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Twig & Leaf Restaurant

American, Diner
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2122 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1916
+1 502-451-8944
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 00:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat 00:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a nice little hole in the wall. I had been wanting to go for a long time and finally did so. I had the eggs with tater tots omellet OMG !! it was so good the toast was buttery just the way an old diner use to have. Both my husband and I ate for around 20.00 dollars the... More 

Thank herenag
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I were trying to get a quick breakfast before gol.f we tried to get in the north end café next-door but it was closed so we went to twig and leave instead. Horribly long wait even though no one was in there, 2 out of three of our meals were incorrect and wait staff walked around talking... More 

Thank markcoxon01
Louisville, Kentucky
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

We have lived in Louisville for several years and had yet to visit Twig & Leaf. We have frequented other nearby establishments but finally checked off this one from our list. As stated, it was a Saturday and we figured we might have a wait for seating but found that there was a table (and several counter seats) available even... More 

Thank Louisvilletraveler52
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

It was small and very bare. Minimal is almost an understatement. However the service was amazing! The staff was so attentive that we never had to wait, but that also may have been because they weren't very busy. The only thing I think I would have liked to see there besides a little more decoration and maybe some cleaned up... More 

Thank Josh T
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We visited on New Year's Day for breakfast. It was not crowded at all. The staff was attentive and eager to serve despite being tired from staying open late the night before. It was good to see that they have repainted inside and out recently and they took down the blinds which made it so hard to see if they... More 

Thank Richard B
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This is the kind of place you should be able to get a great breakfast. Mine wasn't. I ordered a ham and cheese omelet. I think that is simple. The first time they brought it, it had only ham, and very little of it. They took it back and said they'd take care of it. They brought me the same... More 

Thank Jackie S
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

It is a historical establishment, but the owner is apparently looking for a buyer, and the diner was stripped of all decoration and personality. It was empty except for a waitress and a cook when we were there, and it smelled strongly of cleaning solution (not necessarily a bad thing...) before our meals were prepared. My companion ordered pancakes, bacon,... More 

Thank Jamie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Nice diner food. The atmosphere is a bit rustic and the chef can be cranky. Overlook those things because it adds character. The food is good and very economical.

Thank Miles506
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Well it is a throwback diner that looks like it has not changed in 50 years with a crew of characters from the cooks to the waitress that could easily have been on the seinfeld show. Nothing bad about them they were just all a little quirky which kind of added to the atmosphere. Had breakfast of eggs and sausage... More 

Thank John G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

I am utterly appalled by the ownership of this restaurant. I was just driving by, and there was an elderly woman who was the victim of a hit-and-run and stranded in her car right outside the twig and leaf. I called the restaurant to see if by any chance someone could go out and just help her get out of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1916
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-8944
Established in 1962, "Twig and Leaf" is a diner and local landmark located in the Douglass Loop area of the Highlands. Entering in the diner is like taking a trip back to the diners of the 1950s; whether brunching on weekday or weekend mornings or calling it a day after a night on the town, our menu offers something everyone can enjoy. Twig and Leaf renders an outstanding list of American breakfast favorites all day, as well as lunch and dinner. Everyday, familiar faces fill the seats and eat delicious meals that are made to order with the freshest of ingredients. Twig and Leaf loves seeing its regular guests as well as new faces. Give us the opportunity to provide you with a dining experience that will leave you craving for more.

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