O’Shea’s H.M. Franks offers fine pub food, cozy atmosphere in Jeffersonville

From Insider Louisville, 8/29/17.


H.M. Franks opened its doors in Jeffersonville last spring, and to be honest, I never felt much motivation to go. I was always neutral about the food at other O’Shea’s-related restaurants and didn’t figure there would be a big difference.

My friend Sara suggested more than once that I check it out, and she double downed by inviting me to lunch there. I walked away impressed with the cozy vibe and the quality food. I really should listen to my friends more when they make restaurant suggestions.

Chunky bison chili | Photo by Kevin Gibson

The restaurant’s full name is H.M. Franks, an O’Shea’s Public House, but it takes a bit of a different approach than the Highlands and downtown locations, with a smaller space and more of a laid-back vibe.

Plenty of exposed brick and reclaimed wood set the scene, and the décor is pretty spare, with a single Guinness mirror on a wall by the bar, and a number of photos of downtown Jeffersonville establishments of yesteryear.

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