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1147 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1301 (Patterson)
+1 502-451-0447
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

I had the opportunity to try the classic Lilly's last weekend and it didn't disappoint. Although this might be more appealing to the older crowd, don't be scared to be trilled with an amazing menu. The food was amazing and the summer old fashion was the bomb! The waiter was very nice and make sure our meal was completely GF... More 

Thank Howie11999
New Orleans
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81 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We love everything about Lilly's! It was quiet and relaxing. The staff was very friendly and efficient. We went there for dinner with another couple for our first visit. Every dish was delicious! We had the Kentucky Rose Salad, the Strawberry Bibb Salad, the Caesar Salad and Tomatillo Avocado Soup. Three of us ordered the Caramelized Jumbo Scallops with lemon... More 

1 Thank WitchyMiss
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I went to lunch with a group of 10 to Lilly's and experience restaurant nirvana! EVERYTHING was first rate, from the service, to the décor to the food. And oh, what wonderful food! The group devoured the pate' appetizer and the crab cake appetizers! Lunch entrees were exquisite yet reasonably priced-- fried oysters and grits; nicoise salad; lamb-burgers; hamburgers and... More 

Thank tompee60014
Edwardsville, Illinois
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Excellent food, great service. Impressive, well-priced wine list. Excellent cocktails. Try the Caesar salad with grit croutons. Warm, fresh bread served with good olive oil.

Thank breakfasttea
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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140 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We visited Lilly's on a Saturday night after watching American Pharoah win the Belmont Stakes and Triple Crown from a suite at Churchill Downs. Most highly rated restaurants in town were fully booked when we planned our weekend in Louisville, so we took a chance on this neighborhood spot in The Highlands. The women started with a salad, and both... More 

Thank TeresaB25
Lexington, Kentucky
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

First time eating at Lilly's back in May on a Saturday for a late lunch. The mago tea was SO good. I could have drank a gallon of it. I had the fried oysters and wisenburger grits. It was so good. I cleaned my plate and wasn't ashamed. My guest had the burger and he noted this was one of... More 

Thank Sunflower41774
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

An excellent meal that celebrates local ingredients. The fried oysters and the pork belly pastrami were outstanding. The mains we had were the centre cut ribeye and the veal and both were also very good.

1 Thank YOWCanada
Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I want to tell you.... no, I am compelled to tell you that we had a most exquisitely delightful meal at Lilly's last evening. First, I want to thank Brennon the bartender for his professional and friendly service. He clearly knows his craft and his selections. If you're visiting soon, ask for a Spring Old Fashioned. And if you're of... More 

Thank Randy B
Charlotte, NC
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here during a short trip to Louisville. We really enjoyed the appetizer sampler and burger, fried oysters and caramel cake were good not great. Very friendly and superb bourbon selection.

Thank craytonic
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

My X's family usually wasn't good at gifts. But we got a gift certificate here and we had a wonderful and totally awesome meal that just melted in my mouth, nose and stomach. It was a beautiful little restaurant, food, service and the mood were excellent and charming. We adored the whole experience and that's what it was, an EXPERIENCE!!


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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$20 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?