Louisville, KY, Travel Guide

In Louisville, KY, the food scene is a mix of time honored traditions and modern creations, where bourbon and country ham, give way to micro-brewed soy sauce and ham-wrapped dove.


Activities
Bourbon Barrel Foods
Entrepreneur Matt Jamie makes his micro-brewed soy sauce aged in bourbon barrels here. Schedule a tour to get an inside look, and visit the Work the Metal shop to take a few bottles home.
  • 1201 Story Avenue
  • Louisville, KY 40206 US

Bourbon Barrel Foods

Entrepreneur Matt Jamie makes his micro-brewed soy sauce aged in bourbon barrels here. Schedule a tour to get an inside look, and visit the Work the Metal shop to take a few bottles home.
1201 Story Avenue Louisville, KY, US

Restaurants & Bars
Wagner's Pharmacy
Quintessential Louisville dishes like fried bologna sandwiches and spaghetti chili have been served at this pharmacy since 1922.
  • 3113 South 4th Street
  • Louisville, KY 40214 US

Wagner's Pharmacy

Quintessential Louisville dishes like fried bologna sandwiches and spaghetti chili have been served at this pharmacy since 1922.
3113 South 4th Street Louisville, KY, US
610 Magnolia
The 6-course, prix-fixe menu conceived by chef Edward Lee changes seasonally with ingredients sourced from the Kentucky/Indiana region.
  • 610 West Magnolia Avenue
  • Louisville, KY 40208 US

610 Magnolia

The 6-course, prix-fixe menu conceived by chef Edward Lee changes seasonally with ingredients sourced from the Kentucky/Indiana region.
610 West Magnolia Avenue Louisville, KY, US
Old Hickory
Since 1918, 6 generations of one family have been serving smoked chopped mutton with white bread and sweet tea.
  • 338 Washington Avenue
  • Owensboro, KY 42301 US

Old Hickory

Since 1918, 6 generations of one family have been serving smoked chopped mutton with white bread and sweet tea.
338 Washington Avenue Owensboro, KY, US
Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn
Moonlite churns out thousands of pounds of mutton-based barbecue for their 350-seat restaurant, including back and shoulder mutton ribs with Worcestershire dip.
  • 2840 West Parrish Avenue
  • Owensboro, KY 42301 US

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

Moonlite churns out thousands of pounds of mutton-based barbecue for their 350-seat restaurant, including back and shoulder mutton ribs with Worcestershire dip.
2840 West Parrish Avenue Owensboro, KY, US
Morris' Deli
Some locals say the ham sandwich, made with aged and hickory-smoked ham, at Morris' Deli is the best in Kentucky. That's saying something in a state known for its ham.
  • 2228 Taylorsville Road
  • Louisville, KY 40205 US

Morris' Deli

Some locals say the ham sandwich, made with aged and hickory-smoked ham, at Morris' Deli is the best in Kentucky. That's saying something in a state known for its ham.
2228 Taylorsville Road Louisville, KY, US
Proof on Main
Chef Levon Wallace honors lost Kentucky food traditions by using traditional foods to create a new wave of local cuisine. Case in point: pork brains with fried shallots, capers, paprika, mayo and fresh brioche.
  • 702 West Main Street
  • Louisville, KY 40202 US

Proof on Main

Chef Levon Wallace honors lost Kentucky food traditions by using traditional foods to create a new wave of local cuisine. Case in point: pork brains with fried shallots, capers, paprika, mayo and fresh brioche.
702 West Main Street Louisville, KY, US
Garage Bar
The menu at Garage Bar is built around classic Kentucky foods like hominy grits with steamed and fried corn and Kentucky ham with carrot marmalade. There are hand-crafted pizzas, too.
  • 700 East Market Street
  • Louisville, KY 40202 US

Garage Bar

The menu at Garage Bar is built around classic Kentucky foods like hominy grits with steamed and fried corn and Kentucky ham with carrot marmalade. There are hand-crafted pizzas, too.
700 East Market Street Louisville, KY, US
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