a line out the door. The maple bacon is divine. But even the simple powdered yeast donut is one of my faves because the texture is fantastic!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
“Long-running bakeshop serving artisan loaves, cookies & pastries, plus sandwiches & gourmet cheeses.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Family owned since 1956, this is where Lexingtonians go to satisfy their craving for sweets and fine baked goods. Desserts, cookies, breakfast and deli sandwiches round out your options, but if you’re looking for something truly legendary, you have to try their birthday cake. Most customers go for buttercream icing, and for good reason. ”
  • 15 locals recommend