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“Excellent service and inviting atmosphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Anselmo's Bistro & Bar

Anselmo's Bistro & Bar
Ranked #365 of 1,748 Restaurants in Louisville
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent service and inviting atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I loved the atmosphere and our waitress handled our large party with excellence. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. It came to me lukewarm and I've had better meatballs. The gravy was okay. It all needed salt. Others in our party did enjoy their entrees.

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  • English first
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English first
Walnut Creek, CA
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“An Intimate Retreat for the Senses and Palate...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2014

After a day immersed in Derby weekend elbow to elbow crowds at Churchill Downs our party of 6 was seeking a quiet, intimate retreat to rest, relax and marinate in gourmet splendor. Anselmo proved to be the best winner of the day as the friendly, attentive, staff immediately began to enhance our experience with their hospitality. Each course, from beginning to end was scrumptuous and soothing to the discriminating, hard to please palates of our group. The drink specials were amazing. The professional investment in the quality of the experience was punctuated by the owner's watchful, yet un intrusive eye and timely inquirys as to whether we needed anything or enjoyed what we had.

The setting was a blissful oasis, warm, intimate and condusive to conversation in normal voices.

Dining, when done right, is an escape of all senses...sights, sound, smell, comfort and, of course taste. Anselmo hits harmoniously on all points. Looking for a tasty, intimate, italian dining experience in Louisville? This is your place.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank unpre10ous
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Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Fabulous find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014

Lovely ambience and food served fastidiously. The food is truly wonderful and plentiful. The setting is intimate and one is able to carry on a conversation because there is no loud music!

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank 460Maggie49
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Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“wonderful Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

Ate at this great restaurant last Thursday and it was superb. Baked ravioli was excellent and could easily have been shared.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank abbygail83
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Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Amazing Italian Food - Best in Louisville”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just happened by this place last week and stopped in. Wow, all I can say is I am thrilled that we did. It feels like you are truly in an old Italian bistro. The service was great and the food is fantastic. I can tell you this for sure, if you love Italian food, you will love this place.

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank ScottnSummer
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