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Eater Louisville Heatmap: Where To Eat Brunch Right Now

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It's not really breakfast, nor is it quite lunch. But it is a meal, and often involves cocktails, so Eater of course wants in on it. We've put together some local places that are happy to offer delicious edibles during the (especially on Sundays) often hazy hours between morning and mid-afternoon. Some brunches (and breakfast-ish items) are available all week/all times; some are only around on weekends/special hours. Some restaurants are new and buzzy, some are established and comfortable, but all offer some form of brunch. Enjoy!

Any suggestions or alternatives? Please let us know in the comments.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. New Albanian Bank Street Brewery

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415 Bank St
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 944-7112
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14 NABC beers and a "Build Your Own Bloody Mary" bar are available along with such items as “Kentucky Eggs Benedict,” “Sunday Croque Madame” and chorizo hash. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2. Toast on Market

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141 East Market Street
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-8582
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Pancakes, French toast, omelets and other breakfast fare (available all day), along with "Free Wifi & Plenty o' Smiles!" Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

3. Proof on Main

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702 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 217-6360
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Chef Levon Wallace puts an art-house spin on French Toast, 'Hot' Fried Chicken, fried bologna sandwiches and other good things. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Brunch menu available in the Bar until 3 p.m.)

4. The Oakroom at the Seelbach Hilton

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500 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 807-3463
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The venerable hotel promises a "lavish buffet spread" with "100 palatable choices, including an omelet station and fresh seafood" and full bar options. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

5. Hillbilly Tea

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120 S 1st St
Louisville, Ky
(502) 587-7350
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"Bruncheon" includes goat burgers, tofu scramble, smoked catfish sausage and more at this eclectic cafe. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

6. Garage Bar

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700 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 749-7100
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Ham bar, beignets, brick oven pizzas and brunch cocktails like the "Breakfast Shandy," PBR & OJ, "the working man's mimosa." Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7. Harvest

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624 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 384-9090
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Things change with the season at Harvest, but hog jowl bacon jam, paw paw custard, omelets and "house made smoky & spicy bloody mary" are usually available. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

8. Against The Grain Brewery

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401 E Main St
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 515-0174
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Bacon on a stick, Smoke House hash, kettle cooked chili, beer cheese and of course all kinds of beer are available at this brewery and smokehouse. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

9. Toast on Market

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620 E. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 569-4099
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Pancakes, French toast, omelets and other breakfast fare (available all day), along with "Free Wifi & Plenty o' Smiles!" Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

10. Main Street Cafe

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217 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 992-8080
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Main Street's brunch buffet features house-cured bacon, the cafe's signature grits and a Bloody Mary bar. Saturdays and Sundays.

11. North End Cafe

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1722 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 896-8770
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All-day breakfast options include omelets, pancakes, smoked trout hash, breakfast tacos and more. As the sun gains altitude, North End also offers lunch and dinner dishes. Open every day at 8 a.m.

12. El Camino

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1314 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 454-5417
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Mixing California surf punk with high-end Mexican cuisine produces brunch dishes such as chilaquiles with grass-fed beef chorizo and Black Forest Ham with charro beans. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

13. The Silver Dollar

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1761 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 259-9540
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This Bakersfield-sound-inspired honky-tonk serves up chilaquiles verdes, cornbread pancakes, smoked trout salad, music and drinks. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

14. North End Cafe

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2116 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 690-4161
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All-day breakfast options include omelets, pancakes, smoked trout hash, breakfast tacos and more. As the sun gains altitude, North End also offers lunch and dinner dishes. Open every day at 8 a.m.

15. Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

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2868 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 899-9800
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Bob Hancock not only bakes the best bread in Louisville, but raises his own pigs and makes his own charcuterie. Don't miss the bacon, or the baguettes. Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

16. SuperChef's Breakfast

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307 Wallace Avenue
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-8008
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Red Velvet pancakes, beignets, roasted red pepper grits and more aid the cause of "making breakfast fun!" Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

17. 211 Clover Lane Restaurant

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211 Clover Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-9570
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Start off with lemon currant scones, then choose from dishes such as grilled tiger shrimp with Weisenberger grits, prosciutto and mascarpone cheese crespelles and braised brisket with poached eggs and wilted spinach. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

18. Wild Eggs

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3985 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-8005
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The flagship location of a rapidly expanding concept, serving franchise-ready stuff like "Frito Bandito Frittata," "Crispy Hippie Crunch" waffles and "Kalamity Katie's Border Benedict." Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

19. Napa River Grill

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1211 Herr Ln
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 423-5822
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"Hot Brown Casserole," Eggs Benedict, pancakes, potatoes and more from "Louisville's only upscale-casual dining restaurant featuring Northern California cuisine with Pacific-Rim fusion." Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

20. Jade Palace

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1109 Herr Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 425-9878
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One of Louisville's only dim sum parlors, with a variety of traditional dishes including congee, chicken feet and steamed dumplings. Opens 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

21. Village Anchor Pub & Roost

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11507 Park Road
Anchorage, KY 40223
(502) 708-1850
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Grilled beef tenderloin with "bleu cheese" biscuits, "California Benedict" with whole-wheat English muffins, red velvet pancakes with Kahlua cream cheese and more. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1. New Albanian Bank Street Brewery

415 Bank St, New Albany, IN 47150
14 NABC beers and a "Build Your Own Bloody Mary" bar are available along with such items as “Kentucky Eggs Benedict,” “Sunday Croque Madame” and chorizo hash. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
415 Bank St
New Albany, IN 47150

2. Toast on Market

141 East Market Street, New Albany, IN 47150
Pancakes, French toast, omelets and other breakfast fare (available all day), along with "Free Wifi & Plenty o' Smiles!" Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
141 East Market Street
New Albany, IN 47150

3. Proof on Main

702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Chef Levon Wallace puts an art-house spin on French Toast, 'Hot' Fried Chicken, fried bologna sandwiches and other good things. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Brunch menu available in the Bar until 3 p.m.)
702 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202

4. The Oakroom at the Seelbach Hilton

500 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202
The venerable hotel promises a "lavish buffet spread" with "100 palatable choices, including an omelet station and fresh seafood" and full bar options. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
500 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40202

5. Hillbilly Tea

120 S 1st St, Louisville, Ky
"Bruncheon" includes goat burgers, tofu scramble, smoked catfish sausage and more at this eclectic cafe. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
120 S 1st St
Louisville, Ky

6. Garage Bar

700 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202
Ham bar, beignets, brick oven pizzas and brunch cocktails like the "Breakfast Shandy," PBR & OJ, "the working man's mimosa." Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
700 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202

7. Harvest

624 E Market St, Louisville, KY 40202
Things change with the season at Harvest, but hog jowl bacon jam, paw paw custard, omelets and "house made smoky & spicy bloody mary" are usually available. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
624 E Market St
Louisville, KY 40202

8. Against The Grain Brewery

401 E Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Bacon on a stick, Smoke House hash, kettle cooked chili, beer cheese and of course all kinds of beer are available at this brewery and smokehouse. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
401 E Main St
Louisville, KY 40202

9. Toast on Market

620 E. Market St., Louisville, KY 40202
Pancakes, French toast, omelets and other breakfast fare (available all day), along with "Free Wifi & Plenty o' Smiles!" Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
620 E. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202

10. Main Street Cafe

217 East Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Main Street's brunch buffet features house-cured bacon, the cafe's signature grits and a Bloody Mary bar. Saturdays and Sundays.
217 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202

11. North End Cafe

1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
All-day breakfast options include omelets, pancakes, smoked trout hash, breakfast tacos and more. As the sun gains altitude, North End also offers lunch and dinner dishes. Open every day at 8 a.m.
1722 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206

12. El Camino

1314 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40204
Mixing California surf punk with high-end Mexican cuisine produces brunch dishes such as chilaquiles with grass-fed beef chorizo and Black Forest Ham with charro beans. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1314 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204

13. The Silver Dollar

1761 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206
This Bakersfield-sound-inspired honky-tonk serves up chilaquiles verdes, cornbread pancakes, smoked trout salad, music and drinks. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1761 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

14. North End Cafe

2116 Bardstown Rd., Louisville, KY 40205
All-day breakfast options include omelets, pancakes, smoked trout hash, breakfast tacos and more. As the sun gains altitude, North End also offers lunch and dinner dishes. Open every day at 8 a.m.
2116 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205

15. Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe

2868 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206
Bob Hancock not only bakes the best bread in Louisville, but raises his own pigs and makes his own charcuterie. Don't miss the bacon, or the baguettes. Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
2868 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

16. SuperChef's Breakfast

307 Wallace Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207
Red Velvet pancakes, beignets, roasted red pepper grits and more aid the cause of "making breakfast fun!" Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
307 Wallace Avenue
Louisville, KY 40207

17. 211 Clover Lane Restaurant

211 Clover Ln, Louisville, KY 40207
Start off with lemon currant scones, then choose from dishes such as grilled tiger shrimp with Weisenberger grits, prosciutto and mascarpone cheese crespelles and braised brisket with poached eggs and wilted spinach. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
211 Clover Ln
Louisville, KY 40207

18. Wild Eggs

3985 Dutchmans Ln, Louisville, KY 40207
The flagship location of a rapidly expanding concept, serving franchise-ready stuff like "Frito Bandito Frittata," "Crispy Hippie Crunch" waffles and "Kalamity Katie's Border Benedict." Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
3985 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40207

19. Napa River Grill

1211 Herr Ln, Louisville, KY 40222
"Hot Brown Casserole," Eggs Benedict, pancakes, potatoes and more from "Louisville's only upscale-casual dining restaurant featuring Northern California cuisine with Pacific-Rim fusion." Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1211 Herr Ln
Louisville, KY 40222

20. Jade Palace

1109 Herr Lane, Louisville, KY 40222
One of Louisville's only dim sum parlors, with a variety of traditional dishes including congee, chicken feet and steamed dumplings. Opens 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
1109 Herr Lane
Louisville, KY 40222

21. Village Anchor Pub & Roost

11507 Park Road, Anchorage, KY 40223
Grilled beef tenderloin with "bleu cheese" biscuits, "California Benedict" with whole-wheat English muffins, red velvet pancakes with Kahlua cream cheese and more. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
11507 Park Road
Anchorage, KY 40223