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Bistro 301

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Central Business District
French, American, Bar, Pub, Bistro, Wine Bar
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301 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2907
502-584-8337
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located on the corner of 3rd and Market in historic downtown Louisville. A...
Located on the corner of 3rd and Market in historic downtown Louisville. A few blocks from the scenic waterfront.
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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I had brunch here with a large group. The service was very good, considering we had a group of about 30 people. Most had the buffet, but the few of us who ordered food got it quickly. Our drinks were refilled frequently and the food was delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
travelbee27
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Wesley Chapel, FL
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I was passing though town with my family and stumbled upon this place. Great location near the Convention Center and just a block from the river and from Fourth Street. It had a neighborhood feel with a friendly staff. We had the Hot Brown-knew it was a local fave but not really knowing what it really was-It was really good!!... More 

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Wesley Chapel, FL
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I had brunch here with a large group. The service was very good, considering we had a group of about 30 people. Most had the buffet, but the few of us who ordered food got it quickly. Our drinks were refilled frequently and the food was delicious!

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San Jose, California, Usa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Had the lunch special today at this wonderful corner bistro! The food was fantastic! The "Chicken Cordon" was tender and very flavorful served on a delicious, fresh, pretzel bun! From the minute we walked in, the service was fantastic! Everyone was friendly, helpful, and attentive! The atmosphere was warm and inviting. And, the restaurant is conveniently located within walking distance... More 

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Amherst, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great food and nice downtown location. By myself on business. Nice little bar and friendly staff that recommended "The Diablo" tortellini. Very tasted. Will definitely stop again and sample more of the menu.

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Happened upon this place walking one evening downtown. Great atmosphere and great food - with a decent tap selection. Decided to sit at the bar and the bartender could not have been nicer. Didn't find it outrageously expensive as other reviewers noted. Glad I stopped in!

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Lexington, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This restaurant is within walking distance of many hotels and tourist attractions. It was recommended that we eat there after a business meeting. The food was good, but the menu is very limited, and the prices are high. The menu is most seafood, so if you are allergic to seafood, this is not the place for you.The atmosphere is nice... More 

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ansonia
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136 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

After walking a touring all morning we stopped at this place and we just hit it right. We had a wonderful lunch. You know the place is good when it is getting crowded with people. My husband always likes to try the local beer and the waitress suggest the Kentucky Bourbon Barrel. I do not like beer but I tried... More 

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Walland, Tennessee
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a great little place. I sat at the bar and got great service. The manager checked on me twice. The diner next to me had an issue with his entree and the owner apologized and replaced it quickly. The selection of bourbon is great and the prices are excellent. Check this place out if you get a chance.

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Oxford, Mississippi
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My friends and I were excited to eat at this restaurant as it was within walking distance of our hotel. That is where the excitement ended. They were able to seat us quickly and the table was in a good spot. The space is nice but there is something odd about the acoustics as it seemed very loud despite not... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We travelled from Pittsburgh to Louisville for the SkillsUSA convention, which took over the city. We wanted to avoid the heavy crowds and routine of 4th Street. We found the Bistro 301 just a short distance away. We were seated immediately and greeted by our wonderful server, "CoCo" Chanelle. Upon our inquiry, she recommended the Hot Brown. We also were... More 

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Additional Information about Bistro 301

Address: 301 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2907
Phone Number: 502-584-8337
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 28
Cuisine: French, American, Bar, Pub, Bistro, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 502-584-8337

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28
  • Cuisine: French, American, Bar, Pub, Bistro, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Located on the corner of 3rd and Market in historic downtown Louisville. A few blocks from the scenic waterfront.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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