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Bourbon's Bistro

2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
+1 502-894-8838
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great bar! We went for an evening drink after hearing about all the bourbons they had. We did a tasting of 3 bourbons, met a few locals ( which always tells me it's a good bar) and discussed the finer points about bourbon...More

Thank Exploreriley
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Brilliant food, wonderful cocktails and superior southern hospitality in this charming spot on Frankfort Ave. Service was wonderful. Try the bourbon bread pudding! A great stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Thank Jaimie L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We ventured over to this Bistro after reading about it via the Kentucky Bourbon Trail information. What a great find!! Bourbon Menu has 120 offerings. Generous pours at reasonable prices. We each tried something different and were pleased with all! The waiter was very knowledgable...More

Thank LeslieKepp
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Somewhat limited menu but very good execution. Wonderful way to taste varied Bourbon is to order a sampler.

Thank truetray
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had a delightful dinner here on our fist night in town. The bourbon selection is superb and the food choices interesting and delicious. The staff were great and made us feel very welcome. We highly recommend.

Thank bicoastalduo
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Louisville for one night before flying out of Louisville airport and decided to try this place based on other reviews and our feeling that we had to do something bourbon-themed on our one night in Kentucky. It did not disappoint! The service was...More

Thank frenchyface
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Totally worth it. Great value. Fantastic selection of Bourbons. Flights at very reasonable prices and they let you change out within preselected flights for similar priced bourbons. The wait staff actually knows it stuff and are extremely helpful. Everyone at Bourbons is friendly and accommodating....More

Thank bobthemagicfan
Reviewed 11 March 2017

So dissappointed. Arriving on time for our reservation, my husband dropped me off at the door while he searched for 20 mins for a parking space. Once seated we ordered our drinks which arrived quickly. Our waitress then took our orders for our meal. We...More

Thank kylady225
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I visited Bourbon's Bistro as part of a tour group that wanted some Bourbon culture. Owner Jason, did an outstanding job of setting up our Bourbon tasting and education. He taught us about ingredients, types of oak barrels used and why the water in Kentucky...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Ville is known as a foodie's paradise, with fabulous independent restaurants. So the competition is tough for food, drinks, service, and atmosphere. Our dinner last night at Bourbon's Bistro was an A+ on all counts. We made a spur of the moment stop around...More

Thank cindy_weinmann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
  • Public Transportation: TARC
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-8838
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Located on Frankfort Avenue's restaurant row in the historic Clifton neighborhood, we offer more than 130 bourbons, as well as a selection of antique expression whiskies that you won't find anywhere else. Bourbons features upscale dining in an elegant but casual atmosphere and a bourbon-inspired seasonal menu graced southern inspired cuisine.
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