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Rumors Restaurant & Raw Bar

12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
+1 502-245-0366
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (8 reviews)
“wings” (30 reviews)
“oyster roast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hoping it was just an off night for the cook, but the serving staff did a great job. When my order was not what I had expected, they made a substitution. The atmosphere was pleasant and had a very beachy feel.

Thank Christel W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not fancy by any means which makes it great. The meal was absolutely great. The fish, clam strips, shrimp, and fried pickles were outstanding. And the service was as equally good.

Thank KYMedic795
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

When we pulled up, we almost didn’t go in. It doesn’t look like much on the outside. I am glad we went in. Who would have thought the Louisville, KY would be a place to find great raw oysters! After splitting a dozen oysters with...More

Thank Seth I
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed everything we ate. Everything was cooked to perfection. We live 20 miles south of Indianapolis and we will definitely be back!

Thank Wyattsmom0844
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We come here at least once a month, more during UofL & UofK games. Great buckets specials, we highly recommend the Sangria, some of the best wings, plus all the other best sports family pubs fare,you could want! Great staff quick kitchen make for a...More

Thank porschechuck
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I got some sort of Seafood Platter with Clam Strips, Fish bites, Butterfly Shrimp, and Onion Rings, and Garlic Bread. The fish bites were soggy inside, having been obviously over-cooked. The garlic bread was 1/2 bread and 1/2 butter; again, soggy. Everything was overly breaded...More

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

It was a nice spacious restaurant with plenty of seating. It was a nice family atmosphere, if you're ok with old school pin ups. I ordered a dreamer steamer bowl unseasoned. Round 1 came out seasoned, so my family finished their food before I got...More

Thank Leanna K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

An unassuming place with an astonishing menu. Tasty, wonderfully fresh seafood and lovely, friendly service. Surely, a prize of the South and Southern Hospitality. Come and enjoy great food and let the friendly folk refresh and revitalize your feelings about humanity and civility!!!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The excellent seafood in a no nonsense family restaurant that really surprised me. All the dishes our party had were good. My seafood platter was overflowing with large butterflied shrimp, clams, grouper bites and onion rings. My sisters shared a shrimp boil that was also...More

Thank GigiRoss2014
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I often meet friends for lunch & this is one of my favorite places. It's not fancy but it's good. There are always tables available, mon-fri around 11-1 I have never had a problem with waiting. Friendly & fast service. I love the spinach salad...More

Thank Liltrave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12339 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243-1472
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-245-0366
Go on vacation & never leave town! Rumors is located in Middletown conveniently off Shelbyville Road. We have been a family owned and operated business for 30 years. We take pride in giving our guests a quality dining experience. From Buffalo Wings to Alaskan Snow Crab to Peel & Eat Shrimp, we have all the mouthwatering meals that will make you want to come back again and again!
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