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Readers Vote: Louisville's 11 Most Underrated Restaurants

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Ashley Judd isn't running for U.S. Senate, but that doesn't mean democracy is dead in Kentucky. Last week Eater Louisville asked what are Louisville's most underrated restaurants? Here are 11 of your responses, in map form. Why does this map go to 11? Because that's how many answers we received that contained a justification. Still think your favorite spot gets no respect? To the comments you should go.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Marketplace

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651 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
"They have a beautiful place with a talented chef and an amazing patio. Probably the best in the city. What a hidden gem."

2. Rich O's Public House

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3312 Plaza Drive
New Albany, IN 47150
"Pizza- Richos/ NABC amazing pizza and great beer selection."

3. Burning Bush Grille

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13206 W US Hwy 42
Prospect, KY 40059
"Put this place within any of the popular restaurant hot spots and it would generate a much bigger buzz IMHO."

4. River City Winery

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321 Pearl Street
New Albany, IN 47150
"River City Winery in New Albany is the finest restaurant in the Metro area that has not been reviewed by any of the expert reviewers. They have the best crab cakes this side of Maryland and the best pizza this side of the river."

5. Wiltshire on Market

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636 East Market Street
Louisville, KY 40202
"Fine Dinning: WIltshire on Market - menu changes weekly, local and affordable."

6. Shack In The Back

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406 Mount Holly Road
Fairdale, KY 40118
"Good country food done in a lovely country atmosphere by truly good people. My husband has pregnancy level cravings for their chicken wings and sweet sop sauce!"

7. The Back Door

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1250 Bardstown Rd # 116
Louisville, KY
"Bar- Backdoor best wings and overall awesome food, plus cheap drinks."

8. La Colombiana

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808 Lyndon Lane
Louisville, KY 40222
502-742-1179
"Their Arepas are the jam."

9. Bunz

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969 1/2 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204
"Had a rough start, under new ownership best damn burger in town ( although i haven't tried mussel and burger bar yet) "

10. Ramiro's Cantina

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2350 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
"Huge renovation and update after it was Sol Aztecas. The frozen margaritas are awesome and the food/produce is fresh - much fresher than your typical Mexican restaurant. El Mundo gets all the love, but Ramiro's has enormous TVs and a great bar. The service is also more friendly. Try it - you might start going there 3 times a week like I do."

11. Pita Delite

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1616 Grinstead Dr
Louisville, KY
(502) 569-1122
"Grab and go: Pita Delight, good prices good food."

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1. The Marketplace

651 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202
"They have a beautiful place with a talented chef and an amazing patio. Probably the best in the city. What a hidden gem."
651 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

2. Rich O's Public House

3312 Plaza Drive, New Albany, IN 47150
"Pizza- Richos/ NABC amazing pizza and great beer selection."
3312 Plaza Drive
New Albany, IN 47150

3. Burning Bush Grille

13206 W US Hwy 42, Prospect, KY 40059
"Put this place within any of the popular restaurant hot spots and it would generate a much bigger buzz IMHO."
13206 W US Hwy 42
Prospect, KY 40059

4. River City Winery

321 Pearl Street, New Albany, IN 47150
"River City Winery in New Albany is the finest restaurant in the Metro area that has not been reviewed by any of the expert reviewers. They have the best crab cakes this side of Maryland and the best pizza this side of the river."
321 Pearl Street
New Albany, IN 47150

5. Wiltshire on Market

636 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202
"Fine Dinning: WIltshire on Market - menu changes weekly, local and affordable."
636 East Market Street
Louisville, KY 40202

6. Shack In The Back

406 Mount Holly Road, Fairdale, KY 40118
"Good country food done in a lovely country atmosphere by truly good people. My husband has pregnancy level cravings for their chicken wings and sweet sop sauce!"
406 Mount Holly Road
Fairdale, KY 40118

7. The Back Door

1250 Bardstown Rd # 116, Louisville, KY
"Bar- Backdoor best wings and overall awesome food, plus cheap drinks."
1250 Bardstown Rd # 116
Louisville, KY

8. La Colombiana

808 Lyndon Lane, Louisville, KY 40222
"Their Arepas are the jam."
808 Lyndon Lane
Louisville, KY 40222

9. Bunz

969 1/2 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204
"Had a rough start, under new ownership best damn burger in town ( although i haven't tried mussel and burger bar yet) "
969 1/2 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40204

10. Ramiro's Cantina

2350 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, KY 40206
"Huge renovation and update after it was Sol Aztecas. The frozen margaritas are awesome and the food/produce is fresh - much fresher than your typical Mexican restaurant. El Mundo gets all the love, but Ramiro's has enormous TVs and a great bar. The service is also more friendly. Try it - you might start going there 3 times a week like I do."
2350 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

11. Pita Delite

1616 Grinstead Dr, Louisville, KY
"Grab and go: Pita Delight, good prices good food."
1616 Grinstead Dr
Louisville, KY