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J Grahams Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hartly, Delaware, United States
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139 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A few of my girlfriends flew into town to visit and this was the number one priority! If you visit Kentucky you have to get a Hot Brown from J Grahams!

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Thank AshleyMEvans
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear AshleyMEvans, Delighted to hear that a Hot Brown was your top priority! I never miss a week without one. Hope to have you back with us again on your next visit. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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132 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried J.Grahams Cafe for breakfast this morning. We tried the Hot Brown and also the Belgian Waffles. The food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding.

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Thank Brophman
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Brophman, Many thanks for the 5 stars. Great to see you starting your day with our famous Hot Brown. There is no better way to wake up in the morning! Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience. Very good food, especially their famous Hot Brown. There was a high energy, middle aged, silver haired fox running the dining room and checking on every table that you don't see these days. She was pretty amazing - never stopped moving. I would recommend this place to all.

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Thank ssmart232323
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear ssmart232323, Delighted to know that we met all your expectations and enjoyed our famous Hot Brown and Café Manager, who does indeed have great enthusiasm for all our guests. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Westerville, Ohio
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214 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just before noon and had no reservations. We were seated promptly by the wonderful hostess. We all ordered off the menu rather than having the lunch buffet. Our waiter was timely with service, drink refills etc. One in our group ordered the famous hot brown but learned you could order just the half size which he did and... More 

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Thank Cranbog
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Cranbog, Many thanks for the 5 stars and the nice thoughts on our “wonderful hostess.” Please let me know when you next visit and I will personally ensure you have the finest turkey club you have ever had. Hope to have you back with us soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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105 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate lunch at this restaurant with co-workers. We live in areas encompassing three states, and met in Louisville for a staff meeting/holiday luncheon. We were all dressed in business casual, or in jeans, boots, and sneakers, and there was no issue with our dress so I don't know what reviewers mean when they claim the staff gave them the... More 

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Thank romancewriter_tara
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear romancewriter_tara, Thrilled to read your notes. Thank you for all the great comments on our staff and food. Please let me know when your travels next bring you our way and I will reserve a nice table for you. Hope to have you back with us in the near future. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

The cost of dinner is somewhat pricey, but the food and staff were outstanding. The restaurant is quaint, quiet - a perfect place to have a romantic meal and carry on a conversation.

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Thank David H
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear David H, Delighted to hear that you enjoyed a romantic dinner with us in a “perfect” setting. Please let me know when your travels next bring you our way and I’ll make sure you have a great table once again. Hope to have you with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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165 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Went here for breakfast twice. Plenty of choices. Prices a bit high, but in line with expectations for a hotel of this caliber.

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Thank Dwayne G
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Dwayne G, Many thanks for the 5 stars! Hope to have you back with us on a future visit. Please let me know if ever I may be of assistance. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We had a wonderful family meal here to kickstart the Thanksgiving break. The buffet and the Hot Browns were fantastic. Our compliments to Nicolas and the cafe team.

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Thank VanW303
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear VanW303, Always great to read “fantastic” in our restaurant reviews. Pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit. Please contact me when your travels bring you back our way and I will reserve a nice table for you. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

My husband and I had spent the night at The Brown Hotel and part of the package I purchased included breakfast at J Grahams Cafe. The restaurant was lovely and overall the food was good but not great. Our service was a little slow. We had to ask for coffee and water refills. My husband had cheese grits which were... More 

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Thank Dawn C
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Dawn C, Thank you for your overall positive commentary. I also appreciate your constructive thoughts. Please let me know when your travels next bring you to Louisville and I will reserve a nice room for you, and personally see that our Café service, grits and potatoes are the finest you have ever had. Please allow us another opportunity soon.... More 

Gainesville, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

All meals were taken at the hotel in group settings. All meals were excellent. The Brown Sandwich was great.

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Thank Charles W
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Charles W, Many thanks for the 5 stars! Please let me know when your travels next bring you our way and I will reserve a great table for you and ensure we meet your expectations. Hope to hear from you in the near future. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234

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Franklin, Wisconsin

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?