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Ramsi's Cafe On the World

1293 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1303 (Highlands)
(502) 451-0700
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Ranked #47 of 1,509 restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Highlands
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English first
Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The menu at Ramsi's is so diverse and amazing that there's something for everyone. I love the Cubean Burrito because it is vegetarian and so full of flavor! The appetizers are great (goat cheese) and they always have a good special dish for the day. The bar is well equipped and the service is always attentive. If you can sit... More

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Omaha
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Before going to Ramsi's, I had heard rave reviews, and so I was excited to try it. I was surprised by the size and range of the menu, which was a little overwhelming. The decor was eclectic, to say the least--some might say cluttered. The entree I ordered was okay but did not live up to the hype that I'd... More

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Louisville, KY
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Ramsi's has one of the most interesting menus I've ever seen! On our last visit my friend ordered the Salmon Sonesta and it was absolutely delicious. The dish consisted of blackened Atlantic salmon in a sun-dried tomato cream sauce. It was served over mashed potatoes and had stir-fried vegetables on the side. I wasn't a fan of the veggies, but... More

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Florence, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Tons of options. Dishes from around the globe. Laid back vibe. Perfect for meat- eaters and vegans alike. One of a kind dining experience on bardstown rd.. feels like the cross between a museum and a caravan. Ps Ramsi is a real person and started an organic farm.. pretty cool.

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Palm Harbor
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Excellent food from a very extensive menu. We had a large party (14) and our server was friendly and attentive

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Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I've been going to this restaurant for years thanks to the consistently awesome food and good drink selection. I love the decor as well as the large outside dining area. Easy location with parking in nearby bank if it's after hours. My only complaint is that service the past few times has been really bad. Twice in the past three... More

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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

hummus is fantastic, and the crab cakes rival what you can get in Maryland. Outside seating is preferable as the inside can get a bit noisy. They also have an impressive beer list with beers from around the world. excellent independent bookstore is right next door too.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Ramsi's is already a Louisville favorite, but their brunch is excellent. There is a nice variety that would make just about everyone happy, even vegans. The Jamaican chicken was delicious as were the curried vegetables and rice. There were all of your usual breakfast staples including vegetarian gravy. The best part was the dessert table. There were red velvet cupcakes,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We went for dinner because the reviews were so good. I will say, I was not disappointed! This restaurant is in a cozy little neighborhood with other eclectic businesses. It has plenty of seating and the service was good. We both had dishes that were recommended by our server and they were excellent. The prices, food and service are good... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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112 reviews 112 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stopped in for an early dinner, and were seated on their beautiful patio. As busy as Bardstown Rd. is you really don't notice it because the atmosphere and food are so spectacular. They have so much to choose from, you should not be in a rush, because it will take you a while just to get through the menu.... More

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