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Coal's Artisan Pizza

3730 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207 (East Louisville)
502.742.8200
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Ranked #170 of 1,502 Restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: East Louisville
Description: Established in April 2011Coals Artisan Pizza is located in the promenade of the historic Vogue Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. This is the first coal-fire pizza in the state of Kentucky. Special attention is paid to the dough which is hand kneaded and refrigerated for 3 days allowing for maximum flavor development in the crust. Whenever possible Ingredients are sourced locally. The pizzas can be described as American Neapolitan. Thin crust with a puffy cornicione using American ingredients.
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Piqua, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

When visiting Louisville we try to go here every third or fourth time. The quality of the wood-fired pizzas is excellent and their special ones are generally very good also. We have had the salads which are very good as well as wine and iced tea. Prices are reasonable, service good and atmosphere is informal. One can take well behaved... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great atmosphere, indoor or outdoor seating, nice bar setting. The pizzas are fresh and crisp, perfect size for two. Along with one of their fresh unique salads, a glass of wine and you have perfect!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I love pizza! We decided to try this place out and weren't disappointed. We got the Middletown and it was excellent. The atmosphere is fun and there is a good drink selection.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Fantastic! As a pizza fanatic and lover of NYC and Naples style pizza, this place rocked! Pizza was a bit thicker than NYC pizza and crispier than Naples style. And a big Hurray on the pepperoni! They don't use the fake orange large stuff the chains use! Fresh ingredients, flavorful and just great. Plus, truly coal fired by wonderful charred... More

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Santa Monica, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

First if all let me say that I hate the over use of the word Artisan! Ugh I am a pizza lover and a fan of the Ny slice not a Chicago style girl. So now that I have established where I am on the pizza war, I am not a fan of the Coals pie. For me the pie... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We're always on the lookout for great Neopolitan pizza and we found it in Louisville at Coal's. Lunch special got us a Marguerita pizza and a salad for $8.95. The day we were there, one of the waitstaff didn't show up and service was so slow, our first pizza was cold by the time it got to the table. Our... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

First time going, the kitchen was cool. Pizza was not my taste but i was good. The service was excellent. but whats up with all the old people crowd?

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Okay, with a name like Coals you wold expect a wood fired oven. Decent pizza not the worlds greatest. Wedge salad was okay, nothing special. Dressing from a jar as well as processed bacon bits.

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Jasper, Indiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Arrived before 5 pm on a Friday and had immediate seating, but the place filled up quickly. This was our 2nd visit to Coal's. I started w/ the soup special...a poblano/tomato soup. It was delicious, the right heat from the poblano peppers. I didn't get any tomato flavor though; heavier on the corn. My partner had the strawberry arugula salad,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

A party of 9 went here, including 3 children. We were warmly greeted and seated right away. Our waiter took the drink order quickly, then pizza orders. The thin crusted pizza had a great flavor! The coal oven made a huge difference in the tasty category! We ordered 4 different ones and each was delicious. If you're looking for something... More

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Additional Information about Coal's Artisan Pizza

Address: 3730 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207
Phone Number: 502.742.8200
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Pizza

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