• (502) 899-2008
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  • Get your oyster-on-the-half-shell fix at this beach-themed restaurant. Buffalo wings are also a specialty.
    245-0366
    rumorsrestaurants.com
  • American grill and bar serving steaks, burgers, salads and more.
    412-9000
    raffertys.com
  • This hip new hangout, headed by Michael Paley of Proof on Main, is located in an actual former garage restored to its full vintage glory — except that pizza and beer are served there now. The gourmet pizzas are fired in an 850-degree oven to ensure perfectly charred crust. Other stars on this regularly-changing menu are freshly shucked oysters and country ham sampler plates.
    749-7100
    garageonmarket.com
  • (502) 749-8911

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  • Tropical decor and flavors are on the menu at this Cuban eatery. Enjoy authentic cuisine like beef ropa vieja, masas de puerco and pollo asado without breaking any travel restrictions.

    897-1959
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  • Ditto’s is a colorful, family-friendly Highlands alternative to chains like Applebee’s. Popular dishes include Thai wings, barbecue chicken pizza, and the Chinese burrito.
    581-9129
    dittosrestaurant.com
  • Chefs Fernando and Yaniel Martinez create their own spin on authentic Mexican food including different kinds of guacamole and mole sauce.
    365-4822
  • Can’t travel? Head over to this new oriental restaurant in St. Matthews for an exotic meal to take you away. Charim loosely translates to “the table is set,” a welcoming message and dishes are prepared by chef Yeon Hee Chung just like she does in her home.
    290-8900
  • After more than 30 years and expansions to include five area locations, this Best of Louisville award record-holder remains beloved to a diverse crowd, as do the always-popular Bristol Burger and green chili wontons. The original Bardstown Road location offers lunch, dinner and late-night menus.
    456-1702
    bristolbarandgrille.com