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Bistro 301

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Central Business District
American, Bar
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301 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2907
+1 502-584-8337
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Kentucky
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Back in Louisville today. By recommendation of the lady working at The Galt House Hotel, we tried Bistro 301, located next door to the Old Spaghetti Factory. This is a photo of the BEST THING I have eaten in a long time! It was the recommendation of our waiter, Brendan. The Bone-in Pork Chop is served on goat cheese grits... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here before seeing a show at the Palace. Diner was indescribably delicious. We both loved the food, and our waiter was friendly and helpful. Reasonable prices, with a good selection of Beer, Wine, and Bourbon.

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Thank Scott H
Louisville, Kentucky
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dinner choices are good and the service is fine. Clean area and restrooms. Many choices on the menu. A little bit priced on the high side, and not fine dinning. But more of between a pub and a restaurant atmosphere. So price is not a reflective value of the experience but a little over priced. Food was average and... More 

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Thank perrymrmom
Naperville, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a midweek dinner and glad we did. Learned they are under new ownership and have a new chef. Everything we had was excellent. Service was great, he was very friendly, attentive and gave lots of good suggestions.

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Thank Gail F
Woodbridge VA
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139 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this bar (on our way to another bar), and on a whim decided to stop. I am really glad we did. This simple bar had a decent draft beer selection, and a good whiskey selection (nothing like some of the others, but more than passable). What made this stop great was the staff. Specifically the Bartender Lindsee... More 

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Thank David R
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 6th and final stop of our bar crawl. I had the bourbon barrel stout and it was great. Lindsee was our bartender and she was sweet. Very nice place and location.

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Thank Sapp13hire
riw777
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good burger for a decent price (given the location -- around $20 for a burger and fries). One of the better places that is walkable from the Hampton Inn downtown.

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Thank riw777
Bloomington, Illinois
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The food was out of this world. My friend said it was the best he has had in at least the last 5 years. This is a man that loves food :) he had the chorizo burger, girlfriend had some form of pasta. She loved it. I had the Top Brown. Omg amazing. My husband had the salmon. Everything was... More 

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Thank Mary W
Louisville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had dinner here before seeing a show. From the outside, it looks small, but we were pleasantly surprised to see how roomy it felt inside. I loved the high, industrial ceilings and brick work. That does mean that sound bounces around a little, but we didn't mind that. The food was amazing. We had the calamari as a starter... More 

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Thank IowaDiva
Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our group ate dinner there one night while attending a convention. The service was excellent and fairly timely considering our group had over 30 people and others were dining in the restaurant as well. Good basic but nicely served food-salads, steaks, pasta, seafood.

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Thank Mary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-584-8337
Description
Located on the corner of 3rd and Market in historic downtown Louisville. A few blocks from the scenic waterfront.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?