We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
702 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 (Central Business District)
502-217-6360
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #26 of 1,517 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Central Business District
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th
Write a Review

449 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    242
    127
    51
    16
    13
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Louisville, Kentucky
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Went here for dinner based on a positive recommendation from a friend. Quick seating, good drink menu, and excellent service. Food was amazing. Had the bone-in bison steak and would order again and again. Tried to salmon and that was great too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I personally enjoy the bar and you can usually get to order from either menus. Servers are attentive and will recognize you and remember your orders DNS taste if you frequent the place. The bison burger is a must and the cheese tray is an excellent compline to a drink.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Proof is the bar/restaurant at 21 C. Really fun, edgy , trendy bar, great food- farm to table. Try the bison burger- wonderful!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Don't hesitate to visit this gem while in Louisville. Yes, you may gasp a little a the prices but believe me you'll be amazed at the flavors of these dishes and most certainly will not leave hungry! The menu is diverse so be prepared to leave your comfort zone. I enjoyed the Diver Scallops on this visit and was not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Chef Levon Wallace took me by surprise with how much I enjoyed my dinner from start to finish. Whipped Ricotta is always a good idea .. followed by the seasonal pumpkin soup which they split for me and my partner without even asking so that we could enjoy a cup each without the hassle of sharing a bowl. Next up... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stopped at the bar for my quest for 6 bourbons for the urban bourbon trail. Good chat with the bartender. Went to the back and looked around the art museum. An excellent display of contemporary art, in various mediums. Highly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Illinois
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went here just for drinks as they have a great bar. I really like different cocktails and they make up some great ones. Lots of bourbon of course but many other types as well. Our server was less than friendly when we asked about the history of the place, maybe she didn't know. Attached to modern art gallery. Guys, make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Venice, FL, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful setting with exquisite service and delicious food. Three of us dined and all of us raved about the experience. Toured the gallery before going back to the hotel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stopped in a quick breakfast without knowing anything about Proof. Was very pleased with the service which was friendly and attentive. Food was served quickly and very high quality. The Parmesan and cream grits were outstanding.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kentucky
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Ok, my husband threw the most amazing birthday party for me at Proof on Main. He reserved a room off to the side for about 20 people. The menu was chosen to offer 2-3 options of each course. Everything was fabulous. The service was impeccable! The specially prepared fois gras that my husband ordered for me (it's my fave!) was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Proof on Main also viewed

Louisville, KY
 

Been to Proof on Main? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Proof on Main

Address: 702 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: 502-217-6360
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Proof on Main staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?