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Funmi's Cafe

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1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
+1 502-454-5009
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“goat stew” (4 reviews)
“jollof rice” (2 reviews)
“plantains” (5 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

If you have a very narrow palate then you might want to choose another restaurant. But if you are open to new flavors, textures and combinations then this is the place. Delicious. Friendly service. But be warned - service is slow. I think it is...More

Thank HappyRealist
Reviewed August 20, 2017

My husband and I were looking for a place to have dinner while charging our car at the Tesla supercharger. Everything on the menu looked good -- since we are vegetarians, we ordered the house vegan stew and Ms. Catherine's favorite, also a vegan dish....More

Thank 20Carolyn10
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

I went with a party of six and we loved it. The food was excellent and the owners are really nice. There were also plenty of vegetarian options. We are from Cleveland, Ohio, but my brother-in-law recently moved to Louisville and we know we will...More

Thank mel78c
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Funmi's Cafe is hidden in the middle of the shopping center, have to look for it. A small place, basic tables and chairs and at first glance looks a bit seedy - a perfect set up for the outstanding meal we were to receive. I...More

Thank wagnekk
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Food not really very good. A disappointment. Portions small. Not a good value. Service is very friendly. Have not returned and probably will not.

Thank louisvillesteve
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband, son and I visited Funmi's on a trip to Louisville. My husband grew up in Nigeria and he loved eating the authentic Nigerian food! My son loved his red stew and rice, I had peanut stew with fufu and my husband had goat...More

Thank Meghann H
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We have enjoyed this restaurant many times. Since it is not on our usual path, we often forget it is there. We were reminded this time because we had a Groupon. My husband had the Tanzanian stew and I had the Veggie goat stew. Both...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Tried Funmi's place for the first time because they had a groupon deal, then kept coming back. The food is incredible (the peri peri sauce is to die for), and the service is great too. The decor is a little too cafeteria-style for my taste,...More

Thank MKST2010
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

We like to try new and different foods and found Funmi's cafe on Tripadvisor. We really enjoyed all. everyitem we ordered

Thank Steve67670003
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We stopped by after going to the State Fair and didn't know what to expect. This is a small storefront restaurant with table service. Each of our party ordered something different, and we were all pleased with each dish. The food was outstanding and the...More

Thank LexKymom50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Bardstown Rd, Frnt, Louisville, KY 40204-3300
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-454-5009
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