Sleep Inn & Suites
130 Spring Pointe Drive
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Phone: (502) 921-1001
Fax: (502) 921-1050
Its location is the reason why El Tarasco attracts an equal number of tourists and locals. The place is known for its delectable spread of Mexican specials. From meat burritos, chicken nachos to the delicious seafood dishes, everything here is served in generous portions with utmost attention to quality. The prices are such that you won't restrict yourself to one order, and the service is so amicable that it ensures a loyal patronage.
Linda’s Cafe is an ideal spot for large groups to grab a wholesome meal. At prices that will make wallets happy, this cafe serves delicious American breakfast and lunch specials. The cafe is quite spacious and has an inviting ambiance with comfortable seating spaces and an extended back patio. Their pancakes and biscuit and gravy come recommended for breakfast while the fried chicken platter is a must-try lunch special. The portions are huge and the service is amicable, which is why Linda’s is bustling with patrons throughout its working hours.
A local favorite, Nord's bakery serves pastries, donuts, cookies and cupcakes. The bakery also prepares wedding cakes, birthday cakes and makes customized cakes with great presentation and taste. Choose anything from the variety offered and get it at reasonable rates.
Located in the Highlands, an area populated with eateries of all kinds, Café Lou Lou manages to stand out because of its delicious Italian fare. Local produce is used to create some mouthwatering calzones, pizzas, pastas and sandwiches. The list of gourmet pizzas is long, and you can have anything from the smoked salmon to the all meat pie. If you're in the mood for pasta, black bean lasagna, pasta Jambalaya and saffron seafood rotini are good options. Delivery services are offered.
Sol Aztecas Grill & Cantina - Bardstown Road is located in the center of Louisville and stays true to its Mexican roots. Inspired by Mexican cooking and techniques, the menu showcases a variety of dishes from across Mexico such as the delicious Enchilada Verdes, Fajita Burrito Grande, Seafood Fajitas, Huevos Con Chorizo, and many more delicious fares. Diners have a lot of options from seafood to vegetarian delights, to meat and poultry specialties, or just choose from the la carte menu. If you are someone who loves their desserts, you do have have some nice options like Flan (Mexican custard), Xango (a rich creamy cheesecake in a flaky pastry tortilla, topped with whipped cream and cherry) etc here. Keeping up with the Mexican tradition, they have a bar stocked with a lot of margaritas, daiquiris and Mexican and American beers. You can enjoy the delightful food with live entertainment at an affordable price. Sol Aztecas is a fabulous place to be with your family and friends with its warm hospitality and great food.
Located across Bardstown Road, the Bard's Town is a local restaurant that is popular amongst one and all. What sets it apart from the rest is the fact that it serves artisan food and even the names of the dishes are symbolic, savor the Julius Ceasar Salad or simply order Mushroom of Venice. Right from the dishes to the events held here, everything is in sync with the theater theme of the restaurant. Happy hours, live music concerts and similar events are a regular feature at the Bard's Town. That’s not it, there is another surprise awaiting you on the second floor, the Bard's Town Theatre of the restaurant. This theater showcases works of new play-writers and stages innovative plays. Truly, Bard's Town offers a great mix of entertainment and tasty food.
The dishes at Asiatique Restaurant aren't just pleasing to the eye, the Pacific Rim cuisine has won rave reviews from critics and several culinary awards. The gourmet appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts appeal to a number of tastes, but seafood and Asian influences are largely represented on the menu. The restaurant's stylish contemporary decor sets the mood for a fine dining experience. Don't leave without a look at the award-winning wine menu. Asiatique caters, and can accommodate on-site parties of up to 60 guests.
Louisville has some really great neighborhoods, from the West Main Historic District to Old Louisville and Portland, the Germantown area is just another addition to this town. One of the best restaurants in the neighborhood is definitely Eiderdown. Here the kitchen serves innovative plates with creative names like the Mayor of Milk Street which is the grass-fed strip loin, a duck confit and pumpkin risotto masterpiece. The drink and draft beer menus change consistently as well, and though many might consider this spot as a German restaurant because of the Spätzel, pretzels and wurst, it definitely transcends that label.
Though Sapporo is known for its sushi, the menu varies between many types of authentic Japanese cuisine. Appetizers, soups, tempura, tataki, noodles, salads, desserts, fried rice, and teriyaki dishes, along with the entertainment of their Hibachi grill, represent the variety of a meal at Sapporo. They also offer monthly sushi classes and Make-Your-Own-Sushi on Monday and Tuesday nights.
With a bright casual yet stylish atmosphere and a laid back vibe, Mussel & Burger Bar is quite popular with the local crowd. From youngsters, working professionals to families, the restaurant has an eclectic crowd stopping by for a bite or an after-work drink. Colorful cocktails in mason jars share space with wooden platters piled with a juicy burger and crisp fries. The place can get crowded especially on weekends, so expect a wait. Popular items on the menu include Moules Basquaise , Spicy Calamari, Argentinean Burger, Truffled Fries and the C.E.O. Burger. If you love burgers and seafood, Mussel & Burger Bar is certainly worth a visit to satiate those cravings. They don't take reservations, so it's a good idea to get there early.
This all night diner is appropriately popular among late night crowds, including those getting off the third shift and those leaving after last call. It is noted more for its ambiance (Indian decor, hookahs) than for its food (a mix of classic American and Indian cuisine) but there are several tasty dishes to be had, especially the samosas. The decor walks a fine line between kitschy and decrepit and the servers walk a fine line between aloof and rude. But any way you slice it, there is something here for everyone.
On one of the most bustling blocks of the always-bustling Bardstown Road corridor, Cumberland Brews serves up tall pours of craft-brewed beer and healthy helpings of Southern-fried comfort food. Brews range from traditional English-style classics to decidedly experimental stuff like a pale ale spiced up with a hit of Yerba Mate. To eat, fried fish sandwiches and cheeseburgers go great with a side of fried green tomatoes. Enjoyment of all of the above is amplified by the fast-paced street scene out front viewable through big picture windows (or through your own two eyes if you grab a table out on the sidewalk).