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Main Eatery

643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
+1 502-589-7200
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“soups” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The is in a manner of speaking a fast food restaurant in that many of the salads and certainly the soups are made in enough advance that our meals were virtually instantly available. Counter service, but very friendly and efficient. Our soups and salads were...More

Thank markmd
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great lunch place. Good food with blue plate (does anyone do this anymore?). Nice combination deals at decent prices. This place is spotless and the staff are friendly and fun. Don’t plan on in and out. This place is evidently a downtown...More

Thank studiompm
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We were on vacation. Stopped in to get lunch. It was about 2:30 and found that it closed at 3. The gentleman behind the counter (may have been the owner) told us we had plenty of time. We each got the soup and whole sandwich...More

Thank Lorraine N
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My wife and I took a day trip to Louisville to visit attractions downtown. The Main Eatery was recommended for lunch. The restaurant serves soups and sandwiches. I had the half roast beef sandwich and vegetable soup. Well seasoned. A must place to eat when...More

1  Thank Goukats1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My husband and I were in Louisville at the Slugger Museum, just down the road. We decided to stop in to the Main Eatery for lunch. It was prime time for lunch (we got there at 12:15) so there was a long line. The person...More

1  Thank JAK5878
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Our family was visiting the nearby Ali Center and looking for a quick bite to eat. This little cafe is right around the corner and quite a delight. We were greeted by a charismatic cashier who had a small conversation with each patron. The menu...More

Thank Samsmom1103
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The staff is very friendly and polite. The sandwich/soup/salad options are plentiful and a great value for a downtown lunch.

Thank estes k
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great soup and sandwich on a cold wendy day! Potato soup was very good and chicken salad sandwich went great with. Would definitely come back.

Thank Don K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I was staying at 21C Hotel and Museum, which is amazing as well, but I was looking for some thing for brunch/lunch after checkout and saw this place the day before and checked the review and so I went here. It's nice inside with simple...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We swung in five till close, on accident. The guy at the counter explained that they were closing, but in the spirit in the spirit of southern hospitality, wouldn't let us leave. We had a delicious and affordable lunch, we especially enjoyed the free cookie...More

Thank Benjamin R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-589-7200
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