You Have To Visit These 15 Extraordinary, Award-Winning Kentucky Restaurants

It’s no secret that Kentuckians know what good food is. We have terrific restaurants all across the state, but did you know that several have won some impressive awards? It’s true that many of them are located in or around Louisville and Lexington, but how cool is it that our two largest cities are both pretty big players in the culinary world? It was hard to limit this list to just 15, but if you’re looking for food and chefs that get some pretty widespread recognition, check out these award-winning Kentucky restaurants.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Are you hungry yet? These 15 award-winning restaurants are sure to make your mouth water, and make you proud to be from Kentucky.

Has anyone eaten at these places before?