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Address: Louisville, KY 40206
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When in Louisville, two must see areas are Bardstown Road and Frankfort Avenue. Many shops and restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lindsay F
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Louisville, two must see areas are Bardstown Road and Frankfort Avenue. Many shops and restaurants.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every Thursday we have lunch with friends at one of many fine restaurants along Frankfort Avenue. Lots of variety and good food. Great way to enjoy local cuisine.

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Hartly, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This was a really neat street with a lot of different restaurants and shops to explore. I went on a Sunday so a lot of the places were closed. I'm interested to visit again on a busier day.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I live seven houses down from Frankfort Ave and never get tired of walking it or shopping along it. We love Ramiro's Cantina and Margaret's Consignment Shop among other things.

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Tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We fell in love with Frankfort Avenue - so many restaurants, bars and shops. Most restaurants had outside seating so you can have a drink and people watch. Interesting shops - bookstores, antiques, clothing, wine shop and a great fair trade gallery where I purchased a few items for gifts. I love that you just park on the street -... More 

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Boston, ky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Great food and even better people watching. Sip a coffee and have a bite at a sidewalk table and enjoy a sunny day.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Very cool area. Lots of little shops and restaurants. We went there for brunch and spent another 2 hours walking around the area.

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Thank johnsilb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Very neat shops and restaurants. We enjoyed going into the music store and talking with Vick. If it's a nice day, take the time to walk the street!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I was born and raised on Frankfort Ave and it is so wonderful to see what it has become! This is a wonderful place to call home! All of the local shops and restaurants combines with a wide variety of people make a fabulous place to live or just visit.

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Thank Jeremiah H
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great place to shop local with lots of variety. Clothing, gifts, skin care, bookstores, wine and spirit, etc etc. Also a great place to dine at one of kind local restaurants. Frankfort Avenue is casual but classy. FAT Friday every final Friday of the month is totally free to attend and offers music, dining, and shopping specials with special entertainment... More 

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