Butchertown, on the east side of Louisville, is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Today, the district of Butchertown uses its old-world industrial charm as an interesting backdrop for shopping, nightlife and dining. Some of the trendy bistros and fine dining restaurants are in original 19th-century brick buildings. At any restaurant in Butchertown, you can expect Southern hospitality and simple-but-delicious food. Some specialties of the district are crispy fried chicken and waffles, shrimp and cheesy grits, cornmeal fried oysters, sticky pork belly with Kentucky bourbon glaze and even lobster hushpuppies! Don't forget to try Butchertown's special brownies or beignets for a sweet ending to a great meal.