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Volare Italian Restaurant

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2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410 (Jane Street)
+1 502-894-4446
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Roanoke, Virginia
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118 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How this can't be the best restaurant in Louisville, I have no idea. The food was spectacular. The bruschetta was one of the best things I have ever eaten. The calamari was outstanding as well with 3 different sauces. The lasagna was very good (8 out of 10). The portion size was excellent. The service was a 10 out of... More 

Thank Sweuva1
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Volare on a weekday evening for dinner. There was live music at a volume that was very nice. The atmosphere is relaxing. We started with the Bruschetta which was delicious. For Entrees I had the Pollo Limone and my husband had chicken Marsala. They were both very good. Our waitress Arron was a delight. She was there... More 

Thank Wendy B
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Volare has been a favorite of our family since it opened over a decade ago. We had not been for several months. They have stepped up their game. The food was terrific. Our starter ,rotollini di melanzane, was a great combo of eggplant, creamy cheese, a wonderful tomato sauce, served at a pleasing warm temperature. My roast duck with an... More 

Thank bill c
Louisville, Kentucky
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122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Ate there for the first time last night and was not disappointed. First, you must make a reservation or you risk not being seated. Second, this is not an inexpensive restaurant, just know that going in. I started out with the beet and goat cheese salad; all the pieces of the salad balanced each other perfectly. For the main I... More 

Thank tanyap924
United States
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212 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I will start by saying that I am a local and this has been one of my top three pick restaurants in Louisville, a competitive restaurant town, for over five years. Writing this review saddens me, but this restaurant has slipped. I do not know if the management has changed, the chef has changed or what the explanation but it... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Service and food are consistently above average. They frequently have live music and serve half-price wine in the bar 7 days a week.

Thank monicamonica2014
Louisville, Kentucky
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife is a vegetarian, so finding a place that we both like is often a challenge. Volare's did not disappoint. I had a wonderful lasagna with sausage, beef, and ricotta. Portions were huge and I took much of it home with me. They prepared a special veggie-pasta hybrid dish for my wife with a cream sauce that she loved.... More 

Thank Mark W
Louisville, Kentucky
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have visited Volare many times, but have never reviewed it. I felt it was selfish of me to keep this fabulous restaurant all to myself. The food is always delicious and on point. The plates are full and if you leave there hungry, it's your own fault. On a recent visit we ordered the muscles for an appetizer. One... More 

Thank Maria M
Louisville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Volare has an extensive selection of Italian wines. We came for a special occasion and found the service and round corner table most accommodating for a gathering. The bruschetta with truffle oil is outstanding, so be sure to include that in your appetizer selection. The menu offered much to choose from, and each of us was happy with our pasta... More 

Thank Nancy C
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23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a wonderful Italian restaurant that reminds me of the food we had while traveling in Italy. It was very beautifully served and tasted magnificent. They also have half price wine of one day, can't remember if it is Wednesday or Thursday. Also they had a singer in the bar that was very talented and made my anniversary even... More 

Thank Terry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
    (Jane Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-4446

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