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“Loved this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Holy Grale

The Holy Grale
Ranked #89 of 1,757 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Highlands
Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Loved this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

Went here with a friend and was thoroughly impressed. Loved the small space and feel of the place. I decided to try the beer and loved it, best beer ive had. The food was great and the service was swift on their feet. I enjoyed the feeling of Holy Grale. I will definietly been coming back for more! Great prices for great food and experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Old World Neighborhood feel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014

We sat outside on a gorgeous sprint night, but thought the inside was even more enticing. If you like beers, the place to go. Bar food was all it was hyped to be, and then some. Kind of a self service place. Small and intimate. Three bars, one upstairs in the loft, the main bar and an outside bar. We will be back.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank wit1nes
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very European but local feel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is a nice mix of local urbanites and older couples. They only offer counter service, like in many parts of Europe, and they only serve beers. I shouldn't say "only" because the beer is from all over the world and there is a huge list to choose from. The food is trendy too. The wait staff is great and the atmosphere is casual. There is a great beer garden in the back too. Parking is difficult but worth it!

  • Visited April 2014
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Louisville
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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“10-10 even with limited seating ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Yes seating is as bad as parking is on Bardstown rd but worth the wait.

Food: excellent from the rabbit pâté to the burgers. If they have it still the dill pickle soup. The menu changes frequently but the quality and taste consistently great. I'd order anything with confidence it will be delicious and perfect.
Price: reasonable
Beers are always great and worth a try.
Atmosphere: condensed but fun friendly people. Check up stairs if the downstairs is full and it will be or the beer garden out back in nice weather.
Service: 8-10 but still worth it

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North Canton, Ohio
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125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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“Ecclectic Beers and Menu”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

We visited her for the first time this past weekend while in town for the derby. All the seats outside were taken so we opted to sit inside. It's small inside but the setting is really cool. There is a wide selection of beers to pick from. However, some are only available in the Choir Loft, which doesn't open till 6 p.m. We weren't able to taste some beers we wanted to because of that but it didn't ruin our experience. You can get a tasting size glass of the majority of the beers for a cheaper price which is really nice - especially if you aren't sure if you will like it. The menu changes seasonally and there are some pretty interesting dishes on there. We tried out the pickled veggie plate, the mussels with frites in a lemon, jalapeno, ginger broth, the quail and dumplings and meat plate that had chicken liver mousse, duckstrami, country ham and pork rillettes. I liked everything but the chicken liver mousse, part of it was me freaking myself out about it and some was the consistency. My fiance loved it though. We were impressed with the caliber of the food and drink selection. It's a must go to if you are on Bardstown Road in Louisville.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank keg198
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