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Ramsi's Cafe On the World

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1293 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1303
(502) 451-0700
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Exton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A short Uber ride from our B&B in Old Louisville, this restaurant was a hit. It had a wide variety of choices, including a large vegan menu, for dinner. The food was great, especially the Egyptian Kitchen .

Thank Matt H
Halberstadt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting concept, kinda quirky from the inside, something different, cozy. The food was good to very good (one part of the rib was really fall of the bone, the other end was bone dry; the tuna tartar had to much mustard sauce in it, killed the tuna taste; the dessert was very, very rich). vegan options! The waiters were... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wide variety, reasonably priced, attentive service. Good choice for Sunday brunch. Home made desserts too.

Thank LeprechaunBoise
Owensboro, Kentucky
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ramsi's Cafe On the World is located in the Louisville highlands on Bardstown road. This area is full of small shops, restaurants and bars, and it's cool to walk around so it kind of makes it a destination place to eat. We've been there 3 or four times when travelling through Louisville. The Good: there's a full menu of eclectic... More 

Thank Sean24seven
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty food, but would appreciate bigger variety, and "menu of the day". One doesn't get the impression the chef is interested in experimenting with different kinds of dishes.

Thank Cecilia L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the food. Huge portions - so plan to share. Great variety and all fresh ingredients. Definitely one of the best restaurants in the city. But, our server was young, inexperienced, messed up our order, didn't know the alcohol, and was extremely slow. Kept forgetting to come back.

Thank russelljill
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and loved it. Wonderful selection of ethnic food. Something on the menu for everyone. I had the fish tacos that were excellent. My friend tried the salmon which she said was wonderful. Such A nice part of Louisville. Nice outdoor patio nice breeze and great atmosphere. Nice for after work or late night dinner. Service was OK... More 

Thank Joan B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

While our food was perfectly acceptable, there are so many other places that are great. We started with a middle eastern appetizer plate to share which was simple and good. Tuna tar tar was lacking, tomatoes and mozzarella were fine. All of our entrees, Caribbean ribs, calamari and Indian Paella were all good, just not amazing. Nice servers and a... More 

Thank Danainfranklin
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We chose this place because we enjoy ethnic foods and Ramsi's did not disappoint. The menu has a little of everything, but leans more towards a Mediterranean trend. We had the hummus plate with warm pita, the Faithful Falafel, the Duck Mofongo, and some Bourbon from their impressively long list to chose from. Our son had the kid's mini Bison... More 

Thank Navilla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Love this area of Louisville. Stopped in on a late Sunday afternoon and had no wait. Menu is broad and seems very good. We sampled three dishes and would love to go back and try the Sunday buffet.

Thank redgeorgiadawg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Moroccan, International, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1293 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighborhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: (502) 451-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?