Highest-rated restaurants in Louisville, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Louisville, according to Tripadvisor

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

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Louisville using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Merle's Whiskey Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (399 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 122 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-1344
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#29. Brendon's Catch 23

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (336 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 505 S 4th St Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2503
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#28. Mark's Feed Store Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1514 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1156
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#27. Proof on Main

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,306 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
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#26. The Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (322 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 712 Brent St, Louisville, KY 40204-1804
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#25. Volare Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (339 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Asian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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#24. Wild Eggs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (442 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3985 Dutchmans Ln, Louisville, KY 40207-4701
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#23. Varanese

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (362 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2106 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2002
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#22. Sidebar At Whiskey Row

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (347 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 129 S 2nd St Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
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#21. Mussel & Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (663 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 9200 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40299-1786
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#20. Brazeiros Churrascaria - Brazilian Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 450 S 4th St Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-3421
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#19. Butchertown Grocery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (286 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1076 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206-1821
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#18. Wild Eggs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (795 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 121 S Floyd St Located In Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-1205
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#17. Hammerheads

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (501 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204
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#16. Mussel & Burger Bar Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (658 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 113 S 7th St Located in Louisville's Central Business District, Louisville, KY 40202-2703
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#15. Mojito in Havana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (690 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Caribbean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3939 Shelbyville Rd Suite 103, Louisville, KY 40207-5022
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#14. Mojito Tapas Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (387 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Spanish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2231 Holiday Manor Ctr, Louisville, KY 40222-6463
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#13. Wild Eggs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (553 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1311 Herr Ln Ste 101, Louisville, KY 40222-4384
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#12. Havana Rumba Middletown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (619 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Caribbean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12003 Shelbyville Rd Ste 108, Louisville, KY 40243-3009
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#11. Buck's Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (487 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
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#10. Porch Kitchen & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (513 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 280 West Jefferson, Louisville, KY 40202
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#9. Havana Rumba & Tapas Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2210 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1974
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#8. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, Louisville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,016 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 325 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4254
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#7. English Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (369 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 335 W Broadway The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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#6. Jack Fry's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,203 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1007 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1317
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#5. Brown Hotel Lobby Bar & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (903 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 355 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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#4. Mayan Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (684 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Central American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 813 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40206-1627
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#3. 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
- Price: $
- Address: 4222B Bishop Ln, Louisville, KY 40218-4516
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#2. Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 140 N 4th St 2nd Floor - West Tower, Louisville, KY 40202-3054
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#1. J. Graham's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (604 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 335 W Broadway The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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