Highest-rated cheap eats in Louisville, according to Tripadvisor

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May 4, 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. 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. Hillview Family Diner and Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1679 Old Preston Hwy N, Louisville, KY 40229-3297
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#29. Please & Thank You

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Detailed ratings:
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 252 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-1218
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#28. Za's Pizza Pub

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Pub
- Address: 1573 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1150
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#27. Spinelli's Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Address: 614 Baxter Ave Ste 4, Louisville, KY 40204-1172
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#26. MexA Steak Tacos

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican
- Address: 3701 Lexington Rd Suite 1, Louisville, KY 40207-3033
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#25. Morris' Liquors & Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Address: 2228 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-2102
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#24. Hometown Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 11804 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1415
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#23. Pieology Pizzeria Hurstbourne

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 2043 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1623
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#22. Iroquois Pizza Incorporated

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 6614 Manslick Rd, Louisville, KY 40214-1166
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#21. Alley Cat Cafe & Catering

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, Soups
- Address: 11804 Shelbyville Rd Rear, Louisville, KY 40243-1491
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#20. Luigi's Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (120 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 712 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
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#19. Jerusalem Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Address: 4413 Saint Rita Dr Off Preston Highway, across from Bittersweet Center., Louisville, KY 40219-3931
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#18. Pho Ba Luu

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 1019 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40206-1840
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#17. ToGo Sushi

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (24 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
- Address: 700 Lyndon Ln, Louisville, KY 40222-4642
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#16. Christi's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 12810 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40272-4720
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#15. El Molcajete

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (36 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 2932 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40208-1304
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#14. Stevens & Stevens Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Deli
- Address: 1114 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1302
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#13. The Table

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1800 Portland Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-1060
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#12. Bud's Tavern

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 4014 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40216-3808
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#11. Shiraz Mediterrean Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Address: 2226 Holiday Manor Ctr #1, Louisville, KY 40222
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#10. 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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#9. 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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#8. 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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#7. Goose Creek Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (165 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), 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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#6. Wagner's Pharmacy

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (220 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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#5. Sicilian Pizza and Pasta

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 631 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202-2403
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#4. Safier Mediterranian Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (138 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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#3. Old Louisville Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (94 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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#2. Frank's Meat and Produce

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (89 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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#1. Yummy Pollo

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (191 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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