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    It’s late at night, you’re hungry and your fridge is barren. Or you’re partied out, and now it’s time for something greasy. Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered. Here's 20 spots to grab grub late.


    Photo: Against the Grain // Facebook

    1. Against the Grain
    Monday-Thursday to midnight, Friday-Saturday to 2 a.m., Sunday to 10 p.m.
    401 E. Main St.
    Website | Facebook

    Smoked meats and local beer. Fulfill your late-night cravings with this innovative eatery next to Slugger Field.


    Photo: Catfish sandwich at The Back Door. // Facebook

    2. The Back Door
    Every day to 4 a.m.
    1250 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    This Bardstown Road classic serves top-notch bar food and pitchers of beer. You have to try the "bombers."


    Photo: Buffalo chicken quesadilla at The Barret Bar. // Facebook

    3. The Barret Bar
    Monday-Sunday to 2 a.m.
    1012 Barret Ave.

    You can’t go wrong with this historic dive turned motorcyclist haven. Whether it’s wings or coconut shrimp, they’ve got what you need.


    Photo: Burger Boy // Facebook

    4. Burger Boy
    1450 S. Brook St.
    Website | Facebook

    An Old Louisville cornerstone, this diner is guaranteed to leave customers satisfied.


    Photo: Barbecue ribs at Brick House. // Facebook

    5. Brick House Tavern + Tap
    Monday-Thursday to midnight, Friday-Saturday to 1 a.m., Sunday to 11 p.m.
    871 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy.
    Website | Facebook

    The Brick House Tavern and Tap sets the bar high with an unorthodox menu. Think I’m kidding? They have everything from meatballs and wings to salmon and calamari.


    Photo: Green chili wontons at Bristol. // Facebook

    6. Bristol Bar & Grille on Bardstown Road
    Sunday-Thursday to midnight, Friday-Saturday to 2 a.m.
    1321 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    Try the green chili wontons if you’re looking for something special.


    Photo: Chicken and waffles at Cafe 360 // Andrew W., Yelp

    7. Café 360
    All day, every day
    1582 Bardstown Road

    Backed by a huge hookah selection, Café 360 is the perfect place to hang out and grab a satisfying bite any hour of the day.


    Photo: Barbecue pork sandwich at Four Pegs. // Facebook

    8. Four Pegs Beer Lounge
    Every day to 2 a.m.
    1053 Goss Ave.
    Website | Facebook

    If the Kentucky Poutine and great selection of beers don’t call to you, give this place a visit for it’s pure Germantown personality.


    Photo: Hilltop Tavern // Facebook

    9. Hilltop Tavern
    Tuesday-Saturday to 4 a.m., Sunday-Monday to 2 a.m.
    1800 Frankfort Ave.
    Website | Facebook

    Round off a plate of mac 'n’ cheese fritters or a game of ping pong at this neighborhood bar.


    Photo: Crack fries at HopCat. // Facebook

    10. HopCat
    Monday-Thursday to midnight, Friday-Saturday to 2 a.m., Sunday to midnight
    1064 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    Nothing quite like a late night basket of crack fries to help refuel.


    Photo: Pimento cheeseburger at The Hub. // Facebook

    11. The Hub Louisville
    Sunday-Thursday to midnight, Friday-Saturday to 4 a.m.
    2235 Frankfort Ave.
    Website | Facebook

    Get your grub or your dance on at all hours of the night at this Frankfort avenue mainstay.


    Photo: Jerry's Jboy // Facebook

    12. Jerry’s Jboy Restaurant
    All day, every day
    4832 Dixie Hwy.

    This South End staple has been feeding people all hours of the day for decades now. Hearty food straight off the grill, anytime you want — that simple. 


    Photo: La Bamba // Kelly P., Yelp

    13. La Bamba Burritos
    Monday-Tuesday to 2:30 a.m., Wednesday-Thursday to 4:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday to 5 a.m., Sunday to 2:30 a.m.
    1237 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    La Bamba is your saving grace after a late night of bar hopping. Huge burritos, huge flavor, huge emphasis on authentic Mexican food.


    Photo: Street tacos at Lola. // Facebook

    14. Lola at Butchertown Grocery
    Sunday-Thursday to 11 p.m., Friday-Saturday to 2 a.m.
    1076 E. Washington St.
    Website | Facebook

    Grab dinner at Butchertown Grocery, and then head upstairs to the bar and lounge for some late-night snacks and cocktails.


    Photo: Pizza Donisi // Facebook

    15. Pizza Donisi
    Every day to 2 a.m.
    1396 S. Second St.
    Website | Facebook

    An Old Louisville pizzeria that cranks out deliciously unique pies — roasted lamb pizza? Yes, please! — into the early hours of the morning.


    Photo: Chilaquiles at Ramsi's. // Facebook

    16. Ramsi’s Café on the World
    Monday-Thursday to 1 a.m., Friday-Saturday to 2 a.m., Sunday to 11 p.m.
    1293 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure at this Kamar family staple that prides itself on serving cuisine from around the globe.


    Photo: Tostadas at The Silver Dollar. // Facebook

    17. The Silver Dollar
    Every day to 2 a.m.
    1761 Frankfort Ave.
    Website | Facebook

    Whether you get the breaded catfish, chicken & waffles or the chorizo corndog, you simply can’t go wrong with The Silver Dollar. A huge selection of not only dangerously-good dishes, but great brews as well.


    Photo: The Six Weeker burger at Stout. // Facebook

    18. Stout Burgers and Beer
    Monday-Thursday to 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday to 11 p.m.
    1604 Bardstown Road
    Website | Facebook

    Late night juicy burgers and tasty beer. What could you want in life?


    Photo: Egg sandwich at Zanzabar. // Gabrielle A., Yelp

    19. Zanzabar
    Sunday-Thursday to 2 a.m., Friday-Saturday to 4 a.m.
    2100 S. Preston St.
    Website | Facebook

    Great food plus old-school pinball machines. What’s not to like?


    Photo: 8UP // Facebook

    20. 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen
    Every day to 2 a.m.
    350 W. Chestnut St.
    Website | Facebook

    Come for the knockout menu and mixed drinks, stay for the amazing views. 

    Last updated in September 2017.

    Cover Photo: by Marcin Wichary // Flirckr

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