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Rumors Restaurant & Raw Bar

12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
+1 502-245-0366
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grouper” (8 reviews)
“wings” (30 reviews)
“oyster roast” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here at least once a month, more during UofL & UofK games. Great buckets specials, we highly recommend the Sangria, some of the best wings, plus all the other best sports family pubs fare,you could want! Great staff quick kitchen make for a...More

Thank porschechuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got some sort of Seafood Platter with Clam Strips, Fish bites, Butterfly Shrimp, and Onion Rings, and Garlic Bread. The fish bites were soggy inside, having been obviously over-cooked. The garlic bread was 1/2 bread and 1/2 butter; again, soggy. Everything was overly breaded...More

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It was a nice spacious restaurant with plenty of seating. It was a nice family atmosphere, if you're ok with old school pin ups. I ordered a dreamer steamer bowl unseasoned. Round 1 came out seasoned, so my family finished their food before I got...More

Thank Leanna K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

An unassuming place with an astonishing menu. Tasty, wonderfully fresh seafood and lovely, friendly service. Surely, a prize of the South and Southern Hospitality. Come and enjoy great food and let the friendly folk refresh and revitalize your feelings about humanity and civility!!!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The excellent seafood in a no nonsense family restaurant that really surprised me. All the dishes our party had were good. My seafood platter was overflowing with large butterflied shrimp, clams, grouper bites and onion rings. My sisters shared a shrimp boil that was also...More

Thank GigiRoss2014
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I often meet friends for lunch & this is one of my favorite places. It's not fancy but it's good. There are always tables available, mon-fri around 11-1 I have never had a problem with waiting. Friendly & fast service. I love the spinach salad...More

Thank Liltrave
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I visited for an early dinner on a Sunday. The place was packed. I was seated promptly and at a table which is getting difficult when traveling solo. Waitress was very present and helpful. I started with spice cooked shrimp. They were a little overcooked...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Food was over cooked and served cold. Flavor wasn't bad but nothing to write home about. For the price we should have gone to the chain restaurant with the crimson bottom dweller logo. Very disappointed. Server was a nice girl but unknowledgeable and forgot my...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Both the service and the food exceed your expectation. Doesn't really matter which server serves you because they are all exceptional however Beth was wonderful today. I dined with my mother and Beth rotated between being our server to helping with my Mom, she was...More

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We first came to Rumors with friends 30 years ago, and it has hardly changed at all – same Keys feel with some of the same solid-wood settings, much of the same decor, and the same great seafood. On a recent visit for lunch, my...More

Thank Ted S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-245-0366
Go on vacation & never leave town! Rumors is located in Middletown conveniently off Shelbyville Road. We have been a family owned and operated business for 30 years. We take pride in giving our guests a quality dining experience. From Buffalo Wings to Alaskan Snow Crab to Peel & Eat Shrimp, we have all the mouthwatering meals that will make you want to come back again and again!
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