LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Steak & Bourbon, the classic casual American steakhouse at 1321 Herr Ln. #130 in Westport Village has been named one of the “20 Best New Restaurants of 2019” by OpenTable.
Olé Hospitality Group, the founders of Louisville staples like El Taco Luchador, Guaca Mole Cocina Mexicana and Mussel & Burger Bar opened the concept in May.
“We wanted to make a hometown favorite and I think we’re succeeding in our mission,” said Olé Hospitality Group co-founder, Chef Fernando Martinez. “Our guests appreciate that we are locally owned and that we provide a premium steakhouse experience at an affordable price. In fact, we have added square footage so we can accommodate more guests.”
The signature dish is the 24 oz. cowboy cut ribeye of certified Angus aged a minimum of 30 days and the house-cut Tallow Fries.
A sampling of other items includes the center cut filet ($36 to $45), pan-roasted chicken ($27), grilled Verlasso salmon ($31), steak & cheese hand pies ($12), S&B Maryland-style crab cakes ($17), chilled jumbo shrimp cocktail ($17), cheese curd burger ($18) and the crabmeat deviled eggs ($14). Chef-recommended dessert items include the Crème brûlée ($10) and the carrot cake made with bourbon caramel and served with ice cream ($10).
Kentucky’s native spirit figures prominently in the cocktail menu, with top offerings like the S&B Old Fashioned ($10), made with Old Forester Signature, simple syrup, West Indian orange bitters and amarena cherry. The House Punch ($11) is crafted with 1792, grapefruit juice, sweet vermouth. grenadine, lemon, and cherries. The steakhouse curates a collection of over 60 bourbons, including a reserve list.
On Feb. 14, Steak & Bourbon will offer a Valentine’s Day special. For $145, couples can share a delicious a 32oz. Tomahawk Ribeye with a 7oz. butter poached lobster tail and two sides of choice.
Steak & Bourbon offers dinner seating Mon.−Sat. from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Sun., brunch is offered, and hours of operation are 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Olé Hospitality Group is set to open two new restaurants in NuLu in the next several months. La Bodeguita de Mima, a Cuban establishment slated to open in early 2020 at 725 E. Market St. in NuLu will transport guests to 1950s Havana in all its vibrant glory. Located just behind Bodeguita de Mima will be Señora Arepa, a fast casual concept coming in the spring that will serve made-to-order Venezuelan cuisine featuring the namesake arepa, a popular Latin American maize dish best described as a cross between a tortilla and a pancake.
For more information about Steak & Bourbon visit http://www.steak-bourbon.com/.