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Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

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2868 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2664
+1 502-899-9800
07:00 - 16:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and baked goods here are indescribably wonderful. Best breads west of the Atlantic and a helpful and knowledgeable staff. Can't miss.

Thank justgotours
Fremont, Ohio
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155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We have tried to have breakfast here for the past 4 months. The crowds caused 2 hour waits when trying to catch brunch after 11 am. This made me more determined to secure a table. Today we arrived at 10:20 and even then we had a very respectable 15 minute wait. Time went by fast as we admired and salivated... More 

Thank JosephatFremont
Chicago, IL
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Everything here was phenomenal and it's an adorable corner french bakery. It's located in the Cresent area of Louisville which was off the beaten path but beautiful! We will be back!!

Thank SavvyTrvl
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The Blue Dog Bakery was highly recommended by a co-worker who used to live in Louisville so we had to give it a try. We were not disappointed! We started with their bacon-Parmesan quiche which was delicious with a serious crust. We moved on to a raspberry almond croissant which was flakey and actually had visible raspberry filling, then we... More 

Thank SenoraNovi
Lexington, Kentucky
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Poached free-range egg on levain with serrano ham, spinach, and parmesan Yum! Yum! I will be back. Great service too!

Thank Wanda O
Columbia, Maryland
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Louisville, Blue Dog is on the top of the list to dine for breakfast and quality coffee. They serve Illy coffee which is outstanding and very smooth. Their unique bakery selection from tasty strata' to yummy muffin and pastries are worth your visit. If in Louisville, make this your top breakfast destination!

Thank Jeff R
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260 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

You need a guide for your first visit: 1. Go early, if possible. They run out of some items daily. Breakfast is fabulous, but lunch sandwiches are also available at 11:00. 2. Parking spaces are in the back or in front along the street. 3. You will probably wait in line for your to-go order and/or a seat, if you... More 

Thank Coff33
New York, NY
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Being that it was the holidays and the fact that I would probably be overindulging in the following days, I wanted to order something light. My salad of choice was the red grapefruit/avocado salad. After I ordered, I noticed that all the other diners around us had ordered the sandwiches. My husband ordered the Turkey, Swiss, Apple, Bacon, Mayo sandwich,... More 

Thank 1000travels
Sullivan, Indiana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We were there about 10 a.m. We told the serving staff at the counter that we had never been there and asked if they had a menu. None was ever offered. No one offered to seat us in the dining room so we assumed we ordered at the counter and carried it to a table ourselves. The place was quite... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever we're in Louisville we come here for brunch or lunch. The bakery breads and sweets are excellent as well.

Thank Robert H

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2868 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2664
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-899-9800
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?