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$13 - $35
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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews rice balls baked ziti italian cream cake bread calamari fettuccine antipasti great meal service was excellent were seated promptly small place wine list fun atmosphere entrees consistency crunchy homemade
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Reviewed April 11, 2021

Disappointed from last visit 2 years ago. Overcooked sausage, rock hard meatballs, dry Italian cream cake and minimally seasoned chicken Alfredo. Average service.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed January 30, 2021 via mobile

Wonderful staff so very nice and very welcoming even with kids The calamari was good plenty for the price, fettuccine was good what you would expect, meatballs I didn’t care for but that was just my preference, the salmon with risotto was delicious. Overall a...nice place and local business worth giving a chance.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 1, 2021

It's been a while since we have had dinner at Silvio's, so we met some family there for dinner. As in the past, it was FANTASTIC! The atmosphere, friendliness, and the food could not have been better. Our server, Christin, did an excellent job taking...care of us and as they say, "A good dinner starts off with great service", we got it. We started off with the appetizers, Rice Ball and Calamari, followed by the Grilled Romaine Salad, of which we split, then my wife had the Seabass and I had the Isle of Skye Salmon. All were cooked to perfection. For desert we shared Italian Cream Cake. Our drinks consisted of two rounds of Mitcher's Bourbon and two rounds of Glass Gran Passione. Our total bill before tip was $156.88. Was it worth it, Absolutely! Will definitely be returning real soon. Make sure you make a reservation well in advance.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

It was a Monday night so it wasn’t a problem making a reservation. There were four of us and we ordered their Antipasto and Rice ball appetizers . The appetizers were excellent. For the main entree we ordered their Veal Parmigiano and their Chicken Parmigiano....Disappointed that their menu was limited and didn’t include many traditional Italian plates such as Veal Piccata, Veal Scaloppine and others. The main entrees were good and were enjoyed by all. The service was excellent and the wine selection was very good. If you enjoy good Italian food at reasonable prices, with a good ambience, excellent service I recommend Silvio’s for a pleasant evening.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Been to Silvio's on many occasions and love the consistancy every visit. The staff has been there for quite some time [ always a great sign! ], the room is not all that large , but really cozy with a friendly vibe. The Owner/ main...chef is a treat ALWAYS coming out to greet his guests with friendly banter discussing ingredients, how a dish is made, and will discuss any subject. This is not a fine dining restaurant, but an absolute fine comfortable dining experience. You can tell Sivio's has lots of regulars and many locals who enjoy a good meal at a fair price in a relxed, fun atmosphereMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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williammQ1762RY, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

Thank you for the nice compliments. Glad you all enjoy the food and time with us..

Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Delicious dinner for family of four. We all tried something different, including chicken Parmesan, lasagna, shrimp polenta and baked ziti. Everyone’s was delicious, cooked well with right amount of spices. Bruschetta appetizer was also superb. Service was outstanding with added bonus of Silvio stopping by...the table. Make reservations in advance, it’s a small place with a huge following. Definitely stop in and enjoy!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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williammQ1762RY, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

Mike, thank you for the nice compliments. We look forward to seeing you soon..

Reviewed February 26, 2020

Traveling here for work and decided to go to Silvio's based on TA reviews. Beautifully decorated, white table cloth, yet very relaxing, fun and you feel like family type of atmosphere. Reservations are recommended, but we didn't know and was seated immediately on a Tuesday...evening. Silvio himself, the owner/head chef, came out to talk with us and many of the customers and spent time getting to know us and expressing sincere appreciation for coming here. Great guy and felt like known each other for years. His daughter was our server and was equally as inviting and friendly and attentive to our table. The food was freshly made from scratch and delicious. I had the meatball lasagna and co-worker had the chicken parmesan...both meals absolutely delicious. The cheesecake desserts were excellent. Really, really enjoyed coming here and look forward to returning on my next trip to Louisville area. Best dining experience I have ever had...ever! Amazing!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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williammQ1762RY, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2020

WOW, thanks so much. Glad you all enjoyed. See you soon.....

Reviewed January 20, 2020

To think we almost missed the experience... A generous coworker had given us a gift certificate for Silvio's several years ago and we lost it. It was several months past due but the owner said they would honor it. We are very happy we made...the trip. Although the place was packed, and the owners & staff seemed to know most everyone, we were seated promptly and actually told "we are happy to see you" Very nice! Things got started slowly, but it is a great place to mingle and people watch. The rice ball was excellent, though filling. Marinara tasted freshly made. The grilled romaine salad was a fantastic and unusual mix of cool, creamy, crunchy and smoke. My wife's beet salad was good, but could have used more beets. Dinners were uniformly very good. The salmon and eggplant were well prepared and seasoned. Greens were excellent and pasta near-perfectly cooked. Wine list had good value and the Lemon-cello cake was addictive. As mentioned before, the owner visited most all tables to visit old friends and make new ones. We enjoyed a great meal and experience. The service was excellent, though very crowded. Check for two was $20-60 less than several upscale restaurants in the city, but the food and hospitality surpassed most all of them. Thanks for a great meal. We will be back with friends.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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williammQ1762RY, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

James, thanks for the nice compliments. Glad you two enjoyed and we look forward to seeing you again soon..

Reviewed December 29, 2019

Met some friends here for a pre-Christmas dinner, and I have to say I don’t understand what all the hoopla is about. I had the ravioli which tasted store-bought rather than housemade. The dish was served with a very substantial meatball, which oddly had very...little taste to it. No hint of fennel, and seemed to lack either veal or pork. Just a bland beef taste. The owner does make a point of visiting every table, telling one and all that both the bread and sausage come from New Jersey. Not sure how that relates to the quality of food as there are several fine bakeries in Louisville who provide breads to the better restaurants. Not worth the price when there are better Italian restaurants in the city.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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williammQ1762RY, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2020

Katherine, sorry you didn't enjoy your time here. Correct NO fennel in meatballs, just veal, beef and pork.

Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

Me and my fiancé went here for the first time the other night and let me tell you it was amazing. We started off with the rice balls and they were amazing! The marinara is so fresh and flavorful! We both ordered the baked ziti...with Italian sausage.. I can’t confirm this but I’m pretty sure angels bring the food down from heaven. Perfect flavor came out piping hot. The chef comes out and speaks with the tables and makes sure everyone if happy which is really neat! Anyway don’t miss out on this gem!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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william m, Owner at SIlvio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2019

Glad you all enjoyed. Thanks for the nice compliments..

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SIlvio's Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5