The ceramic pig outside signals the great pork barbecue inside. A smoked-meat empire in the making and Louisville favorite since 1988, Mark’s barbecue chicken, pork, and spicy mustard-based sauce keep it on the carnivore club’s frequent-visit list. Also, try the onion straws and fried corn.
Beautifully prepared and presented authentic Thai dishes. Menu standouts include mild kanom jeeb (pork and shrimp dumplings) and eye-watering gua teow pad keemow.
From the ashes of Maido, BARcode 1758 has risen like a Japanese-Korean fusion phoenix. Owner-operator Kim Song is offering dishes of Japanese udon (wheat flour noodles served hot or cold), sushi and tempura-battered, deep-fried cheesecake. The menu includes a variety of sharable skewers, including...
Authentic Mexican favorites including fajitas, chile poblanos and signature margaritas.
Tucked away on Bardstown Road, this Italian eatery offers home-cooked flavor and old-world ambiance. It has developed a following for its consistency and generous portions, including baseball-sized meatballs.
For those who like homestyle American cuisine in its purest form, this no-frills menu is sure to please. Chicken fingers, steaks, and sandwiches are all included.
This offshoot of Louisville’s only Spanish restaurant De la Torres, La Bodega offers a tapas-only menu of hot and cold items in a cozy space next door to its Highlands progenitor. Appetizer-size portions of roasted red peppers and eggplant, mussels picante and other traditional dishes allow for...
This Cheers-like bar and grill in Norton Commons is known for its meat offerings, particularly the triangle steak. Live music on Friday nights. Breakfast fans should come hungry on weekend mornings.
Serving favorites such as gator tail, boiled crawfish, crawfish étouffée and more for dine-in or carry-out.
Hearty fare is served up family-style steps away from the popular U-pick orchards and market. Dinners include fried chicken, honey ham, country slaw, fried biscuits and apple butter and more.
This raucous Waterfront Park funhouse serves many types of seafood, including their famous crabs, as well as steaks and pasta.
Jack’s is the more casual, lounge area attached to sister restaurant Equus. Have a seat on one of the comfortable leather couches and order from a menu of dressed up American classics. Absolutely don’t miss the cocktails mixed by longtime bartender Joy Perrine.