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Go Bananas in Louisville! 13 Places to Get Your Banana Fix

In preparation for the Savannah Bananas coming to Louisville Slugger Field in August, here are 13 places around town to check out. Louisville has countless restaurants, bakeries, and attractions that are ready to welcome the baseball team and fans.

Mom's Hot Banana Pudding Meringue | The Village Anchor

The first stop for banana enthusiasts is The Village Anchor, a one-of-a-kind restaurant in the East End. Guests can enjoy their meals inside or outside, surrounded by the Italian inspired atmosphere. Make sure you place your order for Mom's Hot Banana Pudding Meringue early, as this complex dish takes time to prepare.

Bananas Foster Waffles | Wild Eggs

For those who like to start the day off sweet, swing by Wild Eggs and order the Bananas Foster Waffles. With locations in Middletown, Westport Village, Dupont, Jeffersontown, and Downtown, the brunch restaurant serves many Louisvillians.

Banana Pudding Ice Cream | Louisville Cream

This small town gourmet ice cream company has been serving Louisville since 2014. The Banana Pudding Ice Cream, along with all other flavors, is made with local dairy from JD Country Milk, house made jams and sauces, and mix-ins from local favorites like Blue Dog Bakery, Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Co, Monnik Beer Co, and more.

Monkeys | Louisville Zoo

Hang with bananas biggest fan at the Louisville Zoo. Monkeys are just one of the 1200 animals roaming the vast 130 acres. Help save endangered species by simply visiting; for every general admission ticket sold, $0.25 is contributed to conservation efforts.

Banana Split, Fat Elvis Shake, and Banana Split Shake | Dairy Kastle

Having served the city for over 40 years, Dairy Kastle is the ultimate summer hangout. This walk-up spot serves a wide variety of food and sweet treats; pictured above is their signature Banana Split.

Bubble Tea, Smoothies, Acai Bowls, and more | Honeydew

In need of a refreshing pick me up on a hot summer day? Stop by Honeydew for a fruity treat. This locally owned and operated business is located in St. Matthews.

Bananas Foster Cheesecake | Lou Lou on Market

Visit Louisville's fast-growing neighborhood NuLu to dine at this eclectic, New-Orleans style restaurant serving Cajun, pizza, pasta, Mediterranean, and everything in between. Whether you dine on the patio or sip a boozy bourbon cocktail in the cozy underground speakeasy, be sure to order the famous Bananas Foster Cheesecake.

Banana 4 Layer | Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen

Starting as a small lunch counter in an old automotive dealership, Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen has developed into a Louisville staple for desserts. Now they serve ice creams, pies, upside down cupcakes and more. Check out their Banana 4 Layer Cake.

Fresh Produce | Douglass Loop Farmers Market

Pick some fresh fruit and veggies of your own at the Douglass Loop Farmers Market. On Saturday mornings, local farmers practicing sustainable agriculture come out to sell their organic products.

Banana Fo Fana Ice Cream | The Comfy Cow

Known as "Louisville's Finest Ice Cream," the ice cream shop has been serving the city since 2009. Enjoy the Banana Fo Fana or the Bourbon Ball, a Kentucky signature flavor.

Banana Pudding | The Silver Dollar

You're in for a lively time with this 1950s Southern California honky-tonk inspired restaurant bar. Stop in for brunch or dinner to order one of their signature dishes such as the Hickory-Smoked Beef Brisket, Sweet Potato Taquitos, or Fried Chicken Livers. And of course, don't forget to order the beloved banana pudding.

Banana Nut Muffin | Quill's Coffee

With humble beginnings in Germantown, Quill's is a must visit for coffee enthusiasts. The aesthetic interior provides a great place to catch up with friends or get some work done, accompanied by the smell of coffee and freshly baked goods.

Vintage Clothing | Vintage Banana Clothing

A large cardboard banana right outside marks this iconic establishment. Vintage Banana Clothing is one of many shops in the Highlands, perfect for those who love to thrift.


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