It's Saturday. We're open from
11am till 10pm.

Our upstairs bar is open from
6pm till 2am.

About Us

At first glance, Butchertown Grocery may seem like a conundrum. On the outside, a decidedly simple, 19th-century brick building. On the inside, a sleek restaurant with cozy banquettes, marble tables, mosaic tile on the floor and weathered exposed wood on the ceiling.

You could say the contrast is a lot like our neighborhood: a little raw, a little refined, and with plenty of heart.

Making honest, simple food is what gets us out of bed every morning. We use the best ingredients because we care about where our food comes from. Every dish is inspired by the heritage of hard work and craftsmanship on which our community was built.

What’s with the name?

In the early-to-mid 1900s, our building was home to a family-owned grocery called Gunkel’s. More than just a corner market, Gunkel’s was a gathering place where locals came to buy produce and meats, and chew the fat with the owner, Hattie Gunkel.

We tip our hat to the Gunkels – and to the tradition of bringing people together through great food.

Meet The Chef

Our Menu

FOOD
DRINKS

Reservations

We don’t want you to wait, so reservations are highly recommended.
Please find an available reservation time here or call us at 502.742.8315.

All reservations will be held for 15 minutes after the reserved time. After 15 minutes, we can no longer guarantee your reservation, but will do our best to accommodate your party.

Events & Entertainment

Why not invite all your friends to Butchertown Grocery? From live music and poetry slams to formal dinner parties, fun is always fresh at the Grocery. We have a number of options available, including a chef’s table experience and private event space.

Like the sound of that? Give us a call at 502.742.8315 or email info@butchertowngrocery.com

Upcoming Events


Dave Stryker Band
WHEN: 7.1.16 @ 10:30PM-1:30AM
VIEW EVENT
Shasta 5
WHEN: 7.2.16 @ 10:30PM-1:30AM
VIEW EVENT
VIEW ALL EVENTS

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Butchertown Grocery
1076 E. Washington St.
Louisville, KY 40206
Restaurant Hours
WED-SUN: 11AM–10PM
SAT & SUN BRUNCH: 11AM–3PM
Upstairs Hours
WED 6PM-MIDNIGHT
THURS-SAT 6PM-2AM
SUN 6PM-MIDNIGHT

502.742.8315

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Executive Chef/Owner
Bobby Benjamin

Bobby’s culinary philosophy is simple, like his food: respect ingredients, cook with integrity and be honest on the plate. While it’s hard to define the range in Bobby’s menu at Butchertown Grocery, the common thread is that every dish is personal and reflects a point in his life where good food made a lasting impact.

Bobby earned his stripes in top kitchens across the country, including renowned regional establishments like The Oakroom, La Coop and Union Commons in Nashville. At Butchertown Grocery, he is realizing his dream of creating a restaurant with approachable food, an inviting atmosphere and a third space for locals to enjoy. In short, a restaurant for the people.

FOOD DRINKS
BRUNCH LUNCH DINNER LATE NIGHT

Upcoming Events

Why not invite all your friends to Butchertown Grocery? From live music and poetry slams to formal dinner parties, fun is always fresh at the Grocery. We have a number of options available, including a chef’s table experience and private event space.

Like the sound of that? Give us a call at 502.742.8315 or email info@butchertowngrocery.com

7.1.16 10:30PM-1:30AM

Dave Stryker Band


$5 Cover

7.2.16 10:30PM-1:30AM

Shasta 5


Featuring - Danny Kiely, Craig Wagner, Tim Whalen, Pete Petersen, Paul Culligan
$5 Cover

7.8.16 10:30PM-1:30AM

Dave Stryker Band


$5 Cover

7.29.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!

8.26.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!

9.30.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!

10.28.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!

11.25.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!

12.30.16 6:00PM-10:00PM

F.A.T. Friday (Frankfort Avenue) Trolley Hop


We are so excited to be part of the Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop and will open our upstairs bar early for the occasion!