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2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
+1 502-894-8686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Great evening! Food was delicious, Josh, our waiter was terrific! Wonderful date night with my husband!

Thank HAMI0316
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed many dining experiences, but the taste of Porcini's chicken marcella was out of this world! The wine sauce that is prepared for this dish will blow your taste buds away. If you're on Frankford Avenue I highly recommend dining at Porcini's.

1  Thank Evan R
Reviewed September 28, 2016

You feel good from the moment you enter the restaurant, The ambiance is lovely. Our waiter was so friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. Everyone had something different and all thoroughly enjoyed their meal. Go!!!

1  Thank matmul45
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We went to Porcini's on a Fridat night. The serivce was relaxed and friendly but very attentive. I had the red snapper special, which was excellent. My wife had the veal chop that was tender and flavorful. We had a great goat cheese appetizer that...More

1  Thank JayManCard
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Tim and his staff go above and beyond to provide the best Italian food in Louisville. It's a must for special occasions or any occasion!

1  Thank lwtobe
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with delicious dishes. The server was efficient and attentive. We celebrated our anniversary here, this is a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

1  Thank Hilary L
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Porcini's is a mainstay in Louisville. I love Chef John Plymale and have taken multiple cooking classes that he has given. My husband had never eaten at Porcini's. We were seated in a quiet area of the restaurant. The server was having to hustle but...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed June 29, 2016

I will definitely say that this is a restaurant for special occasions. It is very romantic and atmospheric. The entrée you order can and will make the difference between a good evening and a great evening. I recommend ordering the risotto - it is rich,...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We went there the night after the KY Derby and the service was amazing. It was a perfect Italian dinner. The wine was very good and the food was even better. If you like traditional Italian cuisine this place is a must.

Thank tpk5576
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

A Lville landmark. Don't miss this in St Matthews area. Jimmy the manager is very accommodating and has an excellent wine selection. Nice bar. So good we ate here twice during Derby. I never do that when traveling. If you sit outside be aware there...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $75
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
5:30 am - 10:00 am
5:30 am - 10:00 am
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
  • Public Transportation: Public transit is directly across the street
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-8686
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Locally-owned and well-established Italian fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Crescent Hill neighborhood.
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