5 Best Louisville Restaurants With Outside Riverview Seating
One of our favorite things about Louisville is the beautiful Ohio River weaving through our town. Not only does it provide scenic views, outdoor recreation, river cruises, and more - but it’s the perfect setting for a fun or romantic dining experience. Take on the town and check out five spectacular riverside dining experiences in Louisville!
Nestled picturesquely alongside the Ohio River, Captain’s Quarters Riverside Grill specializes in fresh seafood dishes, international cuisine, and American fares. Captain’s also offers some of the best live entertainment in Louisville - free of charge. Come sit on the breezy patio and enjoy the music!
The Levee and The Riverhouse are both located on the Ohio River in Louisville. The Levee offers live music every Wednesday through Sunday, while The River House serves up regional cuisine with a southern twist. Both are a great way to spend an evening, and you’re guaranteed to fresh seafood favorites at either’s raw bar.
Right next door to The Levee & The Riverhouse is the King Fish Restaurant. Boasting more spectacular views and seafood favorites, King Fish has been family owned and operated since 1948. Come indulge in the Cajun Grilled Whitefish, fish tacos, or the local’s favorite fish & chips.
If you venture just across the Ohio River from Louisville into neighboring Jeffersonville, you’ll find Buckhead Mountain Grill. Buckhead serves up “all 4 food groups: meat, potatoes, beer, & meat.” Whether you’re after a steak, a burger, appetizers, or just want an ice-cold beer, Buckhead has you covered. Inside, antler chandeliers create a hunting lodge themed ambience, and the outdoor seating area is as close to the river as you can get. Head across the river and check out Buckhead next time you’re in Louisville!
If you waterfront dining trends creekside, Cunningham’s is the place for you. Located off the main channel of the Ohio River, Cunningham’s Creekside is nestled alongside Harrod’s Creek. Cunningham’s serves up a full menu of seafood favorites, complemented by appetizers, sandwiches, and a full bar. Come take in calming views of the creek and watch as the boats pass to and fro from the Ohio River.