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Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House

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Hurstbourne
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101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
+1 502-429-8000
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Simpsonville, Kentucky
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place would be great for a diet. You would go broke trying to buy enough food to eat. I got $34 piece of fish that was an inch wide and 4 inches long, they should invest in smaller plates to make the food look less alone. Garnish looked like a sprig of watercress somebody stepped on and threw away,... More 

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Thank Rhohma1
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We appreciate you dining at Z's and take our customer feedback to heart. We apologize that your meal did not exceed the high expectations you have for us. Our aim is to have the freshest seafood in Louisville and we appreciate you noticing our success in that regard. Z's would like everyone who dines with us to have an exceptional... More 

Inwood, West Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down best oysters I've had in a very long time. These folks are meticulous with their oyster serving! So good we ordered another dozen to share. No grit...perfectly cleaned and chilled! Thank you!!!!

Helpful?
Thank keleddy
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on serving only the best oysters. Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share your experience at Z's. Please dine with us again soon and enjoy another dozen. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a dinner for five, tremendous food, excellent service. Apparently they do a brisk lunch service, but due to the convention center being remodeled, nobody comes into town for dinner, so the restaurant evening crowd was nonexistent. It's a shame, they're two blocks away from a popular chain steakhouse, but people would rather wait there than walk those two... More 

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Thank bpiwarzyk
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Z's. We are delighted you decided to walk the extra two blocks and enjoyed your evening here at Z's. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Z's Oyster Bar and Steak House is absolutely fantastic... We started out with Oyster Rockefeller and Raw Oysters... out of this world. The salads were really big, didn't eat a whole lot since waiting on dinner. I had the Sea scallops they were to die for, my friend had the 12oz Filet I took a bite and it melted in... More 

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Thank loribishea
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you had such an exceptional experience at Z's during your time in Louisville. We appreciate you taking the time to post this review and look forward to serving you again. More 

Derby, Connecticut
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I had a return dinner to Z's Oyster Bar and Steakhouse. I went back as I was in Louisville and it was so good last time. It did not disappoint on my second trip there. This time I was on my own and the customer service is outstanding. I was barely at the table for 60 seconds and the waiter... More 

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Thank Jim G
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that your return visit was just as excellent as the first, Jim! Thank you for taking the time to share. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the worst oysters Rockefeller I've ever had to chew and swallow . Next time I find a place which serves the same , I will always ask to make sure they come served within and attached to its own shell . Those oysters , I strongly suspect, were not fresh . The taste and texture reminiscent of canned... More 

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Thank Eric M
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The food was well prepared. The service was excellent. High end dining with a touch of home. Over all excellent experience.

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Thank Joni P
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

A dining experience like this is what we strive for every time. We are trilled that you enjoyed your evening and we are grateful that you took the time to share your experience. We look forward to serving you again in the future. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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127 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a business dinner here and the food was excellent. I had the swordfish steak which was cooked to perfection and also had a fresh garden salad which was filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, carrot slices and other greens. Had jumbo shrimp and Alaskan King Crab for an appetizer and everything was very tasty and cooked to perfection. Large restaurant and... More 

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Thank Dale C
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! Thank you for taking the time to share. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Went to Zee's for our anniversary and we were not disappointed. The service was impeccable and the food was outstanding. Cant say enough good things about this restaurant except to say we will return again and again.

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Thank nr19462016
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! We are delighted that you were able to make it in for your special occasion and that everything was outstanding. Thank you for sharing your experience with up, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Good thing-seated on time.Service was poor,they were not busy.Had to ask for everthing!Dirty dishes piled up,wine glasses were not removed.The great food-shrimp cocktail,escargots.Scallops were bland,filet was tasteless.Crab cake was good,but for $17 one very small cake.Overall,it was the Fathers Day tie you put in the drawer and forget it!

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1 Thank flagetman67
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

First I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review of our restaurant. Your comments are very much valued and it is through feedback like this we are able to improve the level of service we provide to our valued guests. We are very disappointed to hear about your experience on Father's Day. While an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Hurstbourne
  • Neighbourhood: Hurstbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 502-429-8000

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