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Bristol Bar & Grille

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$$ - $$$
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614 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-582-1995
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have eaten there several times and found the food excellent, however the buffet on Thanksgiving was surprisingly poor. The turkey had no taste, the ham was dry and tough, the green bean casserole was so so, the dressing had no taste, if there was cranberry sauce--I didn't see it, the salmon was a little fishy tasting, I thought the... More 

Thank LoveDosTravel
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kentucky Hot brown, Crab Cakes, Jalapeno Won-tons, and Linguine were WONDERFUL. There were 4 of us at dinner, we all wanted to see what each of those dishes tasted like, so we ordered one of each and shared. They were all very delicious! Service was great, even the cost was great!

Thank Alicia O
Orleans, Indiana
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bristol is my favorite restaurant in Louisville. However, I usually go to the Bardstown Road location simply because I like the atmosphere better. We were in town on business and stuck in the area because of traffic and street closings for the Veterans Day parade, so decided to hit the Louisville Slugger Museum and have lunch at the Bristol... More 

Thank bandguy54
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm in Louisville for a conference, and happened upon this restaurant while searching for anything but fast food/chain restaurants for dinner. Only a 10 minute walk from the Marriott Downtown. The server Rachael was very friendly, honest and helpful with food descriptions and choices. I opted for an appetizer only, because I didn't want leftovers in the hotel. The Bristol... More 

Thank Dawnlucybarrett
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed eating at the Bristol for many years. We stopped by recently for drinks and then enjoyed a meal prior to a concert at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. From the minute we walked in, staff were friendly and helpful. They made a reservation for us for a hour later. We decided to stay and have drinks... More 

Thank kytraveler800
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We ate here twice during our visit to Louisville. This place was recommended by our hotel staff suggestions. We ate here while visiting the Ali Center and also another day when visiting the Louisville Slugger Museum. They have ample indoor seating and 2 outdoor seating areas. We sat outside in the side courtyard both times. The wait staff were helpful... More 

Thank Annette A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered the crab cakes and chili wontons and found both absolutely delectable! Beer was great! They used local breweries. The staff was friendly and accommodating.

Thank Kara S
granada hills
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had appetizers on our city tour and had to get to Bristol to get them again. The wonton wrapped cheese and green chilis and the deep fried artichokes were amazing. Enjoyed those and then had lunch. My son enjoyed the Thai noodle dish. My husband and I enjoyed the fried fish sandwich and the salmon sandwich.

Thank granadahillsjlb
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for an early lunch after visiting the Louisville Slugger museum. The Mohammad Ali center is just around the corner. The food was okay....wouldn't go back. It looked like a favorite of downtown locals. Maybe regulars get better service.

Thank Mark J
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Louisville is full of excellent restaurants. The Bristol is a good place to go when you need to accommodate varying tastes. The pricing is reasonable and the quality is consistently good.

Thank MARK M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-582-1995

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