Celebrating A Graduation With Brunch At Butchertown Grocery

May 29, 2018

Hey, y’all!

About Butchertown Grocery:

To quote their website, “Housed inside a modest 19th-century brick building in the heart of Louisville’s best neighborhood is the award-winning Butchertown Grocery. Serving refined food in a former family market, we are proud to be voted amongst the nation’s top restaurants.”

As for the history behind the name of Butchertown Grocery, “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.”

I love how they have paid homage to Louisville history.


What We Ordered At Butchertown Grocery:


We started with this pear + cheddar stuffed phyllo. The combination was, to say the least, brilliant.


Next was this filling, simple breakfast croissant: bacon, egg, and cheese. However simplistic, the flavors were top-notch. It was arguably the best croissant that I have had in years, rivaling those that I had in France.


Escargot – need I say more? One of my favorites!


The most fabulous oysters in Louisville – trust me on that assertion, y’all.


If you put an egg on anything, I’m down – especially if it’s over this pasta. Delicious!


Is any meal complete without an order of beignets? Not in my world!

Visit Butchertown Grocery:

1076 E. Washington St. Louisville, KY 40206

They can be reached at 502-742-8315

Whether it’s for a graduation dinner, any special occasion, or just a night out: Butchertown Grocery is a fantastic choice in Louisville, KY!

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,


Celebrating a graduation with brunch at Butchertown Grocery? It’s sure to be a success, y’all. To read more about dining in and around Louisville, click here.

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