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Mural of historic Louisville at the Blue Parrot
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Founded as a mining town in the nineteenth century, the small city of Louisville, Colorado has grown into a suburban hot spot along the eastern edge of the Boulder County line. As the city grow into its own, its culinary and restaurant scene strives along with it. From barbecue joints to the city's oldest saloon, these eleven restaurants and bars are making their mark on the local culinary scene.

Note: The restaurants are listed in alphabetical order. If we missed your favorite, please leave it in a comment below along with an explanation of why it should be included in this guide.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Empire Lounge & Restaurant

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816 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027
The Main Street restaurant adds an eclectic twist to New American fare. Beyond the neon sign that hangs above the spot are generous portions of mac 'n cheese, bucatini and pork ricotta meatballs, and a cassoulet with duck confit legs, among others.
The Empire Lounge & Restaurant

2. Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House

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637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027
The original location of the beloved pizzeria boasts a large dining room, bar and lounge, and extensive outdoor patio space to eat and drink. Since 2012, the restaurant offered pies and more alongside a rotating lineup of draft beers.
Lucky Pie Pizza

3. Moxie Bread Co

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641 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027
Housed in a historic residence along Main Street, Moxie Bread Co. specializes in rustic baked goods and sandwiches. Following a philosophy that emphasizes fresh and local foods, the bakery keeps customers coming back for the King Egg - a crispy croissant sandwich packed with seasonal vegetables and rotating variety of meats and cheeses. Stop by on Wednesdays for pizza and music night and every other day for your daily to-go bread.
Lauren DeFilippo

4. LuLu's BBQ

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701 B Main St
Louisville, CO 80027
The barbecue joint delivers Texas Hill Country-style meats, comfort foods, and southwestern classics. Loyal fans can't stop praising the authentic flavors and serious tenderness of the meat.
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5. Twelve Degree Brewing

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Main Street
Louisville, CO 80027
This neighborhood brewery and bar crafts Belgian-style artisan Saisons and Strong Ales. Every Thursday night, guests are encouraged to bring a part of their own collection to Vinyl Night - where if you're record is chosen, enjoy a beer on the house.
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6. Blue Parrot

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640 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027
The Colacci family has welcomed the Louisville community to their Italian restaurant since 1919. The restaurant is operated by multiple generations and is famous for its house-made spaghetti sauce.

7. La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina

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Inspired by traditional Mexican and Spanish flavors in addition to contemporary California cuisine, La Revolucion is known for its mix of taqueria classics and craft tequila cocktails. Hit up the extensive patio before the summer ends.
La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina

8. Pica's Mexican Taqueria, Louisville

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901 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027
The Wyoming-born Mexican grill that has a Boulder location opened a Louisville outpost this past June. The new restaurant is gaining fans for its fresh fare and all-day happy hour on Mondays.
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9. The Huckleberry

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700 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027
Operating out of Louisille's old Post Office, the cafe serves contemporary and fun comfort food. The Huckleberry also has a bakery on-site and fresh baked goods daily.
The Huckleberry

10. Sweet Cow Ice Cream

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637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027
The sweet space prepares fresh and hand-crafted ice cream on site with local ingredients and bold flavors. There are 22 flavors daily - 9 staples available year-round, and 13 flavors (2 sorbet options for the non-dairy folks) that rotate on a bi-monthly basis All of them will make you wanna come back.

11. 740 Front

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740 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027
This is one of the oldest bars in Colorado and is the last remaining saloon out of the original thirteen that lined Louisville's Front Street strip. Recently renovated, 740 Front offers a menu that ranges from flatiron chicken to manicotti, smoked salmon fettuccine, and a variety of steaks.
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1. Empire Lounge & Restaurant

816 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
The Empire Lounge & Restaurant
The Main Street restaurant adds an eclectic twist to New American fare. Beyond the neon sign that hangs above the spot are generous portions of mac 'n cheese, bucatini and pork ricotta meatballs, and a cassoulet with duck confit legs, among others.
816 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027

2. Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House

637 Front St, Louisville, CO 80027
Lucky Pie Pizza
The original location of the beloved pizzeria boasts a large dining room, bar and lounge, and extensive outdoor patio space to eat and drink. Since 2012, the restaurant offered pies and more alongside a rotating lineup of draft beers.
637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027

3. Moxie Bread Co

641 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
Lauren DeFilippo
Housed in a historic residence along Main Street, Moxie Bread Co. specializes in rustic baked goods and sandwiches. Following a philosophy that emphasizes fresh and local foods, the bakery keeps customers coming back for the King Egg - a crispy croissant sandwich packed with seasonal vegetables and rotating variety of meats and cheeses. Stop by on Wednesdays for pizza and music night and every other day for your daily to-go bread.
641 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027

4. LuLu's BBQ

701 B Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
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The barbecue joint delivers Texas Hill Country-style meats, comfort foods, and southwestern classics. Loyal fans can't stop praising the authentic flavors and serious tenderness of the meat.
701 B Main St
Louisville, CO 80027

5. Twelve Degree Brewing

Main Street, Louisville, CO 80027
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This neighborhood brewery and bar crafts Belgian-style artisan Saisons and Strong Ales. Every Thursday night, guests are encouraged to bring a part of their own collection to Vinyl Night - where if you're record is chosen, enjoy a beer on the house.
Main Street
Louisville, CO 80027

6. Blue Parrot

640 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
The Colacci family has welcomed the Louisville community to their Italian restaurant since 1919. The restaurant is operated by multiple generations and is famous for its house-made spaghetti sauce.
640 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027

7. La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina

Louisville, CO 80027
La Revolucion Taqueria y Cantina
Inspired by traditional Mexican and Spanish flavors in addition to contemporary California cuisine, La Revolucion is known for its mix of taqueria classics and craft tequila cocktails. Hit up the extensive patio before the summer ends.

8. Pica's Mexican Taqueria, Louisville

901 Front St, Louisville, CO 80027
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The Wyoming-born Mexican grill that has a Boulder location opened a Louisville outpost this past June. The new restaurant is gaining fans for its fresh fare and all-day happy hour on Mondays.
901 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027

9. The Huckleberry

700 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
The Huckleberry
Operating out of Louisille's old Post Office, the cafe serves contemporary and fun comfort food. The Huckleberry also has a bakery on-site and fresh baked goods daily.
700 Main St
Louisville, CO 80027

10. Sweet Cow Ice Cream

637 Front St, Louisville, CO 80027
The sweet space prepares fresh and hand-crafted ice cream on site with local ingredients and bold flavors. There are 22 flavors daily - 9 staples available year-round, and 13 flavors (2 sorbet options for the non-dairy folks) that rotate on a bi-monthly basis All of them will make you wanna come back.
637 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027

11. 740 Front

740 Front St, Louisville, CO 80027
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This is one of the oldest bars in Colorado and is the last remaining saloon out of the original thirteen that lined Louisville's Front Street strip. Recently renovated, 740 Front offers a menu that ranges from flatiron chicken to manicotti, smoked salmon fettuccine, and a variety of steaks.
740 Front St
Louisville, CO 80027

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