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Best Historic Restaurants in Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd

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A photo of Uptown Cafe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(368)
$$$$
• American • Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd
Booked 28 times today
The Uptown Cafe is a Louisville original restaurant, established in 1985. Located on historic Bardstown Rd., guests can enjoy an elevated dining experience while looking onto the local nightlife. Uptown Cafe specializes in delicious food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation by the Uptown culinary team. Whether you’re ordering a multi-course meal or grabbing a drink at the bar, Uptown Cafe’s lively, upscale atmosphere makes it perfect for dining with friends, family, clients and business associates. Join us on Monday night for Half Priced Wine night, where every bottle of wine purchased is half off!
A photo of Porcini restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2285)
$$$$
• Italian • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 51 times today
Established in 1992, Porcini is an independent, award-winning restaurant located in the Historic Crescent Hill neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. We specialize in Northern Italian cuisine, excellent service, and offer an extensive selection of fine wines, bourbons, and signature cocktails. Over the last 30 years, we have been privileged to be a part of so many great memories here in our dining room, bar, private dining room, and patio.
A photo of Bourbons Bistro restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1358)
$$$$
• Southern • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 24 times today
Located on Frankfort Avenue restaurant row in the historic Clifton neighborhood, we offer more than 130 bourbons, as well as a selection of antique expression whiskies that you won’t find anywhere else.Bourbons features upscale dining in an elegant but casual atmosphere and a bourbon-inspired seasonal menu graced by southern inspired cuisine.Chef - Jereme McFarlandSous Chef - Samuel VarjuSoul Chef Justin Shewell
A photo of Varanese restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4041)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 41 times today
Varanese settled in Louisville because of its successful independent dining scene, and he believes that the people of Louisville will appreciate fresh ingredients, prepared with a creative flair and a culturally diverse menu. Varanese’s eclectic menu boasts an array of options from stuffed grape leaves, and fried green tomato salad, to new signature entrées: the seared boneless pork chop, and caramelized orange salmon. Finish with a fried banana accompanied by a house-made oatmeal cookie dough ice cream dessert. This New American style restaurant will comfortably seat 150 guests between its bar, dining room and four seasons patio. The four seasons patio of Varanese is an addition to the building, which has a dramatic 20-foot slate water wall. The space is enclosed by a serpentine of glass doors, which retract to offer an outdoor dining experience. Varanese is located at 2106 Frankfort Ave. in the Historic Clifton neighborhood
A photo of Proof on Main restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3266)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 39 times today
The ingredients in our menus reflect the region’s sustainable farmers and producers with a soulful and honest approach showcasing the bounty of the Ohio River Valley. Housed in five historic buildings in downtown Louisville, Proof on Main is part of 21c Museum Hotels, the award-winning boutique hotel and restaurant group. The dining room is one of the most striking public spaces in the city, with rotating, contemporary art exhibitions by local and internationally-acclaimed artists alike.
A photo of DiFabio's Casapela restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(833)
$$$$
• Italian • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 26 times today
Family owned and operated Italian restaurant with traditional Italian cuisine, Lasagna and Chicken Parmigian, and some eclectic items as well, Pan Grilled Salmon and Gorgonzola Filet.
A photo of Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1143)
$$$$
• Southern • Downtown Louisville
Booked 37 times today
Doc Crow's showcases the culinary heritage of the South with a menu of traditional favorites and fresh seafood. The world-class beverage program focuses on America's native spirit, bourbon, and features excellent wines.
A photo of The Troll Pub Under the Bridge restaurant
4.3
Awesome(810)
$$$$
• American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 9 times today
The Troll Pub opened on October 19th 2011, underneath the 2nd Street Bridge in a 135 year old space directly next to the YUM Center on historic Whiskey Row. The Troll Pub is a subterranean retreat that features a Gastro-pub style menu with a wide selection of great tasting food items, craft beer, local artwork, and an overall atmosphere unique to Louisville. We are just blocks from the Louisville Convention Center and only steps away from many of the hottest attractions and hotels situated downtown. Just look for the Troll on the corner of 2nd and Washington, he will show you the way.
A photo of Four Pegs restaurant
4.1
Excellent(61)
$$$$
• American • Germantown
Booked 9 times today
Serving award winning BBQ meticulously smoked by Chef/Owner Chris Williams. A top notch craft beer selection, with 12 rotating drafts and 40 cans and bottles. Featured on the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. Winner of 15 Leo Weekly Readers Choice awards in 2021. Situated in the heart of historic Germantown. Laid back environment with excellent service and food. Join us on the outdoor patio or the main dining area, for the larger parties there is a private dining area which can accommodate up to 40 guests.
A photo of J Graham's Cafe restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(888)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Downtown Louisville
Booked 10 times today
J. Graham's is the home of the legendary Hot Brown and offers guests bistro-style, casual dining in the hotel and features the freshest local produce and highlights Kentucky products. Serving breakfast and lunch, the Café offers guests a contemporary a la carte menu throughout the week and a delectable brunch buffet on the weekends. Non-smoking. Parking: Self Parking in the connected, city garage. Valet parking by the Brown Hotel staff.
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