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RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
+1 502-568-4239
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I tend to visit this restaurant for special occasions - - her birthday, our anniversary, etc. but hadn't previously gone there for Sunday brunch. I'm not greatly attracted to the "brunch" concept, but my wife enjoys them, as do these two grandchildren...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow. What a disappointment this returned turned out to be. I had dined here previously in July 2017 and the returned in October 2017, only to discover the menu had completely changed. I had the grilled chicken, which tasted like a carpet of pine needles...More

Thank CJ5687
Nicholas S, General Manager at RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your candid feedback. It is our goal at Rivue for every guest to leave after having a wonderful dining experience. It seems we have unfortunately missed our mark with your experience. Please contact me at nschneider@galthotel.com or 502-588-4054 if you would like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUNDAY BRUNCH!! Words cannot describe. The staff are awesome...ALL of them. This is a Sunday brunch worthy of the best of them. I had egg white omolet with shrimp mushrooms and spinach....the swordfish pasta....salmon roses etc etc etc etc you get the gist and all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is great with large windows around the whole restaurant. There are two rotating sections of the restaurant that offer changing views. Personally I get motion sick and I immediately felt ill seeing everything in motion in the rotating seating, but the staff quickly...More

Thank hattey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with the oysters on the half shell and they were delicious!! The shrimp and lobster was excellent the broth it was served is was amazing!! Our server did an excellent job of waiting on five ladies. The view of the river is very...More

Thank amyhass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As much as our experience with the hotel rooms ( this restaurant is placed on the 25th floor of The Galt House Hotel ) was terrible, the experience at this restaurant was amazing! Great stuff, great views, great food, great selection of wines! It's worth...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good, not great. We ordered small plates, tuna tartare and cheese and fruit plate, fall squash soup very good. Great service, great view of waterfront, convenient restaurant when staying in Galt House and attending events at KFC Yum center.

Thank LaDonna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I joined another couple for dinner at the Rivue on Oct. 21, 2017. Our first disappointment was the dramatic change in the menu. Fewer choices (and our favorites were no longer listed), and what was listed wasn't that interesting. Very standard fare....More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Rivue many times and have always found something to enjoy. So after a very disappointing meal at Brendan's Catch my friend and I decided to have coffee and dessert at the Rivue. We were hoping to sit somewhere in the...More

Thank Nellynothappy
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We have often visited here and always have loved our brunch , we arrived today early around 10:00 am for brunch. Greeted quickly, sat on spinning area, awesome views but all of us was disappointed in food. Salmon , beef and pork was dry. We...More

Thank workalittle
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Cheryl E
30 April 2017|
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Response from Thad M | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl! We could certainly accommodate! Please give us a call at 502-588-4054 to discuss options. We look forward to hearing from you!
Andy P
21 November 2016|
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Response from JaniceG2 | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday their buffet does include children in it's layout. I am sure that any night their would be a child's menu on request. Depending on the time of day and the age of the child, it is my humble opinion this isn't a... More
5 November 2016|
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Response from Bryant A | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for sure, but my guess would be that they can accomplish almost anything "special" you request. They seem like that sort of establishment that can make most anything happen.... Give them a call...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-568-4239
  • E-mail
RIVUE Restaurant and Lounge is locally owned and offers a fresh perspective on upscale dining, from 25 stories above the city. Our restaurant is the only one in the world with twin revolving floors, offering guests 360 degree views of downtown and the Ohio River. However, it's our outstanding menu and fresh ingredients that have made RIVUE a standout among Louisville restaurants. From our freshly-squeezed juices and lettuce grown at an agronomic farm to sustainably-sourced seafood, every bite is bursting with flavor. So stop by for a spin and discover Louisville's most memorable dining experience! RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge opened in June of 2007, and brought a new sophistication to Louisville dining, and continues to lead the culinary scene in the Derby city. RIVUE was ranked among the Top 5 Revolving Restaurants in the U.S.
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