Iconic Kaelin's building will soon serve cheeseburgers again as 80/20 at Kaelin's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The new owners of Kaelin's are ready for the grand opening of the landmark restaurant.

The newly named 80/20 at Kaelin's will open Thursday, June 7 from 5-10 p.m.

Fans of the restaurant can expect extensive renovations and an improved menu that includes the 80/20 burgers, BBQ, fried chicken, ice cream, desserts and cocktails.

Kaelin’s story started back in the 1930s at the intersection of Newburg Road and Speed Avenue. It claimed to be the birthplace of the cheeseburger.

The building most recently was home to Mulligan's Pub and Grille, which closed in 2014.

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