Inside you’ll find local ingredients with international spins like Kabocha squash ravioli and pan-roasted chicken with semolina dumplings. Downstairs, local musicians and DJs get the party started in the Cellar Lounge.

812 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 749-8128

A destination for cocktail enthusiasts, this cantina-tiki bar hybrid serves potent punches and high-end tequila. Try the Baja taco, a piece of Pacifico-battered catfish with cabbage slaw, crema and salsa on a house-made corn tortilla.

El Camino
1314 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 454-5417

Try the pork taco with grilled pineapple or the spicy fish taco topped with neon pink pickled cabbage at this taco spot decorated with Mexican wrestling masks.

El Taco Luchador
938 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 583-0440

Think collard greens with kimchi, fried chicken with ponzu sauce, and ramen noodles with country ham. The cocktail menu is divided by your palate: sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and umami.

Milkwood Restaurant
316 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 584-6455

Works of art line the walls and grace the plates in this gallery-style dining room inside the 21c Museum Hotel. Order the salmon sandwich on a brioche bun; it’s worth admiring before devouring.

Proof On Main
702 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 217-6360