LEO Readers’ Choice 2022: Nightlife

Best Bar Scene

1. Big Bar
2. ShopBar
3. Chill Bar     

Best Club DJ

1. DJ Syimone
2. DJ Sam Sneed
3. Matt Anthony

Best Gay Bar/Club

1. Big Bar
2. Play  Louisville
3. Chill Bar     

Best Happy Hour

1. The Merryweather
2. Chill Bar
3. Big Bar     

Best Neighborhood Bar/Pub

1. The Merryweather
2. ShopBar
3. Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar     

Best New Bar/Club

1. Frank’s Whiskey Place
2. Rainbow Room (Big Bar)
3. Hauck’s    

Best Place to Dance

1. Play Louisville
2. Louisville Silent Disco
3. Big Bar

Best Place to Find a Date IRL

1. Play Louisville
2. Patrick’s
3. PG&J’s Dog Park Bar
(tied for 3rd)

Best Place to Shoot Pool

1. Barret Bar & Grill
2. The Fox Den
3. The Back Door

Best Strip Club

1. Thorobred Lounge
2. Pussycat Lounge
3. PT’s Showclub

Want to jump around the different categories for the 2022 LEO Readers’ Choice winners? Use this handy section-by-section hyperlink guide!

Readers’ Choice Categories

Arts & Entertainment
Food & Dining
Health & Fitness
Local Shops
Places & Attractions

And LEO’s staff wanted a say, too. Check out our 2022 Staff Picks to see what we think was the best that the city had to offer this year.