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Bristol Bar & Grille

1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
+1 502-456-1702
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“won ton” (5 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marian was my awesome server. She knew I loved the sweet tea and kept it full! I had the Spinach Salad and the balsamic dressing is the best. The green chili wontons never disappoints. It was an absolutely delicious lunch with superb service. Thank you!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant since it opened in 1977. In the past year it has gone downhill. The place is filthy with a decade of fingerprints on bathroom and other doors, old dingy carpet, worn, uncomfortable chairs. The worst part is the...More

1  Thank 460Maggie49
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This brunch is always the best tasting good food. The Bristol has great service and staff. We will defintely be back.

Thank Ashanti M
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were passing through and decided on Bristol Bar & Grill for our Valentine's Day dinner. The hostess was very helpful in securing a seat for us without a reservation. I tried the local favorite, Hot Brown, and my wife had a salad. Both of...More

Thank PVR75
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Bristol used to be one of the best restaurants in Louisville in its category. It is now filthy, unkempt and serves lousy food. It should have been a clue to when on a Friday night in the hip Bardstown Road area, we were able...More

Thank frankjs2015
Reviewed 6 December 2017

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 7 November 2017 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 25 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 16 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 Donna H
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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