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Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Louisville's Poplar Level neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Louisville's Poplar Level neighborhood
Oskar's Slider Bar | Photo: Sam S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on August 27, 2019.

Spending time in Poplar Level? Get to know this Louisville neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a shaved ice spot to a Greek restaurant. 

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Poplar Level, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. SnoWhat Snoballs

PHOTO: KATHY V./YELP

Topping the list is food stand and food truck SnoWhat Snoballs, which offers shaved ice and more. Located at 3801 Poplar Level Road, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 56 reviews on Yelp.

Open since 2015, SnoWhat serves flavored shaved ice that is made with all-natural ingredients that are locally sourced and has no artificial coloring, according to its website. Look for flavors like pineapple upsidedown cake, lavender lemonade, ginger peach and pink champagne. The spot also offers toppings for the shaved ice that include sweet cream, vegan coconut cream and rainbow sprinkles, to name a few.

2. Oskar's Slider Bar

PHOTO: BRIAN B./YELP

Next up is Scandinavian and New American spot and bar Oskar's Slider Bar, situated at 3799 Poplar Level Road. With four stars out of 169 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This spot specializes in a wide selection of sliders. Keep it traditional with a cheeseburger beef patty slider topped with American cheese, special sauce and pickles. Or try something different like the shrimp and crab salad slider with dill served on rye toast or the braised pot roast slider with pickled carrots. Accompanying the sliders is a list of sides, sauces and a menu of various beers, wine and specialty cocktails.

3. Shiraz Mediterranean Grill

PHOTO: BETH P./YELP

Mediterranean spot Shiraz Mediterranean Grill is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3501 Poplar Level Road, four stars out of 124 reviews.

Shiraz Mediterranean Grill offers a large menu of kebabs, appetizers, wraps, paninis, salads, flatbread pizza and more. Enjoy options that include a veggie kebab with sweet peppers, onions, mushrooms and green squash; a chicken wrap with lettuce, tomatoes, parsley, habanero sauce and tzatziki wrapped in lavash bread and ground beef pie that features tzatziki, parsley, roasted onions and scallions.

4. The Simple Greek

PHOTO: ASHLEY O./YELP

The Simple Greek, a Greek spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 37 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3029 Poplar Level Road to see for yourself.

The Simple Greek in Poplar Level is one of the food chain’s many locations across the country. The choices range from customizable bowls and family meals to soups and desserts. Build a pita or bowl with ingredients that include lentils, mixed greens, a choice of protein and more toppings. Add any side to a meal, such as Greek fries topped with feta, a splash of red wine vinegar and oregano or spinach and feta pie baked in filo dough.

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