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Proof on Main

Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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702 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202 (7th)
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They have excellent food. They also have a museum attached to the restaurant that has very good stuff and is free to the public. I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank cah8492
Moncton, Canada
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504 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our last supper during our long weekend in Louisville was at Proof on Main and it was a great way to end our time in this great city. Chandy was our server and she was supremely excellent! We shared the homemade blackberry pop tart (yes seriously it is awesome, try it!) and the English muffin with all sorts of tasty... More 

Thank JGDynamo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good vibe...interesting place...all very friendly...very good service and menu...food excellent ...........nice bar.....

Thank Ritchie M
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am giving this five stars strictly for the gallery! It was one of the coolest, abstract, interesting places I've ever been. Definitely worth stopping in to see. And they let you grab a drink at the bar and explore the gallery while you drink. Very cool. With that being said my three friends and I all got different drinks... More 

Thank allienkate
Dayton, Ohio
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Proof on Main was recommended to us by the desk clerk at our hotel. It is very open and airy, with a lot of very interesting art hanging on the walls. Melanie, the young lady who was our server was excellent and made some very good suggestions to us. I'm not a bourbon drinker, but hey, I was in Kentucky.... More 

Thank Tschutz01
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just grabbed a drink at the bar then went to walk around in the gallery. Such amazing exhibits! This spot was the highlight of our trip.

Thank Sarah T
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Found the restaurant on TripAdvisor so was looking forward to it and was not disappointed. The food was great - I had the Trout - and the atmosphere was cool.

Thank kemsmith
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went to the bar- the specialty cocktails were great! Try Carolina Rose- it's delicious. Be sure to check out the art installations.

Thank Idderbelle
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting décor and attentive service. The Hamachi crudo was served with samphire on a smear of black garlic with a gingery citrus dressing, this and the chicken roulade on a bed of wheatberries were delicious. An inventive menu using unusual ingredients. Great place for foodies!

Thank Joy_Bill_10
Cincinnati, Ohio
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish there is a rating for Good rather than very good coz it goes from average to very good (on Tripadvisor) which this restaurant is in between due to a few factors - with 8 entrees, we feel that salt and butter was a tat much on most of our dishes, it was good but we were ordering too... More 

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Amir K, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this review

Although we could have done some things better, I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your feedback and I hope you try us or another 21c location near you. Cincinnati has been there for a while but we did just open in Lexington. Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 502-217-6360

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