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Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Louisville's Crescent Hill neighborhood

Hoodline logo Hoodline 9/16/2019 Hoodline
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Visiting Crescent Hill, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Louisville neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a chicken place to a bakery.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Crescent Hill, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Joella's Hot Chicken St. Matthews

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Topping the list is Southern spot Joella's Hot Chicken St. Matthews, which offers chicken wings and more. Located at 3400 Frankfort Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 440 reviews on Yelp.

Choose from a menu of chicken, sandwiches and southern side dishes ranging from macaroni and cheese to collard greens. Expect tenders, wings, chicken thighs, breast, vegan chicken and more. There are also various dipping sauces that include barbecue, spiked honey and pimento ranchero. 

2. Fond

Next up is modern European spot Fond, situated at 2520 Frankfort Ave. With five stars out of 35 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. Fond serves specialty foods.

Look for items like fig pizza, sea scallop soup, quiche and Fond’s original strawberry ginger jam dessert topping.

3. Crescent Hill Craft House

Cocktail bar, gastropub and New American spot Crescent Hill Craft House is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2636 Frankfort Ave., four stars out of 278 reviews.

Crescent Hill Craft House offers cocktails and brunch and dinner. Look for the po’ boy sandwich that has a choice of cod or shrimp, Bibb lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and remoulade, or opt for the poutine. 

4. Annie May's Sweet Cafe

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Annie May's Sweet Cafe, a bakery and gluten-free spot that offers desserts and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 75 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3110 Frankfort Ave. to see for yourself.

Annie May's Sweet Café has a menu of cakes, cookies, pies and tarts. Try sweets that include ginger peach pie, French silk pie and chocolate chip cookies.

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