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Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot

) #183 of 1,449 Restaurants in Louisville $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
3204 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2744
+1 502-895-3223
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (21 reviews)
“rib dinner” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
3204 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2744
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all if your going to serve BBQ and you don't have fresh brewed sweet tea. Theres strike one! Pork Sandwich had way to much fat in it and not much smoke flavor.. Sides of beans and pot. salad was good. Our waitress should...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I imagine American BBQ, this is the kind of place which comes right to my mind You’ll see two big smokers in the entrance which are indeed appealing, while two beard guys with tattoos all over the place pick up tens of things from...More

Thank Camilo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food! I had the pulled pork and my kids had the cheeseburgers. My kids ranted and raved during their whole meal and I enjoyed the flavors of my pulled pork. Bridget did a great job serving us! My 12 year old said he could...More

Thank jennvb1972
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time my husband and I have tried coming here. Of course the smokers outside are eye appealing, all the out door seating looks inviting and the smell is amazing BUT I kid you not, only come if your patient it took...More

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I hadn't carried out food from FABD for perhaps a year and was drawn to revisit this neighborhood institution because I wanted barbecue and didn't want to wait. Within five minutes of placing my order, I exited with a generous pound of tender, moist pulled...More

Thank MwSons
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

For some reason, our last trip for brisket was a bummer. The brisket we always order by the pound was super fatty :(((.... it was a lot of work to pick it off. The service was fantastic, as always, and the beer was cold. The...More

1  Thank O-Lora-O
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend lived in Louisville for over 5 years so when we drove down from Wisconsin we had to stop. The food was amazing and Brittany was a great server. She had an incredible story of her vacation time in Wisconsin. Thank you for such...More

Thank travelprincess72
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The meat itself is what any good barbecue should be...right amount of smoke, done but not at all dry. But, the sauce was just OK, almost more like steak sauce than BBQ. Sides, particularly the green beans, were excellent. Definitely worth the trip even for...More

1  Thank Art R
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great little place. The food, people and atmosphere were all great. They also have a large selection of beer and bourbon

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent time! They've redecorated a bit and the place looks great. Food is, as always, outta this world! Had the fried cheese balls, fried green beans, double cheeseburger, and the bacon wrapped sausage. Yes - will be restarting cholesterol meds tomorrow, but we'll worth it!...More

1  Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3204 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2744
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-895-3223
We were there about a week and a half ago. If you're looking for fancy, don't go! If your looking for GREAT smoked ribs, etc, this is THE place to get them! You won't go away hungry, either!
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