Southern hospitality is alive and well in Louisville, KY amid the government shutdown currently facing the nation. Often reffered to as the Gateway to the South, Louisville's community of local restaurants and attractions have come together in attempt to provide some relief to unpaid federal employees. Below is a list of local Louisville businesses who have volunteered to help during the shutdown.
Porch Kitchen & Bar
270 W. Jefferson St.
Free American breakfast platter - 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday - Friday.
1001 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY
Free breakfast sandwich – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23rd
Butchertown Pizza Hall
1301 Story Ave., Louisville, KY 40206
Lunch Combo - 1 Topping Slice, 2 Garlic Knots, and a Soft Drink 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23rd
1034 Bardstown Road Louisville, KY
Free Fritjes for Fed Employees – 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23rd
Red Hot Roasters
1007 East Main Street, Louisville, KY
Free drop coffee and fresh baked cookies to federal employees during store hours
812 E. Market St., Louisville, KY
Free Box lunches from 12-2. Free for federal employees and family. No need to call just show up and get what you need. Wednesday, Jan. 23rd
3738 Lexington Rd., Louisville, KY 40207
$25 gift cards available to federal employees during business hours.
2011 Grinstead Dr #104, Louisville, KY 40204
Free Double Cheeseburger or Black Bean Burger with Fries or Salad for federal employees. 11:30 - 2:30. Reservations recommended but not required. (502) 409-7499. Jan, 25th & 26th
610 West Magnolia Ave., Louisville
Free to go dinner, available for pickup at catering kitchen across the street from 610 Magnolia- From 4pm-6pm - Please call to reserve: 502-636-0783
Pints & Union
114 East Market St, New Albany
Free dinner from 4 - 6 pm - please call to reserve 812-913-4647. Thursday, Jan. 24th
Free lunch from 12 noon to 2pm - please call to reserve 812-913-4647. Friday, Jan. 25th
590 Missouri Ave. #100, Jeffersonville, IN
Breakfast or Lunch 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25th
117 E Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville, IN 47129
Free Double Cheeseburger or Black Bean Burger with Fries or Salad for federal employees. 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. or 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Reservations recommended but not required. (812) 913-4250. Jan. 25th & 26th
Copper & Kings Distillery
1121 E. Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206
Free tour and tasting for federal employees. Stop by or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a code to book online.