2345 Frankfort Avenue  Louisville, KY 40206


monday 5pm-10pm // TUESDAY thru SATURDAY 11:30am-10pm




Serving up


made from scratch


food & drink

since 1995!

Wednesdays & Thursdays

$4 House Margaritas


Mondays 5pm-10pm

$6 Burrito Grandes

& $6 Top Shelf Margs



Monday-Friday 5pm-6pm

$4 House Margaritas

& Half-Price Nachos





food + drink

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All prices are subject to change.





We offer them by the shot or in a flight of three!



With the two decade mark just around the corner, it’s hard to imagine El Mundo got its start as a “little burrito shack” serving customers off of paper plates.  Built over the years from humble beginnings, El Mundo has become a wildly popular and respected independent Louisville restaurant.


Our atmosphere is cozy and fun, in a casual and colorful environment.  On the first floor is our open kitchen and order-at-the-counter dining room. Head upstairs if you are interested in table service, which is offered at lunch and again at 5pm for dinner. Upstairs you’ll also find our seven-stool bar where very curious movies make the rotation on our tv. One of the city’s liveliest outdoor patios is hidden in the backyard, open from Spring to Fall with full table service after 5pm. Due to our small, intimate size, we are unable to accommodate private parties, large parties, or accept reservations.


Our food is a made-from-scratch take on Mexican and Mexican-American classics, influenced by time spent in Mexico, California, Seattle, and Denver by founding partner Bea Chamberlain.  A few of our most popular dishes include Grilled Fish Tacos with chipotle aioli, Mole Poblano Enchiladas with ground Kentucky Bison, Carnitas with pasture-raised pork, and Mango-Chipotle Glazed “Wild Caught” Shrimp Fajitas served al mojo de ajo. Vegetarians will find more options here than are typically available at a Mexican joint--our beans, rice, and sauces are all vegan without sacrificing flavor.  The other half of the culinary duo, co-owner Mike Boyle, keeps the variety rolling with weekly specials, including dishes like Crab and Shrimp Enchiladas with a creamy roasted poblano pepper sauce, Beef Heart Tacos with ancho chile-grilled onion salsa, and Chiles en Nogada with walnuts and pomegranate. Check our Facebook page for this week’s specials.


Don’t forget about our award-winning margaritas! We make them in a variety of styles from traditional to fruity to spicy. We offer flights from our hand-picked tequila and mezcal selection, craft beer, Mexican beer, organic homemade sangria, and several specialty cocktails.


We have fun. Come have fun with us!


Bea, Mike and the El Mundo staff


We are currently

participating in a locally owned

delivery service


It's called "Lex Eat In" and it's very easy to use. All orders are managed by the Lex Eat In website (which means you can't call the restaurant

to make a delivery order).

Table service is also

available during lunch

upstairs from 11:30am-2:30pm

We provide table service upstairs

(and in the backyard as weather permits)

for dinner from 5pm-10pm


2345 Frankfort Avenue  Louisville, KY 40206 // 502.899.9930

We're located in the historic

Clifton neighborhood,

just 5 minutes from Downtown.

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El Mundo LLC

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