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Volare Italian Restaurant

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2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206 (Jane Street)
15028944446
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5:00 pm - 11:00 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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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely dinner at the bar recently. The musicians added such a nice touch to our evening. Our bartender (Nina) was fantastic - thank you for the recommendation on the wine! Try the Osso Buco and the caprese!

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Thank Lesley R
Agawam, Massachusetts
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396 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Volare Italian Ristorante was described on Trip Advisor as a "fine dining restaurant serving modern Italian cuisine with southern hospitality. “Volare,” “to fly” in Italian, is a fitting namesake for a dining experience that soars, ascending beyond the ordinary." It was touted as one of the best Italian Restaurants in Louisville, KY! We made reservations a long time before arriving... More 

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Thank Loves2Research
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is always amazing, we have been here many times and never had anything that was even just ok. Our gouup of four expanded to seven at the last minute and they were quickly accommodating and sat us in a back room, away from the main dining room. Our waiter took our drink orders, dropped them off and never... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I can't believe I have never been here. It is a bit intimidating on the outside, and, indeed, is white tablecloth inside. But prices are moderate and the menu is a little more modern than you might expect. Still, it looks old school, but that's fine. For what they do, it is great. Any of the Italian dishes would be... More 

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Muncie,IN.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We recently stayed at the Brown for my wife's birthday. We decided to dine at Volare, just based on our own research on T.A. It's a bit of a drive from the Brown - about $9 via Uber, but it's in a neat part of town on Frankfort Ave. Very nice atmosphere - live music, but not overbearing at all.... More 

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Thank Muncie_IN_JohnB
Louisville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We've gone to Volare for many family celebrations. There was a marked difference in service this time. The food here is great, but a series of mistakes led to a disappointing evening. The steak that was served to me was over cooked. Once sent back, it took so long to be returned to the table that we just had it... More 

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Greenbrier, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I just got back to my hotel and I couldn't wait to tell everyone about this fantastic place. Located in a quiet neighborhood restaurant area, you would never know that a treasure lies inside the doors. The valet parking is safe and very convenient. The hostesses were very professional and seated us immediately through the convenience of Open Table. Kate... More 

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Franklin Twp, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

White table clothes and Sinatra softly playing in the background, extensive wine list and a menu list that is well suited to cover any taste, Volare Restaurant is a must stop on my culinary tour when in Louisville. Catch the place on Wednesdays when the bottles of wine are 1/2 price and get the duck, which I did twice. Service... More 

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Red Lion,Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Extraordinary dinner--my wife started with the mussels which she said were the best she ever had. She followed up with the Veal Saltimbocca and I had the Filetto di Salmone. Both were perfectly presented and magnificent. The server was wonderful and most helpful. Our winnings were very well spent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My husband and I relish the muscles for an appitizer. They are absolutely wonderful when available. The veal parmesean is a generous portion of veal prepared succulently. The veal itself is better than mother prepared long ago. You will not find better in Louisville. When sea base is available, it is always primo. We have enjoyed dining here over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
    (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?