Local operator Tony Revak will have the revamped restauran/brewpub space opened in time for the Louisville Bats’ season opener. UPDATE: No, he won’t. A day after the city announced the deal, Revak announced he couldn’t reach a final agreement with investors.
A new local operator has signed on to run Browning’s, a restaurant and brewpub in Louisville Slugger Field, home of the Louisville Bats (Class AAA; International League).
Two restaurants had occupied the 8,000 square feet on the Main Street side of the ballpark since 2001. Those operators walked away from their deals this offseason, giving Tony Revak an opportunity to move in. Revak and the Bats, who control the space, are negotiating a final lease.
The emphasis will be on bar food — burgers, pizzas, etc. — appealing to a casual crowd.
Browning’s is named for Pete Browning, the Hall of Fame baseball player for whom the first Louisville Slugger was reportedly created.
UPDATE: No, he won’t. A day after the city announced the deal, Revak announced he couldn’t reach a final agreement with investors.