Mussel and Burger Bar comes from the same minds responsible for Havana Rumba, Mojito and Guaca Mole. The mussels won’t disappoint. And neither will the C.E.O. burger, with Gruyère cheese, truffle aioli, caramelized onions, baby arugula and confit tomatoes.
A little bit honky-tonk, a little bit Tex-Mex, Manny’s is fast becoming a great place to go for music. Try the PBR-battered fish tacos. (Don’t let the hipster influence scare you off; they’re good.) And the three-cheese queso may be the best in town. Added bonus: Manny’s...
This hip hangout is known for its live music lineup, but just as much care has been taken with the menu. Standouts include House Friez and Totz, (crisp fries and tater tots with several dipping sauce choices) the Z Burger and the Track and Field Wrap with hummus, falafel and tzatziki sauce.
The Fern Creek neighborhood’s best dining spot, the pub boasts an eclectic menu. Favorites include the Kentucky Hot Brown, frog legs, Icelandic cod and jumbo shrimp, along with soup du jour and gumbo. Beer garden in back for private parties.
The pre- and post-arena event dining selection expands. The Troll Pub offers everything game-goers expect like burgers, pizza and chicken wings, plus a few unique items like “hog wings”— bone-in pork tips — and the “troll leg”— a smoked turkey leg.
This friendly bar on the side of Mid-Coty Mall is much larger than it appears. Along with pool tables and other games, it offers every kind of bar grub — wings, burgers, quesadillas, pizzas and more.
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.
Located in its original 1937 building, Joe’s serves comfort food in the form of burgers, fried fish, cheese sticks and nachos. Open until 4 a.m. daily, the restaurant can accommodate late-night diners and large parties.
This is the only place in town where an expertly crafted beer list is served in a former church, complete with an upstairs bar called the Choir Loft. The menu consists of snack-sized portions of bar food like scotch eggs and chorizo tacos. It would be a sin not to take the beer pairing...
Part of Fourth Street Live!, the Hard Rock Cafe celebrates rock ’n’ roll and classic American food. The walls are decorated with memorabilia and the menu is anchored by the popular Hard Rock cheeseburger.
Folks used to think the sign read “No Goils.” But it’s “No Coils” — a bygone way of cooling draft beer — that are eschewed by this 1924 St. Matthews landmark, which serves up burgers, barbecue and hot wings — not to mention a wide selection of domestic and imported beers and live music.
An outpost of the downtown Cunningham’s restaurant, Cunningham’s Creekside overlooks Harrods Creek. Enjoy the ambience of riverside dining and the famous fried fish sandwich.