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Coal's Artisan Pizza

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East Louisville
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3730 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207
502.742.8200
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Description: Established in April 2011Coals Artisan Pizza is located in the promenade...
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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  • 8
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible service!

We have been to Coal's several times and never had a problem. Tonight we went to celebrate my son's 16th birthday. This was where he wanted to go. I can't rate the pizza tonight because we never got waited on! We waited a more than reasonable amount of time before leaving and going somewhere... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We have been to Coal's several times and never had a problem. Tonight we went to celebrate my son's 16th birthday. This was where he wanted to go. I can't rate the pizza tonight because we never got waited on! We waited a more than reasonable amount of time before leaving and going somewhere else. Very disappointed!

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mpls, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

My wife and I were visiting Louisville from out of town and staying nearby and discovered this gem. We were seat right away on Thursday night at 7:00. The service was wonderful and friendly although our server had forgotten to bring us our check and didn't check back for a while. The pizza was a thin crust cooked to perfection.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This was my second visit to Coal's and what brought me in this time was pure convenience. Although I really enjoyed my visit last time, I stayed safe and just had a simple pizza. This time I had the Crescent Hill which is their version of a Hawaiian pizza. I opted for the Trfiecta BBQ and Jalapenos as the menu... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A friend of mind recommended Coal's Artisan Pizza, and my wife and I went there on New Year's Day because we'd never been there before. We're hooked! The service was impeccable, the music playing in the background was fantastic, and the pizza was the best we'd had since we were in Barcelona! Louisville-locals and visitors to the Louisville area -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Coals is the place! I have been to many of the pizza joints here in Louisville and can say I know my pizza. .. and Coal's had it. We will be back and we will tell friends about this place.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Coals has that upscale vibe and a cozy neighborhood feel that are great complements to a good meal. Be sure to try the appetizer meatball dish - especially great as it comes out steaming on a cool fall, winter or early spring day - we like it best with the white sauce but the marinara is good too - be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The crust here is my favorite in Louisville -- light, flaky, and delicious. Their lunch special -- a pizza and salad for $10 -- can't be beat!

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electronchick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My daughter lives in Louisville, and we make a point to eat at this place each time we visit! For 5-6 adults, we usually order 3 different pizzas and an appetizer. The crust is just perfect, and the flavors are all awesome! When you finish eating here, just walk down the shopping plaza for a great pie shop!

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The pizzas here are awesome. The only problem I have is that I would like to see the smaller lunch sized pizza offered in the evening. The evening pizza is a family size deal so if I go out to eat with my husband and one of us wants pizza we both are forced into having pizza. Lunch offers an... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This modern brick oven pizzeria has a great atmosphere and decent prices. My wife and I ordered different pizzas for lunch which were both phenomenal. I will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3730 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40207
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighborhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: 502.742.8200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?