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Bourbon's Bistro

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2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407 (Jane)
+1 502-894-8838
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Roanoke, Virginia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I visited Bourbon's Bistro as part of a tour group that wanted some Bourbon culture. Owner Jason, did an outstanding job of setting up our Bourbon tasting and education. He taught us about ingredients, types of oak barrels used and why the water in Kentucky is an important factor for good Bourbon. Very nice facilities in an upper level setting.... More 

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Bagdad, KY
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

The Ville is known as a foodie's paradise, with fabulous independent restaurants. So the competition is tough for food, drinks, service, and atmosphere. Our dinner last night at Bourbon's Bistro was an A+ on all counts. We made a spur of the moment stop around 7 PM, hoping to be seated around 7:30. After a relaxing Bourbon at the bar... More 

Thank cindy_weinmann
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Fist night with my buddy here in Louisville and decided to come here for dinner. Decided to have bourbon before dinner and will say had a very good selection. The food was also very good, appetizers(mussels and spicy fried oysters were delicious). Our entrees were also very good, and the bread pudding with the bourbon sauce was amazing. Service was... More 

Thank nibaldom2015
San Diego, California
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124 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The bartender was superb and very personable. Enjoyed a fresh salad and burger at the bar. Don't leave with trying a couple shots of Bourbon.

Thank LGoehle
Nashville, Tennessee
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This bourbon bar lives up to all expectations. I enjoyed several top tastings of top shelf bourbons. Neat, of course. Excellent roasted garlic and cheese spread. This may be the bar I go to on November 9, 2016.

Thank VinoMarrone
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

A great spot for dinner with my wife! We've never been disappointed with the food or drinks. The servers can be a bit inattentive at times, but nothing worth complaining about!

Thank Clay M
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We came to Louisville to visit long time friends and decided to go to Bourbon's Bistro for a celebratory dinner. What a wonderful restaurant! From the moment we were greeted by the very hospitable maitre d' until we said our goodbyes, the occasion was marked by delicious food, professional, gracious and very efficient. What a great place for a reunion!

Thank alnbarthel
Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We have come here for Easter, Mother's Day and 2 date nights. We absolute adore their food, atmosphere and service. Alex is the best server. She remembers us every time we come in and is the perfect combination of attentive and relaxed. The steak is so good and all sides are delicious. The coffee is french press and so good.... More 

Thank Jamie J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

While traveling through Kentucky I made a few stops along the way. This place is absolutely fantastic. If you love bourbon this is the place for you. The service, cocktails and food were nothing but perfect.

Thank TheoSheldonTodd
Luling, Louisiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The service was really good, our server Alex was very informative on different selections. She was very nice and enjoyable. The food was great, especially the pork bell tacos that we had as an appetizer. Would have had them as a meal if offered.

Thank Colleyrj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407
  • Public Transportation: TARC
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighborhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-8838
Located on Frankfort Avenue's restaurant row in the historic Clifton neighborhood, we offer more than 130 bourbons, as well as a selection of antique expression whiskies that you won't find anywhere else.
Bourbons features upscale dining in an elegant but casual atmosphere and a bourbon-inspired seasonal menu graced southern inspired cuisine.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?