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Funmi's Cafe

) #375 of 1,449 Restaurants in Louisville €€ - €€€ African
1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
+1 502-454-5009
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“goat stew” (4 reviews)
“jollof rice” (2 reviews)
“plantains” (4 reviews)
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1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with a party of six and we loved it. The food was excellent and the owners are really nice. There were also plenty of vegetarian options. We are from Cleveland, Ohio, but my brother-in-law recently moved to Louisville and we know we will...More

Thank mel78c
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Funmi's Cafe is hidden in the middle of the shopping center, have to look for it. A small place, basic tables and chairs and at first glance looks a bit seedy - a perfect set up for the outstanding meal we were to receive. I...More

Thank wagnekk
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food not really very good. A disappointment. Portions small. Not a good value. Service is very friendly. Have not returned and probably will not.

Thank louisvillesteve
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I visited Funmi's on a trip to Louisville. My husband grew up in Nigeria and he loved eating the authentic Nigerian food! My son loved his red stew and rice, I had peanut stew with fufu and my husband had goat...More

Thank Meghann H
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed this restaurant many times. Since it is not on our usual path, we often forget it is there. We were reminded this time because we had a Groupon. My husband had the Tanzanian stew and I had the Veggie goat stew. Both...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Tried Funmi's place for the first time because they had a groupon deal, then kept coming back. The food is incredible (the peri peri sauce is to die for), and the service is great too. The decor is a little too cafeteria-style for my taste,...More

Thank MKST2010
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We like to try new and different foods and found Funmi's cafe on Tripadvisor. We really enjoyed all. everyitem we ordered

Thank Steve67670003
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We stopped by after going to the State Fair and didn't know what to expect. This is a small storefront restaurant with table service. Each of our party ordered something different, and we were all pleased with each dish. The food was outstanding and the...More

Thank LexKymom50
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Our group of four visited for lunch and ordered four different dishes, all of which were delicious--the chicken skewers, veggie rice, spicy chicken salad, and beans and plantains. They were all delightfully spiced without being overwhelming or too hot; and the amounts were generous. I...More

Thank Asummer7
Reviewed 31 July 2015

I ate here with a group of family and friends. Their food is always very tasty, though one friend said it had been Americanized. A couple of us got the fish dish (don't remember the name, but it had tilapia in it) in different versions...More

Thank Richard B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-454-5009
  • E-mail
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