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Historic Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, KY 40206
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Went up and down the street

It lacks the buzz of Bardstown Rd,/Baxter Ave. Maybe because one side of the street is a railroad... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Ann P
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Louisville, Kentucky
Eclectic

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

Reviewed July 8, 2018
AymanPhD
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Louisville, KY 40206
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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

Thank Ann P
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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

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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

Thank Paul M
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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.

2  Thank Skip F
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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...

Thank Mike R
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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

2  Thank jackiebee70
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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

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Nice variety of things to do. Pretty area and not as busy as Bardstown rd. The Crave restaurant, vint coffee and comfy cow are all there and some of my favorite places in louisville.

1  Thank BeachBummer2015
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is the trolley hop were you can jump on and off and shop, eat, drink, wherever your heart desires and jump back on for the next top.

1  Thank Donna H
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

There are plenty of places to eat and little stores to shop at on Frankfort. I suggest staying in the area so you can walk to many things.

1  Thank Tennesseemommie
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Khk2011
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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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Pam B
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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.
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