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Diners' Choice: Good for groups restaurants in Central Kentucky

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Updated July 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants that are great for groups in Central Kentucky? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Hola Havana Cuban Restaurant restaurant
5.0
5 (52)
$30 and under
Cuban
Lexington
About the restaurant

If you're looking for a dining experience that transports you straight to the vibrant streets of Havana, then look no further than our authentic Cuban restaurant. Our cozy and inviting atmosphere is the perfect setting for you to enjoy your meal, whether you're dining with friends, family, or a special someone.Our menu includes a wide range of Cuban favorites, from the classic Cubano sandwich to our succulent Ropa Vieja and savory black beans and rice. And don't forget to save room for our delicious desserts and Cuban coffee. In addition, we are also introducing a range of new cocktails, mocktails, Latin American beers that perfectly complement our dishes. Whether you prefer a classic mojito, a margarita, or a martini, we have a drink to suit every taste and occasion.We guarantee that you'll leave with a newfound appreciation for the rich and vibrant flavors of traditional Cuban cuisine.

Top review
Otodocvip
Dined 7 days ago
Despite being open for almost 2 years, this was the first time visiting this restaurant. The seating area was plentiful and there were incredibly friendly and hard-working servers. This is authentic Cuban cuisine with a great menu. We had dinner on a Wednesday night and Tuesdays and Wednesdays are half-price house margaritas, empanadas and croquettes. We started with beef empanadas and chicken croquettes as appetizers, both were served with unique sauces, and the empanadas were as good as I’ve ever had and very flavorful. The croquettes were tasty, but just lacked a little bit of flavor. We moved onto the chicken street tacos and the Lechon Asado, a Cuban Style Roasted Pork marinated with Mojo Criollo and roasted overnight. Both main courses were served with white rice and black beans as well as very delicious sweet plantains. And of course, a margarita to wash them down. The meals were exceptional, the service amazing and dinner for two with drinks and appetizers came out $50, which I thought was very reasonable for the amount of food that was served. Highly recommended and we will be back soon!
A photo of BRU Burger Bar - Lexington restaurant
4.9
4.9 (441)
$30 and under
Burgers
Lexington
About the restaurant
The hamburger is over 100 years old. It’s a classic, purely American, and an icon. The hamburger is the people’s sandwich, everyman’s food. BRU is an ode to our love….the Burger. Paired with a beer, we can’t imagine what could be much better. Join us at BRU Burger Bar. We look forward to serving you! BRU Burger Bar is proudly operated by Cunningham Restaurant Group.

Welcome to BRU Burger Bar.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 23, 2024
The food was delicious. The drinks were excellent! My server Patience was wonderful and energetic. She was able to recommend some great options. Very much looking forward to going back.
A photo of Senora Arepa - Highlands restaurant
4.8
4.8 (10)
$30 and under
Venezuelan
West Louisville
About the restaurant
Senora Arepa is about flavor. We strive to say something important to the world through our food and drinks. We don't just feed the palate, we feed the imagination & the soul. At Senora the heart is the arepa, along with a superb menu inspired by Venezuelan culinary roots, ingredients, and flavors. We're all about family. Come be a part of ours and enjoy some delicious Venezuelan cuisine!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 2, 2024
Best service and food I’ve experienced in awhile! Already been back.
A photo of Watch Hill Proper restaurant
4.7
4.7 (27)
$31 to $50
American
East Louisville
About the restaurant
Watch Hill Proper Bourbon Bar & Kitchen is a unique restaurant experience located in the heart of bourbon country. Open to the public, we offer the largest selection of American whiskey in the country along with a world class cocktail program made entirely with American whiskey. Chef Michael Crouch is a master of blending flavor to pair with our whiskey, cocktails, and wine offerings.
Top review
LuLuvip
Dined on Jul 6, 2024
Took my out of town guest there and they loved it. Drinks, service and food all excellent! Best Manhattans and old Fashioneds in town. If you are lucky enough to be there on a night they have squash blossoms you will be delighted!
A photo of Honeysuckle Dining and Bourbon House restaurant
4.6
4.6 (186)
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Berea
About the restaurant
Honeysuckle Dining and Bourbon House is the fusion of all things Southern with hints of modern and world influences. Come visit us and share in the experience.

Our specialty is delicious cuisine created with ingenuity and passion. We take great pride in improving upon your favorite dishes and using the best ingredients available. Select our Bourbon House for a unique and memorable Kentucky experience.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
The shrimp and grits were so good! Service was great
A photo of Matt Winns Steakhouse restaurant
4.5
4.5 (733)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
South Louisville
About the restaurant
Welcome to Louisville's best kept secret, Matt Winn's Steakhouse. Perched over the historic Churchill Downs Racetrack, Matt Winn’s offers a unique fine dining experience catered to Kentucky indulgence and hospitality.
Our unparalleled service and food quality will round out your dining expectations when paired with our extensive wine and bourbon selections. At Matt Winn's you’ll find everything you need for a special occasion or just a night out with friends. Prime steaks like our Bone in Ribeye, Filet, and Wagyu Short Rib are the backbone of our menu, but we go far beyond steak. Scallops, oysters, crab, and fresh seasonal fish options will beckon the seafood lover at heart. Allow us to elevate your visit when you join us on Sundays during live racing starting May 15th. Let us to transport you back in time to a bygone era where fashion, ambiance, and food unite to create the best dining experience in the city.

Top review
SueP
Dined on Jun 27, 2024
Matt Winn’s trifecta - delicious food, attentive service and memorable ambiance. It’s hard to find anything better in Louisville, especially if you are hosting guests from out of town.
A photo of The Last Refuge restaurant
4.5
4.5 (18)
$31 to $50
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
West Louisville
About the restaurant
Join us at The Last Refuge for a first look into Kentucky's High Church of Bourbon. Enjoy a sneak peek of our beautiful craft cocktails, featuring Bob Dylan's Heaven's Door Bourbon, accompanied with small plates and shareable pizzas. View our one-of-a-kind event space, located in a historic church adorned with original stained-glass windows and ornate woodwork from 1880. Cool off on our shaded patio and sip on a cocktail while listening to live music. Don't forget to follow us on social media @lastrefugeky to get the latest updates on our Grand Opening and launch of our incredible bourbon bar, featuring an 800-bottle whiskey portfolio! The Last Refuge is a 21+ establishment, persons under the age of 21 will not be admitted.
Top review
WilliamS
Dined on Jul 6, 2024
Great soft opening as there could be more reasonable price food on the menu. The cocktails were good but need a bigger selection of bourbon cocktails. I think the patio and live music is a nice tough.
A photo of CRU Food & Wine Bar-The Summit at Fritz Farm restaurant
4.3
4.3 (331)
$30 and under
Wine Bar
Lexington
About the restaurant
Food & Wine Bar. Over 300 wine selections, 40 by the glass. Chef-driven plates, shareable apps.

- Sunday Brunch served from 12:00pm to 3:00pm and 1/3 off all bottles all day Sundays!
- FREE pizza with every bottle purchase every Monday
-1/2 off all bottles of Champagne and Sparkling Wine every Thursday!

Top review
KMcMillan
Dined on Jun 16, 2024
We celebrated Father's Day at CRU and had the BEST time! The food was delicious and the service was even better. Morgan was so much fun and she was just the sweetest thing; she made our experience very special. We will definitely return and bring some friends!
A photo of The Café restaurant
4.1
4.1 (30)
$30 and under
American
Downtown Louisville
About the restaurant
A unique dining experience with Southern flare located just minutes from Downtown Louisville, NULU, and The Highlands. Now serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy comfort food classics, huge sandwiches, signature salads, an extensive bourbon and wine list, scratch-made entrées, fresh baked goods, and much more. Voted LEO Weekly Readers' Choice #1 Lunch Spot.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 7 days ago
Had the blt for lunch and it was the best blt I've ever had! Our server was great well!
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Oxmoor Center Mall restaurant
3.7
3.7 (131)
$30 and under
American
Westport Rd - Lyndon
About the restaurant
Time counts at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse. Since our humble beginnings back in 1978, we've continued to refine our brewhouse experience to make BJ's a place where you can make the most of any meal. We want BJ's to be a place where the moment you leave is the moment you plan on coming back. We pride ourselves in our craft and attention to detail. Our guests come here for our award-winning handcrafted beer. They come here for the Southern California twist we've put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. And they come here for our Pizookies®, our world-renowned dessert. But above all we know people come here to make their good times better. So in many ways we haven't just crafted a brand, but a mindset. And our guests are the reason for this. And it's because of them we're continually striving to make sure every moment they choose to spend with us counts. Welcome to BJ's, a restaurant with a Brewhouse soul.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Jun 13, 2024
Ordered the fish and chips, the fish was slightly overcooked. The service was exceptional.
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