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Bistro 301

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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STARTERS​
3.00
5.00
Tomato-Basil
14.00
Calamari, Preserved Lemon Aioli, Banana Pepper Garnish
price 8.00, 14.00
8.00
Hummus, Kalamata Olives, Feta Cheese, Pita Chips
10.00
Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi, Country Ham Crumbs  price 6.00, 10.00
6.00
10.00
Baked Crab & Artichoke Dip, Country Ham “Crumble”, Crostini
SALADS​
8.00
5.00
8.00
Logan 's  Salad
Romaine, tomato, bacon, buttermilk dressing
7.00
7.00
12.00
Baby  Arugula
Candied walnuts, cantaloupe, whipped goat cheese, citrus melon-poppy vinaigrette
10.00
Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, parmesan, bagna cauda breadcrumbs
12.00
Grilled Chicken, Melted Brie, Mixed Greens, Apples, Red Grapes, Candied Pecans, Port Wine Vinaigrette
8.00
Chicken or Tuna Salad: Your Choice Served on Bed of Mixed Greens
FAVORITES​
11.00
Hot Brown
A kentucky classic, house roasted turkey, mornay sauce, shredded cheese, tomato, bacon
13.00
The Diablo
Cheese tortellini, chicken, stonecross andouille sausage, mushrooms, sun dried tomato, spicy cream sauce
15.00
Shrimp & Grits
Onions,​ peppers, creole butter sauce, weisenberger cheese grits
11.00
Mussels & Frites
Blue cheese & bacon broth
10.00
Farmer's Curry
Local seasonal vegetables, basmati rice
14.00
Crab Cakes
Creamy caper slaw, remoulade
19.00
Grilled Hanger Steak
Housemade frites, henry bain’s sauce
6.00
10.00
Mac N Cheese
Cavatappi, boone creek cheese blend, country ham “crumble”
9.00
Grilled Cheese or Tuna Melt
Served with cup of tomato-basil or white chili
SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches served with your choice of chips, creamy caper slaw, asian slaw, dot’s potato salad, fresh fruit, fries, or tobacco onions
11.00
Steakburger, Housemade Beercheese, Caramelized Onion,
Klaus’ pretzel bun
10.00
Grilled Portabella, Local Goat Cheese, Red Pepper Aioli, Caramelized Onions, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Klaus’ Pretzel Bun
10.00
Turkey Burger, Red Pepper Aioli, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Boone Creek Colby, Klaus’ Pretzel Bun
11.00
Blackened Fish, Remoulade, Mixed Greens, Tomato, Dutch Crunch Roll
9.00
Black & Blue Wrap
Blackened chicken, lettuce, tomato, red onion, stonecross bacon, blue cheese aioli, honey wheat wrap
9.00
Kentucky Club
House​ roasted turkey, stonecross bacon, benedictine, mixed greens & tomato, klaus’ pretzel bun
9.00
Hot Country Ham, Housemade Beercheese, Klaus’ Pretzel Hoagie, Mixed Greens, Tomato
9.00
Cardinal Club
Chicken salad, lettuce, tomato, stonecross bacon, fried tobacco onions, dutch crunch roll
10.00
Smoked Salmon, Benedictine, Capers, Red Onion, Tomato, Klaus’ Pretzel Hoagie
About
Located on the corner of 3rd and Market in historic downtown Louisville. A few blocks from the scenic waterfront.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

We had reservations here for May 11 AND THEY WERE CLOSED AND DID NOT TELL US! No sign in the window, lights off, no answer on the phone

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank bentonsydney
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Place had a good central location so we figured it was worth a try. Entered the establishment through the bar and were promptly seated in the Bistro. Loud music blasting into the restaurant area gave us a bit of a concern. The waiter came and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Z7229JMmartins
Reviewed April 7, 2019

We were in town for the NCAA basketball tournament and went here for dinner before the game. It took a while for our waiter to get our order. The restaurant was busy, and 45 minutes after we ordered, we still did not have our food....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bamaguy17
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Loved the food, the waiter, and the drinks. If they're not open when you pass by, try the door, or try again later. It seems to look closed from the outside

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank cst97
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Downtown, urban feel place with surprisingly interesting and very well prepared items from the limited menu. We enjoyed the KY Bourbon Barrel Beer and the cod / shrimp entrees. Especially grateful for the reasonable tab at the end.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank James T
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This place used to be reliably good. Had lunch there today and the sandwiches were pretty good but the sides laughable. A "fruit cup" was a small bowl of canned pineapple rings plus three grapes. My "Asian slaw" was shredded cabbage drizzled with some kind...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CDCLouisville_Ky
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a recent business trip. Not very busy but after 30 minutes it filled up with several big tables of convention goers. Ordered the tortellini and also a side salad. Salad was great and the huge portion of tortellini was enough...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank siropderable
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Was in town for a conference at a nearby hotel and decided to try Bistro 301. Service was extremely fast an friendly. I had a caesar salad to start which was nicely prepared. I had the Nashville chicken. Nicely fried without being greasy. Loved the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LongIslandTraveler92
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Came here for a business lunch and nobody was very hungry so we ordered the Queso and chips and a wedge salad. The salad was nothing to write home about but the queso dip and chips was great. Service was OK. They do not look...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank rodjan5
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Stopped in for drinks and appetizers before the basketball game. Bartender was the greatest and people there were extremely friendly. Them stopped back after the game for drinks and food. The staff there is very friendly from the waiters, bartender and the owner himself. Their...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kathy C
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