Kingfish Louisville

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3021 River Rd
Louisville, KY 40207 Louisville Rate and review
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KingFish is extremely proud to be locally owned and operated for over 67 years now! Come join us in celebrating at one of our stores!

Since 1948, great seafood and KingFish Restaurants have become synonymous in the Kentuckiana area. We’ve built a proud reputation for excellence by offering abundant variety, friendly service, and especially reasonable prices in our dining rooms and carryout depots, a reputation the KingFish family works hard to maintain with each and every item we serve, 7 days a week, to hungry folks like you who appreciate the finest seafood anywhere.

Our Story

The first KingFish Restaurant was opened on Derby Day, 1948, by Russell Austin and Henry Burns. The restaurant was named after the very popular radio program call Amos and Andy. One of the characters on the show was head of that Great Fraternity, The Mystic Knights of the Sea, he was known as KingFish. A refrigerator of fish, two fryers and a cooler of beer was housed in a building that Mr. Austin and Mr. Burns built with their own hands and was located at the foot of Fourth Street and River Road in downtown Louisville. A similar style building was opened on Upper River Road in 1955.The first Paddle-wheel Boat design restaurant opened on Bardstown Road in 1962. Another full service KingFish was opened downtown in 1971 on Sixth Street and River Road. The original unit on Fourth Street was then closed. In 1976, the restaurant now known as Zorn Avenue (Upper River Road) was opened, followed by P

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