North Lime Coffee & Donuts
1228 S 7th St, Louisville, KY 40203
Very delicious, and more savory than sweet, these unique doughnuts go down easy. Located on the Edison Center campus at 7th and Ormsby, the owners of this Lexington, KY donut brand took great care to restore a centuries-old building into the landmark it is today. Enjoy a traditional glaze, funkfetti, or blueberry cake donut alongside a delicious coffee from local roaster: Good Folks Coffee
Bar Vetti (a non-tipping establishment) – CLOSED SUNDAY
800 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40203
Wednesday – Thursday 11am – 2pm
Friday – Saturday 10am – 2pm
Located on the first floor of the 800 Building, a 1960’s-era residential tower and Louisville icon, Bar Vetti is a small, upscale, light-filled restaurant, with a big city feel. Their inventive brunch menu is for the more adventurous breakfast palate. Enjoy authentic Italian pizzas, sandwiches, bowls and crostinos, most with a breakfast influence.
Atlantic No 5 – CLOSED SATURDAY & SUNDAY
605 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Open Monday – Friday. 7 AM – 4 PM
Atlantic No. 5 is a Main Street eatery and general store offering a selection of homemade sandwiches, biscuits salads, desserts and grab-to-go meals. A great place to start your weekday excursions through downtown Louisville’s bourbon and art scenes.
Order online during the week for convenient pickup.
DISH on Market
434 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202
Open Monday – Sunday starting at 8 AM
A breakfast restaurant sure to please everyone in your group. Try the Presidential Breakfast, which includes a shot of Old Grandad Bourbon.
J Grahams Cafe (at the Historic Brown Hotel)
335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
Entrance on 4th St
If you are looking for history, then you must try the legendary Louisville Hot Brown at the place it was invented…J Graham’s Cafe. In the 1920’s hundreds gathered each weekend for dancing at the Brown Hotel. The Hot Brown was created as a change from the traditional ham and eggs that were typically served.
Nancy’s Bagel Grounds
Nancy’s New York-style bagels are made fresh in house daily. Order at the outside window and enjoy at a nearby table or park bench outside. Great for when you are on-the-go. Try the everything bagel with jalapeno cream cheese schmear.
Proof on Main
702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Wild Eggs (Superb! Potential for wait)
Lower Highlands / Phoenix Hill
Gralehaus (Local Favorite!)
Wiltshire Pantry Bakery & Cafe
North End Cafe
Safai Coffee Shop
Twig and Leaf (Historic diner/greasy spoon)
NULU / East Market District
Garage Bar (Sundays Only)
Toast on Market (Superb! Potential for wait)
Crescent Hill / Upper Frankfort Ave
Blue Dog Bakery (Superb! Potential for wait)
Eggs Over Frankfort
2712 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
Clifton/Lower Frankfort Ave
North End Cafe
Silver Dollar (Sundays Only)
Churchill Downs / UofL
Louisville Metro and Airbnb announced today the finalization of an agreement that will allow the company to collect and remit taxes on behalf of its hosts in Louisville and Jefferson County. Effective April 1, Airbnb will automatically collect and remit the Louisville Transient Room Tax (8.5%) for taxable bookings. The agreement allows Louisville to fully benefit from people visiting and staying longer through home sharing.
Collecting and remitting hotel taxes can be complicated, as the rules were designed for traditional hospitality providers and large hotel corporations with teams of lawyers and accountants.
That’s why Airbnb has begun partnering with governments throughout the world to collect and remit taxes, making the process seamless and easy for hosts to pay their fair share while contributing new revenue for local governments. These agreements are particularly impactful for a city like Louisville, where some homeowners may only be hosting visitors during a handful of large events such as the Kentucky Derby, and therefore are less likely to be aware of the applicable taxes associated with short-term rentals.
“I am delighted to see that the city has settled on an agreement with Airbnb. We have leisure and convention travelers requesting the option of an Airbnb. We have a growing number of Airbnb Hosts in Louisville – this will put them on the same playing field as our other accommodations in paying the transient room tax,” said Karen Williams, President & CEO of the Louisville Convention Bureau.
“We are always looking for opportunities to better serve taxpayers,” said Louisville Metro Revenue Commission Director Angela Dunn. “This agreement advances that goal by streamlining the local tax process for hosts.”
This marks Airbnb’s third tax agreement in Kentucky. In September 2017, the company announced a statewide tax agreement with the Kentucky Department of Revenue that authorized the company to collect and remit the state sales tax on all Kentucky Airbnb bookings (including in Louisville Metro). And earlier this year, Airbnb and Lexington announced an agreement authorizing Airbnb to collect and remit Lexington’s local room tax.
“We believe this agreement will unlock significant new revenue for Louisville Convention Bureau moving forward, and we’re so thrilled to have finalized it well prior to the Derby,” said Laura Spanjian, policy director for Airbnb. “With clear, fair rules to regulate home sharing and now a tax agreement to bring in new revenue, Louisville has emerged as a national model for how cities can capitalize from the sharing economy.”
The agreement comes at a time of dynamic home sharing growth in the Greater Louisville area. In 2017, Louisville-area Airbnb hosts earned $10 million in supplemental income while welcoming over 78,000 guest arrivals to the city.