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Coals Artisan Pizza

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East Louisville
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3730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-2582
+1 502-742-8200
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Amazing appetizers! Love the pizza: thin crust and baked to perfection! Prices, including alcohol, are great for what you get. One of the east parts was that everything was served hot! Hate cold food! Service was also good!

Thank Kim G
Brunswick, Ohio
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208 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Went on a Saturday around 3pm. There was only 1 couple sitting inside, with a group of 5 outside. The only person we noticed working was the bartender and I'm not sure what she was doing, but it took some time to even be acknowledged. We eventually received some menus and ordered some drinks, but it took some more time... More 

Thank mawdooms
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Just had a fantastic meal at the opening of the New Middletown location of Coals Artisan Pizza. I found the facility and staff to be both extremely warm, comfortable & the Pizza was amazing! I will definitely be back again & again...

1 Thank Christine H
Louisville, KY
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602 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

It started out fine. It was a busy place with a twenty to twenty five minute wait that only took fifteen minutes as we sat with a drink at the bar. Once at the table we were given menus and ordered five minutes later. It was downhill from that point on. It took a long time for the salad to... More 

Thank jgbtravels
coals, Owner at Coals Artisan Pizza, responded to this review

Jgbtravels:I am sorry your experience at Coals was not a positive one. I have printed the review to show our staff. In all fairness I print the positive ones as well. We are in the middle of training a whole new staff, from FOH to BOH, for our second restaurant scheduled to open next week in Middletown. Apparently we were... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Went via a Trip advisor recommendation. Very impressed. Crust was light, flaky, and crispy! Sauce was a stroke of genius. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for.

Thank Scott K
Fairdale, Kentucky
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

This pizza is good it’s worth a special trip for you because you will say I’m glad we tried this! It’s always crowded so go during the off times the crust is the best I have tasted for sure! It’s even better the next day cold.

Thank Kevin C
Louisville, Kentucky
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This is a small but very well appointed place in the st Mathews area in the middle of a shopping complex. Service with a smile. And the hand made thin crust pizzas were without a doubt, authentic from the great country of Italy itself. And they had a great selection of microbrews. Great choice!

Thank Pprophetpee
Columbus, Georgia
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Tucked away in a small and trendy retail space in the suburbs of Louisville you will find Coals Artisan Pizza. I've had pizza all over the world--from Baby Lobster Pizza in ShenZhen, China to the "real deal" in Italy--I've got to s, hands down, some of the best pizza I've every had. The crust was perfect--not too doughy and not... More 

Thank TravlinMan_12
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Our hotel staff recommended this place and it was great. Good pizza. Good choices for craft beer. Friendly staff. Highly recommend. And there is a delicious ice cream parlor next door.

Thank HOaKIE
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111 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Though I don't come here often, when I do its always a great experience. My favorite pizza so far has been the Bardstown white pizza. It's not greasy and it packs a lot of flavor. For me the pizzas here are big so I usually split one with a friend and we always have some left over to take home.... More 

1 Thank Helen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-2582
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-742-8200
Established in April 2011Coals Artisan Pizza is located in the promenade of the historic Vogue Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. This is the first coal-fire pizza in the state of Kentucky. Special attention is paid to the dough which is hand kneaded and refrigerated for 3 days allowing for maximum flavor development in the crust. Whenever possible Ingredients are sourced locally. The pizzas can be described as American Neapolitan. Thin crust with a puffy cornicione using American ingredients.

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