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Top 50 Places to Eat in Kentucky

This post was written by Yelp Lexington Community Ambassador Heather P.

Everyone knows that Kentucky is the home of the Kentucky Derby and that there are more bourbon barrels in the state than there are Kentuckians. But those aren’t the only things drawing thousands of tourists to our state. And guess where they turn to find the top recommendations. That’s right — Yelp! 

Whether you’re a local or you’re planning your visit to the Bluegrass State, don’t underestimate its selection of quality places to eat. And to help you find your way — for the first time ever — Yelp has compiled a list of the top 50 restaurants in Kentucky on Yelp.

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Methodology: This is a list of the best places to eat in Kentucky according to Yelp. All the businesses on this list are in the Food or Restaurant category on Yelp and are places where one can eat a full meal. “Best” was determined by an algorithm that considered review trends in the last year and overall restaurant ratings in Kentucky.

Yelp’s Top 50 Places to Eat in Kentucky

1. Dad’s Favorites (Lexington)
2. 
DV8 Kitchen (Lexington)
3.
Yummy Pollo (Louisville) 
4. 
India Oven (Bowling Green)
5. 
Taco Choza (Louisville) 
6. 
Bill’s Restaurant (Owensboro) 
7. 
Blue Door Smokehouse (Lexington)
8. 
Con Huevos (Louisville) 
9. 
Heavens to Betsy! Bakery (Lawrenceburg)
10. 
Farm Market (Lexington) 
11. 
The Table (Louisville) 
12. 
High On Art & Coffee (Lexington)
13. 
Khin’s Sushi (Richmond) 
14. 
Pollo Bandido (Frankfort) 
15. 
Mayan Cafe (Louisville) 
16.
Old School NY Pizza (Louisville) 
17. Taco Luchador (Louisville)
18. Mexico Lindo (Elizabethtown) 
19. 
Carali’s Rotisserie Chicken (Louisville) 
20. 
Panchitos Ice Cream (Louisville) 
21.
Dairy Kastle (Louisville) 
22. Safai Coffee (Louisville) 
23. 
Rodney’s On Broadway (Georgetown) 
24. Maira Mediterranean Grill (Louisville) 
25. 
Tortillería Y Taquería Ramírez (Lexington)
26. 
Baylon Cafe (Richmond) 
27.
Purdy’s Coffee (Richmond) 
28. Wine + Market (Lexington) 
29. 
Hammerheads (Louisville)
30. 
Mami Monchita’s (Frankfort) 
31. 
Mussel And Burger Bar Downtown (Louisville) 
32. 
Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine (Lexington)
33.
Safier Mediterranean Deli (Louisville) 
34. North Lime Coffee And Donuts (Lexington)
35. 
Native Bagel Co. (Berea)
36. 
Cravings Byanca (Crestwood)
37. 
4 Seasons Restaurant (Louisville)
38. 
Wunderbar (Covington)
39. 
The Traveling Kitchen (Louisville)
40. 
Brothers Restaurant (Campbellsville)
41. 
Morris’ Deli Liquor And Catering (Louisville)
42. 
Dave’s Sticky Pig (Madisonville)
43. 
West Main Crafting Co. (Lexington)
44. 
Minton’s 760 (Lexington)
45.
Las Cazuelas Mexican Cuisine (Louisville)
46. Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes (Lexington)
47. 
Otto’s (Covington)
48. 
Bourbon n’ Toulouse (Lexington)
49.
Havana Rumba And Tapas Bar (Louisville)
50. Sky Bridge Station (Pine Ridge)