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The St. Charles Exchange

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113 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 (Main Street)
+1 502-618-1917
Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The St. Charles Exchange provides a casually elegant & unique environment...
The St. Charles Exchange provides a casually elegant & unique environment, serving world class food and featuring an award winning cocktail program. Please come and enjoy a great experience in a space that truly captures the history of Louisville!
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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
good cocktails, food

American food with a flair. Fun place for drinks and appetizers. Beautiful old space. They also did a good job for my office Christmas party.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
no2h8
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Louisville, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

American food with a flair. Fun place for drinks and appetizers. Beautiful old space. They also did a good job for my office Christmas party.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I was with a group of 15 on a Saturday night. We had a reservation at 7:30 and were seated with no wait. The service was prompt - we told our server we had tickets to a show and needed to finish within 2 hours of being seated. Our servers were very attentive and all our meals came out correct... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I enjoyed the atmosphere for a group of persons. It was cozy and able to hear what others were saying. The food was wonderful and some items were a little different which makes it intriguing to dine.

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I was here on my quest for 6 bourbons at 6 locations to earn a Urban Bourbon Trail award. Old fashioned bar and decor - really cool. It was early afternoon and there were only 3 other people there - a middle aged couple who appeared to be tourists - they appeared to enjoy their food - and a rumpled... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate outside in October so a bit cool. But the courtyard was beautiful. The food was beautifully presented and very tasty. Bathrooms are a long way out of the way - that can be important!

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Central, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Carefully crafted cocktails and a great laid-back atmosphere. They have a huge selection of whiskey.

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San Diego, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is the only bar I've been able to find Pappy's in. This small batch bourbon is a local brew from Kentucky and maybe the world's most expensive bourbon. The collection of bourbon's here is ridiculously large. I think it would be a challenge to name a bourbon that they don't carry.

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Lombard, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stopped by here after visiting some sights nearby to have a drink. We started with an old fashioned and they have a specially made round ice cube so that it melts slower and adds a sophisticated touch. The orange peel is not prepared beforehand so everything is hand crafted in front of you. We also had some deviled eggs,... More 

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Baltimore, MD and NYC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It looks like a Chicago or NY Steakhouse. The food is delicious but pricey for dinner. I'd go for lunch unless someone else is buying! Wine list is decent but for a steakhouse could use more selection.

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

St. Charles has some of the best bartenders in Louisville and a phenomenal bourbon selection. The bar is elegant and reminded me of what a 1920's bar would be like. Food was very good as well. I will come back here again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 South 7th Street, Louisville, KY 40202
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-618-1917

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

The St. Charles Exchange provides a casually elegant & unique environment, serving world class food and featuring an award winning cocktail program. Please come and enjoy a great experience in a space that truly captures the history of Louisville!
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?