• The Fern Creek neighborhood’s best dining spot, the pub boasts an eclectic menu. Favorites include the Kentucky Hot Brown, frog legs, Icelandic cod and jumbo shrimp, along with soup du jour and gumbo. Beer garden in back for private parties.
    499-5673
  • Serving dishes from nearly every corner of the country, this Indian restaurant also excels at Indo-Chinese cooking. The “chaat corner” opens at 5:30 p.m. and serves Indian small plates.
    491-7412
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  • The first Korean restaurant in town, Lee’s is still much loved. Signature dishes include the stone bee bim bob — rice, vegetables, beef and egg served in traditional Korean hot sauce in a hot stone bowl.
    456-9714
  • Operate by the same folks who ran west Louisville’s late, lamented Jay’s Cafeteria, Franco’s serves up the same southern soul food, cafeteria style, as Jay’s did.

    (502) 448-8044
  • Piled-high Kentucky-style barbecue sandwiches, baby-back rib dinners and homemade sides in huge portions make for mighty good eatin’ at this Fern Creek joint. Catering available.
    239-2722
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