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1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301 (Patterson)
+1 502-451-0447
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The ambiance was great. The service was fantastic. The food was yummy. My favorite part was the drink "Lilly".

Thank cindylubin
San Diego
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194 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this is more of a locals place than one for tourists. The owners seem like nice people and hosts, but they for sure cater to the locals. As visitors, both passed by our table several times didn't look at us ask how things were. Since they were out and about they could have asked how were things. A... More 

Thank MauiMKO
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here for lunch and I ordered a course menu. An appetizer was a fresh salad and sweet dressing. Main dish was a bbq source sandwich and french fries. Dessert was a lemon souffle. Every dish are tasty good also service was best.

Thank Kyoung-june Y
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I hadn't been to Lilly's for a while and it was delightful to return to a place where I have had such wonderful food. I had the Cesaer salad and the impressive presentation was just a hint of the wonderful flavor to come. The steamed mussels had one of the best sauces for mussels I've eaten. It was a brown... More 

Thank kaye896
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

As a resident of Louisville-I'm constantly on the lookout for new dining opportunities-and Lily's was a fantastic discovery. The 1920s golden-era Parisian ambiance, on top of a fantastically curated menu, provided for a wonderful first date experience. I will be returning-for sure.

Thank Andrew W
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I get to Lilly's once a year on my annual trip to the Mid American Trucking Show. Like always I was not disappointed. The food the service and the atmosphere is great. The shrimp was a great choice very flavorful and perfectly done. Hats off to the staff they really make you feel welcome and are eager to help. I... More 

Thank Jason K
Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Kathy Cary is a wonderful chef and has been bringing amazing cuisine to the Louisville community for years. Nothing but the finest ingredients and a wonderful display with every plating, no one will leave hungry or disappointed. American cuisine with a French twist is what the menu usually displays. From seafood to local fresh meats, everything is served fresh and... More 

Thank leslieerwin06
Louisville, Kentucky
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

On Wednesdays Lilly's offers a small plate menu and half price wine from an excellent wine selection. The portion size of the small plate was perfect for us. The cornmeal fried oysters was a big hit with both of us and especially one person who is gluten free. The clams and shepherd's pie were both well prepared and delicious. The... More 

Thank capskins
Santa Clarita, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I had black truffle gnocchi and my husband had veal - both were amazing! Server Jeff was great - he accommodated my substitutions with pleasure. Classy and great service. Bartender Hannah is the best! She really shook the martinis and all drink selections were top notch. For desert I had I had a Dulce de leche Rolade and OMG best... More 

Thank Debra M
Louisville, Kentucky
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145 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Went to Lilly's for dinner with family. We've heard many good compliments and read great reviews so expectations were high. Service met expectations and then some. Our waiter was spot on, very attentive and just a nice fellow; unpretentious and friendly. Some of the food was quite good, like the Truffle Gnocchi appetizer, and all of the desserts were very... More 

Thank Jerry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-0447

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?