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RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge

140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
+1 502-568-4239
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (40 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a beautiful view from our table overlooking the Ohio river. The service was great and the food was fantastic. Large variety all were excellent.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us had dinner here for our friends' anniversary. I had the halibut, nice portion and very tasty wish there had been more onions as a side (just 2 pearl onions). Local green salad was good, but overpriced for what was served. Service...More

Thank April F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here for dinner after UofL graduation ceremony. It was close to their kitchen closing time, but the staff and kitchen did a wonderful job. The food was excellent. The staff, friendly and helpful. And the rotating dinning room gives many different views over...More

Thank Dr-Ing-Dchen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the fourth time since I moved to Kentucky 4 years ago, I have spent the night at the Galt House and had dinner at the Rivue restaurant. The rotating room has a marvelous atmosphere. My service has been impeccable each time, this time included....More

Thank Patty L G
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Very good menu to choose from and the food was delicious. Wait staff was attentive and nice. You can't beat the view.

Thank jcman92374
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Truly a remarkable place to eat. We had Thanksgiving dinner there. The revolving aspect was awesome. Your view was a slow panorama in 360.

Thank Marbob747
Nicholas S, General Manager at RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Thanks for the kind remarks. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Cheers, Nicholas Schneider RiVue General Manager

Reviewed November 20, 2017

My wife and I tend to visit this restaurant for special occasions - - her birthday, our anniversary, etc. but hadn't previously gone there for Sunday brunch. I'm not greatly attracted to the "brunch" concept, but my wife enjoys them, as do these two grandchildren...More

Thank David W
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Wow. What a disappointment this returned turned out to be. I had dined here previously in July 2017 and the returned in October 2017, only to discover the menu had completely changed. I had the grilled chicken, which tasted like a carpet of pine needles...More

Thank CJ5687
Nicholas S, General Manager at RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for your candid feedback. It is our goal at Rivue for every guest to leave after having a wonderful dining experience. It seems we have unfortunately missed our mark with your experience. Please contact me at nschneider@galthotel.com or 502-588-4054 if you would like...More

Reviewed November 4, 2017

SUNDAY BRUNCH!! Words cannot describe. The staff are awesome...ALL of them. This is a Sunday brunch worthy of the best of them. I had egg white omolet with shrimp mushrooms and spinach....the swordfish pasta....salmon roses etc etc etc etc you get the gist and all...More

Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

The view is great with large windows around the whole restaurant. There are two rotating sections of the restaurant that offer changing views. Personally I get motion sick and I immediately felt ill seeing everything in motion in the rotating seating, but the staff quickly...More

Thank hattey
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Cheryl E
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Thad M | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl! We could certainly accommodate! Please give us a call at 502-588-4054 to discuss options. We look forward to hearing from you!
Andy P
November 21, 2016|
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Response from JaniceG2 | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday their buffet does include children in it's layout. I am sure that any night their would be a child's menu on request. Depending on the time of day and the age of the child, it is my humble opinion this isn't a... More
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Bryant A | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for sure, but my guess would be that they can accomplish almost anything "special" you request. They seem like that sort of establishment that can make most anything happen.... Give them a call...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $60
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 N 4th St, 25th Floor, Atop the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202-2910
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-568-4239
  • E-mail
RIVUE Restaurant and Lounge is locally owned and offers a fresh perspective on upscale dining, from 25 stories above the city. Our restaurant is the only one in the world with twin revolving floors, offering guests 360 degree views of downtown and the Ohio River. However, it's our outstanding menu and fresh ingredients that have made RIVUE a standout among Louisville restaurants. From our freshly-squeezed juices and lettuce grown at an agronomic farm to sustainably-sourced seafood, every bite is bursting with flavor. So stop by for a spin and discover Louisville's most memorable dining experience! RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge opened in June of 2007, and brought a new sophistication to Louisville dining, and continues to lead the culinary scene in the Derby city. RIVUE was ranked among the Top 5 Revolving Restaurants in the U.S.
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