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Great neighborhood vibe - local shops

Frankfort Ave seemed like a great neighborhood full of locally owned shops, restaurants and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
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Just take a walk in this street and enjoy the shops, restaurants, and such. Wonderful atmosphere... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We had an enjoyable time visiting the local attractions. I had assumed the Capitol city was bigger, but all in all a memorable experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Visited based upon high ratings from TA. Was disappointed at this mid day visit. Shops, etc can be pretty spread out for a walking tour. We prefer Bardstown Rd area but I can see if you did the trolley hop it would be more enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Frankfort Ave seemed like a great neighborhood full of locally owned shops, restaurants and businesses. Very eclectic and sometimes funky. All the businesses are on the south side of the road and a railroad on the north side. The railroad track has been turned into...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luv2ride
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It lacks the buzz of Bardstown Rd,/Baxter Ave. Maybe because one side of the street is a railroad track Some good restaurants

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ann P
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Just take a walk in this street and enjoy the shops, restaurants, and such. Wonderful atmosphere. My wife and I love to take long walks here, especially when the weather helps. You get to see a variety of places and many coffee shops as you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AymanPhD
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I left Louisville to pursue a job opportunity over 25 years ago, so I've seen the changes like stop-time photography each time a make a trip home. The changes to Frankfort Avenue are, perhaps, the starkest. What used to be a very low to lower-middle...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Paul M
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This is like going through the streets of Montreal. So much to see and learn, great food, loaded with charm. You just can't beat the feeling you get by this wonderful experience.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Skip F
Reviewed March 12, 2018

The shops, bars and restaurants on Frankfort Avenue include an amazing array of choices. When we cross the bridge to go to Louisville, this is one of our frequent destinations...

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mike R
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Love, love, love the quaint and eclectic shops on Frankfort Avenue and the Restaurants as well! Wonderful old neighborhoods line this street just past the railroad tracks! All walks of life meander the shops and eateries and the occasional train can give it a little...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank jackiebee70
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been calling Frankfort Avenue “the Avenue” for years. It finally caught on. It’s a great strip of local cuisine, coffee (no Starbucks, thankfully), bakeries, banks, clothing, churches , galleries, etc. Lots to offer. Not sure about the “historic” designation. Catchy but . . ....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 29, 2018|
Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
Great area for an excellent meal but your children would likely be bored to tears. So by all means have a good meal with the family then take the kids elsewhere for fun...
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Response from Clancy W | Reviewed this property |
This is late because I didn't see this but off Vernon Avenue in the Clifton area is good! Sorry for the delay.