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Delicious smoked goodness made fresh in the 502!

502 Cafe is a traveling BBQ experience. All of our food is slow smoked to tender juicy perfection using post oak, cherry and hickory.

Keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter to see where we will be serving food next! We also cater and do private events, we work tirelessly to make your event one that you'll never forget!

Our usual menu includes:


  • Smoked Brisket Sandwiches
  • Pulled Pork
  • Chicken Legs
  • Baby Back Ribs
  • Andouille Sausage
  • Bratwursts
  • Hot Dogs


  • Truffle Mac & Cheese
  • Cowboy Baked Beans
  • Homemade Slaw
  • Smoked Corn on the Cob

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    Customer Reviews

    Every time I've eaten 502 Cafe I'm reminded of why I love living in Louisville. This is hands down some of the best Barbeque I've ever had. From pulled pork and brisket to chorizo jalapeno bacon poppers, Chris is the real deal.

    Grant S.

    Great brisket and ABT are the bomb no pun intended.

    Mike A.

    Best brisket in this city!!!!!

    Louis J.

    This food made me a better person. This barbecue is proof that there is a God.

    Kevin r.

    Awesome sliders! Best food truck in Louisville if you see these guys you better stop!

    Matthew P.

    502 Cafe catered a work function I was at today. The food was fabulous!! Fresh salad with apples and blackberries, Mac-n-cheese, baked beans, and delicious bbq. Highly recommend.

    Heather J.

    Just had some of the best BBQ, compliments of 502 cafe. Yummy.

    Sarah C.

    The chicken wings at Louder than Life were off the chain amazing!

    Tonie W.

    Anybody that's seen these guys and thought they maybe should stop sometime should. Best brisket I have ever ever had. Super awesome guys keep up the good work.

    Aaron B.

    So delicious!!!

    Brandi R.

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