Every day is Derby at the Derby Cafe

Experience tradition and excitement all year round

You don’t have to fight the crowds and spend a lot of money to enjoy the some of the iconic things associated with the Kentucky Derby.

The Derby Cafe at Churchill Downs offers authentic Kentucky foods like barbecue brisket, hot browns, bread pudding and burgoo.

Visitors can also enjoy a min julep in a souvenir Derby glass.

Monday-Friday:
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday (March 24-November 4):
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Derby Café is closed Derby Week, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.