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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%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“wontons” (10 reviews)
“won ton” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1321 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1319
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were early for our internment luncheon but we're seated anyway and that was appreciated. We had 11 people and ordered off the menu. Everything was reasonably priced with moderately sized lunch portions.

Thank PlainTraveler
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've had a number of good meals at The Bristol over the years. I was there yesterday and was disappointed with the food and the restaurant. The restaurant really needs a makeover. Every wall needs painting and some upgrades in restrooms, etc. This restaurant is...More

3  Thank RyderCupFans
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We honestly feel that the Bristol burger is truly the best and juiciest burger in Louisville. Frankly, I'm not sure I have had a better burger anywhere. Add Swiss Cheese and some skillet fries and you have a meal. I generally have the artichoke fritters...More

Thank jgbtravels
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Restaurant Details

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