Louisville Locals’ Top Stops For Forecastle Visitors


Forecastle 2014 will set sail this Friday through Sunday in Louisville, and it is shaping up to be the biggest Forecastle yet, hosting up to 75,000 music lovers from all around the world. With so many out-of-towners descending upon Louisville for the three-day festival, Yelp Louisville and Forecastle teamed up to survey locals about where all of these visitors should eat, drink and play in our city. The survey featured some of Louisville's highest-rated and most-reviewed places on Yelp. Write-ins were also accepted.

Check out the survey’s highlights.

Top restaurants
Havana Rumba (St. Matthews)
Wild Eggs (Dutchmans Lane)

Top attractions
Churchill Downs
21c Museum Hotel
Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Top shopping spots for a one-of-a-Louisville-kind experience:
WHY Louisville (Highlands)
Carmichael’s Bookstore (Highlands)
Joe Ley Antiques

Top watering holes
Holy Grale
Garage Bar

Other locals' favorites
Pizza: Garage Bar
Barbecue: Frankfort Avenue Beer Depot
Burgers: Mussel and Burger Bar
Brunch spot: Wild Eggs (Dutchmans Lane)
Bar for bourbon/cocktails: The Silver Dollar
Bar for beer: Holy Grale
Music venue: The Louisville Palace

Expanded survey results can be found here:

Survey results are also reflected here: