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2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
+1 502-894-8686
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal chop” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere was awesome, service knowledgable and engaging without hovering, food was flavorful and portions were generous . The tortellini with tomato cream sauce is addicting. We went on the recommendation of local residents and were delighted. Very happy and I will return.

Thank Chicagomarketer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went on the busiest weekend of the year -- derby weekend -- no surprisingly, the restaurant was very crowded and we had to wait a while (maybe 45 minutes beyond our reservation) despite that, the meal was very good . I had the veal...More

Thank Bawgreen
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It's been a few years since I visited Porcini's but I was happy the quality and service remained high. Good menu selections and friendly service. Our meal was wonderful. I applaud Porcini for maintaining this high quality for the many years they have been in...More

Thank daslky
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I liked the atmosphere of the space. The menu choices were great. The portion sizes were large which would make some people happy. But the service was very uneven. The food was was just okay - not particularly flavorful, and some of the hot dishes...More

Thank SEFD
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Weather you want to just go somewhere nice for drinks or dinner it’s a great atmosphere. Came here on a Friday night with three friends to celebrate a birthday. We made reservations for 7:30. We were seated right away & our waiter...More

Thank Liltrave
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We dined in December so the restaurant was so warm and welcoming with subtle holiday decorations. We sat by the front window and watched the snow. The service was attentive and friendly. The calamari and pastas were delicious, as was our bottle of wine. We...More

Thank AnnualGetaway
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Dinner with business friends (6) and first time here. Atmosphere is a cozy, locals hot spot vibe. Lively conversation without disturbing loudness. Service was excellent and Nick knows how to work the table! Steaks, pastas, fish specials and veal entree’s were are prepared and presented...More

Thank Hansboomer
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop when we are in Louisville. We were here last year so we had to come back this year. I had the beef filet and it was extremely tender and done to perfection. My husband had a chicken pasta fish that...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I dined at Porcini for dinner this past Friday. Our table was comfortable and service was very good. The best martini I have ever had, very strong and almost worth the $13 price. The food however was just so so at best. My spinach salad...More

1  Thank Nellynothappy
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Carbonara is excellent. Service is very good and has an extensive wine list. Many traditional Italian dishes. Outside seating as well an inside. Old world charm.

Thank jcmallard1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
  • Public Transportation: Public transit is directly across the street
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-8686
Locally-owned and well-established Italian fine dining restaurant located in the heart of the Crescent Hill neighborhood.
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