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Lonnie's Best Taste of Chicago

121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
+1 502-895-2380
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“italian beef” (5 reviews)
“gyros” (7 reviews)
American, Fast food
121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Lonnie’s is awesome! They have great burgers and hot dogs, but their chili is second to none. A little sweet and a little heat...mmmmgood!

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I feel like I am in Chicago. The Italian beef here totally tricks my taste buds into thinking I am eating Portillos! The crinkle fries were all perfect and I am pretty sure we just ate the best onion rings we've ever had. Highly recommend...More

Thank Laura H
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I am from Chicago but live in Louisville. Thank goodness there is Chicago hotdogs and beef in Louisville! I should take Points off for being a Cubs fan (I am a Southsider..) but thank you being in Louisville...

Thank dancestop
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lonnie's sells Hamburgers, Chicago hot dogs, Gyros, ect. The portions are filling and very tasty. The restaurant is small, but I have never had an issue getting a table at the lunch rush. It is fun interacting with Lonnie as he cooks your food and...More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I visited Lonie's for the first time this past weekend. I am a sucker for a good gyro and this one certainly did not disappoint!! The meet was extremely tender and flavorful. It was served on a warm pita with tomatoes, onions, and tzatziki sauce....More

Thank DaphneW76
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We are long term eaters here. Over the years we have fixed on their hamburgers. We started off with hot dogs done the Chicago way, but their hamburgers have captivated us in recent years. The taste of their burger with all its toppings is different...More

1  Thank trwint
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Best hot dogs in town! Everything is delicious. The Polish sausages aren't spicy, but sweet. Everything else is great!

Thank TangentialT
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Wow, I thought you couldn't get a great dog anywhere but Chicago, boy was I wrong. Not only is this the real deal when it comes to the food, wait until you see how authentic the people that work there are. This is not only...More

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 17 December 2015

In the mood for a Chicago style hot dog, gyros, or other tasty lunch items? Look no further and stop by at Lonnie's in the heart of St Matthews for a tasty lunch with a family flair. I've been a handful of times and have...More

Thank BenTheGerman
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a great little family run restaurant. It's clean, everyone is friendly and the owners take pride in their establishment. My chili dog was excellent, reminded me of being home in Detroit. The food arrived quickly, was hot and not expensive. Don't miss this...More

Thank IndianaLady
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-895-2380
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