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Central Business District
0.5 miles from Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
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Bourbon Raw is Downtown Louisville's premier Kentucky Kitchen and Raw Bar. Our menu is inspired by the hospitality and hearth of traditional southern cooking, featuring items like Prime Rib, Chicken and Dumplings, Fried Chicken with green beans and mac & cheese, and more refined yet still southern Duck Confit Cassoulet. We feature a Raw Bar with fresh (flown in daily) Oysters, Alaskan Crab Legs and Lobster Tails. At the Raw Bar you will find the Chef shucking your oysters and preparing your seafood for you, creating a fun and unique dining experience. We are located on the ever popular Fourth Street Live! area of Downtown Louisville. There is always something fun and exciting going on and this
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

Find somewhere else to eat. Stopped here with a group of friends after a bourbon trail tour for dinner. I had the salmon which wasn't bad but my potatoes and broccoli (under cooked, seemed like it was probably frozen from freezer section of a grocery...store) were not good. The majority of the other people at our table had problems with their meals and drinks. There were complaints about the steaks (wrong type, cooked incorrectly), mac and cheese (dry and seemed like it came out of a box), and potatoes from others as well as getting drinks served that were not what they ordered. Will not be eating here again, and doubt anyone from our group would either.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

Bourbon Raw was a disappointment. I was not familiar with this restaurant or the city of Louisville. The service was Ok, but the food was not flavorful. I think there are better options.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 1, 2019

I was staying at the Galt House so I wanted to go for dinner somewhere close so I walked a few blocks away and came across Bourbon Raw which is in the middle of 4th Street Live entertainment district. It all started off well enough...with a flight of bourbon samples and just as I was finishing my second sample, the "live" part kicked in with a live band playing just outside. From that point on, conversation was difficult to hear but I pushed on, had another flight and ordered the steak burger which was very good. I think it would be a great hang if you don't mind the music. After a long day of conference, I should have know better. Oh wellMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

Took a large group here for dinner, had to scramble to change nights as a large group took over the entire restaurant. They worked with us to make it happen. BBQ, seafood and interesting sides.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

I ordered the Hot Brown - which was invented in Louisville - so I figured they would know what they were doing. No. They did not. What I got was a toasted turkey, tomato and bacon sandwich cut into 2 pieces set sideways in a...paste-y sauce (cheese, I think) served in a luke warm pan. The side item was some vinegar-y greens. All the chef needs to do is Google 'Hot Brown' and he/she will see it's supposed to be an open-faced sandwich covered with a cheese sauce, not sitting in congealed goo. I was with four other people and no one liked their meals. They were edible, so we ate them because we were hungry and it was late. On a positive note, the waiter was kind and very good.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

was a very nice dinner stop on one of our eveings good drinks and on 4th street had a patty melt that was quite big and filling

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Excellent restaurant and a great value, especially the seafood boil. Lobster with Crab, shrimp, and mussels cooked perfectly. Cobb seafood salad excellent also. Good service

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

The wait staff was fun and provided great suggestions. We went during the week and it was low key. Good prices well worth the experience.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

The food was mediocre and the service was terrible looked appealing g from outside inside atmosphere nice Nice menu but very disappointing

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

It was ok, I had scallops, and they were slightly over cooked. Nothing amazing, but ok. Good location.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Yes, Bourbon Raw offers takeout services.

Bourbon Raw is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5