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Best American Restaurants in Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd


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A photo of LouVino - The Highlands restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 11 times today
LouVino - The Highlands is renowned for its excellent contemporary American cuisine. Customers praise the restaurant for its exceptional service, delicious food, and splendid ambiance. One review noted, "The warm Brussels sprout salad is a meal in itself, and the risotto was cooked just right." Other standout dishes include the caramelized onion and goat cheese, and stuffed cookie balls. Furthermore, the staff's knowledge of wine selection enhances the dining experience. As a testament to its creative flair, LouVino even offers a Harry Potter-themed tasting menu, exciting diners with dishes inspired by the renowned book series. From the eclectic avenue location to the fantastic food and themed experiences, LouVino is lauded as a culinary gem.
A photo of Le Moo restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 53 times today
Le Moo has established its reputation as an exceptional steakhouse in Louisville, offering an unmatched dining experience with its delightful ambiance and superior service. From the reviews, it is evident that the restaurant's talented culinary team does an extraordinary job in preparing delicious meals, particularly their premium filet and Japanese A-5 beef, considered by many to be "the best steak" in the area. Diners appreciate the knowledgeable staff, with servers like Mike, Ryan, Amber, and Igor earning high praises for their attentiveness and professionalism. Le Moo's excellent service, cozy booths, and remarkable dishes, especially their wagyu steaks and brunch menu, make it a favorite destination for special occasions and ordinary date nights alike.
A photo of River House Restaurant & Raw Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 81 times today
River House Restaurant & Raw Bar in Louisville is a brilliant choice for those who appreciate high-quality seafood cuisine. This restaurant constantly receives high praise in reviews, with comments highlighting their excellent food and service. Standouts include the Seafood Tower, an innovative take on a birthday cake, and the JV Seafood Trio dish, a favorite recommendation among guests. The remarkable riverside setting on a beautiful summer day, coupled with its delicious menu, provides guests with an unforgettable dining experience. Furthermore, excellent service, perfect food, and awesome ambiance make this restaurant a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Proof on Main restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 52 times today
Located in Louisville, Proof on Main offers an exceptional contemporary American dining experience. The innovative dishes meticulously prepared using local ingredients have earned rave reviews for both their delicious taste and visually appealing presentation. Sporting an atmosphere that is chic, artsy, and contemporary, it boasts an eclectic menu, a dynamic artwork collection giving the space a contemporary 'pop', and an incredible bourbon selection. The staff, described as nice and friendly, offer excellent service and recommendations. The restaurant's ambiance is further enhanced by its location adjacent to a contemporary art museum, creating a unique dining experience that marries fine dining with fine art.
A photo of Paseo restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 16 times today
Situated along the lively Baxter Avenue in Louisville, Paseo offers a unique global and international cuisine experience that transports diners to the plush streets of New York or Miami. Highly praised by reviewers for its innovative menu, exceptional service and appealing atmosphere, Paseo is celebrated for dishes like lamb bolognaise on homemade trumpet pasta, grilled octopus and duck paella that promise a flavorful journey around the world. Its knowledgeable staff is adept at pairing these exquisite dishes with an extensive wine and cocktail list, ensuring a memorable dining experience. As one review states: "It's wonderful to go into a restaurant that has top-notch food and top-notch service". Many recommend a reservation to ensure a table at this popular spot.
A photo of The Eagle - Highlands restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 15 times today
Located in Louisville, The Eagle is a gem of American cuisine, renowned for its exceptional fried chicken. Patrons rave about the "INCREDIBLE" fried chicken, claiming it's the "best" they've ever had, even compared to other southern establishments. The menu also impresses with a variety of sides, including Mac n cheese, collard greens, and spoon bread - all described as "delicious", "blissful to the palette", and "to die for". The restaurant's ambiance is enhanced by its admirable customer service, with reviewers praising its "great server", "super sweet staff", and "terrific service". With its scrumptious food and comfort environment, The Eagle is highly recommended for those seeking high-quality American cuisine.
A photo of Varanese restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 19 times today
Varanese, located in Louisville, continuously impresses its patrons with its innovative and contemporary take on American cuisine. The restaurant, known for its friendly and professional service, is often praised for getting nearly everything right. Their signature dish, pork in sweet potato biscuits, and their steaks are excellently prepared, boasting wonderful flavor combinations. It is not only the food that steals the show, but the ambiance as well; with live music every night, a warm lighting, white tablecloths, candles, and a lively ambiance, Varanese offers an exceptional dining experience. Their bourbon smoked pork chop also comes highly recommended, with patrons claiming it to be 'the most tender pork ever encountered when dining out.' High praise indeed for Varanese, whose innovative dishes and outstanding service truly define Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of The Fat Lamb restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 16 times today
The Fat Lamb, located in Louisville, consistently delights its patrons with its exceptional American cuisine. The restaurant is known for a multitude of delicious dishes, from the "always delicious" vegetarian options to the "best cheeseburger in Louisville." The reviews lavish praises on their whipped feta cheese appetizer, lamb meatballs, and short ribs that are "tender" and "excellent". The Fat Lamb also offers a delectable dessert menu, with the milk chocolate tart making a laudable impression. The service is highly praised, with servers described as "knowledgeable", "attentive", and "friendly". The American cuisine at The Fat Lamb receives high recommendations from locals and visitors alike, marking it as a true culinary gem.
A photo of 80/20 at Kaelin's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 10 times today
80/20 at Kaelin's is a noteworthy treasure of American cuisine. The restaurant stands out for its superb service and family-friendly atmosphere, as praised by many guests in their reviews. Armed with a menu that proclaims their American roots, it offers a variety of sandwiches, burgers, chicken dishes, salads, and entrées. Reviewers particularly commend the original Kaelin's Cheeseburger and the Ribeye Burger, lauding them as incredibly delicious. The dessert, featuring a homemade apple butter bourbon ice cream, was also dubbed as "completely outstanding." The overall culinary experience at 80/20 at Kaelin's never fails to impress, ensuring each guest a delightful return visit.
A photo of Swizzle restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 34 times today
Swizzle is a top-notch Contemporary American restaurant praised for its exceptional service, stunning panoramic views of the Ohio River and the skyline, and excellent food. The cuisine is described as exceptional, with tasty, well-prepared dishes comparable in price to similar venues. From perfect scallops and Ahi Tuna to superb cowboy cut steaks, Swizzle offers a wide range of delightful culinary options. The restaurant also provides an amazing dining ambiance, with rotating rooms on the 25th floor offering diners a unique dining experience. Many reviews highlight the friendly and knowledgeable staff, with servers often named for their exceptional service. Swizzle is also a favorite destination for special occasions like anniversaries, giving guests an experience to cherish and look forward to repeating.
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