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Feast your eyes on the best Louisville businesses to prep for your Thanksgiving

Feast your eyes on the best Louisville businesses to prep for your Thanksgiving
Falls City Market | Photo: Aimee C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on November 19, 2019.

The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.

Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Louisville's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.


Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Louisville's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.

1. Nord's Bakery

Photo: Rob G./Yelp

Topping the list is Nord's Bakery. Located at 2118 S. Preston St. in Saint Joseph, the bakery, which offers doughnuts, cupcakes and more, is the highest-rated bakery in Louisville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 304 reviews on Yelp.

2. Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

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Next up is Crescent Hill's Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe, situated at 2868 Frankfort Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 239 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, cafe and breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite.


Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Louisville's top beer and wine shops.

1. Taste Fine Wine & Bourbons

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Topping the list is Taste Fine Wine & Bourbons. Located at 634 E. Market St. in Phoenix Hill, the wine and cocktail bar, which offers beer, wine, spirits and more, is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Louisville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 82 reviews on Yelp.

2. Nouvelle Bar & Bottle

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Phoenix Hill's Nouvelle Bar & Bottle, located at 214 S. Clay St., Suite B, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the wine bar and wine tasting class spot, which offers beer, wine, spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 80 reviews.


As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Louisville's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.

1. Falls City Market

Photo: Jayme H./Yelp

Check out Central Business District's Falls City Market, situated at 400 S. Second St. With 4.5 stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp, the food court, grocery store and convenience store has proven to be a local favorite.


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