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Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House

101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
+1 502-429-8000
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (27 reviews)
“souffle” (7 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent, atmosphere nice, food fine. They claim to have the "best filet mignon in town" but we beg to defer. At these prices the steak, sides, fish, and salads should have been spectacular. A bowl of clam chowder was not very good at...More

Thank Sarah G
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share and review your experience at Z's. We are pleased to hear your service was excellent. We value your feedback regarding the filet mignon and clam chowder and thank you for sharing. For future visits, please share any...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my new favorite seafood restaurant. My boyfriend and I dined here after a trip to the zoo this summer. It was our first visit, and spur of the moment. Even though we were underdressed, and a little self conscious about it, our server...More

Thank LaVista H
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Z's. We are delighted you had such a phenomenal experience. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had a conference in the back room and the service was great! I had the house hamburger and it had great flavor.

Thank bamagirl8820152017
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Z's. We are thrilled to hear the food and service were great. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

If it hadn't been for a LOUD table of six that thought they were in a bar, this would have been a perfect evening. After I spoke with the manager, he ask them to please tune it down. But by then we were at the...More

Thank annarc6
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Happy Birthday! We are delighted that you chose Z's to celebrate your special occasion. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

There are many good things about this restaurant (atmosphere, some of the food, strong drinks and great service) And some things that are not as impressive (some of the food, the prices, everything ala carte) We really only get here about once every five years...More

Thank mmmagique
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for dining at Z's and sharing your experience. We are thrilled to hear your service was great and overall you enjoyed your dining experience. We value your feedback and thank you for sharing. In the future, please share any dissatisfaction you experience with...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

This was our 5th time coming to Z's during a 2x/yearly stay in the Louisville area. We were looking especially for the Walu escalar/Hawaiian Butter Fish entree that we had the 1st visit and called ahead the Thursday before to see if it would be...More

Thank Kari S
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We are so glad you make a point to visit Z's during your trips to Louisville! Thank you for sharing your dining experience. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the walu. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went with some friends for an early dinner, one of only three tables occupied at that time so it was disappointing that service was slow. While the server was polite, she wasn't particularly friendly or helpful with information about the menu. Our drinks were fine....More

Thank 19er
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Z's. Our number one priority is to meet the expectations of our valued guests. Your comments indicate there were many elements of your dinner you enjoyed. We sincerely apologize your service was slow. Please...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate here on our way to Midway, Ky. It has an old time restaurant feel, dark, tablecloths and nicely dressed waiters. We ordered an oyster appetizer which was wonderful. I had scallops and my husband had sea bass that was flown in fresh that...More

Thank cowkie1952
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Z's. We appreciate your kind comments complementing the ambiance of our restaurant. At Z's we offer only the highest quality steak and seafood. Thank you for commenting on the excellent quality of our seafood. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were craving an oyster dinner so we decided to go here for dinner. We were disappointed that there were not more oyster entrees on the menu. We settled for a salad for each of us, the Caesar salad was very good and prepared at...More

Thank Howard H
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Z's. Our number one priority is to meet the expectations of our valued guests. While there were many elements of the evening that you did enjoy, we apologize that there were not as many oyster entrees as you...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at Z's Oyster and Steak Bar and had a great time. My entire meal was wonderful. I recommend the filet as it was perfectly cooked and full of flavor. The creme brûlée was the perfect end to the meal. The restaurant is...More

Thank Lrs2000
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for dining at Z's. We are delighted to hear you had a wonderful time. We appreciate you taking the time to review your experience and look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

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Jason L
23 July 2017|
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Response from ZsOysterbar | Property representative |
Recommended attire is business casual. We invite you to dress to your occasion. We hope to see you soon!
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Jason L
23 July 2017|
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Response from sadamsslp | Reviewed this property |
Nothing fancy.... we wore jeans and a nice shirt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Hurstbourne
  • Neighbourhood: Hurstbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 502-429-8000
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