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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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921 Swan Street, Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 365-1112
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Charleston, West Virginia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a local. We are so glad we did! It is located in an out of the way residential neighborhood and if you didn't know what to look for you would never find it. But, please, go find it!! It is a DIVE....but, OH, what a dive it is! Believe all the other reviewers... More 

Thank aimeeroscoe
Owatonna, Minnesota
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, awesome service, and a great atmosphere. Wish there were ckoser to downtown, but our taxi driver delivered us just fine! One if the must visit restaurants when in the area!

Thank R G
Owatonna, Minnesota
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group in our party was told she had to visit Hammerheads while in Louisville. It is in a neighborhood and you wouldn't think it was anything special except for the hammerhead above the door and outdoor seating. The seating is cozy close but has a friendly vibe. The menu is interesting and the food delicious. I had the ribs... More 

Thank ladygilormini
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. The food was the best we had all weekend. Tried to go back but didn't realize they were only open for dinner. Good beer selection too.

Thank Cheyenne N
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant was within walking distance to the townhouse we were staying in. The walk through Germantown was delightful. When we got to the restaurant we were surprised to find it in the basement of a house in the middle of a neighborhood! Don't let that stop you. It is a great local place.

Thank staceycopp
Louisville, Kentucky
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173 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are repeat customers of Hammerheads. Our first impression from walking up outside was " turn around and leave quickly." But I'm glad we went ahead and entered and ate exquisite food. The chef must be well trained and definitely has a creative streak in food prep and presentation. Be prepared to be taken from skepticism to a believer in... More 

Thank D C C
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful menu! I had duck and pork BBQ tacos. Meat was soft and loaded with flavor. Mac'n cheese balls amazing! Truffle fries, yummy! My new favorite BBQ place.

Thank Carlabnk123
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I had mentioned at work I love duck and will usually order that if duck is on the menu at a restaurant.. and a friend immediately said "Oh, then you have to try Hammerheads!" I had read up about it on TA and how there is often a wait - so I decided we had better get there early on... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food and service was very good. I highly recommend the mushrooms! I was a little disappointed of the beer choices. I was not aware that this was strictly a craft brew restaurant. The only domestic beer choice was Pabst Blue Ribbon. However; I was only there once so far and since then they may have added more since we... More 

Thank Rio488
Round Rock, Texas
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193 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

This one falls into the "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover" category. The location is odd, the restaurant looks more like a dive bar inside, the staff is very laid back, but the food is AMAZING. I had the lamb ribs - they were INCREDIBLE. Fall off the bone tender, spiced perfectly, and just an all around amazing dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 921 Swan Street, Louisville, KY 40204
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Germantown
  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Phone Number: (502) 365-1112

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?