Food + Drink


    From classic comfort cuisine at Lil’ Wagner’s and kickin’ hot chicken at Railbirds, to a terrific selection of Kentucky bourbons and craft beers at the Center Bar, we’ve got all your cravings covered—and then some!

    Oliver's Chop House & Bourbon Bar at Derby City Gaming in Louisville, KY
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Center Bar

Toast to your latest victory and watch all the big games at our signature Louisville bourbon sports bar. With great drink specials and 14 huge 85’’ TVs, our Center Bar is Louisville’s best bet for catching all the sports action!

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Lil' Wagner's Restaurant

When you’re looking for Louisville restaurants that feature classic diner-style comfort foods, it’s hard to beat Lil’ Wagner’s. From homemade soups and fresh salads to juicy burgers and stacked sandwiches, every meal’s a winner!

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Lil' Wagners at Derby City Gaming

Railbirds Hot Chicken Restaurant

Craving great food in Louisville? Get fired up to eat some kickin’ hot chicken at Railbirds, one of two great Derby City Gaming restaurants. Big wings and tenders are available in four heat levels and are served with your choice of delicious dipping sauces and savory sides.

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Oliver’s Chop House & Bourbon Bar

Our all-new signature dining experience features an intimate ambiance and comfortable elegance. Indulge in the finest steaks and seafood and explore our extensive bourbon and wine list. It’s everything you love about a classic steakhouse—and more. 

Oliver's Chop House & Bourbon Bar at Derby City Gaming in Louisville,KY

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Oliver's Chop House & Bourbon Bar

Sports and Stage Bar

It’s always game on for good times at Derby City Gaming & Hotel’s Sports and Stage bar! Watch all the games on huge TVs and enjoy live music from the area’s best bands and DJs. There’s no better place in Louisville, KY to meet up with friends—or make some new ones!

Sports and Stage Bar at Derby City Gaming in Louisville, KY

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Sports and Stage Bar at Derby City Gaming in Louisville, KY

All that spinning and winning at Churchill Downs’ Derby City Gaming & Hotel can work up an appetite and a thirst. So, when you’re looking for places to eat near me to refuel with great food or to celebrate your latest big jackpot with a toast—there are three winning choices located just steps from all the non-stop gaming action. 

Hungry for some hot chicken in a relaxing atmosphere? Railbirds is the Derby City Gaming & Hotel restaurant for you. Feed your need for big time flavor with awesome wings and jumbo tenders, available in five different heat levels along with a variety of delicious dipping sauces and savory side dishes. Railbirds is the perfect place to refuel for your next hot streak! 

When it comes to Louisville restaurants that specialize in classic comfort foods, there’s no better place to bring your appetite than Lil’ Wagner’s. From fresh salads, hot soups and overstuffed quesadillas to thick burgers, melt-in-your-mouth ribs, fast food favorites and more, every meal is a winner at Lil’ Wagner’s! 

Looking for a sports bar near me that puts you in the center of the action? Make a play for Derby City Gaming & Hotel’s Center Bar, where it’s always game on for good times! Our signature bourbon sports bar is the go-to spot to meet up with friends or make new ones while watching all the big games on fourteen big screen 85” TVs. 

Featuring an all-star lineup of bourbon, beers and specialty cocktails, our Center Bar is also your home field for free live entertainment featuring the region’s best bands and hottest DJs. Check out our Entertainment Schedule to see who’s performing next at Derby City Gaming & Hotel. 

With so much excitement, nights out at Derby City Gaming & Hotel can often go into overtime. Luckily, our Center Bar is open late, making it a popular place to keep the fun flowing well into the night. 

Regardless of where you choose to dine or drink at Derby City Gaming & Hotel, you’re never far from all the thrilling action of our gaming floor. Come wager and win on 1,300 of the latest and greatest games. Play your favorites or take some new ones for a spin—with so many historical racing machines, the choice is yours every time you visit! 

While you’re here, be sure to join the Derby City Gaming & Hotel Players Club. Becoming a member is fast, free and easy and will put you on the fast track for great rewards like chances to win cars, cash, Free Play and more by participating in all our members-only exciting promotions. Plus, with our exclusive new member promotion you’re guaranteed to win up to $1,000 Free Play on the spot just for signing up!