• City Cafe is a lunchtime favorite among the downtown office crowd. Its creative (and reliably good) lunches and dinners are based on cuisines from around the world. Few restaurants do more for the cause of soup.
    459-5600
    citycafelunch.com
  • goodolejessiesdiner.com
    $$ | Cafes
  • (502) 235-2372
    http://www.pleaseandthankyoulouisville.com/welcome/
  • North End Cafe's menu highlights traditional items made with a health conscious approach using the freshest seasonal ingredients available. They strive to buy local produce and grow v

    (502) 690-4161
    http://www.northendcafe.com/
  • The perennially popular eatery offers outdoor seating and a brunch menu served all day Saturday and Sunday. The tomato-dill soup is a house specialty, and salads and sandwiches include names like The Naturalistic and The Louis XIV (chicken salad with apple slices and lettuce).
    589-9191
    thecafetogo.com
  • Located behind Holy Grale in the Highlands, the Gralehause offers delectable menu of breakfast, lunch, and deli choices.

    502-459-9939
  • This loft-like downtown spot serves a hearty brunch every day until 3 p.m. Try the Big Damn Breakfast and you’ll be fueled up for the rest of the day. For dinner it serves a mean burger, and offer the occasional can’t-miss burger and bourbon special.
    315-0669
    dishonmarket.com
  • Sample European cafe-style fare at this charming spot in Clifton. Try an espresso or cappucino for a morning pick-me-up. The lunch and dinner menus include salads and fresh-made paninis, steaks, pastas and grilled salmon, along with an assortment of pastries and authentic gelato. Whatever you do, don’t miss the pommes frites.
    895-0076
    caffe-classico.com
  • Offers a wide variety of lunch soups, salads and pastas, as well as creatively titled sandwiches such as It Ain’t Easy Being Green. It also has cookies, and pies and cakes sold whole or by the slice.
    245-2622
  • Jackknife Cafe will soon be your favorite little lunch spot in Butchertown. With the contemporary design inside, they serve you big flavors and variety. 

    (502) 883-3228
    jackknifecafe.com