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Volare Italian Restaurant

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
+1 502-894-4446
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has it all: atmosphere, a very talented and creative chef and wonderful service. From the valet parking to a warm welcome and one of the best servers ever, we fully enjoyed everything. The bruschetta was outstanding. We shared a special bib lettuce salad...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food perfection! Best Italian diner I've been to. I highly recommend it to anyone. Excellent presentation as well.

Thank germaynesmith15
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of our sons took his mother and me to a wonderful Mother's Day Brunch. Every entre was delicious--so tasty and beautifully prepared. Then every dessert that I ate was equally delightful. The three of us could not have been more pleased with the atmosphere,...More

Thank RAC1241
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although very familiar with this restaurant and the Chef/Owner, we had never been to there previously. So based on word-of-mouth and TripAdvisor ranking, we decided to visit Volare on a week night. Needless to say, we were very pleased. Our party of four had the...More

Thank LAGNewOrleans_LA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superlative food and service! Generous portions. The veal and the duck were wonderful. This restaurant strives for excellence and it certainly succeeds!👍

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ravioli is the best I've ever had and I've been to Italy many times. Great choice of wines and beers.

Thank DJPresby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite meal of the weekend! Started with excellent cocktails at the bar. My filet was cooked to perfection and delicious. Very nice atmosphere and service was great. Highly recommend this place if you're looking for a great steak.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I actually visited several times in 2016 and initially had favorable impressions. However each visit seemed to bring inconsistencies, especially with service at the bar. Sometimes you get a good server, other times you get someone who won't even give you the time of day....More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worse visit ever!!!! I am so disappointed. I had a reservation for weeks in advance. When we arrived they seated several others in front of us. I spoke with with the manager and he actually looked away from me. We even spoke with the...More

2  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Louisville during Kentucky Derby Week, dinning-out reminds one of Valentines' Day, New Years' Eve & the like. Upscale restaurants like Volare are: festive, crowded, & (WARNING!) they serve a "special" Derby Week menu -- there were no menu "substitutions" to be had -- chicken...More

Thank byMT305
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What is the average entree price and are sides included?
19 April 2017|
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Response from mike n | Reviewed this property |
I think entrees run $20-$30 each. Some have sides like the duck which came with roasted potatoes but things like pasta don't. They have some very nice a la cartel salads but I recommend splitting one with your date because... More
Denisse M
is there a dress code?
12 October 2015|
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Response from hilltopKy | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much no jeans , tank tops, should be business casual
Do they have a children's menu?
17 March 2015|
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Response from cardscharlotte | Reviewed this property |
Don't know since I've never gone with children. Whenever I have gone it has been for dinner and I don't ever recall seeing children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail