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Highland Coffee Co

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1140 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1359
+1 502-451-4545
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 06:30 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 06:00 - 22:00
Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri 06:00 - 00:00
Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I always go to Highlands Coffee when I'm in town, which is frequently. For a decaf drinker, taste is essential. What they do with a skinny latte is magical. It is full-bodied and delicious. I get the largest cup they offer, drink it until it's cold, then add ice to make an iced coffee. You'll be hooked too and get... More 

Thank CBRabenecker
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It had been 4 years since I found this great coffee shop during a cross country trip. Another road trip, and I was so delighted to find Highland Coffee Co hadn't missed a beat! Great coffee, nice atmosphere, good tunes, and wonderful house made tempeh! Thanks for fueling me on my trip!

Thank Whoitis4sho
Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Highland coffee is one of my favorite coffee spots. Flavored coffee, kosher coffee, straight & strong, etc - what do you want cause they have it. But what makes this place really special is that they have a number of unique offers that I haven't seen anywhere else in Louisville. Flavored whipped cream made from scratch! Blackberry, chocolate, but the... More 

Thank HeatherinKy
Overland Park, Kansas
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Cool shop w easy parking in front. My husband and daughter reAlly enjoyed their lattes. Mine tasted just like steamed milk- they may have forgotten the expresso shot. I'd go back.

Thank Dianne r
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I loved my experience at Highland. We walked in to a bluegrass band playing which was totally unexpected and kind of nice. I had never been to Highland before and the guy at the counter was incredibly nice and even helpful when talking to us about the drink options. I ended up getting the Caramel Almond Royale iced with toasted... More 

Thank Turtle_Lover_86
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I love going to local coffee places. Very chill atmosphere and very polite. Coffee was great and many different choices and homemade baked items.

Thank Megan J
Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This place is the perfect coffee shop. Their selector of coffee is amazing (holy grounds personal favorite). They have a huge specialty coffee drink menu (bourbon whipped cream!!!). The food is wonderful, A LOT of gluten free and veggie options. I am addicted to their energy bars. The music and art there is always refreshing. Staff is kind. Always recommend... More 

Thank kagray3
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

The coffee here was great! The people watching was also interesting. It was very crowded the day we went and there wasn't very many places to sit. The porch outside was a nice feature.

Thank Jelleygirl9
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

The service here is not as thrifty as Starbucks, but the coffee is way better and the staff is super friendly. We went out of our way to get coffee here as it was excellent.

Thank johnsilb
Evansville, Indiana
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Right behind Urban Outfitters this is a great place to start your day. Funky but accessible and hip but not too hip for the room. I would go back.

Thank ColonelTim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1359
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-4545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?