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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday brunch

I loved the presentation of choices and the viniagrette dressing as a salad choice. The roundabout of the restaurant is rather overblown in that almost half of the trip is building. The rest of the view is river with bridges and Indiana. The service staff is exceptionally good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Kay D
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Fair Oaks, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
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Fair Oaks, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I loved the presentation of choices and the viniagrette dressing as a salad choice. The roundabout of the restaurant is rather overblown in that almost half of the trip is building. The rest of the view is river with bridges and Indiana. The service staff is exceptionally good.

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Indiana, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great view of the city, good food, did take quite a while to get our food, but the bread and specialty butters were very tasty!

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Louisville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The views of the Ohio River and (parts of) the Louisville skyline make this place unique. The food and service was a disappointment. The food, itself, was pretty ordinary considering the prices. Each member of our party ordered a steak. One was severely over-cooked. It took twenty minutes or longer to get it replaced. By that point the other 3... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We ate here for my husband's birthday, and it was deliscious! I was really disappointed, because when I made reservations, I asked for a seat by the window, but we were sat in the middle of the room, despite there being a couple two seater tables, right next to the window. However, the food was amazing, and the service was... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Sadly we did not get seated in either of the rotating rooms despite requesting it and seeing several empty tables that remained empty the whole night. We loved the view, but couldn't believe how forceful and how cold the air was that blew on us all night. Even with winter coat and scarf re-configured, it was CHILLY! My food was... More 

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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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?