Bar and Pub
2100 S Preston St (at Lynn St), Louisville, KY 40217, United States
Closed until 5:00pm (Show more)
  • Mon, Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Tue–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
$ $ $ $
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Open for lunch, dinner, or just beers and cocktails. Voted as the Leo Weekly’s Readers Choice – Best New Bar/Club. Two years in a row!?


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  • "They don't allow UK fans to watch games there I would not go there" (2 tips)
  • "... collection of vintage arcade games and a top-notch beer list, Zanzabar is the..." (2 tips)
  • "... lunch, dinner or great local and national music acts!" (2 tips)
  • Louisville

    Amazing hummus platter. Really!

    Louisville · September 21, 2010
  • B C.

    Fantastic food. Great drink specials. Stellar music. Don't forget the pinball!

    B Closterman · August 16, 2011

    "If the schedule of local and national indie-rock shows don't draw you in , the better-than-bar food might. For those into games, there's a wall of vintage arcade games and a weekly trivia night." · February 1, 2012
  • Christian K.

    Cool bar with a laid back atmosphere. Live music and original DJ sets on the weekends.

    Christian Kidwell · February 11, 2011
  • Ticketfly

    Tickets for live music events at Zanzabar are available from Read more

    Ticketfly · October 19, 2010
  • Mana C.

    The margaritas are sooo goood.

    Mana Cooper · September 9, 2010
  • john c.

    All the food here is great and one of the coolest new/old bars in Louisville! A must do for lunch, dinner or great local and national music acts!

    john cunningham · March 1, 2010
  • Jason L.

    I have never loved a bar - until now. Walked in, got a pint of Apocalypse Baby Jesus, replay on Pinbot, and The Cramps on the jukebox. What could be better?

    Jason Lineberger · June 12, 2013
  • Chad A.

    DRINKING GAME- drink every time you spot a beard.

    Chad Alexander · December 29, 2012
  • The420Cab

    UK fans say they are boycotting this bar. Sounds like my kind of place?

    The420Cab · April 6, 2012
  • National Post

    Sporting an impressive collection of vintage arcade games and a top-notch beer list, Zanzabar is the place to drink if you’re in Louisville. Read more

    National Post · August 25, 2011
  • Matt K.

    they have a tron arcade...nuff said

    Matt Kramer · December 23, 2010
  • Matt B.

    If you've been looking for a place to wear your funky colored Chucks, this is it!

    Matt Byron · September 25, 2010
  • Aaron W.

    Lunch line ends at 2pm Sharp... But if you're nice they will hook it up a little after.

    Aaron Willett · March 8, 2012
  • Christa R.

    Don't go to trivia. Dude sucks and its BORING!

    Christa Robinson · January 23, 2012
  • Ticketfly

    Be Fly, come check out a Ticketfly ticketed show here. For upcoming shows at Zanzabar visit

    Ticketfly · October 7, 2011
  • joe w.

    great neighborhood bar

    joe wendling · March 4, 2010
  • Joseph L.

    One of the best hot bars in town. Definitely a must try for lunch.

    Joseph Lake · January 13, 2010
  • Chad A.

    The menus are fun, but you don't need them. Order the special. Whatever it is. Side of tots.

    Chad Alexander · January 1
  • bluknight. y.

    Excellent ribs. Great service. And they serve outstanding beer.

    bluknight. yes, that bluknight. · September 29, 2013
  • Iversen

    Dance off your pants

    Iversen · June 15, 2012
  • Jason K.

    They don't allow UK fans to watch games there I would not go there

    Jason Kitten · March 30, 2012
  • Thomas P.

    Check the hours they ate open. Small but good craft beer selection, better than pub grub food and a heated outdoor patio

    Thomas Person · January 29, 2012
  • Metromix L.

    Nominated for Best Bar in our Best of 2012 competition! Vote now through Jan. 29th. Read more

    Metromix Louisville · January 15, 2012
  • Louisville

    Try the Hot Brown Mac and Cheese. Delish!

    Louisville · September 20, 2011
  • Alex K.

    If you ever need late night Internet go here.

    Alex Kenemer · August 30, 2011
  • Matt B.

    Make sure and wear jeans tight enough to show your testicular bulge

    Matt Byron · September 25, 2010
  • Mana C.

    The margaritas are delish!

    Mana Cooper · September 22, 2010
  • Naimul H.

    Burger here is awesome. Try it with the avocado

    Naimul Huq · January 24, 2010

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