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Bourbon's Bistro

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American, Bar
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2255 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2407 (Jane)
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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4 of 5 stars 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
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5 of 5 stars 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
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Suggested on multiple fronts and had some early promise. We had to wait - at every step - because the kitchen was "backed up" or "serving the 16 top" or "a little slow". I fault our waitress for not sending our mains directly after our appetizer but, it would appear, the kitchen just can't keep up - even when the... More 

Thank MajorBang4MinorBuck
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I was here with my girlfriend for a birthday celebration. The restaurant is not very large so it has a cozy feel to it and is only made more so by the friendly wait staff. Although they're known for their bourbons, they also have a decent wine selection that is not to be overlooked. The food was also top-notch. Calamari,... More 

Thank Robert E
St. Petersburg, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Bourbons serves more than 100 different bourbons. Their lineup also includes some older bourbons that you can't get anywhere else. You have to have the filet. One of the finest steaks I've ever had.

Thank Steve M
Pacific, Missouri
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you like bourbon this is THE PLACE to go for drinks and dinner! Must be the best bourbon offerings anywhere with all food having a bourbon component! We had a group of 8 with many different meals ordered, ALL were first class and well received, everyone commented on their selection being a great meal! I would go again, and... More 

Thank David E
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Our meal was perfect from beginning to end. Our server, Edward was awesome. His recommendations were spot on and his personality was perfect. I had the seared scallops but with the grits instead of the pasta ( Edwards recommendation). I could have eaten the grits by themself and had an enjoyable meal! So good. My husband had the pork chop... More 

Thank CCkirk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We had a wonderful meal here. There are lots of bourbon choices and if you can't decide the servers can guide you. I had the salmon which was perfect. But beyond the great food the service was spot on. It's great enjoy a great dinner with atmosphere and a server who knew his business!

Thank nanna5indiana
West Caldwell, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Although food was very good, the service was poor. All our server Alex wanted was to turn the table. We had barely started our appetizers when our entrees were brought out. They tried more than once to remove our plates before we were finished.

Thank Burkema
New Orleans, LA
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Okay, so there's 110 different Bourbon's to chose from. But there's also some great food. First on the menu is the Filet Au Poivre. This is a really great filet with a special sauce and crusted with Bourbon smoked pepper.. It's served with potatoes and green beans. Dessert, of course, is the Bourbon Bread Pudding. And to top it off,... More 

Thank LAGNewOrleans_LA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 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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