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North End Cafe

1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106 (Clifton)
502-896-8770
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Ranked #128 of 1,516 Restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: Clifton
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mellwood Avenue and William Street
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Orlando
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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My Husband and I went here for Date Night. We had excellent service, kuddos to Jon. We were greeted with waters in hand and a fresh bread service. The Red Mussels were amazing, the sauce has BACON in it, who doesn't love BACON?! We ordered: The New York Strip (good portion for him) which came with broccoli and mashed potatoes... More 

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Winston Salem
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

In looking for a good breakfast spot near downtown Louisville, a friend recommended the North End Cafe on Frankfort Ave. It turned our to be a wonderful recommendation. Good selection of breakfast items including vegetarian offerings. Enjoyed a well-prepared spinach and mushroom omelette while my husband filled up with the Hearty Breakfast plate. He grudgingly shared his serving of creamy... More 

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Madison, Indiana
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84 reviews 84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We met here with a large family group (12) and had a great time. The service was very prompt and friendly and the management even came by to check on us which goes a long way in my book. Everyone's meal was very good. The mussel appetizers are excellent. My wife is a big scallop fan and their scallops and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We had hopes of a great dinner out. What we found here was just so-so. With so many outstanding restaurants in Louisville, this one will not be on our list of favorites. I've had lunch there a few times and enjoyed the food. Dinner didn't shine. Salmon was overcooked, bland and coated with too much oil. Risotto cake was flavorless,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When we got to North End Cafe, we must have gotten there 5 minutes before a small rush of people came in and put their names on the list. So we were glad we got there when we did, which must have been around 10AM. It was raining so maybe that's why it wasn't as crowded as some have suggested.... More 

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Louisville, KY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

There is something for everyone at this place from breakfast all day , delicious enchiladas to chicken and dumplings. Great food, large portions, reasonable prices. Nice ambiance, laid back place.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The North End was crowded as we arrived for breakfast at 9:30am on Labor Day Monday (to be expected). The staff were very accommodating in finding us a table and service was quite quick. Outstanding vegetarian omelet, home fries, pancake, etc. Definitely recommend for a very hearty, somewhat unique interpretation of classic breakfast fare done well!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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165 reviews 165 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is one of our all time favorite local laid back spots in Louisville for great food at a reasonable price. Nice variety and their Salmon is to die for as is their steak cooked Pittsburg style, We had had many fine breakfasts there over the years and even their hamburgers are something special. T

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Georgetown
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162 reviews 162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

While meeting friends from out of town we found it difficult to find a restaurant open on Monday. The North End Café on Frankfort Avenue satisfied our need to dine and chat very well. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and patient. In our group there were vegans and carnivores. Everyone found something good to eat. All-in-all we were afforded a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My family loves breakfast. This is the cutest, quaint location on a narrow street lined with trees and landscaped flowers. Inside the cafe, exposed brick walls and warm materials give a cozy feel. The waitstaff recognizes its regular customers and chats with them for a while. There is a great sense of familiarity in the place. My husband and I... More 

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Additional Information about North End Cafe

Address: 1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
Phone Number: 502-896-8770
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

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