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What to See & Do in Louisville

Locals know best! Here are some recommendations from members of our Kentucky CEC board on what you should check out in Louisville. Louavuhl. Loueeyville.


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I have recommendations for those of you who cannot have gluten or dairy! The Fish House off Winter Avenue is great for everyone and has gluten and dairy free options for fried catfish, tilapia, etc. Malones/Harry's is a great local spot as well. Malone's is a high end steak house. Harry's is the bar that has a separate menu with sushi, sliders, salads, etc. Ramsi's Cafe on the World off Bardstown Road is considered global comfort food. There is something for everyone here! My husband, who can have gluten, loves Mr. Krab's Grouper. There are lots of gluten free, vegan and other choices as well. For an allergen free bakery, check out Annie May's Sweet Cafe. Lastly, The Silly Axe Cafe has all gluten free options as well other allergen free options.
LouVino Mussel & Burger Bar.
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar, Proof on Main, The Troll Pub Under the Bridge, Lobby Bar & Grill at the Brown Hotel
The Old Spaghetti Factory has the BEST pasta - try the Pot Pourri - it's a little bit of everything and ALL that is delicious! "A sampler of Mizithra Cheese & Browned Butter, Meat, Clam and Marinara Sauces."
Bluegrass Brewing Company.
The Patton Museum at Fort Knox; Schimpff's Candy in Jeffersonville, IN across the Big 4 Bridge.
Check out Bardstown Road restaurants, bars and boutiques. Frankfort Avenue also has some great restaurants. There are also several bourbon tours you can do!
Louisville Zoo is my all-time favorite! Don't miss the Australia exhibit!
Riverfront Park & Walking Bridge.


The exits to get downtown from I-65 or I-64 are very strange and require focus and quick lane changes.
We struggle to drive well in KY. If you’re coming down from the North, you’ll pay a toll coming over the bridge.


Last Updated:  23 March, 2022

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