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Lonnie's Best Taste of Chicago

121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
+1 502-895-2380
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“italian beef” (5 reviews)
“gyros” (7 reviews)
“chicago dog” (6 reviews)
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American, Fast food
121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Lonnie's! I am from Chicago and the Italian beef sandwich is delicious and authentic, as is the Chicago dog. They have a wide assortment of other foods to try as well. Lonnie and his wife are very friendly, the food is great, and...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We loved the place. It reminded of home. The service was good. It's a local shop. Next time I am I the area I will go there.

Thank krgr3
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Lonnie’s is awesome! They have great burgers and hot dogs, but their chili is second to none. A little sweet and a little heat...mmmmgood!

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

I feel like I am in Chicago. The Italian beef here totally tricks my taste buds into thinking I am eating Portillos! The crinkle fries were all perfect and I am pretty sure we just ate the best onion rings we've ever had. Highly recommend...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I am from Chicago but live in Louisville. Thank goodness there is Chicago hotdogs and beef in Louisville! I should take Points off for being a Cubs fan (I am a Southsider..) but thank you being in Louisville...

Thank dancestop
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lonnie's sells Hamburgers, Chicago hot dogs, Gyros, ect. The portions are filling and very tasty. The restaurant is small, but I have never had an issue getting a table at the lunch rush. It is fun interacting with Lonnie as he cooks your food and...More

Thank Russell L
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I visited Lonie's for the first time this past weekend. I am a sucker for a good gyro and this one certainly did not disappoint!! The meet was extremely tender and flavorful. It was served on a warm pita with tomatoes, onions, and tzatziki sauce....More

Thank DaphneW76
Reviewed March 23, 2016

We are long term eaters here. Over the years we have fixed on their hamburgers. We started off with hot dogs done the Chicago way, but their hamburgers have captivated us in recent years. The taste of their burger with all its toppings is different...More

1  Thank trwint
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Best hot dogs in town! Everything is delicious. The Polish sausages aren't spicy, but sweet. Everything else is great!

Thank TangentialT
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Wow, I thought you couldn't get a great dog anywhere but Chicago, boy was I wrong. Not only is this the real deal when it comes to the food, wait until you see how authentic the people that work there are. This is not only...More

1  Thank Kevin D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-895-2380
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