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Palermo Viejo

1359 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204 (Highlands)
(502) 456-6461
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Ranked #75 of 1,508 restaurants in Louisville
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Spanish, International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Highlands
Cross street: Midland
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Got the recommendation from our ziplining tour guides! The best advice and steak ever! Gotta try the entree with the sample of grilled meats! Delicious! Loved it!!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The meat is excellent but the surprise is the large number of vegetarian dishes. We took friends and the wife was a vegetarian. She thought it had great choices for her. Us meatatarians love the place.

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Eugene, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

The brick walls welcome you like an old friend to a place where the music complements the surroundings rather than overcomes them. The service is quick, the menu is plentiful, and the prices are very reasonable. From the appetizers to the main course this is as authentic as it gets. Palermo Viejo introduces you to the meats and dishes of... More

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Columbia, Kentucky, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Food was great and the service was very good. went there for dinner with my wifes family and they eat there all the time since she is a doctor in Louisville. I will be here again.

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Louisville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My wife and I had Valentines day dinner there earlier this month. It was our first time and we were excited to check off another Bardstown Rd. restaurant off of our "list". The dining room is small and the tables are packed close together but we never really felt cramped. We ordered a bottle of wine (moderately priced at $30)... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

First trip to Palermo and was not disappointed. The steak was excellent, the service was attentive and the overall price is attractive. Certainly nothing super-fancy, but great value for the quality. The only drawback is the confusing issue about side items. The menu is not clear on this, and you pretty much have to ask if your dinner comes with... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My friend and I had dinner here over the weekend. The food was excellent and the crepe with dulce de leche filling topped with dulce de leche ice cream was unbelievably good! Can't wait to go back!

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Brooklyn, New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

If your craving something with alot of flavor then you wont be disappointed.Tried the fried calamari and rice with shrimp as an appetizer. Te calamari wasnt that good BUT the rice with the shrimp had this special sauce on it that was seasoned soooogood. We also got a mixed meat dish that had steak and sausage which is really enough... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Meat, meat and more meat! Yes thats a dish and its all good. ALl together or just a single type, the meat is all well seasons and cooked to perfection. The chorizo is to die for and the cheese appitizer is amazing!

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Providence
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We visited here on our trip to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby. We were seated right away and had access to the regular menu which wasn't the case in other restaurants we visited on this trip. I had the house made linguini which I enjoyed and my wife had the flank steak, both were very good. We found this restaurant... More

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