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Hammerheads

Swan Street, Louisville, KY 40204 (Central Business District)
(502) 365-1112
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Ranked #6 of 1,479 restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Eclectic, International
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What comes to great food, I am pretty spoiled. At Hammerheads they really got pretty much everything right!. It may not be a fine dining place but the food..it is simply amazing. The food is real, honest with delicious taste. Service is friendly! Atmosphere is very relaxed and casual. Hammerheads is one of the places where I would go back... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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85 reviews 85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is my second visit here. Burgers were great as always! Beef brisket wasn't as good as the last time we had it here, thats why I have them four stars only this time. Mac and cheese balls were alright. Garlic fries and truffle fries were amazing.

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Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My wife and I discovered this little Gem a year or so ago and loved it. Was close by on a business trip and went back even thou I was thinking of not telling my wife since she would be so bummed. This time tried the lamb ribs ( best ever) truffle fries ( a must) and a pork belly... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My girlfriend and I arrived at 5 pm sharp when they open and there was already a line of people waiting to get in. I wondered if it would be worth it or if we would be waited on with such a line, but they got us in and we went to the bar for dinner and drinks. They seem... More

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Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I love this place, my family loves this place, and my friends love this place. They have a great mix of meaty dishes! I am a personal fan of the ribs and the brisket, but no matter what your main dish may be, the fried mushrooms are a must to start off your meal! They have a pretty good beer... More

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Tell City, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We eat out a lot and can be what you might consider food snobs! This was our second time here and everything was perfect as always! The ribs and suck sandwich are amazing! The truffle fries fried in duck fat are absolutely the best food I have ever eaten! Could live and die on those alone! Their beer choices are... More

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Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Our first visit to Hammerheads was amazing! So much so, that our second trip to Louisville, with limited time, had us excited to return to this quirky establishment. It was about 8:45 on a Friday night, and ironically, all three things that my family of three ordered were 86'd – in restaurant language, which means they were out of it.... More

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Custer, Kentucky, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I go to Louisville pretty often,and I really believe it might the best city in America for food. That being said, I was expecting to be impressed. I was! I'd been meaning to try Hammerheads an/or Game for some time, and I glad I finally had the opportunity. My brother-in-law, and fellow foodie and beer geek suggested we head toward... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This place is great everything time I go. Unreal duck sliders, ribs, truffle fries, Mac n cheese balls. It's my favorite place to eat in louisville where I don't have to pay an arm and a leg.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

3 things I can say about Hammerheads. 1 - It's a little hole in the wall / dive looking place. 2 - Great & interesting beer selection. (This is NOT the place for Coors Lite or Bud). 3 - The best baby back ribs I have EVER, EVER had. Their menu will surprise you right off the bat. Baby Back... More

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