Louisville Restaurants

From burgers to steaks, from seafood to salads, you’ll find some of the best restaurants right in Louisville. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you don’t have to travel far for great taste. Gather your friends or bring the family and dine out tonight.

JD’s Diner & Grill

Local residents come here for steak, but you’ll also enjoy the shrimp and grits. Of course, you’re going to want to save room for dessert. Don’t leave without trying the bread pudding if it’s your first visit. This restaurant is located on South Church Avenue.

Market Café

Another favorite for casual eateries is Market Café. This restaurant offers Southern food and seafood for a variety of tastes. The fried catfish and blackened grouper will make your mouth water. Pair them with cole slaw and hush puppies for a fabulous dinner. Hamburger steak is another popular item on the menu with a side of mac and cheese. Daily specials make it even more affordable. Friendly wait staff ensure you have everything you need.

Carnell’s Restaurant

Located just off the busiest road in town, Carnell’s offers a quiet space to relax in a hectic day. Welcoming staff make you feel like family with your choice of indoor and outdoor seating. Order a fried or grilled chicken salad for lunch or a burger for lunch or dinner. With traditional American fare, you’ll want to come back many times to sample the entire menu.

Red Onion Restaurant

Located on Young Crossing Road, this restaurant is off the beaten path but well worth the trip. An impressive old house is home to the eatery and helps to create a country ambience. The eatery is only open for dining on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings. High ceilings and a black and red color theme enhance the style of the 1800s house. Cajun and Creole food will captivate your taste buds with entrees like the fried catfish or fried onion straws. Homemade rolls compliment anything on the menu. Save room for Italian cream cake or cinnamon rolls for dessert.

When It Really Matters

This bakery offers breakfast and lunch as well with sandwiches that will fill you up. Make time for dessert before you hurry on with your day. Key Lime Pie is a favorite with the regulars. You’ll find everything from vegetable casserole, chicken spaghetti or macaroni and cheese. Shepherd’s Pie and lasagna are two more choices before you move on to pastries or other sweets.

Kathy’s Chicken Basket

As the name suggests, chicken is the specialty. It will make your mouth water with light breading and made to order chicken tenders. Along with your chicken choices, you can order hamburger steak and other items for a wide range of palettes. Sandwiches or a ribeye steak will be sure to fill you up. Pair it with French fries, mac and cheese or okra.

Make plans for dinner out tonight at one of these local spots. You can go wrong when you visit one of the best restaurants in Louisville.