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Bristol Bar & Grille

1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
+1 502-456-1702
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“won ton” (5 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have frequented this restaurant for decades since it opened. The everyday food is quite good, fresh, and well-prepared. Thanksgiving fare was fairly awful. No real turkey, just a composite. Drab vegetables and stuffing with little flavor. Ho-hum desserts. Service was also poor and discombobulated,...More

Thank 460Maggie49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick visit with mom while traveling through Louisville. She selected her favorite place to dine for a meal out. Headed to the Bristol and greeted by Pete the manager who provides that personal touch all patrons welcome. Jordan was our server and quickly took our...More

Thank MATerry52
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We held a luncheon for family after the burial of my mother-in-law at the Bristol which was recommended by a cousin who lives in Louisville. We were coming from FL and had no idea what would be a nice restaurant. We couldn't have been more...More

Thank Sheryl H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The Bristol use to have very good food as well as service. Both have suffered in recent years. Service is slow and unemthusiastic, food is mediocre.

Thank donnahelmick
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Despite the elegant atmosphere, the food offered for the brunch buffet was appalling - meatless fried chicken, congealed ribs, dry mac n cheese, and sad biscuits. The staff clearly frowned upon my lack of a tie, and my waiter was snooty, not cracking a smile...More

Thank jcurran94
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Revisited bistro bar and grill yesterday for the buffet and morning cocktails. Great great food and cocktails were also very good. The service was excellent.

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wow. This is not the restaurant it used to be. Well, the decor is still, but the food is as degraded as the decor. The wine list used to be pretty decent, but is very small and not the best selection. Not bad in any...More

1  Thank Bradn25
Reviewed 9 July 2017

While in Louisville for a convention, we were looking for a place for dinner. From the moment we entered the establishment, we were treated like we were in in 5 star establishment. Service was friendly and great, food selections were fantastic and the owner was...More

Thank Bryant A
Reviewed 21 June 2017

First of all, did they change chefs, Wth?? I ordered the green chili won-tons, crab cake dinner with skillet potatoes. My favorite has always been the won-tons... they were good but used to have more of a bite to them to pair well with the...More

1  Thank T M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Family and friends gathered here for lunch after my brother's Ph.D. graduation -- and what a perfect choice. Great food; attentive service; and friendly, casual atmosphere. I ordered the teriyaki-glazed salmon, which was positively succulent. My husband enjoyed a Thai chicken stir-fry; and a couple...More

Thank cadenzas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-456-1702
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