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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (7 reviews)
“chicago dog” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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American, Fast food
121 Saint Matthews Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-3117
Neighbourhood: East Louisville
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Reviewed 17 January 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 16 May 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 23 March 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 6 March 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 24 January 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
Reviewed 17 December 2015

In the mood for a Chicago style hot dog, gyros, or other tasty lunch items? Look no further and stop by at Lonnie's in the heart of St Matthews for a tasty lunch with a family flair. I've been a handful of times and have...More

Thank BenTheGerman
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a great little family run restaurant. It's clean, everyone is friendly and the owners take pride in their establishment. My chili dog was excellent, reminded me of being home in Detroit. The food arrived quickly, was hot and not expensive. Don't miss this...More

Thank IndianaLady
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Wanted a good hot dog last night, so we went to Lonnie's (for the first time). As soon as we entered Lonnie greeted us, and introduced us to his wife. I looked at the pictures on the wall and saw the beef sandwich. I'm glad...More

Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

This Italian beef was just as I remembered them being in Chicago. Absolutely delicious. We got a free Chicago dog with our order and it was delicious as well. Definitely the place to go for a Chicago dog or Italian beef in Louisville!!!

Thank dgrevillius
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Great little local spot. The sandwiches are amazing. Stop by for a family made Chicago hot dog. The beef and sausage combo requires a big appetite. Go hungry.

Thank xearon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 18:00
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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