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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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921 Swan St, Louisville, KY 40204-1809
+1 502-365-1112
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is consistent and amazing, he service is great. They're always so busy, but the service is always friendly and quick. Always a good time.

Thank amylynn613
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could have more seating but the exotic fare here is so good that it makes you forget about the long wait to get seated,The Elk is tender and delicious as arethe truffle fries,you really can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank 172tim
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a reason there are people lined up at 5:00 for this place to open. Because this place is out of this world. In a city with so many food choices, this is and always be a staple visiting my hometown.

Thank Bradn25
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151 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the first time tonight for dinner. We had to wait about 35 minutes to be seated. After you put your name on the list they would let you get a drink but then said that they were full to capacity you had to wait outside. It was a very cold night. I ordered the catfish sandwich and... More 

Thank Rodslove
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on several suggestions of the "locals" and we we not disappointed. I had the pork ribs and they were some of the best ribs I have ever eaten

Thank Tracy C
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was a little slow getting in but waitstaff were excellent. The food was fantastic though I feel some more beverage choices would be good. Otherwise a great fun little place to be

Thank gabby1258
Louisville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

A little wait for good food. Food was fresh and hot Ribs are good Brisket is good Mac and cheese good Chicken and waffle good Place is small and different compared to chain restaurants

Thank dannyswife711
Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

Love the food, but you should plan to wait for a table, the restaraunt is small and seating is limited. Great duck fat fries, also try the duck sliders!! YUMMY

Thank mengland2016
Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Hammerheads is in our top 5 favorite restaurants in Louisville. Do not be swayed by the wait or the dive location. It's worth it. Meats are smoked in house, and you'll smell it! Depending on the day and the weather you might end up smelling like it, too, but it's all good! Because the food is fantastic. We are fans... More 

Thank summertimetracy
Louisville, Kentucky
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

If you like meat, you'll like Hammerheads. Last time I went I left in a meat coma. The ribs were melt in your mouth fall off the bone good. Menu includes Duck, pulled Pork, Beef brisket, Elk, Venison, Angus, Crab, Catfish, and delish desserts. For starters there is Truffle fries, or dick fat popcorn for 2 unique dishes. The only... 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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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 St, Louisville, KY 40204-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Germantown
  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 502-365-1112

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