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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
Closed now
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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
  • 22
    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
Tasty food, and great place for a quiet lunch

Had to try the "Elvis on Horseback" -- peanut butter stuffed dates wrapped in bacon with a banana bourbon sauce, and was not disappointed. Could be a bit pricey for dinner, but the lunch menu was reasonable with pretty good selection. Friendly staff. Great for a business or pleasure lunch without... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Jennifer H
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had to try the "Elvis on Horseback" -- peanut butter stuffed dates wrapped in bacon with a banana bourbon sauce, and was not disappointed. Could be a bit pricey for dinner, but the lunch menu was reasonable with pretty good selection. Friendly staff. Great for a business or pleasure lunch without a crowd.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Just what I look for in a bar- beautiful old world atmosphere, authentic and local patrons, and most importantly, a friendly and capable staff. Loved the oversided ice cubes and tall cocktail glasses. Nice touch that made this bar memorable.

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Middletown, DE
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stopped in for drinks late one evening and an early dinner the following day. Lot of dark wood and nice lighting. We just had the burger for dinner but there were many interesting choices on the menu. The cheesy grits were delicious.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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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60 reviews 60 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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?