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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd

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A photo of LouVino - The Highlands restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(242)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 25 times today
LouVino Highlands is a Louisville-based concept, establish in July of 2014, revolving around fresh shareable dishes with a Southern twist and fun & funky wine program with 40+ wines by the glass, wine & bourbon flights, and craft cocktails! All dishes are made from scratch daily and hit the table as soon as prepared. Our fan favorites are the Loaded Tots, Brussels Sprouts Salad & Fried Chicken Tacos!Executive Chef: Alex Parker
A photo of Le Moo restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4771)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 137 times today
Open for Dine-in or Carry-outFood Network #39 Top 25 Steakhouses in America, Thrillist Best Steakhouses in America, Best Boozy Brunch, Readers Choice - LEO Weekly 2017One-of-a-kind Vintage Louis Vuitton booth experience, 14 cuts of steak, Filet flight, Tribeca NYC bread and sauce trio, Tomahawk Ribeye.Birthday celebrations! (Earn your age off your entree for your birthday when you dine with a party of 4 or more).Wednesdays: half off EVERY bottle of wine in Le Moo.
A photo of River House Restaurant & Raw Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5662)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Downtown Louisville
Booked 107 times today
River House Restaurant and Raw Bar is Louisville’s premiere riverfront dining destination. It is the vision of award-winning chef and restaurateur John Varanese and seats 330 in its main dining room, raw bar, and patio. Guests experience a charming “home like” atmosphere as they enter the restaurant from the front porch garden area. Enter through a 20-foot tall by 40-foot wide water wall, and enjoy intimate decor, and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the back courtyard and river, River House is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. The menu features regional cuisine with a Southern flair and an emphasis on fresh seafood including Grilled Oysters on the Half Shell, BBQ Braised Beef Short Rib, and the Maker’s Mark Bourbon Barrel Smoked Salmon. Our 15 foot raw bar features assorted raw oysters, king crab, and jumbo shrimp. Reservations are recommended. We look forward to serving you!
A photo of Varanese restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4041)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 42 times today
Varanese settled in Louisville because of its successful independent dining scene, and he believes that the people of Louisville will appreciate fresh ingredients, prepared with a creative flair and a culturally diverse menu. Varanese’s eclectic menu boasts an array of options from stuffed grape leaves, and fried green tomato salad, to new signature entrées: the seared boneless pork chop, and caramelized orange salmon. Finish with a fried banana accompanied by a house-made oatmeal cookie dough ice cream dessert. This New American style restaurant will comfortably seat 150 guests between its bar, dining room and four seasons patio. The four seasons patio of Varanese is an addition to the building, which has a dramatic 20-foot slate water wall. The space is enclosed by a serpentine of glass doors, which retract to offer an outdoor dining experience. Varanese is located at 2106 Frankfort Ave. in the Historic Clifton neighborhood
A photo of Proof on Main restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3266)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Downtown Louisville
Booked 43 times today
The ingredients in our menus reflect the region’s sustainable farmers and producers with a soulful and honest approach showcasing the bounty of the Ohio River Valley. Housed in five historic buildings in downtown Louisville, Proof on Main is part of 21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning boutique hotel and restaurant group. The dining room is one of the most striking public spaces in the city, with rotating, contemporary art exhibitions by local and internationally-acclaimed artists alike.
A photo of The Fat Lamb restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(866)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 29 times today
The Fat Lamb is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant located in Louisville, Kentucky. It was opened in 2016 by Chef Dallas McGarity, who serves as the executive chef and owner. The restaurant is known for its focus on using locally sourced ingredients and for its unique combination of Mediterranean flavors with Southern influences. The menu at The Fat Lamb features a variety of small plates, entrees, and seasonal specials, and is known for its rotating selection of meats and seafood dishes. The restaurant also has a strong emphasis on wine and cocktail, featuring a curated list of wines that complement the Mediterranean cuisine. The Fat Lamb has been well-reviewed by critics and is considered to be one of the best restaurants in Louisville. It's widely known for its cozy and welcoming atmosphere, making it a popular spot for a romantic dinner or casual night out with friends.
A photo of Swizzle restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1302)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Downtown Louisville
Booked 39 times today
Sexy, Swanky, Social.Offering sweeping views of the river and downtown Louisville paired with a supper club-style menu and cocktail program, Swizzle, a new restaurant and bar by AJS Hotels is currently taking reservationsThe Swizzle Supper Club menu will feature the area’s best prime steaks, chops, sustainable seafood, and local produce, all served up from the open-concept exhibition kitchen situated in the middle of the restaurant, allowing diners to watch the culinary action. The beverage program will take a more retro tone, with classic cocktails, including seasonal features, and a curated list of wines available by the glass or the bottle. Swizzles Big Bar area will also offer happy hour specials and bar bites, encouraging diners to drop by for a quick drink, or linger for the evening.
A photo of Bourbons Bistro restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1358)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 23 times today
Located on Frankfort Avenue restaurant row in the historic Clifton neighborhood, we offer more than 130 bourbons, as well as a selection of antique expression whiskies that you won’t find anywhere else.Bourbons features upscale dining in an elegant but casual atmosphere and a bourbon-inspired seasonal menu graced by southern inspired cuisine.Chef - Jereme McFarlandSous Chef - Samuel VarjuSoul Chef Justin Shewell
A photo of Brendon's Catch 23 restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2368)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • Downtown Louisville
Booked 41 times today
Brendon's Catch 23 features the freshest seafood flown in daily, with steak, low country and hand held options, as well as signature craft cocktails.For your special events or corporate meetings, Brendon's Catch 23 offers five (5) exclusive private dining rooms. The private dining rooms are equipped with HDMI hookups and mobile projection capabilities. Our largest private dining room features a double-sided fireplace for that elegant and relaxing dining experience. The full menu or personalized menu packages are offered for groups. The bar features a soft seating lounge area for relaxing while enjoying our variety of hand crafted unique cocktails. Our Bachelor Fix and Brendon’s 1081 are two of our specialty cocktails and a great addition to any dining experience.  Brendon’s Catch 23 Rare Reserve, and allocated wines is a Sommelier driven, menu centric wine list designed to compliment the fresh Seafood, prime steaks and low country items featured on o
A photo of Equus and Jack's Bourbon Restaurant | Lounge and the Black Rabbit Speakeasy restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1210)
$$$$
• Contemporary american • St Matthews
Booked 32 times today
Bistro style restaurant serving refined American cuisine since 1985. Located in the heart of St. Matthews, Equus and Jack’s Bourbon Restaurant | Lounge features a moderately-priced contemporary American menu in a comfortable & relaxed bistro atmosphere. Enjoy our extensive wine selection, specialty cocktails, and broad range of domestic and imported beers. We also proudly offer over 50 regional bourbons for you to enjoy. Please call for information on our speakeasy, The Black Rabbit!
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