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Bourbon's Bistro

2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407 (Clifton)
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Ranked #65 of 1,516 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Clifton
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Jane
Transit: TARC
Description: Located on Frankfort Avenue's restaurant row in the historic Clifton neighborhood, we offer more than 130 bourbons, as well as a selection of antique expression whiskies that you won't find anywhere else. Bourbons features upscale dining in an elegant but casual atmosphere and a bourbon-inspired seasonal menu graced southern inspired cuisine.
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Dayton, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

For a fine dining experience in the Louisville area, this restaurant is one worth paying a visit. Located not far from downtown in one of the city's many eclectic neighborhoods that offer other places to eat, drink and be merry along with shopping for things like fine art, antiques, jewelry and many other fine things---this restaurant like many in Louisville... More 

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Sherrill, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Plenty of great Bourbons to choose from, other drinks available if non bourbon lover. Great food and staff as well.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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214 reviews 214 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We ended a day on the Bourbon Trail with a nice dinner at Bourbon's Bistro. I liked the ambiance of the place. Enter into the brick walled bar area to get to the dining area. We had reservations for four on a Sat. evening and were greeting right away. This is an older building and the heating/ air conditioning comes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is my second visit to Bourbon’s Bistro in Louisville. My first was so awesome, we had to come back. With over 123 bourbon's on the menu, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Luckily, there are flights! The Single Barrel flight choice included 3 of 5, my date chose the Wheated Bourbon Flight. I recommend a flight, then narrow it down... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was my first overnight visit to Louisville and to Bourbon's Bistro. I was pleasantly surprised to walk in and find a small, inviting restaurant/bar with that neighborhood-hot-spot vibe. The place feels like it's been around a while: well-established with a cozy ambiance. Before dinner, I was excited to try a "beginners" flight of bourbon samples. Three bourbons were chosen... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A fun place with busy atmosphere. Great for groups. Prices reasonable and if you like to try different bourbons this is the place. You can create your own flights. Had the petite steak and it was really good. All on group enjoyed. Good service but loud as they got busy.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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121 reviews 121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to Bourbon’s Bistro as a group of 8 on a Saturday night. The restaurant was small but intimate with dimmed lights and nice portraits on the walls. Our server was Omar; I can’t speak enough about how awesome and personalized the service was. The menu was limited but had something for everyone. The variety of and list of... More 

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Louisville, Ky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My daughter took me, her Mom and her boyfriend for brunch on Father's Day. The dining space is intimate and it specializes in bourbon based drinks and other interesting cocktails. I had a maple bourbon based drink, the rest of the party has Mimosas, bloody mary and a Lilly which is a bourbon cocktail. The brunch offered an excellent group... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Not real fancy and definitely a bistro. My wife had the spicy fried oysters appetizer that she said was delicious. She then tried the grilled blackened shrimp which she said tasted neither blackened nor grilled. I had the beet salad which was very good and the duck con fete which I was told was browned before serving but didn't seem... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Who knew you could pair peppercorn crusted filet with mushroom bread pudding and herb infused ricotta cheese? Awesome. Also had a very nice meat/cheese platter as an appetizer. As you might guess by the name, they have many bourbons (over 100). They also serve bourbon barrel beers and Coke products. Server was extremely helpful without being bothersome.

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Additional Information about Bourbon's Bistro

Address: 2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
Phone Number: 502-894-8838
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French

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