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Coals Artisan Pizza

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$$ - $$$
East Louisville
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3730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-2582
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This place is hidden in a small shopping area. The atmosphere is elegant but not overwhelming. The Caesar Salad was good. Nice touch to have the tempura anchovi topping it. The pizza is big enough for two to share

Thank WolfganginTN
Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

This is a very warm and inviting little restaurant with one of the best pizzas that I have ever tasted. I have tried a lot of pizzas and this one definitely ranks top on my list of favorite pizza places. It is a Neapolitan style pizza. The crust is so perfectly thin, crispy and fluffy. The sauce, cheese, and toppings... More 

Thank travellingguy84
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We go to the 11615 Shelbyville Rd #106, Middletown, KY 40243 location. Service, beverages, salads, pizzas, desserts - all excellent.

Thank moviegourmet
Louisville KY
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

What a nice surprise. The pizza is on a thin type crust with great crunchy.flavor but not tough. Tons of great toppings in addition to great looking salads and sandwiches. The build your own pizza can easily be shared. Enjoy!

Thank karenfran
Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We were there on Sunday and took out of town guests. Had the "Old Louisville" and it was outstanding. Hungry now just thinking about it. Only wish it was a larger place. It's our favorite pizza in Louisville.

Thank mary r
Carrollton, Georgia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

I attended a business meeting at Coals and the food plus the service were amazing. They many different pizza's plus their wings and meatballs were perfect.

Thank Larry J
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place while in town for business. It was so good, we went back in the same week. Wish I lived close enough to drive to it all the time. Usually don't eat pizza crust but it was so good, I ended up eating it there. So delicious!

Thank indy2015cc
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The staff was nice and dressed for success. They were quick with refills and the pizza was delicious. My wife and I had the Butchertown pizza and it was great. Highly recommended.

Thank Creston M
Louisville, Kentucky
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We have been searching for good pizza on Louisville and this is my favorite so far! My husband and I decided to split a medium cheese pizza and it was great! I love the crust. It's not too thick and was just crispy enough. The staff was friendly and the other food I saw people getting looked great! The only... More 

Thank Carolyn R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Arrived with a party of four. We were seated almost as an afterthought. Waitress was snarky to say the least. Seemed like the wait staff was unmotivated and unsupervised. Not at all what I would call a memorable dining experience.

Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40207-2582
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighborhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: 15027428200
Established in April 2011Coals Artisan Pizza is located in the promenade of the historic Vogue Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. This is the first coal-fire pizza in the state of Kentucky. Special attention is paid to the dough which is hand kneaded and refrigerated for 3 days allowing for maximum flavor development in the crust. Whenever possible Ingredients are sourced locally. The pizzas can be described as American Neapolitan. Thin crust with a puffy cornicione using American ingredients.

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