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North End Cafe

1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
+1 502-896-8770
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“quinoa cake” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my experience here. I had the Huevos Rancheros which was nice. It was packed when we were there on a rainy Sunday but the staff were friendly and we didn't feel rushed. They worked with us to make sure we had a...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much, we are glad we enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting my daughter & Keith, went to lunch at North End Cafe in Louisville. Perfect weather for sitting on the patio. Keith took his dog, Sadie. The restaurant allows dogs to accompany owners on the patio. Great atmosphere. Service was great. Fish & Chips were...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Louisville for vacay & got together with a friend who is local to the area. On his suggestion, we enjoyed a delicious brunch. The gentlemen ordered from the breakfast menu: eggs, bacon, grits, toast, home fries & a pancake. I sampled &...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meh....it was okay at best. Pancake was burnt...on the bottom side. Parm fries were enjoyed by my daughter. I thought they were just okay...a bit overdone for my taste. My daughter didn’t care for the dumplings in the chicken and dumplings.

Thank JWD915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped on our way out of town for brunch on a Sunday. We were told it would be a 45 minute wait, that was ok, due to the fact we had a group of 6. But, we were basically the last people served of...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Wide range menu. Meat eater, vegetarian, vegan. Omelets, and all the fixens. Quaint but modern atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Kevsgang
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This place has consistently high ratings for a reason: it's very good. On the spur of the moment, a friend and I decided to grab brunch recently. After some quick deliberation, we settled on the North End Cafe. I had visited the location in the...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

When we are in Louisville visiting, we are often looking for vegan options. The North End Café certainly meets those expectations. They offer a wide range of vegan options, meeting those special desires. The food and service were outstanding. They only frustration we had was...More

Thank vince b
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was shopping in the area and ask the clerk for a local recommendation for lunch. This place was recommended. Can honestly say, I was pleased. The place was very clean, staff was quick and efficient. Although I wanted to linger over my book and...More

Thank Tamaralgage1
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thanks so much, we are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop at. My kids had the breakfast taco and the vegan taco. Small so get two. I had the hearty breakfast doubled the fries and pancakes. Shared with the table, it was plenty. Food was good and staff was nice. I would...More

Thank Terry S
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Questions & Answers
17 April 2017|
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Response from SMWarner | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu
barbara n
26 March 2017|
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Response from SMWarner | Property representative |
Yes,open until 9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
    (Mellwood Avenue and William Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-896-8770
Located on Historic Frankfort Avenue since 2003, in two renovated shotgun style houses, the North End Café offers a unique setting for any occasion. Our décor blends historic architectural elements of the original design with modern accents. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, our entire, eclectic menu is available all day, including a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
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