Bordering the lush Original Highlands neighborhood as well as up-and-coming Shelby Park and Paristown Point, Germantown was founded in the 1800s by, you guessed it – German immigrants.
Though Germantown may come across as a quiet, more residential neighborhood, don’t let it fool you – sprinkled throughout the neighborhood are a vast array of cool businesses, incredible restaurants, and taverns around every corner!
From savoring a delicious meal or beverage to partaking in an exciting event, Germantown offers an assortment of activities all year long!
Check out FOKO, a southern take on Mexican food for their super flavorful biscuits and gravy featuring fried chicken, or their vegan Enmoladas with mole and lots of juicy vegetables.
At Bean, artistry and community come together in a truly spectacular way. Enjoy the roasting aromas with a cup of their Natural Nensebo Rifesa, an Ethiopian bean with notes of raspberry and oak.
The Germantown neighborhood is known to be a bit of a mixed bag in terms of its culture and activities – and after perusing these local shops, you are sure to come out with a mixed bag of your own!
If there is one thing we Louisvillians know how to do, it’s drink – and what better place to get a beer than Germantown!
The Merryweather is at its core a tiki bar, complete with a rotating tiki drink on tap.