Doc Crow’s owners planning expansion in former El Barrio space on Whiskey Row

A new restaurant is coming to Whiskey Row in downtown Louisville.

El Barrio, located at 129 West Main St., closed its doors for good on March 2.

The owners of Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar have leased the space and plan to start construction soon. The new restaurant is expected to open this summer.

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Details about the concept for the new spot haven’t been released yet, but The Bertuca Hospitality Group said it will be an expansion of the Doc Crow’s brand.

The company said they will offer jobs at the new restaurant to El Barrio staff.

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