Check out the 4 top spots in Louisville's Central Business District neighborhood

Check out the 4 top spots in Louisville's Central Business District neighborhoodSidebar | Photo: Dana S./Yelp
Published on November 27, 2019

Visiting Central Business District, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Louisville neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a whiskey bar to a burger bar.

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

1. Wild Eggs

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Topping the list is breakfast/brunch and New American spot Wild Eggs, which offers sandwiches and more. Located at 121 S. Floyd St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 887 reviews on Yelp.

The menu features brunch items like a Greek frittata that features oven-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, fresh spinach, onions, basil pesto, feta cheese and pepperoncini peppers. Biscuits and gravy and apple bourbon crepes are also on offer.

2. Haymarket Whiskey Bar


Next up is whiskey bar Haymarket Whiskey Bar, which offers beer, wine, spirits and more, situated at 331 E. Market St. With four stars out of 134 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The bar features various whiskeys, such as Angel’s Envy rum barrel finish, Jack Daniel’s Buffalo Trace bourbon cream and Jim Beam Honey. 

3. Mussel and Burger Bar Downtown


Bar Mussel and Burger Bar Downtown, which offers seafood and burgers, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 113 S. Seventh St., 4.5 stars out of 721 reviews.

Expect dishes like curry cream mussels with lemongrass, curry, shallots, lemon zest and chili oil; short rib grill and cheese, fish tacos and the chorizo burger with black Angus and Spanish-cured chorizo blend and topped with manchego cheese, crispy serrano ham, oven-roasted tomatoes, baby arugula, caramelized onions and crispy potatoes.

4. Sidebar

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Finally, Sidebar, a cocktail bar and New American spot that offers burgers and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 648 Yelp reviews. Head over to 129 N. Second St. to see for yourself. Try dishes like the pimento cheese fritters and the Bailiff burger paired with sweet potato fries.

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