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Swan Street, Louisville, KY 40204 (Central Business District)
(502) 365-1112
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Ranked #13 of 1,508 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Louisville, Kentucky
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We went on a Friday evening around 6:00. Arrive early or you will have to wait. Small restaurant with seating at the bar also. As another review stated, do not let the looks fool you. If it gets too busy, you may have to wait outside. We decided on a burger since that is what was recommended by a friend.... More

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New Hampshire
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168 reviews 168 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went here in November 2014 with some friends. This place is in the middle of what appears to be a residential neighborhood and, quite frankly, is a dumpy-looking bar. That being said, it was the perfect place to hang out and grab some beers and pub type food. As far as the beer goes, they have a really good selection... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Found this place on a weekend trip to Louisville. The location and setting reminded me of some of the hidden foodie gems we have in Cincinnati and it lived up to comparison! Wait was about an hour for 2 on a Saturday at 615. Food was delicious and very large portions. The elk burger and truffle fries were both top... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

DON'T LET THE LOOKS FOOL YOU! great food! Mac and cheese balls to die for! Must try when in Louisville!

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I love the venison burger as well as the grippo fries. It's definitely a "hole in the wall" and always packed, but worth the wait. Prices are also very reasonable. They don't serve any other alcohol besides beer, though, but they have a wide selection of brews.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I love this place. Hidden in a Germantown neighborhood, the beer list is long and the food is a taste of comfort food the a flare of upscale cuisine. Nothing is off limits.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

And that's a good thing. Very long wait- but you can grab a drink at the bar and wait outside. Would not be good for a big group, but excellent for a small group. Burgers are great- try the truffle fries!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We live in Louisville and try to do one new restaurant a month, usually 2, and one of them was Hammerheads. We had heard great things and they did not disappoint. I believe we actually went during the week so it was slower but we still had a small 15 minute wait. I imagine on the weekends it can be... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Not the easiest place to find, but it's worth it. It's a very small place, after giving them your name, they tell you that you can go in and get a drink, but you have to bring it back outside b/c of space limitations inside. We were seated at the bar, the service was quick and friendly and the food... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great little restaurant in an unexpected location. You will likely have to wait in line, but its worth the wait. The duck sliders are a great appetizer to start with along with the Mac and Cheese Balls. We ordered the Vegetarian Tacos and the Ribs. Both were excellent. I highly recommend the Grippo and Sweet Potato Fries.... More

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Additional Information about Hammerheads

Address: Swan Street, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone Number: (502) 365-1112
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Eclectic, International

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