About Down One

Down One Bourbon Bar & Restaurant® is a unique bourbon experience in Louisville, KY. With a speakeasy theme, Down One is nestled in the middle of Louisville’s Historic Whiskey Row. Relax on our patio lined with magnolia trees, enjoy a beef brisket biscuit sandwich and sip on a bourbon, beer or one of our delicious cocktails.  Live bluegrass every Thursday, first and third Saturdays.

Featured in National Geographic Magazine’s “Best in the World: Must-See Places for 2014”, Down One offers a full restaurant with a seasonal and locally- sourced food menu.

Down One Bourbon Bar & Restaurant is proud to be a destination on the Urban Bourbon Trail and has helped make Louisville one of the “12 Best Cities for Whiskey Lovers.”

Click here to find several parking options. Meters for street parking is also available.

Our History

This former underground parking garage features one of Louisville’s hottest and only bourbon bar along the historic Whiskey Row in Louisville, Kentucky.

Since opening in February of 2013, Down One has been named one of the top Bourbon Bars in America by the Bourbon Review for six consecutive years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), featured in Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Travelers Magazine, and nominated for “The People’s Best New Bars of 2014” by Food & Wine.