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Gary's on Spring

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204 S. Spring St, Louisville, KY 40206 (Locust Street)
+1 502-584-5533
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Gary's for the first time last Friday night. The food was delicious and was beautiful on the plate. The atmosphere and the preparation of our table were both perfect. The service could not have been better. Don't miss this restaurant on your tour of Louisville's great food choices.

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Thank JBGKY
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and giving us a try! I'm happy to hear that your food was on point, and it's nice to know that our attention to detail is paying off for our guests. I really appreciate the enthusiastic recommendation, and I hope we'll see you again sometime soon! All the best, Greg F., General Manager More 

Shelbyville, Tennessee
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate a retirement. After reading the reviews on Gary's, I decided to give it a try, and I am happy to say that I am glad I did. From the greeting at the door to the farewell at the end of our dinner, everything was perfect. We had the meatballs and lobster... More 

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Thank Stevecation
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks so much for celebrating such an incredible milestone with us, Steve. I can promise you that we understand that desire to lick the bowl after finishing the bisque, and we'd never judge! I'm thrilled to know that your filet hit the spot, and I'm glad our team treated you like family from the moment you walked through our doors.... More 

Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you are dining on the main floor, or in the upstairs bar, the menu is amazing, the staff are friendly and professional. Our food was prepared the way we each liked it. We always sample each others selection and have never disliked anything. We have been twice and will return.

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Thank Judy T
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

It's wonderful to know that everything you ordered was perfectly prepared, Judy, and thrilled to hear that we've never let you down! We're committed to serving unique and delicious dishes and making our guests feel like family, and it's good to know that's always been your experience. Thanks so much for the kind words, and we're looking forward to your... More 

Harrods Creek, Kentucky, United States
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

First visit to this restaurant was for my birthday. My husband and I enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food. The food was really delicious. There is a good variety to choose from on the menu and the wine list. We will certainly return.

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Thank auntlee
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks so much for spending your birthday with us! It's wonderful to know that we did our part to help make it special, and I'm glad you found plenty of intriguing options on our food and wine menus. We're looking forward to having you in again soon! All the best, Greg F., General Manager More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My husband and I arrived at Gary's without a reservation. We were treated like royalty! There is such a welcoming feeling at Gary's. The food is very good but the staff are amazing. Joey was very attentive and presented the flaming bread pudding with bourbon creme sauce as a surprise for dessert. It was " the best"! The Dungeness crab... More 

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Thank SusieG777
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

It means a lot to know that you felt like royalty when you were here, Susie, and I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Joey for you -- I know it'll make his day! Glad to hear that the crab cakes and bisque hit the spot, and I'm happy to know the bread pudding put the perfect bow... More 

New York City, New York
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

OK, my wife suggested this place. It's a little out of the way and I'm always a bit skeptical of trying a new place, especially in this price range. I'm not that picky, but as the price goes up, I do expect more in the way of service, atmosphere and (especially) food. I have to admit that I was not... More 

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Thank Robert F
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

As I mentioned on Yelp, Robert, I'm thrilled to know that our hot brown and bread pudding delivered, and I really appreciate your wonderful review of our restaurant! We're looking forward to having you back the next time you're in Louisville. All the best, Greg F., General Manager More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

After hearing several people tell me that we need to check out Gary's on Spring, my wife and I finally booked a date night here on a Friday night. I should have trusted my friends' advice sooner. This place definitely deserves the kudos it has received and more people need to know about it. The food menu is about what... More 

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Thank CecilGreen
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

I'm glad you decided to join us for your date night, Cecil, and it's wonderful to hear that we didn't disappoint! The lobster bisque is a personal favorite of mine, and I'm thrilled to know that your burger was everything you were hoping for and more. I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to both Titus and Susan, and... More 

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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Had the lobster bisque and the sallop. Both were delicious. Bisque was a bit salty but very tasty. Scallop was cooked to perfecrion.

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Thank Yaser A
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

It means the world to me that you loved the lobster bisque and scallop as much as you did, Yaser! We're committed to serving fresh, unique seafood dishes made in-house, and I'm thrilled to know it shines through to our guests. Thanks for letting me know how much you enjoyed everything, and I hope we'll see you back for a... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

First time and hopefully we'll be back. We stopped for dinner during our sons week long competition at Skills USA nationals. Since last year at same competition I have been craving to try a " hot brown ". After researching for 2 hours we decided on Garys on spring,and we're not disappointed. Service was excellent,waiter was friendly,patient and very helpful... More 

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Thank loriereichert
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

I'm so glad to know that we didn't disappoint, Lorie! We take the hot brown pretty seriously around here, and we're honored to have been your introduction to it. It's wonderful to hear that your server was able to point you in the right direction on both the shrimp and grits and the perfect wine to pair it with, and... More 

Dallas, Texas
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Looking for a nice restaurant on Yelp after the derby and found Garys. Turns out Gary is a brother of Dean Fearing, the famous chef in Dallas. Good restaurants run in the family! Everything we had was good. The scallops were exceptional. Other positives were the Grouper (we were mixed as one thought amazing and I thought too much breading)... More 

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Thank John J
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

I appreciate you stopping in after the Derby, John, and I'm so glad you enjoyed the scallops and the shrimp and grits! Thanks so much for letting us know how we did, and I hope we'll see you again if you're in the area. -Greg F., General Manager 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
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 S. Spring St, Louisville, KY 40206
    (Locust Street)
  • Public Transportation: Tarc Bus at the corner of Payne Street and Spring Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-584-5533
Description
Need an upscale atmosphere to bring a date on a night out? Seeking animated conversation over a wide selection of creative cocktails and wine? Gary's on Spring caters to all your needs and more, all under one roof!

With a prime location in Louisville, Kentucky, our extensive contemporary American menu includes shrimp and grits, grilled lamb chops, Bourbon Street scallops and potato encrusted grouper on top of a dijon chive cream sauce. Our baby hot brown appetizer is considered the best in town!

Needless to say, our bar is always stocked!

If you love creative, high quality food, an ambient environment and friendly service, come check out Gary's on Spring today. We look forward to seeing you!

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