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Proof on Main

702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
+1 502-217-6360
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a party of 6 for dinner at 7 pm on Nov8. Big crowd for dinner. Restaurant seemed understaffed for the crowd. Servers were friendly but service was erratic and very slow. Appetizers were good. Entrees were at best just soso. I ordered the...More

Thank sjl802
Anna G, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear sjl802, I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your last visit with us at Proof on Main. We missed the mark on your entrees and service, for that I sincerely apologize. November 8th was a very busy evening for us...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One high point was the restaurant decor - very unique. However, the tables for 2 were very close together, maybe a foot apart. This made private conversation very difficult and I couldn't help but hear the conversation from the table next to us. The service...More

Thank jingers2017
Anna G, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear jingers2017, Thank you for the review! I am very sorry to hear that your experience was unsatisfactory. We missed the mark on your dinner and for that I genuinely apologize. Your feedback has been heard and passed along to our Chef Team. I feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a quick lunch before we headed for home to STL. Proof is just a block down from our last stop at the Louisville Slugger factory so it was convenient. The Lunch menu is small but diverse. I had a salad called Grilled Chicken...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the best part of eating here is going to the restroom. I know that sounds strange but if you go you will know what I mean. The art installations in the hotel lobby are outstanding. Be sure to look out the window on...More

Rachel C, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are so thrilled you were able to take in the museum and enjoyed your time there - we are so lucky to work in this environment daily. It is disappointing that we did not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Proof on Main is connected with the 2C hotel and art museum which have a very eclectic variety of art works. I suggest you take some time to check out all the art but be aware it may not always be where you think it...More

Thank Don D
Anna G, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Don D, Thank you so much for the great review! I am pleased to hear that your lunch was so wonderful! Thank you for taking note of our incredible artwork, I fell that our colorful museum really sets us apart. The Octopus is one of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go to this restaurant. At 10am our server crammed 6 of us onto a 4 top, when I asked about the countless empty tables, the server stated there was a group coming in. I inquired what time, she responded 1 pm! I had...More

Thank sperobatistatos
Coastal823962, General Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Speros B, first and foremost, we would like to offer our apologies for a dining experience that was clearly not up to our standards. We pride ourselves on our service and cuisine, clearly we missed the mark when it came to you and your companions....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service not willing to accommodate us ie told us no tomatoes yet blt on lunch menu wouldn’t let us order brunch at 955 when brunch started at 10. Rather go to Mc D for egg mcmuffiMore

Thank munstertravel
Coastal823962, General Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Munstertravel, Many apologies for your service experience, as it sounds as though it was no where near our standards. Unfortunately, the lunch menu that was posted was an oversight on our part. That particular sandwich did come off our menu this past Friday due to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classy coffee service, great staff, and delicious brunch options. I left so full! The bananas foster French toast is TO DIE FOR!

Thank SableD6
Coastal823962, General Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much SableD6! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our experience here! It is located on Main St. right downtown. As it is part of an art gallery/hotel, the decor was fascinating. The menu is somewhat limited and you can run into supply issues as they had run...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made reservations for 4 before a concert. I had been hearing good things about this place so I was disappointed when it didn’t live up to the hype. The food was average but prices are of a fine dining level which means higher standards....More

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19 June 2017|
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Response from tanyap924 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant, Proof and the hotel, 21c are all part of the museum complex. So your walk to the shared restroom is filled with art installations that change out regularly, there's also art in the bathrooms themselves.
17 March 2017|
Response from TylerT902 | Property representative |
Yes, we do have vegetarian and vegan options. There are also several items that can be modified so that they will fit those dietary restrictions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-217-6360
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