Saint Matthews

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St. Matthews is a city in the Kentucky Derby Region, part of metro Louisville. Population is approximately 15,000. Zip code is 40207. Area code is 502.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

St. Matthews, generally, lies in the northwest quadrant of the I-64, I-264 (Watterson Expressway) interchange. The city can be reached easily from these routes. From I-64, use the Cannons Ln. (Exit 10) or I-264 North (Exit 12A) interchanges. From I-264 use the Breckenridge Ln. North (Exit 19B) or Shelbyville Rd. West (Exit 21B) exits.


By bus[edit]

TARC [1] offers several bus routes around St. Matthews and Jefferson County.

By plane[edit]

Bowman Field [2], located at Cannons Ln south of I-64, offers services for small aircraft. There are two runways with lengths of 3032' and 3200'.

Louisville International Airport [3], located eight miles from St. Matthews, has several commercial flights to major cities around the country. Follow I-264 West to I-65 and the Fair/Expo Center area.

By train[edit]

There is no passenger rail service to St. Matthews or Louisville.

Get around[edit]

Major routes in St. Matthews: East-west roads Frankfort Ave. (from downtown Louisville) and Shelbyville Rd. (from Middletown) meet at the intersection of north-south roads Breckenridge Ln. (from Hikes Point) and Chenoweth Ln. (from Brownsboro Rd.) in the heart of St. Matthews. Also at this intersection is Westport Rd., running northeast into the Springhurst area. One block west of this intersection is Lexington Rd., bringing traffic in from the Cherokee Park area. Others roads in St. Matthews include Dutchmans Pkwy. (near I-264), Cannons Ln. (near Seneca Park), Hubbards Ln. (connecting Westport Rd. and Dutchmans Pkwy area), and Bowling Blvd (near Mall St. Matthews).

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High School Sports[edit]

  • Trinity High School [4] 4011 Shelbyville Rd., 893-7625.
  • Waggener High School [5] 330 South Hubbards Ln., 485-8340.
  • Walden School[6] 4234 Westport Road., 893-0433

Movie Theater[edit]

  • Cinemark Mall St. Matthews and XD, 5000 Shelbyville Rd., 259-9649, [7]. Louisville's newest movie complex, a state-of-the-art 10-screen multiplex opened in May 2013.
  • Village 8 Theaters, 4014 Dutchmans Ln., 897-1870, [8].

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Parks[edit]

  • Brown Park (with Walking Trails), Kresge Way at Browns Ln., 895-9444.
  • Dayton Avenue Park Nature Preserve
  • St. Matthews Community Center & Park (with Walking Trails), 310 Ten Pin Ln., 895-9444.
  • Seneca Park (with Walking Trails) Golf Course/Pro Shop, 2300 Seneca Park Road, Louisville, 458-9298.
  • Warwick Park, Warwick Ave, 895-9444.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Mall St. Matthews, I-264 at Shelbyville Rd., [9].
  • Shelbyville Road Plaza, 12975 Shelbyville Rd., [10].

Eat[edit][add listing]

American[edit]

  • Bluegrass Brewing Company [11] 3929 Shelbyville Rd., 899-7070.
  • The Cheesecake Factory [12] Mall St. Matthews, 897-3933.
  • Clover Lane Restaurant 211 Clover Ln. 896-9570.
  • Denny's [13] 4030 Dutchmans Ln., 896-2669.
  • Equus Restaurant [14] 132 Sears Ave., 897-9721.
  • The Feed Bag 133 Breckenridge Ln 896-1899.
  • Frisch's Big Boy [15] 4800 Shelbyville Rd., 897-9818.
  • Logan's Roadhouse [16] Shelbyville Rd at I-264
  • O'Charley's [17] Breckenridge Ln at Dupont Rd.
  • Outback Steakhouse [18] 4621 Shelbyville Rd., 895-4329
  • Panera Bread [19] 2 locations: Mall St. Matthews, 899-9992, and 6221 Dutchmans Pkwy 895-9991
  • Rafferty's [20] Breckenridge Ln at Dutchmans Pkwy, 897-3900
  • Ricks Ferrari Grille 3930 Chenoweth Square 893-0106
  • Texas Roadhouse [21] 6460 Dutchmans Pkwy,896-8646
  • WW Cousins [22], Breckenridge Ln. at Dupont Rd.

Asian[edit]

  • China Town, 4000 Dutchmans Ln., 896-9888.
  • Double Dragon, 318 Wallace Ave., 894-8887.
  • King Wok, 291 N. Hubbards Ln., 899-7188.
  • Oriental House, 4302 Shelbyville Rd., 897-1017.

Bistros & Cafes[edit]

  • Bourbon's Bistro, 2255 Frankfort Ave., 896-2486.
  • 60 West Bistro & Martini Bar, 3939 Shelbyville Rd., 719-9717, [23].
  • Kayrouz's Cafe, 127 Wiltshire Ave., 896-2630.
  • Lemongrass Cafe, 106 Fairfax Ave., 893-7757.

Ice Cream[edit]

  • Graeter's [24] Breckenridge Ln. at Willis Ave., 896-9952. One of several Louisville outposts of the famous Cincinnati ice cream chain.
  • Starlight Frozen Custard 4169 Shelbyville Rd., 893-7827

Italian & Pizza[edit]

  • Clifton's Pizza Co., 2230 Frankfort Ave., 893-3730.
  • Ray Parrella's Italian Restaurant, 2311 Frankfort Ave., 899-5499, [25].

Mexican[edit]

  • Bazo's Fresh Mexican Grill, 4014 Dutchmans Lane., 899-9600.
  • El Mundo, 2345 Frankfort Ave., 899-9930.
  • El Tarasco Mexican Restaurant, 110 Fairfax Ave., 895-8010.
  • Ernesto's Mexican Restaurant, 6201 Dutchmans Pkwy, 893-9297.
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill, [26] 970 Breckenridge Ln., 721-8100.

Seafood[edit]

  • Carolina Shrimp Co., 3922 Westport Rd., 894-8947.
  • The Fishery Lexington Rd at Bauer Ave., 895-1188.
  • Red Lobster [27] Breckenridge Ln at Dutchmans Pkwy, 899-3334
  • St. Matthews Seafood Company, 3729 Lexington Rd., 896-6600, [28].
  • Seafood Connection,285 N. Hubbards Ln., 899-5655.

Sports Pubs[edit]

  • Buffalo Wild Wings [29] Shelbyville Rd. at Breckinridge Ln.,

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Alcohol[edit]

  • Brendan's Pub, 3921 Shelbyville Rd., 895-1212
  • Dutch's Tavern, 3922 Shelbyville Rd., 895-9004
  • Gerstle's Place, 3801 Frankfort Ave., 899-3609
  • Patrick's Liquors Bar, 3202 Frankfort Ave., 897-6962

Coffeehouses[edit]

  • Heine Brothers' Coffee, 119 Chenoweth Ln., 893-5103
  • Starbucks [30] 3 locations: 4400 Shelbyville Rd. 899-1210, Mall St. Matthews 259-9591, 285 N. Hubbards Ln. 894-9280

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Bed & Breakfast[edit]

  • 1853 Inn at Woodhaven [31] 401 S. Hubbards Ln., (502) 895-1011

Hotels[edit]

  • Breckinridge Inn [32] 2800 Breckinridge Ln. (at I-264), (502) 456-5050.
  • Hawthorn Suites [33] 751 Cypress Station Dr. (866) 899-5959 or (502) 899-5959.

Get out[edit]


Routes through Saint Matthews
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