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Volare Italian Restaurant

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2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410 (Jane Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything about the experience of this place is top notch. The decor and ambiance is upscale but still casual. The food is unbelievably delicious. The chef seasonally pulls produce from his own farm, the fish is flown in almost daily, the angus beef is melt in your mouth and everything on the menu seems to be prepared with a care... More 

Thank mike n
Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here with my husband. We have been to numerous places here in town, trying to find "our place". Good service is starting to become a thing of the past, or so it seems. We came here, looking for a place for us to enjoy for several years to come. The service was great and we talked to the manager... More 

Thank Jeré O
Louisville, Kentucky
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is the star here: traditional pasta, veal scallopini, fresh fish - but the comfortable yet up-scale ambiance and excellent service will make you want to return as well. My only complaint would be not having fresh cannoli (their cannoli is clearly pre-made elsewhere, and you miss the crisp shell and light cool marscapone filling).

Thank 219MaryG219
Franklin, Tennessee
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We are visiting and was lucky to find Volare for dinner. Highly recommend. Fresh everything out of the Chef's garden. Joshua Moore the Executive Chef visited our table and made us so welcome.

Thank RonP51
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We visited Volare earlier this week - there were 8 in our party. To a person, everyone loved their meal. I had the filet and it was amazing. Josh Moore is an extremely talented chef!!! We will visit there again - very, very soon.

Thank ericaleewill
Louisville, Kentucky
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This was our first visit to Volare. We met two other couples for dinner and enjoyed an adult night out. We were placed in the back dining room and it appeared to be more quiet and subdued than the front dining room. It was decorated very nice. This doesn't appear to be a family restaurant and I wouldn't consider taking... More 

Thank ricopolatzo
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

I can't believe I didn't know about this restaurant. I've lived here for 25 years and this is our first visit. As a disclaimer I'm from NY and have been cooking and eating Italian food all my life. And hands down this is the best Italian restaurant in this city. Better than Vincenzo's by far. Excllent and attentive service. Amazing,... More 

Thank ChristineA
Columbia, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

My boyfriend and I celebrated our one year anniversary at Volare. The food was exceptional and the service was fine dining all the way! The chef/owner came out personally to congratulate us and make sure we were enjoying everything. He is an awesome chef and overall friendly and personable guy! The fully stocked bar has all top quality liquor and... More 

Thank sdclark39lk22
Indianapolis, Indiana
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208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Unlike another reviewer, I was not impressed with the music. This is too small of a venue for music that loud. Restaurants should facilitate conversation. We had a hard time due to the music. Our table was not ready at the time of our reservation, The hostess apologized. The chef gave us free appetizers, The calamari is as good as... More 

Thank homeless-dancer
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our absolute favorite place in town. We've been many times and every meal has always been amazing. Food, presentation, wine, service - all are top notch. On our most recent visit, we all four tried one of the summer menu items and couldn't decide whose dish was the best. All were incredible. Just make sure you save room for dessert.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
    (Jane Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: 15028944446

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