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Rivue

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140 N. Fourth Ave., Louisville, KY 40202
502-589-5200
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: RIVUE, Louisville’s newest upscale restaurant and lounge, is unlike...
RIVUE, Louisville’s newest upscale restaurant and lounge, is unlike anything you’ve seen before. It features breathtaking panoramic views, sophisticated décor, and twin revolving floors that let you drink it all in. And the contemporary cuisine is just as amazing. RIVUE is more than a new restaurant, it’s dining at a whole new level.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Place

This was a wonderful place to eat while we were in town for March Madness. The steak was wondeful. Our service was fantastic. The complimentary desserts and candy bar put this stop over the top. Really expensive but definitely worth it. Make reservations so you can get a table that rotates. View of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was a wonderful place to eat while we were in town for March Madness. The steak was wondeful. Our service was fantastic. The complimentary desserts and candy bar put this stop over the top. Really expensive but definitely worth it. Make reservations so you can get a table that rotates. View of the river was grand. Highly recommend.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was in Louisville on business on my 2 year old's birthday, so we decided to head to the top floor of the hotel we were staying in to celebrate a little. I made reservations for 6:30 p.m. so we could watch the sunset from the beautiful vista the rotating tower provided. A word of caution, the view is what... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our experience at Rivue was wonderful. While making a reservation, we requested the revolving pod, which made the dining experience fun and entertaining. The service was exceptional. The staff was friendly, helpful, and attentive. I ordered the duck, which was delicious and cooked perfect. My husband ordered the Lamb Bolognese and said the lamb was delicious but the sauce was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a cocktail which came in a dirty spotted glass. My medium ribeye was over seared and the fat was crispy. My dates duck was undercooked. The server did not bother to ask if it was ok when she noticed she wasn't eating it and did not want to take it to go. It was a sad experience. I... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

25th floor overlooking the Ohio River! We were seated in the revolving area. Our party of six ordered excellent steaks and Salmon. We ended with desserts (yum) and French pressed coffee which included an assortment of condiments for the coffee. The presentation was priceless! I tried fresh Orange zest and chocolate in my coffee with a dab of whipped Creme!!... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate here December 29, 2014. Our reservation was at 7PM, so we were seated at the revolving restaurant. (There's a part of the restaurant that doesn't turn and most people who have no reservations were placed there, although they try to accommodate all requests to be seated at the revolving part.) Our waiter was Amir who provided us excellent... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Located on the 25 th floor of the fabulous Galt House Hotel....a legend in itself. Exceptional service, delicious food and a 360 degree view of beautiful Louisville and the Ohio River! All this at a reasonable cost. Be sure to visit at Christmas time.....exquisitely decorated.

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Dayton, OH
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Despite the tittle I did like this restaurant. My wife and I were in town to do the Urban Bourbon Trail for our anniversary and I wanted a special place for dinner. The restaurant has two rotating Pods with views of the river, on top of the Galt House Hotel. We were able to get a seat in one of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

this was our first trip to rivue, we went for sunday brunch after church. we had reservations and arrived a few minutes early and were seated immediately in the revolving portion of the restaurant with great views of the city and river. I'm not sure of the frequency of the revolution, I believe about 1 revolution every 1/2 hour, but... More 

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New Castle, Indiana
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34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I dined here while we stayed at the Galt House for her birthday weekend. I was surprised that it was not crowded on a Friday night especially as how booked the hotel was for Riverfest weekend. We dined in one of the rotating sections which allowed a lovely and ever changing view. The piano player was an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 N. Fourth Ave., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: 502-589-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

Description

RIVUE, Louisville’s newest upscale restaurant and lounge, is unlike anything you’ve seen before. It features breathtaking panoramic views, sophisticated décor, and twin revolving floors that let you drink it all in. And the contemporary cuisine is just as amazing. RIVUE is more than a new restaurant, it’s dining at a whole new level.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?