Highest-rated cheap eats in Louisville, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Louisville, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Louisville that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Ehrler's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 201 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-1207
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#29. Shirley Mae's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Barbecue
- Address: 802 S Clay St Smoketown Area of Louisville. Corner of Clay and Lampton, Louisville, KY 40203-2561
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#28. Heine Brothers' Coffee -Longest Avenue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 1295 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1303
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#27. Lonnie's Best Taste of Chicago

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (60 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
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#26. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 4600 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207-3326
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#25. Dairy Kastle

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 575 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217-1817
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#24. Main Eatery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
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#23. Sala Thai restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Address: 8125 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40291-3441
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#22. The Falafel House

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (35 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Address: 1001 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1317
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#21. Sunergos Coffee & Roastery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 2122 S Preston St, Louisville, KY 40217-2154
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#20. The Comfy Cow

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1301 Herr Ln Ste 118, Louisville, KY 40222-4388
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#19. Quills Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 930 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1178
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#18. Goose Creek Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (166 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 2923 Goose Creek Rd, Louisville, KY 40241-2476
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#17. Wagner's Pharmacy

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (221 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 3113 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40214-1710
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#16. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 302 South 4th Street #2, Louisville, KY 40202
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#15. Check's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (111 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1101 E Burnett Ave, Louisville, KY 40217-1207
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#14. The Fish House/Cafe Beignet

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (98 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1310 Winter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-1636
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#13. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (137 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2204 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40205
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#12. Sicilian Pizza and Pasta

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (170 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 631 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202-2403
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#11. Joella's Hot Chicken - St Matthews

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (175 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 3400 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207
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#10. Safier Mediterranian Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (139 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Address: 641 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202-2403
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#9. Please & Thank You

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (156 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 800 E Market St The Southeast corner of Shelby Street & Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206-1628
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#8. Old Louisville Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (97 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1532 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40208-1777
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#7. Frank's Meat and Produce

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 3342 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40213-1332
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#6. Homemade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 2525 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-2665
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#5. Schimpff's Confectionery LLC

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (142 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 347 Spring St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130-3449
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#4. Nord's Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (176 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 2118 S Preston St, Louisville, KY 40217-2154
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#3. Taco Luchador

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (193 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 938 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204-2065
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#2. The Comfy Cow

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (297 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2221 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
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#1. Yummy Pollo

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (193 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Peruvian, Fusion
- Address: 4222B Bishop Ln, Louisville, KY 40218-4516
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