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1314 Bardstown RoadLouisville, KY 40204
Do you want to show off a little bit? Take your friends to Avalon. The trendy gourmet spot has the typical hallmarks of a posh restaurant and an excellent view of Bardstown Road.
211 Clover LaneLouisville, KY 40207
Neighborhood: East Louisville
211 Clover Lane offers fine food in a classy atmosphere. Impeccable service, romantic lighting, and superb food make 211 a great dining experience.
150 S. Fifth St.Louisville, KY 40202
Neighborhood: Gallery District
One of the best Italian restaurants in the city is definitely a high-end establishment, no posers here. This place is first-class all the way so bring your A-game, and your A-game wallet, too.
1359 Bardstown RoadLouisville, KY 40204
Aside from having the hottest restaurant staff in Louisville, as voted by Velocity magazine, Palermo Viejo is the only restaurant in the Midwest where one can find authentically prepared Argentine food.
1325 Bardstown RoadLouisville, KY 40204
Le Gallo Rosso is a real treasure -– a bit of a hidden one, actually. Tucked into Bardstown Road's Shoppes on the Alley, the eatery is quite small but offers delicious authentic Italian dishes.
Last year's winner
2231 Holiday Manor CenterLouisville, KY 40222
Neighborhood: Holiday Manor
It's trendy and specializes in tapas, but expect to wait for a table here. But it's definitely worth the wait. The owner of Havana Rumba opened this place about a year ago, and has been met with nothing but success. Be sure to try the specialty cocktails, too.