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Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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3204 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2744
+1 502-895-3223
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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336 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For some reason, our last trip for brisket was a bummer. The brisket we always order by the pound was super fatty :(((.... it was a lot of work to pick it off. The service was fantastic, as always, and the beer was cold. The ladies restroom seems to have had some kind of work done on it, but it's... More 

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend lived in Louisville for over 5 years so when we drove down from Wisconsin we had to stop. The food was amazing and Brittany was a great server. She had an incredible story of her vacation time in Wisconsin. Thank you for such great food and service.

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Prospect, KY
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The meat itself is what any good barbecue should be...right amount of smoke, done but not at all dry. But, the sauce was just OK, almost more like steak sauce than BBQ. Sides, particularly the green beans, were excellent. Definitely worth the trip even for carryout. Bar is quite the neighborhood hangout. Covered outside seating is OK (not in winter),... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great little place. The food, people and atmosphere were all great. They also have a large selection of beer and bourbon

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Thank Tracy C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent time! They've redecorated a bit and the place looks great. Food is, as always, outta this world! Had the fried cheese balls, fried green beans, double cheeseburger, and the bacon wrapped sausage. Yes - will be restarting cholesterol meds tomorrow, but we'll worth it! Highly recommend this place!

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Thank John H
Florida
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

FABD has great food. I went one day with a friend who loves bbq and recommended it, and I wish I had gone more when I lived in Louisville because I really enjoyed it. The atmosphere wasn't the greatest: We sat outside at a picnic table, but the food made up for the lack of atmosphere.

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Thank Benjamin S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Being a Brit abroad this was my first try of a southern style smokehouse. A great friendly informal dining experience served with local brew! Shame I won't be around to go back again

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Thank UnclePablo54
New Albany, Indiana
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Got some creds just for onions and pickles served with ribs. And fair selection of drafts. Also, if you sit out front, you will smell some smoke from one of two big smokers. Enjoy that all you can. That is it. Could not taste smoke in ribs. Two thin sauces, but neither tastes like barbecue sauce.

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Thank Alan T
Lebanon, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went here for dinner with our son who lives in the area. Attractive place, fun to eat outdoors. Wife and I split the rib dinner and added a side of onion rings. Onion rings where amazingly good. The ribs where not worth ordering, little meat and what was there was very dried up...very disappointed. Sauces where not our flavor of... More 

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Nashville, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Probably my fav bbq in city, except for the brisket at River Road bbq. Best to have is slab of ribs or smoked salmon dinners. Sides are always good and green beans are unique.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3204 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2744
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-895-3223
Description
We were there about a week and a half ago. If you're looking for fancy, don't go! If your looking for GREAT smoked ribs, etc, this is THE place to get them! You won't go away hungry, either!

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