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Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

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355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
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New York City, New York
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The lobby and the bar made my stay. I only found this as I was staying here but I would go out of my way to have a cocktail here even if you are staying somewhere else.

Thank Flyway2much
Pulaski, TN
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Ask for Alex, she is knowledgeable about the local area and can get you started on the Urban Bourbon Trail. Great Old Fashioned and wonderful atmosphere and the piano is a great addition. Enjoy

Thank bikerwest
Hillsboro, United States
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We had cocktails every evening in the Lobby Bar and what a joy it was. Be certain to try the Ali's Smash.

Thank Shannon M
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Drinks and service was great. Second to none. We had drinks before we ate. Piano player was great. It was a nice environment for any type of evening

Thank energyky
LaGrange, Georgia
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179 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

So let's just say it, its the history and ambiance that makes having cocktails here above average. Our waitress was pleasant and professional, attentive and prompt. The food, and of course I had the HOT BROWN, was good, not great, not the WOW I was expecting. Certainly did not live up to the hype. But the turkey was tender, and... More 

Thank Katherine D
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I had the pleasure of living here and as well as traveling in and I'd recommend the Brown Lobby bar for both. It's retained all of its historical feel, with the exception of the TV over the bar, which is rumored to have caused Mr. Brown to haunt the place in displeasure, but you can watch a game if you... More 

Thank Gina1117
Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Elegant experience that takes you bake to the golden era with more bourbons than I could count! Staff treats you like royalty

Thank shiestand
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

The Brown Hotel lobby is a great place for cocktails and appetizers. The full meals are great, too, but I would choose the hotel's full restaurant for full meals instead, just because the lobby bar can get crowded and noisy. A wonderful experience for drinks!

Thank Ann H
Louisville, Kentucky
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124 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A friend & I went for dinner prior to a show at the Brown Theatre next door. We were at the farthest end of the area (a LONG mezzanine), but staff kept checking on us & were very attentive to make sure we were out in time for the show. Food was delicious! I'll sure look forward to returning. I... More 

Thank jlouisville
Goldsboro, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 11, 2017

A very comfortable and convenient place to meet friends and spend some quality time in a relaxed setting.

Thank George S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234

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