Profile of St. Matthews Mall in Louisville

Mall St. Matthews
© 2009 Carol Hall

In the mood to shop? Head to St. Matthews and you will have plenty of options.

Where is St. Matthews Mall?

It is a driving destination, the shopping mall is located on Shelbyville Road just off of the Watterson Expressway in St. Matthews. If you are out and about, know that once you are on Shelbyville Road you will find plenty of other shopping options, too. If you are in the mood to grocery shop there is a Whole Foods and a Trader Joe's on Shelbyville Road. And if more mall is what you are seeking, Oxmoor Mall is on the other side of the expressway.

St. Matthews Mall
5000 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-0311
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When is St. Matthews Mall open?

10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday
10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday
12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday

During the holiday season, there are extended hours and events for kids such as Santa visits. So get your holiday trip to the mall scheduled! It's a seasonal tradition along with planning a night to see Louisville Lights and Decorations and other Holiday Things to Do in Louisville.

What stores are at St. Matthews Mall?

Many of the expected shopping mall stores are present and there is even a movie theater if you want to see a film as an afternoon shopping break. Even though it is great to shop local, the advantage of mall shopping is finding everything in one building. Some of St. Matthews Mall's more popular stores include:

  • Aeropostale
  • bebe
  • Brooks Brothers
  • Charlotte Russe
  • The Children's Place
  • Dillard's
  • Hollister
  • JCPenney
  • The Limited
  • NY & Co.
  • Pottery Barn
  • Williams-Sonoma

Where to eat in St. Matthews Mall:

It stands to reason you will be getting a little hungry when you are at the mall. After all, shopping takes more than a few minutes. So if your tummy is rumbling, know there are a variety of places to grab a bit to eat. There are options for snagging a snack to walk around with as well as places to sit down and have a full meal. A handful of St. Matthews Mall's more popular dining and drinking establishments include:

Of course there are more choices for eating out of the mall as well. For example, here's a list of Restaurants in St. Matthews and options for Healthy Lunches in Louisville.

Also, a bit of history: Mall St. Matthews was the first true indoor mall in Louisville. And apparently old habits die hard as it remains to this day one of the most popular malls in the city. The 1.1 million square foot shopping center has more than 130 stores and is one of the Top 5 Shopping Malls in Louisville.

Note: Jessica Elliott's article was edited by a current expert in December, 2016.  

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