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Palermo Viejo - CLOSED

1359 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1353
+1 502-456-6461
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Jun 15, 2015
“To Bad the Best Argentian Restaurant in the Midwest has Closed”
Feb 14, 2015
“If you haven't eaten at Palermo Viejo it's probably too late”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Argentinean, Italian, American, International, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1359 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1353
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Reviewed June 15, 2015

It was by far the best Argentina Restaurant in the Midwest, bar none, I should know as I have eaten at most of the so-called Argentina restaurants in North America over the years, but eating in Argentina as well

Thank Rob B
Reviewed February 14, 2015

One of best restaurants in Louisville. If you like Argentinian cooking Palermo Viejo is what you're looking for. Excellent steaks. Unfortunately, Chef Fransisco is closing Palermo Viejo 2/21/15 to spend more time with his family. So if you don't already have reservations, you will miss...More

Thank John V
Reviewed January 28, 2015

From the moment I walked in the door, it was a great time. Everyone greeted me as I walked in and I was told I could sit where I wanted. It was a cold evening so I chose a table further in near the kitchen....More

Thank cmrmusic
Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

The experience for me started with the call to ask for directions. Wonderful and friendly person on the other end. Parking is easy with options in the back Loved the open grill area where you can see the chef. The guys in the kitchen friendly...More

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Calamare are wonderful and make a great appetizer for two. The wine menu lists some of Argentine Malbecs that are wonderful--such as the Colome. The steaks are wonderfully prepared and cooked precisely as asked by Frank, the owner and grillmaster. The Papas Provencial are...More

Thank Tobacalero
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited with my wife on a Saturday night during Bardstown's Christmas Glow celebration. The restaurant was not too busy, our reservations were fro 6pm... Tip: If it's cold, don't let them seat you near the door, the constant opening/closing got a little chilly...or maybe sit...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had dinner and drinks here on the Friday after Thanksgiving. We had a carafe of red wine Sangria that was fantastic. They mix it fresh to order and much to my pleasant surprise, it had a kick. I had a vegetarian pasta dish with...More

Thank browngirl45
Reviewed August 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I went to Palermo tonight. Not only was the food over cooked and bland, the server was blanantly rude. When she asked "how was the food", I replied it was "ok" in a very non-offensive way (I could have told her truth...a...More

Thank Nimptime
Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Got the recommendation from our ziplining tour guides! The best advice and steak ever! Gotta try the entree with the sample of grilled meats! Delicious! Loved it!!!

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed May 22, 2014

The meat is excellent but the surprise is the large number of vegetarian dishes. We took friends and the wife was a vegetarian. She thought it had great choices for her. Us meatatarians love the place.

Thank KyRoamer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1359 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1353
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighborhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-456-6461
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