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The Holy Grale

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American, Bar, Pub
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1034 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY
+1 502-459-9939
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Florence, Italy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love coming here during brunch because they have the most creative foods to offer. I can't come here and not get the biscuit. It is so soft and moist on the inside, with a flaky outside and it goes great with the country ham and eggs. The french toast is crazy- it's like a huge square of bread, and... More 

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Ashland, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Historic building with more beer than you could possibly imagine! Food was great too! They stop serving food at midnight on fridays, we ordered at 1150 and could tell the kitchen staff were disappointed but we were able to order a round of beers for the kitchen staff to make up for it for only $15. Great atmosphere, not a... More 

Thank Lesa P
Louisville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Paid $15 for a burger with no sides...burger was ok...a bit salty, and nothing to write home about. Paid $6.50 for a beer that didn't taste very good. None of their beers cost less than $6. Went upstairs because the noise was so bad downstairs. I kind of want my money back...won't be returning.

Thank Reviewer17171717
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect burger what I've eaten in LVL. Pretzel bread is very special and different. You can drink various draft with it

Thank Jinkyu K
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually, I don't like drinking, so I ordered soda. But it's foods and atmosphere is vary good.

Thank Kyoung-june Y
Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is not resting on the historic-church-gone-restaurant-bar thing. Quiet atmosphere when we went so a great place for drinks and conversation. The burger was pretty darn good, as was the cheese plate, and the range of beers left little to be desired, particularly if you are a fan of IPAs and authentic Belgian Trappist monk beers.

Thank sebonysebentwinnytoo
North Olmsted, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had dinner at Jack Fry's then walked right over to this unique little bar. I didn't have any food, and they DONT have any Vodka, JUST BEER. I had the Framboise and took a look around. The bar is in an old chapel, complete with a "Choir Loft" that offers extra seating and a bar. It also has a... More 

Thank partygaltravels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a few great beers in the Holy Grale -- recommended to us by our waiter at Jack Fry's across the street. The selection is not the biggest in town, but it may be the best curated. The atmosphere is crowded but cozy. The bartenders were friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Keithcu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Located in a charming church, this bar is better than the rest. Our superb bartender helped us and many others choose from the large craft beer list, never steering us wrong. Our charcuterie plate was stellar, and the fries and pretzel bread were perfect salty snacks with the beer.

Thank jloug
Charleston, West Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking forward to going here since we started planning our trip to Louisville. It was so crowded people were bumping into our table, it was hard to order from the bar, and the noise was unbelievable. It was a little chilly outside and there was plenty of seating in the courtyard but they didn't have the fireplace... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-459-9939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?