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The Holy Grale

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American, Bar, Pub
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1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
+1 502-459-9939
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Cary, Illinois
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food, great beer, great atmosphere and out of this world banana pudding! The Holy Grale is a bar / restaurant set in an old church (thus the name). The food menu is limited but great, the beer menu is vast and you'll for sure find one you like. It's located in an area of Louisville called "The Highlands". Either... More 

Thank bythelake2007
Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of four of us came here during the Kentucky Derby. It was completely packed, but we managed to get a section of the 12-seater picnic-style table in the loft. The beer selection is incredible, atmosphere is fun and the food is delicious. Staff is prompt and very helpful. We wound up playing drinking games with everyone at the... More 

Thank littlewhits
Huntsville, Alabama
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice and relaxing evening enjoying beers we'd never heard of (Norwegian beer!) and eating good food. We had the cheese plate, a burger, fries (sooooo good) and the evenings special, a salad with chicken and goat cheese. It's cozy, you order at the counter, and it has a great neighborhood/community vibe.

Thank Lesley B
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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149 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Beer list so long anyone will find something that fits their liking, food menu very limited unless there was a separate menu. We tried the $14 chicken thigh and pork belly sliders-they were good! Two sliders for $14 is a little pricey but they were good!

Thank Katie C
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing burger and fries and I am pretty critical of the french fries I eat. Assortment of dipping sauces that you can choose from for your fries. One dipping sauce is included with your order but you have to spend the $.50 extra per sauce to try a least one more. Burger was one of the best I've ever had!... More 

Thank katrutt
Chatham, New Jersey
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very nice beer menu and service. The place seems to cater to more of a hipster crowd. It's a converted church that felt compartmentalized and crowded. Might have missed a piece of it because we only stayed for one. Worth a try.

Thank captainl301
Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Super chill atmosphere and one of the best burgers I have ever eaten. The chalkboard of local tap fare will drive the demons from your soul.

Thank wlane2017
Oxford, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A cool place in an old church - nice lively atmosphere and a good selection of beers (not a cocktail place). Not sure if it was a one off but the waiters had a Terrible time getting food orders messed up (not just ours but several around us). So my suggestion would be stop by for drinks, but head somewhere... More 

Thank Helly21
Florence, Italy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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 

Thank caseyv51
Ashland, Kentucky, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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 40204-1318
  • 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?