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1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301
+1 502-451-0447
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came for a friend's birthday and spent 4 hours here by the end of the night. The food was wonderful from start to finish, but it's the warm welcome and friendly service that really sets it apart. Highly recommend!

Thank travelinghammitt
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We enjoyed our servers wonderful sense of humor with the members of our large dinner party. Excellent wine with good food. Veal was a bit tough but the pasta was perfect!

Thank rdgraham
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I went to Lilly's for the first time. We had the Pimento Cheese Wontons Appetizer. They were excellent. The cheese was spicy; a real treat. I ordered the Pork Carnitas. The salsa was very tasty. The pork had a great flavor, but...More

Thank kyred100
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

John, the bartender made me a fabulous peach old-fashioned, and a blackberry one for my husband. He did a very nice job with drinks but the star of the show was the caramel cake. It was a perfect southern rendition with house made vanilla ice...More

Thank FortWayneJoanie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lilly's has been the place to get a solid meal for years. Everything's fantastic. Everything. Great for lunch and dinner.

Thank Bradn25
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On our Bourbon Trail trip to Louisville, we had a couple of nights to try local restaurants. First night we went old school at the English Grill in the Brown Hotel, food was good, expensive and the atmosphere a little stuffy. Then we found Lilly's...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Located on Bardstown road where many of the "hip" restaurants are located, the curb appeal is not much, but once inside, you find yourself in a warm and inviting place to dine. The service is very good and while the menu is limited, my wife...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Overall, a nice restaurant with good atmosphere. Service was excellent. The food was well presented but both of our meals were bland. My coconut shrimp was chewy and bland, barely a hint of coconut. My wifes "Red Snapper" was a big piece of white fish...More

Thank thekubiaks
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My friend and I had some difficulty deciding what to order from the lunch menu, but we were both very pleased with our selections: the gourmet grilled cheese and the salmon.

Thank psb618
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Lilly's and at adjoining LaPeche many times. On Saturday I had dinner there with 3 friends. I'm not vegan and didn't intend to order the new/changed up Farmer's Platter (or plate or something similarly named). Then one of their excellent servers showed...More

Thank Lindsay W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-0447
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