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) #7 of 1,449 Restaurants in Louisville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204
+1 502-365-1112
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck tacos” (36 reviews)
“elk burger” (50 reviews)
“truffle fries” (62 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204
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Reviews (359)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip to Louisville was all about eating and drinking, and when we hit Hammerheads, we couldn't control ourselves. We ordered everything from ribs and sliders to the duck tacos. All the food was so delicious. We ate ourselves silly! Such huge selection of good...More

1  Thank summerrobin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went based on reviews. Cool atmosphere. Food was 'MELT IN YOR MOUTH'. Split pulled pork and brisket tacos with wife. Could not decide which was better.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a small group and surprisingly we were seated right away. Service was fast and everyone's meal was delicious. I ordered the half rack of ribs and they were amazing. Another person in my group had the burger and Grippo French Fries. I wouldn't...More

Thank Volleyballa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I find myself here in Louisville occasionally and make this a go to stop with coworkers. The Venison burger is awesome and they have a pretty good beer selection.

Thank brian7615
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited and the food was truly incredible. Very unique food and atmosphere. It is in a basement in an old historic residential neighborhood.

Thank 1Southern
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great food..it is in a cellar of a old house, not a basement but a cellar.the restaurant is always packed so don't be on a tight schedule. The soft shell crabs are my favorite..we love it!

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love everything about this place..my favs are the soft shell tacos and fried macaroni balls. Very consistent, and the ambience is awesome as well.

Thank Kbougie_palate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of friends and I were recently in Louisville and it was recommended that we check out Hammerhead's for BBQ. The food was real tasty, portions were large and the price was where you'd expect it to be for a basement BBQ joint. They...More

Thank cookcamera
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

From the arrival to paying the bill, the experience was bad. Food was great so just be prepared to deal with bad service.

Thank RJS2375
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the food and intimate atmosphere!! Had the baby back ribs, Mac & cheese balls, & grippo fries. Delicious!

Thank Kimberly S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Shannon G
Are children allowed?
22 February 2017|
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Response from jpmaui2020 | Reviewed this property |
yes, in the restaurant area.
Do you take reservations?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey W | Reviewed this property |
No, and get there 10 minutes before they open if you want to be sure not to wait.
Dan S
do you have a craft beer selection?
15 June 2015|
Response from drlunroe | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have craft beers. A nice variety of beers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Germantown
  • Neighbourhood: Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-365-1112
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