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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
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good14%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (23 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a small business dinner. They staff was top notch-two people serving our group of 8. They were very responsive. The drinks were very good and the bourbon selection was top notch. The food was outstanding with both steaks and seafood being their...More

Thank Daryl M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in on a Tuesday. The reviews gave it $$$$$, so we knew it would be pricey, but expected great food. We were promptly seated, and several minutes later the apologetic hostess came back and said she would have someone bring us water and bread...More

Thank 1pickyone
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I ended up at Z’s Oyster Bar and Steakhouse. It was my 3rd visit as a result of enjoying it as much as I did the first 2 times. I tried a different appetizer with the calamari and Oyster Rockefeller. They were both very good....More

Thank Jim G
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing your experience at Z's. We are thrilled to hear you and your coworkers enjoyed your menu selections. We look forward to serving you again for your fourth visit.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I had a business lunch with an associate at Z's Oyster Bar and Steak House yesterday and was very impressed! First, the service from the time I walked in the door and our waitress was absolutely excellent. Second, the place was FIRST CLASS with white...More

Thank Broke-and-Hungry
ZsOysterbar, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Z's. We are pleased to hear your dining experience and service was excellent. We look forward to having you dine with us again in the near future.

Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had a V-day weekend dinner at this place and it was perfect....Food was amazing and staff was wonderful and very polite. Location of restaurant was just right. We had the Rockefeller and the aged Ribeye with a side of Augrantin Potatoes, must say everything...More

Thank loriestephens
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

We are delighted to hear your evening at Z's was perfect. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your Valentine's Day experience with others. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Went here after it being recommended by some friends. Nice place and I love the atmosphere. The food was good, some of the items very good. The steaks left a lot to be desired. very good pieces of meat with no flavor. If it wasn't...More

Thank Harley H
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience at Z's. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the ambiance. Our goal is to make every guest feel welcomed and appreciated. Z's strives to offer only the highest quality steak and seafood. Our motto is, "Simply prepared, elegantly...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

My husband and I went for a date night and we were surprised by the dated atmosphere and high price of the food. Mind you, we don't mind paying for quality food; however, the oysters were "meh". The waiter was knowledgeable about the types of...More

Thank sadamsslp
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. It is through valued feedback like yours that we continue to improve. We are disappointed to hear your meal at Z's did not reflect the high standard of cuisine and service we strive to offer....More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was very happy with my meal. The service was second to none and made sure you were as happy as you could be. I had the fish that they had that day and was blown away with it. We ordered several sides to split...More

Thank clay s
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

We pride ourselves on serving only the best and most fresh seafood in town - we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything! Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share your experience at Z's.

Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place would be great for a diet. You would go broke trying to buy enough food to eat. I got $34 piece of fish that was an inch wide and 4 inches long, they should invest in smaller plates to make the food look...More

Thank Rhohma1
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

We appreciate you dining at Z's and take our customer feedback to heart. We apologize that your meal did not exceed the high expectations you have for us. Our aim is to have the freshest seafood in Louisville and we appreciate you noticing our success...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Hands down best oysters I've had in a very long time. These folks are meticulous with their oyster serving! So good we ordered another dozen to share. No grit...perfectly cleaned and chilled! Thank you!!!!

Thank keleddy
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

We pride ourselves on serving only the best oysters. Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share your experience at Z's. Please dine with us again soon and enjoy another dozen.

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Karen K
What are your prices?
15 March 2017|
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Response from samQ1169ZS |
You can view our prices on our web site Click download this menu once you are on the menu portion of the site. Seafood prices are on the daily specials menu. We hope you find this helpful.
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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