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Hillbilly Tea

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106 W Main Street, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-812-1819
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Arlington, Virginia
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been twice and was expecting Hillbilly Tea to be better. They have a good selection of beer and craft cocktails but the food needs something more. Every hot dish we've had came out just barely warm. As far as we can tell they don't use any salt in their cooking so you need to ask for a shaker and... More 

Thank Robert H
Nashville, Tennessee
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278 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking past this place, I thought they were only selling tea... I'm glad we looked further because it was one of our best meals! We went to Hillbilly Tea for brunch. We had beet fritters, breakfast offerings, smokey bloody Mary's and bourbon bread pudding. It was literally next door to our Aloft Hotel. The beautiful hardwood, 20 ft tall ceilings... More 

Thank AllisonCW
hillbillytea, Owner at Hillbilly Tea, responded to this review

We're so glad you found us! Hope you enjoyed Louisville overall. If you find yourself in town again, please drop by... More 

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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hillbilly Tea is a small restaurant. The ambiance in Hillbilly Tea was incredible. The food was tasty and hot. Our drinks were delicious. The service was timely. The live music was an excellent addition. The total price of our dinner and drinks was not bad

Thank Teresa B
Louisville, Kentucky
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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

HBTea is as good as ever - even better -at it's cool new location up on Main St. Our visit before a concert on a Saturday evening went great. Food is as innovative as ever and drinks were sturdy & creative. We found the new space inviting & in keeping with the vibe. The patio area is a fine addition.... More 

Thank Sidda
Louisville, Kentucky
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Yes...Beet Fritters and delicious ones too! So glad to have Hillbilly Tea in Louisville! They offer a great selection of teas as well as drinks from the bar. The menu features modern takes on old country favorites. Chicken salad or roast hen? Soups, salads, pork chops-all with a new twist. Roomy downtown location with modern and innovative country recipes! Enjoy!

Thank SiddaCD
Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Came here with some colleagues at the end of the day. Great waitstaff who made good recommendations. Service was efficient and food came out quickly different food options but none the less delicious. Funky decor!

Thank jonmar1
Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Was from out of town and thought this would be a fun place to try. Our initial experience was dismal as there was nobody at the front to greet us or seat us. Had to ask the bartender what to do and he said "somebody will be with you". Waited a few more minutes and finally somebody showed up and... More 

Thank Sierra B
Taylorsville, Kentucky, United States
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The atmosphere at Hillbilly Tea is great. Somehow, sitting there, you almost feel like you're eating in a kind of forest, or a remote old barn. Love the little touches like water served in jelly jars, tea served on a cut of wood, clothespins to hold the napkins closed. The tea was also very good - some really unique choices... More 

Thank Amy B
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

The catfish was nothing special and the sides were almost non-existent. I was wondering where the rest of my potatoes went. A friend that was with me said she had "the driest cupcake ever." She was not impressed, especially for $5 a pop. It was ok, but I will not be going back.

Thank smf_1108
Louisville, Kentucky
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Very good food, interesting little briquettes that look like charcoal, but are tasty. Service was great, as was the food.

Thank ritadugan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, International, Pub
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 W Main Street, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-812-1819
hillbilly tea is an Appalachian tea tavern serving mountain inspired comfort food & a full range of teas and tea cocktails at our full bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?