Issue October 17, 2006

Dining Guide 2006

Price Range: $ = $10 or less; $$ = $20 or less; $$$ = $30 or less; $$$$ = more than $30. (Per person for a meal without tip or tax.)
Capsule Reviews: Restaurants marked with the special LEO “O” were reviewed in these pages throughout the past year and include short summaries of those reviews. They include one of two rating systems — one is a 100-point scale (ex.: 75/100), the other is a five-grade rating system (ex.: 3/5).

   
 
••LOUISVILLE

•BUECHEL/NEWBURG

Barbecue
Pepper Shaker Chili & Barbeque, 4918 Poplar Level Rd., 962-7077, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Bistro
••Bluegrass Bistro, 3819 Bardstown Rd., 458-6111, $. Recently opened in the lower level of the Derby City Antique Mall in Buechel, this lunch spot features fresh and appealing dishes with international touches. Remember to save room for the “famous Possum Pie.” (Reviewed 9/13; Rating: 84)

Breakfast
Bluegrass Cafe, 3255 Bardstown Rd. (Quality Inn), 454-0451, $.

Casual Dining
Hitching Post Inn, 7314 Fegenbush Ln., 239-4724, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Seabolt’s Bar and Grill, 4692 Jennings Ln., 968-2930, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Winner’s Circle Restaurant, 1325 S. Hurstborne Pkwy., 426-2600, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Empress of China, 2249 Hikes Ln., 451-2500, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Oriental Star, 4212 Bishop Ln., 452-9898, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Heitzman’s Cake Company, 3800 Old Shepherdsville Rd., 452-1891, www.heitzmansbakery.com, $.

Homestyle
Jane’s Cafeteria, 4601 Jennings Ln., 454-7286, $.

International
Bosna-mak, 325 Old Bardstown Rd., 456-1919, $, Wine.
••Queen of Sheba, 3315 Bardstown Rd., 459-6301, www.queenofshebalouisville.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Expansive Ethiopian lunch buffet ($6.49), served Sunday-Friday, featuring the finest of the African country’s hot and cold dishes, is the highlight. (Reviewed 7/26; Rating: N/R)
Teranga African Restaurant, 3904 Bardstown Rd., 458-7172, $.

Korean
Lee’s Korean Restaurant, 1941 Bishop Ln., 456-9714, $$, Beer.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex

El Caporal, 2209 Meadow Dr., 473-7840, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
El Rey Mexican Restaurant, 2918 Hikes Ln., 454-6520, $, Beer, Wine.
KY Taco, 6911 Shepherdsville Rd., 962-8526, $.
Tumbleweed, 3602 Bardstown Rd., 454-2727, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Middle Eastern
Al Watan Bakery, 3711 Klondike Ln., 458-6000, www.alwatanbakery.com, $.

Pizza
Angio’s, 3731 Old Bardstown Rd., 451-5454, $, Beer.
Annie’s Pizza, 4306 Fegenbush Ln., 454-4009, $.
Cici’s Pizza, 3093 Breckenridge Ln., 452-6700, www.cicispizza.com, $.
Mr. Gatti’s, 3319 Bardstown Rd., 451-0540, www.mrgattis.com, $$.

Pub/Sports Bar
Brickyard Sports Bar & Grill, 4300 Fegenbush Ln., 454-5433, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Fern & Moody’s, 3903 Bardstown Rd., 458-9415, $, Beer, Wine.
Four King’s Cafe, 4642 Jennings Ln., 968-2930, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
More Shenanigans, 4521 Bardstown Rd., 493-3585, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
O’Connell’s Irish Pub, 7207 Fegenbush Ln., 239-1771, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
 
Steakhouse
John E’s, 3708 Bardstown Rd., 456-1111, www.johnEsrestaurant.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•CLIFTON/CRESCENT HILL

Asian
Zen Garden, 2240 Frankfort Ave., 895-9114, $.

Barbecue
Bourbon Bros. BBQ, 2900 Brownsboro Rd., 896-2486, $.
Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot, 3204 Frankfort Ave., 895-3223, $, Beer.

Cafe/Coffeehouse
A Little Peace Cafe, 1860 Mellwood Ave, A-101, 238-7301, $, Beer, Wine.
Blue Dog Bakery and Cafe, 2868 Frankfort Ave., 899-9800, $, Beer.
Caffe Classico, 2144 Frankfort Ave., 894-9689, $, Beer, Wine.
Heine Brothers Coffee, 2714 Frankfort Ave., 899-5551, www.heinebroscoffee.com, $.
Java Bistro, 2309 Frankfort Ave., 894-8060, $.
Logos Coffee House, 2250 Frankfort Ave., 897-2272, $.
Nancy’s Bagel Grounds, 2101 Frankfort Ave., 895-8323, $.
 
Cajun/Creole
Gumbo A Go-Go, 2109 Frankfort Ave., 896-4046, www.gumboagogo.com, $, Beer.

Casual Dining
Barbara Lee’s Kitchen, 2410 Brownsboro Rd., 897-3967, $.
Cafe Lou Lou, 1800 Frankfort Ave., 893-7776, www.cafeloulou.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
K.T.’s Restaurant and Bar, 2300 Lexington Rd., 458-8888, www.ktsrestaurant.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
August Moon, 2269 Lexington Rd., 456-6569, www.augustmoonbistro.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Great Wall, 2206 Brownsboro Rd., 891-8881, $.
 
Contemporary American
Bourbons Bistro, 2255 Frankfort Ave., 894-8838, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
L&N Wine Bar and Bistro, 1765 Mellwood Ave., 897-0070, www.landnwinebarandbistro.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
North End Cafe, 1722 Frankfort Ave., 896-8770, www.northendcafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Danielle’s, 2206 Frankfort Ave., 893-7677, $$$, Beer, Wine.

Deli/Sandwiches
Cycler’s Cafe, 2295 Lexington Rd., 451-5152, $, Beer.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
The Sweet Tooth, 3110 Frankfort Ave., 895-4554, $.
Breadworks, 3628 Brownsboro Rd., 893-3200, $.

Greek/Mediterranean
Grape Leaf, 2217 Frankfort Ave., 897-1774, $$.
••Chicago Gyros Sandwich and Grill, 2317 Brownsboro Rd., 895-3270, $. Little Clifton shop gets gyros right and has a bewildering array of variations on this Greek staple. Deli and standard grill items also served. Rating: (Reviewed 8/2; Rating: N/R)
Shiraz Mediterranean Grill, 2018 Brownsboro Rd., 891-8854, $.

Homestyle
Genny’s Diner, 2223 Frankfort Ave., 893-0923, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sweet Pea’s Southern, 2350 Frankfort Ave., 894-9091, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
 
Irish
Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Ave., 899-3544, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Italian
Café Glace, 2716 Frankfort Ave., 895-2770, $$.
Porcini, 2730 Frankfort Ave., 894-8686, www.porcinilouisville.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ray Parrella’s, 2311 Frankfort Ave., 899-5575, www.rayparrellas.com, $, Beer, Wine.
Volare Italian Restaurant, 2300 Frankfort Ave., 894-4446, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Jamaican
••Taste of Jamaica, 2017 Brownsboro Rd., 896-1055, $. As a fresh-faced restaurant, some polish and décor are needed to spice up this tiny establishment. Starting with curry goat, the menu will surprise first-timers and entice the jerk chicken fan. (Reviewed 3/15/06; Rating: 3/5)

Japanese
Maido Essential Japanese Cuisine and Sake Bar, 1758 Frankfort Ave., 894-8775, $$$, Beer, Wine.
Osaka Sushi Bar, 2039 Frankfort Ave., 894-9501, $$$, Beer, Wine.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
••El Mundo, 2345 Frankfort Ave., 899-9930, www.502elmundo.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. El Mundo strives to serve fresh ingredients with a culinary edge not found in other Mexican dining spots. Patrons can order food at a counter downstairs, or opt for traditional waited dining on the second floor. (Reviewed 1/11/06; Rating: 4/5)
El Nopalito, 2319 Brownsboro Rd., 893-9880, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.  

Pizza

Clifton’s Pizza, 2230 Frankfort Ave., 893-3730, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Fat Jimmy’s, 2712 Frankfort Ave., 891-4555, www.fatjimmypizza.com, $, Beer.

Filipino
••Sari Sari, 2339 Frankfort Ave., 894-0585, www.gosarisari.com, $. Popular new Crescent Hill spot — you might call it a “Brother of El Mundo,” as owner Pete Chamberlain and chef Lourdes Fronteras, a native of the Philippines, are in charge of the reasonably priced Filipino delights. (Reviewed 7/26; Rating: 82)

Pub/Sports Bar
Longshot Tavern, 2232 Frankfort Ave., 899-7898, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Spring Street Bar and Grill, 300 S. Spring St., 584-6630, www.springstreet.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
 
Steakhouse
Pat’s Steak House, 2437 Brownsboro Rd., 896-9234, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Thai Taste, 1977 Brownsboro Rd., 897-7682, $, Beer.

•DOWNTOWN/BUTCHERTOWN

Barbecue
Finley’s Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Q, 1500 W. Broadway, 581-0298, $.
Picnicaterers BBQ and Catering, 514 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 584-7427, $.
Pit Stop Bar-B-Que, 612 S. Fifth St., 584-4054, $.

Café/Coffeehouse
Blue Mountain Coffee House, 400 E. Main, 582-3220, $, Beer, Wine.
Buffalo Madison Coffee Company, 1203 River Rd., 540-1161, $.
City Cafe, 505 W. Broadway, 589-1797, www.citycafelunch.com, $.
City Cafe, 500 S. Preston St., 852-5739, www.citycafelunch.com, $.
Coffee Pot Cafe, 234 E. Gray St. (Medical Tower South), 584-5282, $.
Coffee Treat Café, 429 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 582-2408, $.
Highland Coffee, 627 S. Fourth St., 540-9099, www.highlandcoffee.com, $.
Java Brewing Company, 462 S. Fourth St., 561-2041, ww.javabrewingco.com, $.
Java Brewing Company, 516 W. Main St., 894-8060, www.javabrewingco.com, $.
Queue Café, 220 W. Main St., 583-0273, $.
Starbucks, 221 S. Fourth Ave. (Kentucky International Convention Center), 583-3089, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 500 S. Fourth Ave. (Seelbach Hilton), $.
Starbucks, 280 W. Jefferson St. (Marriott), $.

Cafeteria
Hall’s Cafeteria, 1301 Story Ave., 583-0437, $, Beer.

Casual Dining
Bistro 301, 301 W. Market St., 584-8337, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cravings a la Carte, 101 S. Fourth St. (National City Tower), 589-9679, $.
Cunningham’s, 630 S. Fourth St., 587-0526, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Delta Lounge, 432-434 W. Market St., 584-0860, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hard Rock Cafe, Fourth Street Live, 568-2202, www.hardrock.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Intermezzo American Café & Cabaret, 316 W. Main St., 584-1265, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jenicca’s Café and Wine Bar, 636 E. Market St., 587-8720, $, Beer, Wine.
Mr. Z’s, 869 S. Third St., 584-8504, $.
Olive’s on Fourth, 570 S. Fourth St., 588-9003, $.
TGI Friday’s, 415 S. Fourth St., 585-3577, www.fridays.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Toast on Market, 736 E. Market St., 569-4099, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Adds a tongue-in-cheek bistro spin to traditional breakfast and lunch diner fare. Located in the old Shel-Mar theater, offering plenty of seating. (Reviewed 8/16; Rating: N/R)
••Zap’s Gourmet Hotdogs, 423 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 587-0251, $. Chicago-style hot dogs are all the fuss. You choose a type of dog — ranging from the signature Zapernak to a Kentucky Bison dog — then add your choice of four toppings free of charge. (Reviewed 5/17/06; Rating: N/R)

Chicken
Chicken King, 639 E. Broadway, 589-5464, $, Beer.
Indi’s, 1033 W. Broadway, 589-7985, $.

Chinese
China Inn, 1925 S. Fourth St., 636-2020, $, Beer.
Chinese Chef, 2619 S. Fourth St., 634-0979, $.  
Chopsticks, 416 E. Broadway, 589-9145, $.
Chung King Palace, 110 E. Market St., 584-8880, $, Beer.
City Wok, 526 W. Main St., 583-7238, $.
Double Dragon, 231 S. Fifth St., 587-8686, $.
Quick Wok, 801 W. Broadway, 584-6519, $.
Shanghai Restaurant, 526 S. Fifth St., 568-8833, $.
Wok Express, 234 W. Broadway, 583-8988, $.

Contemporary American
Artemisia, 620 E. Market St., 583-4177, www.artemisiarestaurant.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bristol Bar and Grille, 614 W. Main St., 582-1995, www.bristolbarandgrille.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ermin’s, 723 S. Fourth St., 587-9390, $.
Ermin’s French Bakery and Cafe, 454 S. Fourth St., 585-5120, $.
Jarfi’s Bistro, 501 W. Main St., 589-5060, www.jarfis.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Manhattan Grill, 200 S. Seventh St., 561-0024, www.manhattangrill.4mg.com, $.
The Oakroom (Seelbach Hilton), 500 S. Fourth St., 585-3200, www.seelbachhilton.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Park Place On Main, 401 E. Main (Slugger Field), 515-0172, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Proof on Main, 702 W. Main St., 217-6360, www.proofonmain.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Proof on Main, an upscale eatery with strong New York City connections, opened at the beginning of March. Portions are ample, preparation is generally four-star, and service is fine. (Reviewed 6/07/06; Rating: 90/100)
Red Star Tavern, Fourth Street Live, 568-5656, www.redstartavern.com , $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Wall Street Deli, 225 Abraham Flexner Way, 587-1006, $.
Webb’s Market, 944 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 583-0318, $, Beer.
 
Deli/Sandwiches
Another Place Sandwich Shop, 119 S. Seventh St., 589-4115, $.
Bank Shot Billiards, 403 E. Market St., 587-8260, www.bankshotbilliard.com, $, Beer.
Devino’s, 320 Main St., 569-3939, $.
Dino’s Down to Lunch Cafe, 239 S. Fifth St., 585-2874, $.
Fat Jimmy’s, 528 S. Fifth St., 589-8559, $, Beer.
Main Eatery, 643 W. Main St., 589-3354, $.
Market on Market, 445 E. Market St., 568-8810, $.
••Morris Deli & Catering, 555 S. Second St., 587-2353, $. Not a traditional deli — no display cases for meats and cheeses and such — but a broad and idiosyncratic selection of goodies that includes deli favorites. Formerly Karem Deeb’s. (Reviewed 7/5; Rating: N/R)
TC’s Sandwich Shop, 438 W. Market St., 581-9200, $$.
Theatre Square Deli, 22 Theatre Square, 584-0364, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Cold Stone Creamery, Fourth Street Live, 589-7447, www.coldstonecreamery.com, $.
Heitzman Traditional Bakery and Deli, 428 W. Market St., 584-2437, www.heitzmansbakery.com, $.

Homestyle
D. Nalley’s Restaurant, 970 S. Third St., 583-8015, $.

Hotel Dining
Bentley’s (Holiday Inn), 120 W. Broadway, 582-2241 ex. 21, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
BLU Mediterranean Grille, 280 W. Jefferson St., 671-4285, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The English Grill, 335 W. Broadway (Camberley Brown Hotel), 583-1234, www.brownhotel.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Flagship, 140 N. Fourth Ave. (Galt House), 589-5200, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Fountain Room at the Galt House, 140 N. Fourth Ave., 589-5200, www.galthouse.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
J. Graham’s Cafe and Bar, 335 W. Broadway (Camberley Brown Hotel), 583-1234, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jockey Silks Bourbon Lounge, 140 N. Fourth Ave. (Galt House), 589-5200, www.galthouse.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Otto’s Cafe (Seelbach Hilton), 500 Fourth Ave., 585-3201, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Trellis Cafe, 320 W. Jefferson St. (Hyatt Regency), 587-3434, www.hyatt.com, $$, Beer, Wine.

International
Cafe Kilimanjaro, 649 S. Fourth St., 583-4332, www.cafekilimanjaro.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Gavi’s Restaurant, 2222 S. Seventh St., 583-8183, $.
Jarfi’s at the Jazz Factory, 815 W. Market St., 992-3242, www.jazzfactory.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Raw Sushi Lounge, 520 S. Fourth St., 585-5880, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. We’ve found the food good but short of compelling on several visits, with service ranging from courteous to enthusiastic and from competent to addled. The menu is enhanced with a selection of main courses that go beyond seafood and also range around the world. (Reviewed 5/10/06; Rating: 76/100)
••Saffron’s Buffet, 558 S. Fifth St., 587-8679, $. The offerings are a nice hodgepodge of Persian, Indian, Asian and Middle-Eastern cuisines. Expect to be full for a fair price. (Reviewed 4/12/06; Rating: N/R)
Saffron’s Persian Cafe, 131 W. Market St., 584-7800, www.safronsrestaurant.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Yaching’s East West Cuisine, 105 S. Fourth St., 585-4005, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Italian
Luigi’s, 702 W. Main St., 589-0005, $.
Melillo’s at Piazza Di Felice, 829 E. Market St., 540-9975, www.melillos.com, $$, Beer, Wine.
Pesto’s Italian Restaurant, 566 S. Fifth St., 584-0567, www.pestositalian.com, $, Beer, Wine.
The Old Spaghetti Factory, 235 W. Market St., 581-1070, www.osf.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Vincenzo’s, 150 S. Fifth St., 580-1350, www.vincenzosdining.biz, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Primo, 445 E. Main St., 583-1808, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Bim Deitrich’s restaurant just unveiled its seasonal menus for autumn, featuring many goodies, including a Northwestern Italian-style dish of wide ribbon pasta with braised lamb ragu and mushrooms. The Insalata di Mare (“seafood salad”) makes the heart of a shellfish lover go pitty-pat. (Reviewed 10/4/06; Rating: N/A)

Korean
Kim’s Asian Grill, 813 E. Market St., 595-7025, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mediterranean
Safier Mediterranean Deli, 641 S. Fourth St., 585-1125, $.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex

Los Aztecas, 530 W. Main St., 461-8535, www.losaztecas.net, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
Big Hopp’s, 800 W. Market St., 589-6600, www.bighopps.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bluegrass Brewing Company, 2 Theater Square, 568-2224, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Browning’s, 401 E. Main St. (Slugger Field), 515-0172, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Champions Grill, 280 W. Jefferson St. (Inside downtown Marriott Inn near Convention Center), 627-5045, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Howl at the Moon, Fourth Street Live, 562-9400, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lucky Strike Lanes/Felt, Fourth Street Live, 560-1400, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge, Fourth Street Live, 568-9009, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Michael Murphy’s, 701 S. First St., 587-7916, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Oscar’s Bar & Grill, 252 E. Market St., 581-1222, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Parrot Beach, Fourth Street Live, 589-5336, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Petrus Nightclub, 116 E. Main St., 583-3772, www.petrusnightclub.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Pub, Fourth Street Live, 569-7782, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Saddle Ridge Saloon, Fourth Street Live, 569-3507, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sully’s Saloon, Fourth Street Live, 585-4100, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Zena’s Cafe, 122 W. Main St., 584-3074, www.zenascafe.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Bendoya Sushi Bar, 217 S. Fifth St., 581-0700, $.
Joe’s Crab Shack, 131 E. River Rd., 568-1171, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Steakhouse
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse, 325 W. Main St., 584-0102, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Kunz’s Fourth and Market, 115 S. Fourth St., 585-5555, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Morton’s of Chicago, 626 W. Main St., 584-0421, www.mortons.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•EAST END

Asian
2 Hahn’s Mongolian Grill, 9148 Taylorsville Rd., 493-0234, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Arirang 12567 Shelbyville Rd., 244-9838, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jade Palace, 1109 Herr Ln., 425-9878, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Yang Kee Noodle, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 426-0800, www.yankeenoodle.com, $, Beer, Wine.

Barbecue
Famous Dave’s, 8605 Citadel Way, 493-2812, www.famousdaves.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Jucy’s Smokehouse Barbeque, 7626 LaGrange Rd., Pee Wee Valley, 241-5829, $. Jucy’s offers a standard menu of meats and sides, from sandwiches to platters to samplers. Sides include a choice of potato salad, cole slaw, country beans, mac-and-cheese and more. (Reviewed 4/26/06; Rating: N/R)
Mark’s Feed Store, 11422 Shelbyville Rd., 244-0140, www.marksfeedstore.com, $, Beer, Wine.
••Scotty’s Ribs and More, 14049 Shelbyville Rd., 244-6868, www.bigbubba.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. The ribs, a full slab brought out on a platter, were sensational. The chicken was great as well, but the fish was forgettable. (Reviewed 6/14/06; Rating: N/R)
Smokey Bones, 2525 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 491-7570, www.smokeybones.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tony Roma’s, 150 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 327-8500, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Cafe/Coffeehouse
Cafe Fraiche, 3642 Brownsboro Rd., 894-8929, $.
Camille’s Sidewalk Café, 2060 Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-2005, $.
Cottage Cafe, 11609 Main St., Middletown, 244-9497, $.
Grapevine Pantry, 11418 Old Main St., Middletown, 245-1569, $.
Great Life Café, 9565 Taylorsville Rd., 297-8807, $.
Joe Muggs, 994 Breckenridge Ln. (in Books-a-Million), 894-8606, www.joemuggs.com, $.
Joe Muggs, 4300 Towne Center Dr. (in Books-a-Million), 426-2252, www.joemuggs.com, $.
My Favorite Muffin, 9800 Shelbyville Rd., 426-9645, $.
Starbucks, 4400 Shelbyville Rd., 899-1210, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 4942 Hwy. 42, 339-8533, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 429-0277, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 101 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 412-4545, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 4001 Summit Plaza Dr., 339-8118, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 3521 Springhurst Commons Dr., 326-3500, www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 243 Blankenbaker Pkwy., 245-4047, www.starbucks.com, $.

Cafeteria
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 133 S. Hustbourne Pkwy., 423-1733, www.piccadilly.com, $.
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 2131 Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-9900, www.piccadilly.com, $.

Cajun/Creole
Joe’s OK Bayou, 9874 Linn Station Rd., 426-1320, www.joesokbayou.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Casual Dining

Adriaan’s Around the Table Cuisine, 14041 Shelbyville Rd., 244-9695, $$.
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 12913 Shelbyville Rd., 254-3232, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 1905 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 499-6351, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 9921 Ormsby Station Rd., 429-8300, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Atrium Café, 9940 Corporate Campus Dr., (Embassy Suites), 426-9191, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Austin’s, 4950 Hwy. 42, 423-1990, www.austins-restaurant.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bahama Breeze, 104 Oxmoor Ct., 423-9040, www.bahamabreeze.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buckhead Mountain Grill, 10430 Shelbyville 245-6680, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Captain’s Quarters, 5700 Captain’s Quarters Rd., 228-1651, www.cqriverside.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cheddar’s Casual Cafe, 10403 Westport Rd., 339-5400, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cunningham’s Creekside, 301 Upper River Rd., 228-3625, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Eva Mae’s, 6313 Upper River Rd., 228-2882, $$.
Fox and Hound, 302 Bullitt Ln. (Oxmoor Center), 394-7620, www.tentcorp.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Gourmet for Everyone, 111 S. English Station Rd., 253-9653, $$.
Harper’s Restaurant, 871 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 425-2900, www.harpersrestaurant.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. J. Alexander’s Restaurant, 102 Oxmoor Ct., 339-2206, www.jalexanders.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Rafferty’s, 3601 Springhurst Blvd., 412-9000, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill, 401 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 423-9220, www.macaronigrill.com, $$, Beer, Wine.
••Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Spirits, Brownsboro Crossing, 339-8616, www.redrobin.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. The buzz surrounding this corporate restaurant chain is warranted. More than two dozen variations on the burger, plus the gaudy and appetizing Towering Onion Rings. (Reviewed 8/2; Rating: 77)
Ruby Tuesday, 11701 Bluegrass Pkwy., 267-7100, www.rubytuesday.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Westport General Store, 7008 Hwy. 524, 222-4626, $$.

Chinese
China City, 9228 Westport Rd., 423-1788, $.
China Sea Buffet, 12689 Shelbyville Rd., 245-0838, $.
Double Dragon Buffet, 233 Whittington Pkwy., 339-8897, $, Beer.
Double Dragon II, 12480 LaGrange Rd., 241-7766, $.
Double Dragon II, 9901 LaGrange Rd., 326-0099, $.
Dynasty Buffet, 2400 Lime Kiln Ln., 339-8868, $.
Emperor of China, 2210 Holiday Manor Shopping Center, 426-1717, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jasmine, 13823 English Villa Dr., 244-8896, $.
Jumbo Buffet, 2731 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 495-0028, $$, Beer, Wine.
Ling Ling Restaurant, 10476 Shelbyville Rd., 245-2100, $.
Liu’s Garden, 11517 Shelbyville Rd., 244-9898, $$.
New World Buffet, 9228 Westport Rd., 423-1788, $.
Peking City, 3571 Springhurst Blvd., 425-0188, $, Beer, Wine.
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, 9120 Shelbyville Rd., 327-7707, www.pfchangs.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sesame Chinese Restaurant, 9409 Shelbyville Rd., 339-7000, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sichuan Gardens, 9850 Linn Station Rd., 426-6767, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Wang’s Wok, 11517 Shelbyville Rd., 244-9898, $.
Yen Ching, 1818 Hurstbourne Pkwy., 491-3581, $, Beer.

Contemporary American

Bristol Bar and Grille, 300 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 426-0627, www.bristolbarandgrille.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Corner Cafe, 9307 New LaGrange Rd., 426-8119, www.cornercafelouisville.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Limestone Restaurant, 10001 Forest Green Blvd., 426-7477, www.limestonerestaurant.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Max & Erma’s, 2901 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-9662, www.maxandermas.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Max & Erma’s, 3921 Summit Plaza Dr., 412-5229, www.maxandermas.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Melting Pot, 2045 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 491-3125, www.meltingpot.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
O’Charley’s, 1901 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 491-8372, www.ocharleys.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
 
Deli/Sandwiches
Alley Cat Cafe, 11804 Shelbyville Rd., 245-6544, $.
Cafe La Peche, 2231 Holiday Manor, 339-7593, www.lillyslapeche.com, $$, Beer, Wine.
Cheddar Box Cafe, 12121 Shelbyville Rd., 245-2622, $.
Ciano’s, 11904 Shelbyville Rd., 245-6997, $.
••Euro Market, 12907 Factory Ln., 243-0000, www.euromarket-ky.com, $. The interesting mix of wine store, café and bakery is just the start — there are also four lunch menus. Portions are ample and orders are served to patrons seated in a quaint, quiet area. (Reviewed 3/1/06; Rating: 3/5)
Fat Jimmy’s, 9901 Lagrange Rd., 339-8111, $, Beer.
Fat Jimmy’s, 13829 English Villa Dr., 244-0840, $, Beer.
••Order’s Up! Café & Deli, 1981 Nelson Miller Pkwy., 245-5991, $. Lovable and cozy new lunch spot in an East End office park is a spin on the fast casual model, with fresh sandwiches all priced at $5 or less, plus soups, salads and sides. (Reviewed 8/2; Rating: N/R)
Paul’s Fruit Market, 3905 Chenoweth Square, 896-8918, www.paulsfruit.com, $.
Starving Artist Cafe and Deli, 8034 New Lagrange Rd., 412-1599, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Breadworks, 2420 Lime Kiln Ln., 326-0300, $.
Cold Stone Creamery, 2015 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 499-7750, www.coldstonecreamery.com, $.
Desserts by Helen, 9209 Hwy. 42, 228-8959, www.dessertsbyhelen.com, $.
Graeter’s, 9430 Brownsboro Rd., 327-0651, www.graeters.com, $.
Graeter’s, 841 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 394-9747, www.graeters.com, $.
Graeter’s, 13817 English Villa Dr., 254-1760, www.graeters.com, $.
Heitzman Traditional Bakery, 9426 Shelbyville Rd., 426-7736, $.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, 4049 Summit Plaza Dr., 326-1628, www.rmcf.com, $.

German
Erika’s German Restaurant, 9301 N. Hustbourne Pkwy., 499-8822, $$, Beer, Wine.
Gasthaus, 4812 Brownsboro Center, 899-7177, $$$, Beer, Wine.

Health Conscious/Vegetarian
Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods, 12401 Shelbyville Rd., 244-2022, www.rainbowblossom.com, $.
Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods, 3608 Springhurst Blvd., 339-5090, www.rainbowblossom.com, $.

Homestyle
Goose Creek Diner, 2923 Goose Creek Rd., 339-8070, www.gcdiner.com, $, Beer, Wine.
Tiffany Cellar Café, 11601 Main St., 245-4411, $.

Indian
India Palace, 9424 Shelbyville Rd., 394-0490, www.indiapalaceky.com, $$, Beer, Wine.
Shalimar Indian Restaurant, 1820 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-8899, www.louisvilleshalimar.com, $, Beer, Wine.

International
••Cutting Board Cafe & Catering, 2905 Goose Creek Rd., 423-9950, www.cuttingboardcafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine. Inside, the café has a bakery feel, but the cuisine is Mediterranean. It’s difficult to find fault with any of the food selections, from exquisite crab cake appetizers to the Biscayne Bay Grouper entrée. (Reviewed 2/08/06; Rating: 4/5)

Italian
Angelina’s Café, 1701 Ups Dr., 326-5555, $.
Bravo!, 206 Bullitt Ln., 326-0491, www.bestitalianusa.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buca Di Beppo, 2051 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-2426, www.bucadibeppo.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 617 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 412-2218, www.carrabbas.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Martini Italian Bistro, 4021 Summit Plaza Dr., 394-9797, www.cameronmitchellrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Olive Garden, 1320 Hurstbourne Pkwy., 339-7190, www.olivegarden.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Japanese
Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, 12905 Shelbyville Rd., 253-0036, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, 3576 Springhurst Blvd., 339-1978, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ichiban Samurai, 1510 Lakeshore Ct., 412-3339, www.ichibansamurai.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant, 2415c Lime Kiln Ln., 339-7171, $$, Beer, Wine.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex

Bazo’s Fresh Mexican Grill, 12401 Shelbyville Rd., 899-9600, $.
Cancun Mexican Restaurant, 9904 Linn Station Rd., 327-0890, $.
El Nopal, 9473 Westport Rd., 327-6551, $, Beer, Wine.
••La Perla del Pacifico, 2840 Goose Creek Rd., 339-7670, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Not just another taqueria but a serious restaurant with a specialty — seafood — that it handles quite well. There are standard dishes like soft tacos and quesadillas, plus more unusual things like octopus. (Reviewed 7/12; Rating: 85)
Los Aztecas, 1107 Herr Ln., 426-3994, www.losaztecas.net , $, Beer.
Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2001 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 491-1800, www.moes.com, $, Beer, Wine.
On The Border, 10601 Fischer Park Dr., 412-2461, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 4059 Summit Plaza Dr., 429-5151, www.qdoba.com, $, Beer.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 100 Daventry Ln., 412-6202, www.qdoba.com, $, Beer.
Tijuana Flats, 2420 Lime Kiln Ln., 412-6700, $, Beer, Wine.
Tumbleweed, 3550 Springhurst Common Dr., 412-8171, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Aver’s Gourmet Pizza, 4610 Taylorsville Rd., 671-1999, $$.
Bearno’s Pizza, 9222 Westport Rd., 423-1224, $$, Beer.
California Pizza Kitchen, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 425-5125, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Chuck E. Cheese’s, 2030 Hurstbourne Pkwy., 493-0261, $, Beer, Wine.
Fat Tony’s Pizzeria, 9910 Linn Station Rd., 339-3553, $$, Beer.
Hometown Pizza, 11804 Shelbyville Rd., 245-4555, www.bikebutler.com/SPONSORS/HomeTownPizza/hometownmenu.html, $$, Beer.
The Pizza Box, 10331 Champion Farm Rd., 423-0530, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Tony Boombozz Pizza-Vino, 2813 Hurstbourne Ln., 394-0000, $$, Beer, Wine. Tony Boombozz Pizza-Vino pizzeria offers not only “regular” pizza assortments, but gourmet, including toppings like roasted potatoes, feta, prosciutto, ginger chicken and fresh spinach. Pizza-Vino offers a full-fledged, attractive dining room and a serviceable list of beers and wines. (Reviewed 1/4/06; Rating: 3/5)
Tony Impellizzeri’s Pizza, 108 Vieux Carre Dr., 429-0606, $, Beer.

Pub/Sports Bar
Beef O’Brady’s, 1000 Hwy. 22, 327-8881, $, Beer, Wine.
Brownies Grille & Bar, 237 Whittington Pkwy., 326-9830, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 3584 Springhurst Blvd., 394-9596, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 12901 Shelbyville Rd., 254-9464, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hoops Grill and Sports Bar, 12205 Westport Rd., 327-8002, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jake’s and Mr. G’s, 10432 Shelbyville Rd., 244-0165, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jimmy and Richie’s, 813 Lyndon Ln., 423-7774, $, Beer.
Joe’s Older Than Dirt, 8131 New LaGrange Rd., 426-2074, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
New Direction Bar and Grill, 2630 Chamberlain Ln., 243-8429, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
P. Nuts Sports Bar & Grill, 1506 Lakeshore Ct., 412-1700, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
R Place Pub, 9603 Whipps Mill Rd., 425-8516, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Wings N Things, 2809 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 327-9464, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Bonefish Grill, 657 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 412-4666, www.bonefishgrill.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Kingfish, 3021 Upper River Rd., 895-0544, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Kingfish, 1610 Kentucky Mills Dr., 240-0700, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Mitchell’s Fish Market, 4031 Summit Plaza Dr., 412-1818, www.mitchellsfishmarket.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Rumor’s Restaurant and Raw Bar, 12339 Shelbyville Rd., 245-0366, www.rumorrestaurants.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Steakhouse
Dillon’s Steakhouse, 2101 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy., 499-7106, www.dillonssteakhouse.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, 340 Whittington Pkwy., 339-9495, www.lonestarsteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Outback Steakhouse, 9498 Brownsboro Rd., 426-4329, www.outbacksteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Outback Steakhouse, 8101 Bardstown Rd., 231-2399, www.outbacksteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Stoney River Legendary Steaks, 3900 Summit Plaza Dr., 429-8944, www.stoneyriver.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Z’s Oyster Bar and Steakhouse, 101 Whittington Pkwy., 429-8000, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Thai Cafe, 2226 Holiday Manor Shopping Center, 425-4815, $, Beer, Wine.

Vietnamese
Lemongrass Cafe, 11606 Shelbyville Rd., 244-7110, $.


•FERN CREEK

Barbecue
Bootleg Barbeque, 9704 Bardstown Rd., 239-2722, $.
FireFresh Bar-B-Q, 6435 Bardstown Rd., 239-7800, www.firefreshbbq.com, $, Beer.

Cafe/Coffeehouse

Master’s International Coffee, 4806 Bardstown Rd., 495-6484, $.

Casual Dining
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 10006 Will Way, 231-1661, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Honey Baked Ham Company, 6423 Bardstown Rd., 239-9292, www.honeybaked/oh.com, $.
Uno’s Chicago Bar and Grill, 6501 Bardstown Rd., 239-0079, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Double Dragon II, 6832 Bardstown Rd., 231-3973, $.
Imperial Palace, 5316 Bardstown Rd., 491-8228, $, Beer.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Graeter’s, 6509 Bardstown Rd., 231-2083, www.graeters.com, $.

Homestyle
Whitney’s Diner, 5616 Bardstown Rd., 239-0919, $.

International
Sarajevo Cafe & Restaurant, 325 Old Bardstown Rd., 456-1919, $, Beer.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Nopalito, 6300 Bardstown Rd., 231-4249, $, Beer, Wine.
Luna’s Rotisserie, 5213B Preston Hwy., 962-8898, $.
Mexican Fiesta, 5414 Bardstown Rd., 762-0840, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
Beef O’Brady’s, 5628 Bardstown Rd., 239-2226, $, Beer, Wine.
Creeker’s Bar & Grill, 6330 Bardstown Rd., 762-0370, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jabber’s Sports Grill, 6121 Bardstown Rd., 231-3687, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
TK’s Pub and Grill, 5442 Del Maria Way, 499-5673, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Hungry Pelican, 5412 Bardstown Rd., 239-7145, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•GERMANTOWN/AUDUBON

Barbecue
Hickory House B.B.Q., 2307 S. Preston St., 634-9111, $.

Café/Coffeehouse
Atomic Saucer, 1000 E. Oak St., 637-5399, www.atomicsaucer.com, $.
Cafe at the Louisville Antique Mall, 900 Goss Ave., 637-9412, $.
Sunergos Coffee & Micro-Roastery, 2122 S. Preston St., 634-1243, $.

Casual Dining
Ash Street Station, 800 Ash St., 637-2200, $, Beer.
Coy’s Bar and Grill, 4041 Preston Hwy., 363-2266, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Bamboo House, 4036 Poplar Level Rd., 451-3113, $.
Double Dragon, 1255 Goss Ave., 635-5656, $.
Great Wok, 2502 S. Preston St., 634-1918, $.

Contemporary American
Margaret’s on Swan, 921 Swan St., 583-5770, $, Beer.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Dairy Kastle, 575 Eastern Pkwy., 634-8990, $.
Heitzman’s Bakery and Deli, 804 Eastern Pkwy., 635-2651, $.
Nord’s Bakery, Deli and Cafeteria, 2118 S. Preston St., 635-6747, $.

German
Check’s Cafe, 1101 E. Burnett St., 637-9515, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Flabby’s Schnitzelburg, 1101 Lydia St., 637-9136, $, Beer.
Germantown Cafe, 1053 Goss Ave., 637-9412, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Homestyle
Cottage Inn, 570 Eastern Pkwy., 637-4325, $.
Old Louisville Style Chili Parlor and Fish House, 4544 Poplar Level Rd., 969-5636, $.

International
Chez Seneba African Restaurant, 1215 Gilmore Ln., 968-8659, $.

Italian
Come Back Inn, 909 Swan St., 627-1777, www.comebackinn.biz, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Frolio’s Pizza, 3799 Poplar Level Rd., 456-1000, $, Beer.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Lolita’s Tacos, 4222 Poplar Level Rd., 459-4356, $, Beer.

Pizza
Danny Mac’s Pizza, 1014 Clarks Ln., 635-7994, $$.
Jockamo’s Pizza Pub, 938 Goss Ave., 637-5406, $, Beer, Wine.
Mr. Gatti’s, 2247 S. Preston St., 635-6708, www.mrgattis.com, $$.
Vito’s Pizzeria, 3213 Preston Hwy., 634-5400, $$, Beer.

Pub/Sports Bar
Coach Lamp Restaurant and Pub, 751 Vine St., 583-9165, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge, 1004-06 E. Oak St., 637-9315, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Seidenfaden Bar, 1134 E. Breckenridge St., 582-9217, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Steakhouse
Fifth Quarter Steak House, 1241 Durrett Ln., 361-2363, www.5thquarter.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•HIKES POINT

Barbecue
FireFresh Bar-B-Q, 3065 Breckenridge Ln., 459-5201, www.firefreshbbq.com, $, Beer.

Breakfast
My Favorite Muffin and Bagel, 3934 Taylorsville Rd., 485-0518, www.myfavoritemuffin.com, $.

Chinese
Lucky House Buffet, 4030 Taylorsville Rd., 459-1188, $$.
Wonton Express, 3000 Hikes Ln., 452-2646, $.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Nopalito, 4028 Taylorsville Rd., 458-7278, $, Beer, Wine.

Pizza
Pizza Place, 2931 Richland Ave., 458-9700, www.pizzaplacehikspt.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
Davern’s Upstairs, 3044 Hunsinger Ln., 456-5530, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•HIGHLANDS

Asian
••#1 Asian Buffet, Mid City Mall, 1250 Bardstown Rd. 451-6033, $, Beer, Wine. The #1 Asian Buffet delivers what’s expected with a home-cooked feel that other Asian buffets lack. Healthy food awaits — steamed vegetables, baked and grilled foods and fruits. (Reviewed 2/22/06; Rating: 3/5)
Asiatique, 1767 Bardstown Rd., 451-2749, www.asiatique.bigstep.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Barbecue
Mark’s Feed Store, 1514 Bardstown Rd., 458-1570, www.marksfeedstore.com, $, Beer, Wine.

Bosnian American
Hani’s Restaurant, 1613 Bardstown Rd., 479-9796, $.

Cafe/Coffeehouse
••Benedict’s Garden Café, 1519 Baxter Ave., 479-7777, $. Tasty new café that specializes in vegan and vegetarian cuisine with an extensive menu that satisfies both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Complete with a juice bar! (Reviewed 8/23; Rating: N/A)
Butterfly Garden Cafe, 1327 Bardstown Rd., 456-4500, $.
City Cafe, 1250 Bardstown Rd. (Mid City Mall), 459-5600, www.citycafelunch.com, $, Beer.
Day’s Espresso and Coffee, 1420 Bardstown Rd., 456-1170, $.
Heine Brothers Coffee, 1295 Bardstown Rd., 456-5108, www.heinebroscoffee.com, $.
Heine Brothers Coffee, 1449 Bardstown Rd., 454-5212, www.heinebroscoffee.com, $.
Heine Brothers Coffee, 2200 Bardstown Rd., 515-0380, www.heinebroscoffee.com, $.  
Highland Coffee Company, 1140 Bardstown Rd., 451-4545, www.highlandcoffee.com, $.
Starbucks, 970 Baxter Ave., 625-1815, $.
Sweet ’n Savory Cafe, 1574 Bardstown Rd., 456-6566, $.
 
Casual Dining
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 2225 Taylorsville Rd., 459-0784, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Andrew’s Good Home Cooking, 2286 Bardstown Rd., 454-5399, $. Small Highlands spot closed in favor of the short-lived PoBoy Shoppe but has returned. Home-cooked staples (fried chicken, mashed potatoes and the like). (Reviewed 7/5; Rating: N/R)
Buckhead Mountain Grill, 3008 Bardstown Rd., 456-6680, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ditto’s Grill, 1114 Bardstown Rd., 581-9129, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Kaelin’s Restaurant, 1801 Newburg Rd., 451-1801, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Monkey Wrench, 1025 Barret Ave., 582-2433, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Red Horse Grille and Bar, 4004 Gardiner Point Dr., (Holiday Inn), 753-4413, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Uptown Cafe, 1624 Bardstown Rd., 458-4212, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Dragon Garden Restaurant, 2120 Bardstown Rd., 459-3311, $.
Eggroll Machine, 1216 Bardstown Rd., 459-1259, $, Beer, Wine.

Contemporary American
••Avalon, 1314 Bardstown Rd., 454-5336, www.avalonfresh.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. The food and the well-crafted wine list are meant to be the stars in this show. The offerings, which pay equal attention to land and sea entries, are neither daring nor dull. (Reviewed 4/19/06; Rating: N/R)
Baxter Station Bar and Grill, 1201 Payne St., 584-1635, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bristol Bar and Grille, 1321 Bardstown Rd., 456-1702, www.bristolbarandgrille.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cafe Metro, 1700 Bardstown Rd., 458-4830, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Club Grotto American Bistro, 2116 Bardstown Rd., 459-5275, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Diamante, 2280 Bardstown Rd., 456-1705, $$, Beer, Wine,
Jack Fry’s, 1007 Bardstown Rd., 452-9244, www.jackfrys.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lilly’s, 1147 Bardstown Rd., 451-0447, www.lillyslapeche.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe, 953 Barret Ave., 583-3447, www.lynnsparadisecafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Nio’s at 917, 917 Baxter Ave., 456-7080, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Chef Dave Nelson presents something more varied, an appetizing assortment of more than two dozen “small plates” and salads, priced and sized to invite indulgent grazing. (Reviewed 5/31/06; Rating: 91/100)
Winston’s Restaurant, 3101 Bardstown Rd., 456-0980, www.sullivan.edu, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Continental
Cafe Metro, 1700 Bardstown Rd., 458-4830, www.cafemetrolouisville.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Deli/Sandwiches
••Headyz in the Highlandz, 947 Baxter Ave., 454-5507, $, Beer. Sub sandwiches are the specialty at this, er, joint (wink, wink). You can choose from about 20 variations, several of them vegetarian, from the Maui Wowie to the Dimebag to the Purple Haze. (Reviewed 6/14/06; Rating: N/R)
••Morris Deli & Catering, 2228 Taylorsville Rd., 458-1668, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. Not a traditional deli — no display cases for meats and cheeses and such — but a broad and idiosyncratic selection of goodies that includes deli favorites. Formerly Karem Deeb’s. (Reviewed 7/5; Rating: N/R)
••Stevens & Stevens, 1114 Bardstown Rd. (inside Ditto’s), 584-3354, $. The pastrami ($5.35 for a whole sandwich, dubbed “The Woody Allen”) was truly worthy at this fine Louisville establishment. We also got half of a roast chicken (served at room temperature) with sides of crisp green beans and garlic roast potatoes. (Reviewed 6/21/06; Rating: 91/100)

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
The Bakery, 3100 Bardstown Rd., 452-1210, $.
Breadworks, 2204 Dundee Rd., 452-1510, $.
Cold Stone Creamery, 976 Baxter Ave., 499-7750, www.coldstonecreamery.com, $.
Desserts By Helen, 2210 Bardstown Rd., 451-7151, www.dessertsbyhelen.com, $, Wine.
Graeter’s, 2204 Bardstown Rd., 451-0044, www.graeters.com, $.
Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen, 2525 Bardstown Rd., 459-8184, $.
Sweet Surrender, 1416 Bardstown Rd., 458-6363, $.

Diner
Cafe 360, 1582 Bardstown Rd., 473-8694, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Karma Café, 1126 Bardstown Rd., 587-0062, $.
Twig and Leaf, 2122 Bardstown Rd., 451-8944, $.

French
Le Relais, 2817 Taylorsville Rd., 451-9020, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Greek/Mediterranean
Marrakech, 1001 Bardstown Rd., 454-4407, $.
Omar’s Gyro, 969 1/2 Baxter Ave., 454-4888, $.
••Pita Delites, 1616 Grinstead Dr., 569-1122, $. Diners can purchase a pound of baba ganoush and hummus, some of the best in town, and pita bread to boot. The shawarma lacks punch, but falafel appetizers were fun to eat, and the roasted lamb accompanied by tzatiski sauce just might convert you to ethnic food. (Reviewed 1/25/06; Rating: 4/5)

Health Conscious/Vegetarian
Amazing Grace Whole Foods Deli, 1133 Bardstown Rd., 485-1122, www.amazinggracewholefoods.com, $.

Indian
Bombay International, 1591 Bardstown Rd., 473-2077, $, Beer.
Kashmir Indian Restaurant, 1285 Bardstown Rd., 473-8765, $$, Beer, Wine.

International
••Palermo Viejo, 1359 Bardstown Rd., 456-6461, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. In Argentina, it’s all about the meat. The house special, “La Parrillada,” includes flank steak, Argentine sausage made in-house, short ribs and sweetbreads ($16 for one person, $31 for two). (Reviewed 6/28/06; Rating: 93/100)
Ramsi’s Cafe on the World, 1293 Bardstown Rd., 451-0700, www.ramsiscafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Irish

Molly Malone’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 933 Baxter Ave., 473-1222, www.mollymalonesirishpub.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
O’Shea’s Traditional Irish Pub, 956 Baxter Ave., 589-7373, www.oshealouisville.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Shenanigans Irish Grille, 1611 Norris Place, 454-3919, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Japanese
Sapporo Japanese Grill and Sushi, 1706 Bardstown Rd., 479-5550, www.sapporojapanese.com, $$$.

Latin
Seviche, 1538 Bardstown Rd., 473-8560, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Alameda Bar and Grill, 1381 Bardstown Rd., 459-6300, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
La Bamba, 1237 Bardstown Rd., 451-1418, $.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 1500 Bardstown Rd., 454-3380, www.Iloveqdoba.com, $, Beer.
Sol Aztecas, 2427 Bardstown Rd., 459-7776, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Bearno’s, 1318 Bardstown Rd., 456-4556, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bearno’s, 6101 Bardstown Rd., 231-2222, $$, Beer.
Bearno’s, 2900 Taylorsville Rd., 458-8605, $$, Beer.
Fat Jimmy’s, 2208 Bardstown Rd., 479-1040, www.fatjimmypizza.com, $, Beer.
Spinelli’s Pizzeria, 614 Baxter Ave., 568-5665, $$, Beer.
Tony Boombozz, 1448 Bardstown Rd., 458-8889, www.tonyboombozz.com, $$.
Wick’s Pizza, 975 Baxter Ave., 458-1828, www.wickspizza.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Za’s Pizza Pub, 1573 Bardstown Rd., 454-4544, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
The Back Door, 1250 Bardstown Rd. (Mid City Mall), 451-0659, www.backdoor.us, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bambi Bar, 2701 Bardstown Rd., 456-9635, $, Beer, Full Bar.
Big Dave’s Outpost, 1801 Bardstown Rd., 459-9142, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 1055 Bardstown Rd., 454-3635, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cahoots, 1047 Bardstown Rd., 454-6687, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cumberland Brews, 1576 Bardstown Rd., 458-8727, $, Beer, Wine.
Dundee Tavern, 2224 Dundee Rd., 458-6637, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Flanagan’s Ale House, 934 Baxter Ave., 585-3700, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Kern’s Korner, 2600 Bardstown Rd., 456-9726, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.  
Phoenix Hill Tavern, 644 Baxter Ave., 589-4957, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.  
Shenanigan’s Irish Grill, 1611 Norris Place, 454-3919, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Cribstone Pub, 1202 Bardstown Rd., 459-3339, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Fish House, 1310 Winter Ave., 568-2993, $, Beer.
JoJo’s Old Time Seafood and Chili, 2902 Bardstown Rd., 451-7100, $.
Mazzoni’s Oyster Cafe, 2804 Taylorsville Rd., 451-4436, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Spanish
De La Torre’s, 1606 Bardstown Rd., 456-4955, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
La Bodega, 1604 Bardstown Rd., 456-4955, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Thai Siam, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 458-6871, $$, Beer, Wine.

Vietnamese
Cafe Mimosa, 1216 Bardstown Rd., 458-2233, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Lemongrass Cafe, 1019 Bardstown Rd., 238-3981, $.

•JEFFERSONTOWN

Asian
Kimis Asian Bistro, 1915 Blankenbaker Pkwy., 236-1915, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
China King, 3830 Ruckriegel Pkwy., 240-0500, $.
King’s Buffet, 1801 Priority Way, 266-8886, $, Beer, Wine.
Shah’s Mongolian Grill, 9148 Taylorsville Rd., 493-0234, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Coffeehouse/Café
Starbucks, 9036 Taylorsville Rd., www.starbucks.com, $.
Starbucks, 12613 Taylorsville Rd., www.starbucks.com, $.

Cajun/Creole
Gumbo A Go-Go, 10004 Taylorsville Rd., 261-7986, www.gumboagogo.com, $, Beer.

Deli/Sandwiches
Backyard Burger, 1800 Priority Way, 240-9945, www.backyardburgers.com, $.
Jersey Mike’s Subs & Salads, 9156 Taylorsville Rd., 499-9830, www.jerseymikes.com, $.

Homestyle

Dinner is Done, 3830 Ruckriegel Pkwy., 267-8686, $.
Chris’ Place, 10317 Watterson Trail, 267-9955, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Italian
Ferd Grisanti’s, 10212 Taylorsville Rd., 267-0050, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Japanese
Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, 9026 Taylorsville Rd., 499-5700, $$$, Beer, Wine.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Caporal, 1901 Blankenbaker Pkwy., 266-9605, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Los Aztecas, 9606 Taylorsville Rd., 297-8003, www.losaztecas.net, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
El Toro Restaurante Mexicano Cantina, 1810 S. Hurstborne Pkwy., 491-7272, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 8609 Citadel Way, 493-0905, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Bearno’s Little Sicily, 10117 Taylorsville Rd., 267-2549, $$, Beer.
Louisville Pizza Company, 3910 Ruckriegel Pkwy., 267-1188, www.chubbyrays.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Pie in the Sky Pizzeria, 10301 Taylorsville Rd., 240-9988, $, Beer.
Old Chicago Pasta and Pizza, 9010 Taylorsville Rd., 301 7700, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
Blue Mule Sports Cafe, 10301 Taylorsville Rd., 240-0051, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 9134 Taylorsville Rd., 499-2356, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Chatter’s Bar & Grill, 2745 S. Hurstborne Pkwy., 961-9700, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Gaslight Tavern, 9119 Galene Dr., 267-1945, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sports Page Grill, 3701 Hopewell Rd., 263-7130, $, Beer, Full Bar.

Steakhouse
Longhorn Steakhouse, 2535 Hurstbourne Gem Ln., 671-5350, www.longhornsteakhouse.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Sala Thai, 9114 Taylorsville Rd., 493-3944, $$, Beer, Wine.

•OKOLONA/HIGHVIEW/LYNNVIEW

Barbecue
Bootleg Barbecue, 7508 Preston Hwy., 968-5657, $, Beer.
Ole Hickory Pit Bar BBQ, 6106 Old Shepherdsville Rd., 968-0585, $, Beer.

Casual Dining
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 4535 Outer Loop, 969-1228, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buckhead Mountain Grill, 4112 Outer Loop, 966-5555, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Great Steak & Potato Co., 4801 Outer Loop (Jefferson Mall), 968-9889, www.thegreatsteak.com, $.
Poy’s, 4041 Preston Hwy., 363-2266, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chicken
Indi’s, 3353 Fern Valley Rd., 969-7993, $, Beer.
Indi’s, 4901 Poplar Level Rd., 964-5749, $.

Chinese
China Garden, 7309 Preston Hwy., 968-4672, $, Beer, Wine.
Chinese Restaurant, 8605 Preston Hwy., 968-7450, $.
Golden Buddha, 8000 Preston Hwy., 968-7700, $.
Golden Wall, 3111 Fern Valley Rd., 968-9717, $, Beer.
Royal Garden Buffet, 5717 Preston Hwy., 969-3788, $$, Beer.
Yummy, 8625 Preston Hwy., 968-7450, $, Beer, Wine.

Contemporary American
O’Charley’s, 4801 Outer Loop, 968-8996, www.ocharleys.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Deli/Sandwiches
Sub Station II, 3101 Fern Valley Rd., 964-1075, $.

Italian
Spaghetti Shop, 4657 Outer Loop, 969-5545, $.

Korean
Koreana II, 5009 Preston Hwy., 968-9686, $$, Beer, Wine.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Caporal, 7319 Preston Hwy., 969-9693, $, Beer, Full Bar.
El Nopal, 11336 Preston Hwy., 961-9851, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ernesto’s, 7007 Preston Hwy., 962-5380, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
La Tapatia Restaurant, 8106 Preston Hwy., 961-9153, $, Beer.
Rosticeria Luna, 5213b Preston Hwy., 962-8898, $.
Tacqueria La Mexicana, 6201 Preston Hwy., 969-4449, $.
Tumbleweed, 4255 Outer Loop, 966-0307, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 4801 Outer Loop (Jefferson Mall), 810-6553, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$.

Pizza
American Pizza Pie, 6712 Shepherdsville Rd., 962-8966, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bearno’s Little Sicily, 8019 Preston Hwy., 968-6060, $$, Beer.
Mr. Gatti’s, 4200 Outer Loop, 964-0920, www.mrgattis.com, $$.

Pub/Sports Bar
Hooters, 7701 Preston Hwy., 968-1606, www.hooters.com, $, Beer.
Bulldog Café, 10619 Manslick Rd., 380-0600, $, Beer.
JP’s Pub & Grub, 5610 Outer Loop, 966-823, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Stooges Bar and Grill, 7123 Grade Ln., 363-9803, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Fishery Station, 5627 Outer Loop, 968-8363, $, Beer.
Red Lobster, 4639 Outer Loop, 964-9647, www.redlobster.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse, 6520 Signature Dr., 964-8383, www.outbacksteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Texas Roadhouse, 3322 Outer Loop, 962-7600, www.texasroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Thai Smile, 5800 Preston Hwy., 961-9018, $.

•OLD LOUISVILLE

Café/Coffeehouse
Garden Room Cafe, 911 S. Brook St., (inside the old Male High School), 625-1900, www.gumbyscatering.com, $.
Old Louisville Coffee House, 1489 S. Fourth St., 635-6660, $.

Casual Dining
••Hippo Wings, 502 E. Warnock St., 634-4477, www.hippowings.com, $. Locally owned and operated, this carryout operation is located on the west side of the U of L campus. You can get their wings in more than a dozen flavors, and the menu offers a full array of sandwiches and appetizers as well. (Reviewed 9/13; Rating: N/A)
Masterson’s, 1830 S. Third St., 636-2511, www.mastersons.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Third Avenue Cafe, 1164 S. Third St., 585-2233, www.thirdavecafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Wing Zone, 905 Hess Ln., 636-2445, www.wingzone.com, $. Although they boast a full menu of sandwiches and the like, the jumbo wings are the prize here, with more than 25 flavors to choose from, including the sophisticated Cajun Teriyaki and the mouth-watering Lemon Pepper Garlic. (Reviewed 9/13; Rating: N/A)

Chinese
A Taste of China, 1167 S. Fourth St., 585-5582, $.

Contemporary American

610 Magnolia, 610 W. Magnolia St., 636-0783, www.610magnolia.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buck’s, 425 W. Ormsby St., 587-2433, www.bucksrestaurantandbar.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cafe Bristol at the Speed Museum, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2723, $.

Deli/Sandwiches

Ermin’s Bakery and Cafe, 1201 S. First St., 635-6960, $.
Ollie’s Trolley, 978 S. Third St., 583-5214, $.

Diners
Dizzy Whiz Drive-In, 217 W. St. Catherine St., 583-3828, $.

Homestyle

Juanita’s Burger Boy, 1450 S. Brook St., 635-7410, $.

International
Djuli (Bosnian), 5312 S. Third St., 368-5199, $.

Italian
••Amici, 316 Ormsby Ave., 637-3167, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. This new Italian eatery aims to break the jinx associated with the Old Louisville property. The fairly extensive menu features a mix of some red-sauced Italian-American dishes with their roots in Southern Italy and a few classic “Northern Italian” dishes (like veal piccata). (Reviewed 8/30; Rating: 82)

Mediterranean
••Jerusalem Café, 1907 S. Fourth St., 635-6767, $. Located in the shopping center just west of U of L’s Belknap Campus, this cafe speaks Middle Eastern with a Palestinian accent. All the classics — Baba Ganush, Tabouli, hummus and falafel — make for quick meals with fresh, clean and balanced flavors. (Reviewed 9/27; Rating: N/A)

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
La Tapatia Restaurant, 3022 S. Third St., 638-0300, $, Beer.
Santa Fe Grill, 3000 S. Third St., 634-3722, $.

Pizza
••Windy City Pizzeria, 2622 S. Fourth St., 636-3708, www.myqueeniespizza.com, $, Beer. Formerly Queenie’s, this pizza joint serves up some of the best thick-crust, Chicago-style pies. The menu also features Stromboli, spaghetti and other pasta dishes, but the draw is definitely the thin- and thick-crusted pizzas. (Reviewed 8/30; Rating: 88)

Pub/Sports Bar
Granville Inn, 1601 S. Third St., 637-9128, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Magnolia Bar and Grill, 1398 S. Second St., 637-9052, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Hill Street Fish Fry, 111 E. Hill St., 636-3474, $.


•PORTLAND/WEST END

Barbeque
Marcus’ Ribs by the Slab, 701 Algonquin Pkwy., 637-5333, $.

Cafeteria
Jay’s Cafeteria, 1812 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., 583-2534, $.

Casual Dining
Toll Bridge Inn, 3300 Northwestern Pkwy., 776-5505, $.

Chicken
Indi’s, 3820 W. Market St., 778-5154, $.
King’s Fast Foods, 2101 W. Broadway, 772-7138, $, Beer.
King’s Fried Chicken, 1302 Dixie Hwy., 776-3013, $.

Chinese
Chopsticks House, 2112 W. Broadway, 772-3231, $.
Crystal Chinese, 3901 W. Market St., 776-9702, $.
Happy Dragon, 2600 W. Broadway, 778-2573, $.

Homestyle
Toll Bridge Inn, 3300 Northwestern Pkwy., 776-5505, $.

Pizza
Annie’s Pizza, 2520 Portland Ave., 776-6400, $.
Fresco Southwest Grill & Pizza, 2047 Lytle St., 776-6077, $.

•PROSPECT

Barbecue
Vince Staten’s Old Time Barbeque, 13306 Hwy. 42, 228-7427, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Café/Coffeehouse
Java Brewing Company, 9561 Hwy. 42, 292-2710, www.javabrewingco.com, $, Wine.
Starbucks, 5915 Timber Ridge Dr., $.

Casual Dining
The Bristol Bar & Grille, 6051 Timber Ridge Dr., 292-2585, www.bristolbarandgrille.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Chick Inn, 6325 Upper River Rd., 228-3646, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Heather’s on the River, 1900 Victory Ln., 228-4359, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
J. Harrod’s, 7507 Upper River Rd., 228-4555, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Panda Chinese Restaurant, 9543 Hwy. 42, 228-6400, $.

Japanese/Steakhouse
Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, 4110 Hampton Lake Way, 394-0123, $$$, Beer, Wine.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Los Aztecas, 9207 Hwy. 42, 228-2450, www.losaztecas.net, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Prospect Fish Market & Restaurant, 9521 U.S. Highway 42, 228-6962, $.

•SHIVELY/PRP/VALLEY

Barbecue
Bake’s Barbecue, 5427 Valley Station Rd., 935-0999, $.
Clark Boy Bar-B-Q, 6728 Johnsontown Rd., 933-5577, $.
Mark’s Feed Store, 10316 Dixie Hwy., 933-7707, www.marksfeedstore.com, $, Beer, Wine.

Café/Coffeehouse
Starbucks, 6801 Dixie Hwy., www.starbucks.com, $.

Casual Dining
••A&W Restaurant, 14126 Dixie Hwy. 937-3722, $. This Yum! conglomerate rolled out a new and seductive confection … itty-bitty corn dogs in bite-size form. They certainly replicate the State Fair experience in taste and texture. (Reviewed 10/04/06; Rating: N/A)
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 10600 Dixie Hwy., 937-3017, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, 4717 Dixie Hwy., 448-1399, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
Chinese Express, 3228 Crums Ln., 448-1360, $.
Chong Garden, 10341 Dixie Hwy., 935-1628, $.
Eastern House, 5372 Dixie Hwy., 568-2688, $, Beer.
First Wok, 3967 Seventh St. Rd., 448-0588, $.

Contemporary American

O’Charley’s, 4404 Dixie Hwy., 447-9203, www.ocharleys.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Valley Dairy Freeze, 10300 Deering Dr., 933-3429, $.

Homestyle
Carolyn’s Restaurant, 3822 Cane Run Rd., 776-9519, $.
Fork in the Road Restaurant, 4951 Cane Run Rd., 448-3903, $.
Hazelwood Restaurant, 4106 Taylor Blvd., 361-9104, $.
Hometown Buffet, 6641 Dixie Hwy., 995-3320, www.hometownbuffet.com, $.
Jessie’s Family Restaurant, 9609 Dixie Hwy., 937-6332, $.
Longino’s, 1506 Berry Blvd., 361-9153, $.
Mr. Lou’s Country Cottage Restaurant, 5408 Valley Station Rd., 933-0806, $.
O’Dolly’s, 7800 Old 3rd St. Rd., 375-1690, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Sue’s Touch of Country, 2605 Rockford Ln., 449-4086, $.

Italian
Savino’s Italian Food, 8533 Terry Rd., 933-1080, $.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant, 9070 Dixie Hwy., 995-8722, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jalapeno’s Cantina, 4430 Dixie Hwy., 448-5678, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Mexico Tipico, 6517 Dixie Hwy., 933-9523, $$, Beer, Wine.
Tequila Mexican Restaurant, 7803 Old Third St. Rd., 368-3591, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 9701 Dixie Hwy., 937-9951, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 5109 Dixie Hwy., 448-0025, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Annie’s Pizza, 4007 Cane Run Rd., 449-4444, $.
Bearno’s, 4105 Dixie Hwy., 449-4141, $$, Beer.
Bearno’s Little Sicily, 7895 Dixie Hwy., 937-1234, $$, Beer.
Cici’s Pizza, 5225 Dixie Hwy., 448-8895, www.cicispizza.com, $.
Hometown Pizza, 8842 Dixie Hwy., 935-3555, www.bikebutler.com/sponsors/hometownpizza/hometownmenu.html, $$, Beer.
Mr. Gatti’s, 8594 Dixie Hwy., 935-0100, www.mrgattis.com, $$.
Wick’s Pizza, 10966 Dixie Hwy., 995-4333, www.wickspizza.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pub/Sports Bar
Benchwarmer’s, 7325 St. Andrews Church Rd., 368-1148, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Brewskee’s Tavern, 5507 Valley Station Rd., 933-0361, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 6801 Dixie Hwy., 935-1997, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hooters, 4948 Dixie Hwy., 449-4194, www.hooters.com, $, Beer.
Jokers Bar and Grill, 7323 St. Andrews Church Rd., 363-5662, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Seafood
Mike Linnig’s, 9308 Cane Run Rd., 937-1235, $, Beer.

Steakhouse
Logan’s Roadhouse, 5229 Dixie Hwy., 448-0577, www.logansroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Texas Roadhouse, 4406 Dixie Hwy., 448-0705, www.texasroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•SOUTH END

Barbecue
Jimbo’s Bar-B-Que, 801 W. Kenwood Dr., 375-1888, $, Beer.
Rubbie’s Bar-B-Que, 6905 Southside Dr., 367-0007, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Café/Coffeehouse
Coco’s Bakery, 6915 Southside Dr., 368-9280, $.
Starbucks, Louisville International Airport (two locations), www.starbucks.com, $.

Chicken
Indi’s, 5009 S. Third St., 363-2535, $.

Chinese
Hong Kong Fast Food, 5312 S. Third St., 367-8828, $.

Contemporary American

Cardinal Hall of Fame Cafe, 2745 Crittenden Dr., 635-8686, www.cardinalhalloffamecafe.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Derby Cafe, 704 Central Ave. (KY Derby Museum), 634-8858, www.derbycafe.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Woodford Reserve Bar and Grille, Louisville International Airport, 363-2526, www.hmshost.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Homestyle
Wagner’s Pharmacy, 3133 S. Fourth St., 375-3800, $.

Hotel Dining

Empire Grill and Bar, 978 Phillips Ln. (Executive Inn), 367-2251, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Golden Targe Tea Room, 830 Phillips Ln. (Executive West), 367-2251, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

International

Behar Cafe & Restaurant, 5600 National Turnpike, 368-5658, $.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex

El Tarasco, 5425 New Cut Rd., 368-5628, $, Beer, Wine.

Pizza
Angilo’s Pizza, 1725 Berry Blvd., 368-1032, $.
Bearno’s, 7895 Dixie Hwy., 367-1199, $$, Beer.
Iroquois Pizza, 6614 Manslick Rd., 363-3211, $$, Beer, Wine.
Mr. Gatti’s, 5600 S. Third St., 363-2211, www.mrgattis.com, $$.

Pub/Sports Bar
Hoops Grill and Sports Bar, 6733 Strawberry Ln., 363-5662, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Juanita’s Place, 3294 Taylor Blvd., 361-1638, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Spectator’s Bar and Grill, 5530 New Cut Rd., 368-7650, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Stooge’s Bar and Grille, 6733 Strawberry Ln., 375-4667, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Moby Dick, 8702 National Turnpike, 363-9800, $.

Vietnamese
Annie Cafe, 308 W. Woodlawn Ave., 363-4847, $, Beer.
Vietnam Kitchen, 5339 Mitscher Ave., 363-5154, $, Beer.

•ST. MATTHEWS

Cafe/Coffeehouse
Angie’s Cafe, 4010 DuPont Circle, 895-7064, $.
Bloom’s Cafe, 307 Wallace Ave., 896-8008, $.
Cheddar Box Cafe, 3909 Chenoweth Sq., 893-2324, $.  
Close Knit Café, 311 Wallace Ave., 894-3333, $.
Heine Brothers Coffee, 119 Chenoweth Ln., 893-5103, www.heinebroscoffee.com, $.
Honeybaked Café, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., 895-6001, $.
Kayrouz Cafe, 127 Wiltshire Ave., 896-2630, $, Beer, Wine.
Meridian Cafe, 112 Meridian Ave., 897-9703, $, Beer.
Starbucks, 3702 Frankfort Ave., www.starbucks.com, $.

Casual Dining
The Cheesecake Factory, 5000 Shelbyville Rd. (Mall St. Matthews), 897-3933, www.thecheesecakefactory.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Frank N Stein, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 425-5756, $.
Great Steak & Potato Co., 5000 Shelbyville Rd. (Mall St Matthews), 895-9012, www.thegreatsteak.com, $.
••Lonnie’s Best Taste of Chicago, 121 St. Matthews Ave., 895-2380, $. Lonnie’s has a wide-ranging menu that includes several types of hot dogs, sausages, sandwiches and more. With its reasonable prices and fast service, Lonnie’s offers a great alternative to unspectacular fast-food drive-thru fare. (Reviewed 5/17/06; Rating: N/R)
O’Charley’s, 962 Breckenridge Ln., 899-9430, www.ocharleys.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
One Potato Two, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 339-9410, $.
Rafferty’s, 988 Breckenridge Ln., 897-3900, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
W.W. Cousins, 900 Dupont Rd., 897-9684, $, Beer.

Chinese
Chinatown, 4000 Dutchmans Ln., 896-9888, $, Beer.
House of Dragon, 126 Breckenridge Ln., 893-7994, $$.
King Wok, 291 N. Hubbards Ln., 899-7188, $.
Manchu Wok, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 429-8207, $.
Oriental House, 4302 Shelbyville Rd., 897-1017, $.

Contemporary American

211 Clover Lane, 211 Clover Ln., 896-9570, www.211cloverln.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine.
Anytime’s, 1041 Zorn Ave., 897-5101, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Azalea, 3612 Brownsboro Rd., 895-5493, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Equus/Jack’s Lounge, 122 Sears Ave., 897-9026, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Napa River Grill, 3938 Dupont Circle, 893-0141, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Rick’s Ferrari Grill, 3930 Chenoweth Sq., 893-0106, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Patron, 3400 Frankfort Ave., 896-1661, www.thepatron.org, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tologono, 3702 Lexington Rd., 899-2005, www.tologono.com, $$.

Continental
Cafe Emilie, 3939 Shelbyville Rd., 719-9717, www.cafeemilie.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Cuban
Havana Rumba, 4115 Oechsli Ave., 897-1959, $$, Beer, Wine.

Deli/Sandwiches
Andrew’s Cafe, 4010 Dupont Circle, 895-7064, $.
Cafe J, 3600 Dutchmans Ln. (Jewish Community Center), 459-0660, www.jccoflouisville.org, $.
Danish Express, 102 1/2 Cannons Ln., 895-2863, $.
Feed Bag, 133 Breckenridge Ln., 896-1899, $.
••Herman’s Delicatessen, 3895 Dutchmans Ln., 897-7570, $. For what it’s worth, we found our take-out deli lunch unremarkable at best. Herman’s also offers a wide variety of soups, salads, hot plates and desserts. (Reviewed 6/21/06; Rating: 74/100)
Jimmy John’s Sub Shop, 3901 Dutchmans Ln., 894-9393, $.
Lotsa Pasta, 3717 Lexington Rd., 896-6361, $.
Panera Bread Co., 5000 Shelbyville Rd., 899-9992, www.panerabread.com, $.
Panera Bread Co., 6221 Dutchmans Ln., 895-9991, www.panerabread.com, $.
Plehn’s Bakery, 3940 Shelbyville Rd., 896-4438, $.
Spring Valley Deli, 6400 Dutchmans Ln., 896-9250, $.
Shady Lane Cafe, 4806 Brownsboro Rd., 893-5118, $.
Wall Street Deli, 3920 Dutchmans Ln., 894-0889, www.wallstreetdeli.com, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream

Graeter’s, 140 Breckenridge Ln., 896-9952, www.graeters.com, $.
Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen, 3737 Lexington Rd., 893-3393, $.
Ice Cream Factory and Restaurant, 4014 Dutchmans Ln., 895-4383, $.
Starlight Frozen Custard, 4169 Shelbyville Rd., 893-7827, $.
TCBY Yogurt, 5000 Shelbyville Rd., 894-8211, www.tcby.com, $.

Health Conscious/Vegetarian
Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods, 3738 Lexington Rd., 896-0189, www.rainbowblossom.com, $.
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., 721-1056, www.wildoats.com, $, Beer.
Whole Foods Market, 4944 Shelbyville Road, 899-5545, $, Beer.

Japanese
Sakura Blue, 4600 Shelbyville Rd., 897-3600, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Bazo’s Fresh Mexican Grill, 323 Wallace Ave., 899-9600, $, Beer.
El Tarasco, 110 Fairfax Ave., 895-8010, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ernesto’s, 6201 Dutchmans Ln., 893-9297, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Moe’s Southwest Grill, 1001 Breckenridge Ln., 893-6637, www.moes.com, $, Beer.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 970 Breckenridge Ln., 721-8100, www.qdoba.com, $, Beer.
Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, 285 N. Hubbards Ln., 897-5323, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 5000 Shelbyville Rd. (Mall St. Matthews), 893-3100, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $.
Tumbleweed, 7900 Shelbyville Rd. (Oxmoor Center), 339-8411, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 380 Brenton Way, 955-5747, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Pizza by the Guy, 8109 Lagrange Rd., 426-4044, $.
Saints Pizza and Pub, 131 Breckenridge Ln., 891-8883, www.saintspizza.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tony Boombozz, 3334 Frankfort Ave., 896-9090, www.tonyboombozz.com, $$.

Pub/Sports Bar
Bluegrass Brewing Company, 3929 Shelbyville Rd., 899-7070, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Brendan’s, 3921 Shelbyville Rd., 895-1212, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 3900 Shelbyville Rd., 899-7732, www.buffalowildwings.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Diamond Pub and Billiards, 3814 Frankfort Ave., 895-7513, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Gerstle’s Place, 3801 Frankfort Ave., 899-3609, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hooters, 4120 Dutchmans Ln., 895-7100, www.hooters.com, $, Beer.
Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium, 2345 Lexington Rd., 452-9531, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
MacVittie’s Grill, 106 Sears Ave., 895-2599, $, Beer, Wine, Liquor.
ZaZoo’s Bar and Grill, 102 Bauer Ave., 894-8030, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Carolina Shrimp and Seafood, 3922 Westport Rd., 894-8947, www.carolinashrimp.com, $, Beer, Wine.
Fishery, 3624 Lexington Rd., 895-1188, $, Beer.
Red Lobster, 986 Breckenridge Ln., 899-3334, www.redlobster.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••Seafood Connection, 3922 Chenoweth Square, 899-5655, $$. Cozy lunch stop with many a delicious fish dish, including fish tacos and sandwiches, shrimp po’boy and crab cakes, four-star quality, all under $10. (Reviewed 8/9; Rating: 91)
Stan’s Fish Sandwich, 3723 Lexington Rd., 896-6600, $, Beer.

Steakhouse

Del Frisco’s, 4107 Oechsli Ave., $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Logan’s Roadhouse, 5055 Shelbyville Rd., 893-3884, www.logansroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Outback Steakhouse, 4621 Shelbyville Rd., 895-4329, www.outbacksteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, 6100 Dutchmans Ln., 479-0026, www.ruthschris.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Texas Roadhouse, 6460 Dutchmans Ln., 897-5005, www.texasroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Vietnamese
Lemongrass Cafe, 106 Fairfax Ave., 893-7757, $.

••SOUTHERN INDIANA

•CLARKSVILLE

Barbecue
Famous Dave’s, 1360 Veterans Pkwy., (812) 282-3283, www.famousdaves.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Mark’s Feed Store, 513 Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 285-1998, www.marksfeedstore.com, $, Beer, Wine.
Jersey’s Café, 1515 Lynch Ln., (812) 288-2100, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Buffet
Hometown Buffet, 757 Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 995-3320, www.hometownbuffet.com, $.

Café/Coffeehouse
Buffalo Madison Coffee House, 701 Eastern Blvd., (812) 218-8559, $.
Groove Café, 1882 Blackiston Mill Rd., (812) 949-3105, $.
Honeybaked Café, 757 Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 284-1799, $.

Casual Dining
Applebee’s Grill and Bar, Greentree Mall, (812) 283-3594, www.applebees.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cheddar’s Casual Café, 1385 Veterans Pkwy., (812) 280-9660, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
China Buffet, 706 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 288-8989, $.
You-Carryout-A, 827 Eastern Blvd., (812) 282-8881, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream

Widow’s Walk, 415 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 280-7564, $.
Williams Bakery, 1051 N. Clark Blvd., (812) 254-2867, $.
Zesto, 301 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 280-8255, www.zestoitsgood.com, $.

Entertainment
Derby Dinner Playhouse, 525 Marriott Dr., (812) 288-2632, www.derbydinner.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Italian
••Stratto’s, 318 W. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 945-3496, $$$, Beer, Wine. Fine new Italian eatery raises the bar for gourmet-style dining north of the Ohio. Extensive menu featuring more than two dozen courses. (Reviewed 7/19; Rating: 84)

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Don Pablo’s Mexican Kitchen, 940 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 284-1071, www.donpablos.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
El Burrito de Oro, 1927 Greentree Blvd., (812) 285-8820, $, Beer.
El Caporal, 515 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 282-7174, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Habaneros, 1415 Broadway, (812) 280-8555, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
La Frontera, 754 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 258-0074, $, Beer.
La Herradura, 615 Eastern Blvd., (812) 280-8650, $, Beer.
La Tapatia Diner, 827 Eastern Blvd., (812) 218-8030, $, Beer.

Pizza
Chuck E. Cheese’s, 1100 E. Lewis and Clark Pkwy., (812) 218-0808, $, Beer, Wine.

Pub/Sports Bar
Danny Boys, 1101 S. Clark Blvd., (812) 283-3566, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hooters, 941 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 284-9464, www.hooters.com, $, Beer.

Seafood
••Islamorada Fish Company, (Inside Bass Pro Shop) 951 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 218-5300, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. The restaurant offers an expansive menu of seafood and fish plus meatier selections for landlubbers. Service was first-rate and so was the wacky scene, but the food was mediocre. (Reviewed 5/24/06; Rating: 72/100)
Clarksville Seafood, 916 Eastern Blvd., (812) 283-8588, $.
Hungry Pelican, 564 Eastern Blvd., (812) 282-4673, $, Beer, Wine.
Red Lobster, 951 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 285-0444, www.redlobster.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Skip Jack’s, 1418 Blackiston Mill Rd., (812) 282-7557, $.

Steakhouse
Logan’s Roadhouse, 970 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 288-9789, www.logansroadhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Outback Steakhouse, 1420 Park Place, (812) 283-4329, www.outbacksteakhouse.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Texas Roadhouse, 757 E. Lewis & Clark Pkwy., (812) 280-1103, www.texasroadhouse.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•CORYDON

Casual Dining
Magdalena’s, 103 E. Chestnut St., (812) 738-8075, www.magdalenas.com, $$, Beer, Wine.

Chinese
Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, 1360 N. Old Hwy. 135, (812) 738-7688, $, Beer.

Contemporary American
O’Charley’s, 160 Pacer St., (812) 738-5201, www.ocharleys.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex

El Nopalito, 1606 Old Hwy. 135, (812) 738-4377, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Lisa’s Sports Bar & Grill, 115 E. Poplar St., (812) 738-4322, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•ELIZABETH/BRIDGEPORT

Buffet
Villa Buffet, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $$.

Cafe/Coffeehouse
Aroma Cafe, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Cleo’s Coffee and More, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $, Beer.

Casual Dining
Nero’s Cafe, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Legends, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Deli/Sandwiches

All In Deli, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $.

Hotel Dining

Portico, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Italian
Bistro Italiano, 11999 Avenue of the Emperors, (888) 766-2648, www.caesars.com, $.

•FLOYDS KNOBS

Cafe/Coffeehouse
The Hobknobb Roasting Co., 3700 Paoli Pike, (812) 923-1458, www.hobknobb.com, $.

Casual Dining
Juke Box Family Restaurant, 768 Highlander Point Dr., (812) 923-1435, $.

Chinese
China King, 728 Highlander Point Dr., (812) 923-1288, $.

Contemporary American

Rockwall Bistro, 3526 Paoli Pike, (812) 948-1705, www.rockwallbistro.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Berry Twist, 3670 Scottsville Rd., (812) 923-8305, $.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
Los Indios, 730 Highlander Point Dr., (812) 923-2929, www.losindiosmexmex.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Arni’s Pizza, 3700 Paoli Pike, (812) 923-9805, $.
Pizza City, 4620 Williamsburg Station Rd., (812) 923-1450, www.pizzacity.biz, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•JEFFERSONVILLE

Cafe/Coffeehouse
DBL Shotz, 1315 Spring St., (812) 282-7000, $.
Appleby’s Cafe and Catering, 201 Spring St., (812) 283-3663, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bean Street Café, 600 Quartermaster Ct., (812) 284-9333, www.beanstreetcafe.com, $.
Perkfection, 359 Spring St., (812) 218-0611, $.

Cafeteria
Annie’s By The River, 149 Spring St., (812) 284-2667, $.

Casual Dining
Buckhead Mountain Grill, 707 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 284-2919, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Jerry’s Restaurant, 1510 E. Tenth St., (812) 283-7968, $.
Shane’s Restaurant & Catering, 1004 Tenth St., (812) 218-9769, $.
Star Cruises, 151 W. Riverside Rd., (812) 218-1565, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Chinese
You-Carryout-A, 1551 E. Tenth St., (812) 288-8313, $.
China Town Buffet, 1716 E. Tenth St., (812) 218-9998, $.

Deli/Sandwiches
Lunch Today, 590 Missouri Ave. (Water Tower Square), (812) 282-1005, www.bajcatering.com, $.
Soup Line, 320 E. Court Ave., (812) 283-1007, $.

Homestyle
Waffle & Steak, 505 Indiana Ave., (812) 284-6555, $.

Italian
Burko’s New York, 2781 Jefferson Center Way, $$.
••Come Back Inn, 415 Spring St., (812) 285-1777, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar. The service is outstanding and helpful. The Greco pasta and the specialty pizzas, including the veggie version, were excellent. (Reviewed 3/22/06; Rating: 3/5)
Rocky’s Italian Grill, 715 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 282-3844, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tubby’s, 3014 Middle Rd., (812) 288-8850, $.

Japanese
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, 301 S. Indiana Ave., (812) 280-8500, www.kobesteakhouse.net, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
El Paso, 700 Riverside Dr., (812) 280-0032, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 2784 Jefferson Centre, (812) 282-9333, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Bearno’s, 2784 Meijer Dr., (812) 282-3125, $$, Beer.
Fratello’s Pizza, 735 Ewing Ln., (812) 284-1234, $.
Pizza King, 1066 Kehoe Ln., (812) 282-8286.

Pub/Sports Bar
19th Green Grill and Pub, 1740 Williamsburg Dr., (812) 284-9088, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Bob’s Pub & Grub, 1005 W. Market St., Jeffersonville, (812) 283-8919, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Hooters, 700 W. Riverside Dr. (Ramada Inn), (812) 218-9485, www.hooters.com, $, Beer.
Jimmy’s on the River, 100 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 282-2500, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
The Lighthouse, 202 Main St., (812) 283-0077, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Mick’s Lounge, 1448 Tenth St. (Gateway Plaza), (812) 283-8096, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Pitt Stop Pub & Grill, 1710 E. 10th St., (812) 284-5475, $, Beer and Wine.
Third Base Tavern, 134 Spring St., (812) 283-4947, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood

Kingfish, 601 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 284-3474, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Moby Dick, 1700 E. Tenth St., (812) 282-6168, $.

Steakhouse
Frank’s Steakhouse, 520 W. Seventh St., (812) 283-3383, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Thai
Mai’s Thai Restaurant, 1411 E. 10th St., (812) 282-0198, $$, Beer.

Upscale Buffet
Star Cruises, 501 W. Riverside Dr., (812) 589-7857, www.staroflouisville.com, $$$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•NEW ALBANY

Café/Coffeehouse
Coffee Crossing, 4212 Charlestown Rd., (812) 981-2633, www.coffeecrossing.com, $.
Bean Street Cafe, 3003 Charlestown Crossing Way, (812) 944-6262, www.beanstreetcafe.com, $.
Bean Street Café, 4201 Grant Line Rd. (at Indiana University Southeast, near bookstore), $.

Casual Dining
A Nice Restaurant, 3105 Blackiston Mill Rd., (812) 945-4321, $.
••Bistro New Albany, 148 E. Market St., (812) 949-5227, www.bistronewalbany.com, $$, Beer, Wine. Occupying much of the ground floor of the old New Albany Inn at Market and Bank streets, the Bistro combines excellent fare, comfortably upscale surroundings and the kind of service that makes you feel right at home. Save room for the Lemon Buttermilk Sorbet, a Bistro New Albany invention. (Reviewed 9/20; Rating: 90)
Kelsey’s Bar and Grill, 730 Rolling Creek Dr., (812) 949-1001, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Rock n Roll Ranch House, 2612 Charlestown Rd., (812) 944-9199, $.
Sam’s Food and Spirits, 3800 Payne Koehler Rd., (812) 945-9757, www.samstavern.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Cajun
Joe’s OK Bayou, 4308 Charlestown Rd., (812) 948-2080, www.joesokbayou.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
    
Chicken
Wings to Go, 4324 Charlestown Rd., (812) 941-9464, $.

Chinese
Asian Buffet, 3813 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-1888, $, Beer
Golden China Buffet, 3300 Grant Line Rd., (812) 948-8877, $.
Hong Kong Chinese, 345 New Albany Plaza, (812) 945-1818, $.
Onion Restaurant Tea House, 4211 Charlestown Rd., (812) 981-0188, $$, Beer, Wine.
Oriental Star, 2602 Charlestown Rd., (812) 948-8895, $.
You-Carryout-A, 3308 Plaza Dr., (812) 944-9866, $.

Deli/Sandwiches
Great Harvest Bread, 4214 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-4422, $.

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream

Graeter’s, 4310 Charlestown Rd., (812) 949-6263, www.graeters.com, $.
Ermin’s French Bakery and Cafe, 211 E. Main St., (812) 941-8674, $.
Mom and Pop’s Cone Corner, 1817 Graybrook Ln., (812) 945-6711, $.
Smoothie King, 4212 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-5464, $.
Zesto, 2740 Charlestown Rd., (812) 944-6845, $.

Health Conscious/Vegetarian
••Creekside Outpost Health Food Store, 614 Hausfeldt Ln., (812) 948-9118, www.creeksideoutpost.com, $. The Creekside Outpost warps customers back into the days of general stores and maintains every bit of old fashioned charm. The excellent, well-traveled menu is great for weight-conscious diners, and all lunch plates are under $10. (Reviewed 1/18/06; Rating: 4/5)
Rainbow Blossom Health Food Store, 3003 Charlestown Crossing Way, (812) 941-0080, www.rainbowblossom.com, $.

Homestyle
The Little Chef, 147 E. Market St., (812) 949-7567, $.
Ninny’s-N-New Albany, 506 W. Main St., (812) 941-1235, $.
South Side Inn, 144 E. Main St., (812) 945-9645, $.
Tommy Lancaster’s, 1629 E. Market St., (812) 945-2389, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tucker’s American Favorites, 2441 State St., (812) 944-9999, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Waffle & Steak, 325 W. Spring St., (812) 944-3141, $.

Italian
Bruno’s Pizzeria, 5170 Charlestown Rd., (812) 944-5050, $.
Federal Hill Cafe, 310 Pearl St., (812) 948-6646, $.
Mr. Spaghetti, 2615 Charlestown Rd., (812) 948-9999, $, Beer, Wine.
Spaghetti Shop, 2669 Charlestown Rd., (812) 944-5400, $.

Japanese
Tran Japanese Steakhouse, 4315 Charlestown Rd., (812) 941-0200, $$$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Mexican/Southwestern/Tex Mex
La Rosita Grill, 1515 E. Market St., (812) 944-3620, $, Beer.
Puerto Vallarta, 4214 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-3588, $$.
Qdoba Mexican Grill, 4302 Charlestown Rd., (812) 941-9654, www.qdoba.com, $.
Tumbleweed, 2005 State St., (812) 945-0177, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Tumbleweed, 3005 Charlestown Crossing Way, (812) 945-9333, www.tumbleweedrestaurants.com, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza
Arni’s Pizza, 1208 State St., (812) 945-1149, www.meetyouatarnis.com, $.
Bearno’s, 3002 Charlestown Crossing Way, (812) 949-7914, $$, Beer.
Cici’s Pizza, 470 New Albany Plaza, (812) 944-4942, www.cicispizza.com, $.
The Fun House, 373 Professional Ct., (812) 945-2386, $$.
Pizza King, 3825 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-4405, Beer, Wine.
Sportstime Pizza, 3312 Plaza Dr., (812) 944-2577, www.newalbanian.com, $$, Beer, Wine.

Pub/Sports Bar
Main Menu, 3306 Plaza Dr., (812) 948-6501, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Rich O’s Public House, 3312 Plaza Dr., (812) 949-2804, $, Beer.
The Rustic Frog, 1720 Old River Rd., (812) 944-0576, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Steinert’s Grill & Pub, 2239 Charlestown Rd., (812) 945-8827, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Vic’s Cafe, 1839 E. Market St., (812) 944-4338, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Seafood
Dock Seafood, 1125 State St., (812) 944-2951, $.
Hungry Pelican, 2604 Charlestown Rd., (812) 948-1692, $, Beer, Wine.

•SELLERSBURG

Casual Dining
Covered Bridge, 12510 Covered Bridge Rd., (812) 246-8880, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Diefenbach Cafe, 128 S. New Albany St., (812) 246-0686, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
••The Chicken House, 7180 State Rd. 111, (812) 246-9485, $$, Beer, Wine. Located in a pastoral setting, the Chicken House itself is all country. With a half-chicken dinner, you get a house salad or one of two kinds of slaw, choice of potato, green beans, dumplings and a huge yeast roll. (Reviewed 2/15/06; Rating: 3/5)

Desserts/Bakery/Ice Cream
Tradewinds Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop, 7601 Hwy. 311, (812) 246-9616, $.

Homestyle

Waffle & Steak, 250 S. Indiana Ave., (812) 246-0621, $.

Italian
Vicario’s, 7773 Hwy. 311, (812) 246-1000, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Pizza

Ma Zarella’s, 949 S. Indiana Ave., (812) 246-9517, $$, Wine.
The Pizza Palace, 469 N. Indiana Ave., (812) 246-3346, $.

Pub/Sports Bar
Sid’s Pub and Ranch House, 935A S. Indiana Ave., (812) 246-8192, $, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

Steakhouse
Neil and Patty’s Fireside Bar and Grill, 7611 Hwy. 311, (812) 246-5456, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.

•STARLIGHT

Deli/Sandwiches
Huber Starlight Cafe, 19816 Huber Rd., (812) 923-9463, www.huberwinery.com, $, Wine.

Homestyle
Joe Huber Family Restaurant, 2421 Scottsville Rd., (812) 923-5255, www.joehubers.com, $$, Beer, Wine, Full Bar.
Stumler’s Restaurant and Orchard, 10924 St John’s Rd., (812) 923-3832, $$, Beer, Wine.