• ZAD

    Equal parts restaurant, cafe and marketplace, ZÄD embraces the pure, simple flavors from the many countries that comprise the eastern Mediterranean region with a vibrant modern twist.

    (502) 569-1122
    zadlouisville.com
  • Located in a historic building on the lively corner of Third and Market streets, this downtown bistro offers an array of salads and sandwiches for lunch and an eclectic selection of upscale American favorites for dinner.
    584-8337
    bistro301.com
  • This cherished South End eatery is still a place you go to make discoveries. Recommended: the Vietnamese pancake appetizer and the beef marinated with lime juice as well as anything over rice vermicelli. Don’t neglect the list of traditional Vietnamese dishes at the back of the menu.
    363-7535
    vietnamkitchen.net
  • This Southern Indiana eatery offers a fine view of the river and Louisville skyline along with popular chewy-crust pizzas, calzones, pasta and subs.
    282-3844
    eatatrockys.com
  • This new bistro, opened by the people who brought Louisville the Nachbar, features American comfort food with European flavors. Think pork ribs braised in sauerkraut and the duck fat popcorn appetizer is quickly becoming legendary around town.
    290-2390
    www.eiderdowngermantown.com
  • Sidebar is on the — you guessed it— side of the westernmost Whiskey Row building. Serves the three Bs: burgers, bourbon and beer. And you can’t get any closer to the Yum!

    (502) 384-1600
    sidebarwhiskeyrow.com
  • The Brown Hotel’s more casual restaurant provides a chance to eat the Hot Brown at its natal site — along with other sandwiches, salads and entrées. Features a lunch buffet on weekdays and a contemporary a la carte menu. Breakfast buffet on weekends.
    583-1234
    brownhotel.com
  • Louvino prides itself on serving "small plates, big wines". They offer a variety of small, delicious plates so that you have the opportunity to taste many of them whenever you visit.

    louvino.com
  • Delicious sushi complements a traditional menu of teriyaki, katsu and bento boxes at this family-run restaurant. Enjoy hot or cold sake, Japanese or domestic beers, or wine.
    339-7171
    tokyosushis.com
  • Olive Leaf Bistro

    (812) 913-1252
    oliveleafbistro.com