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Uptown Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Highlands
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1624 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1210 (Duker Ave)
+1 502-458-4212
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my husband for dinner and we ordered chicken in red wine and steak. It took a while to get our food, but we were chill and enjoying our time together. His steak was fantastic. The chicken I ordered was so fatty I wouldn't even bite into it. I'm a cook and I don't understand how a piece of... More 

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Thank A_Happy_Gardner
Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The food was very good. Restaurant is very nice and servers were great. The parking can be an issue so come early to find a place to park.

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Thank Barry B
Louisville, Kentucky
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The soup of the day (Russian Borsht) and half bacon Benedictine sandwich was a tasty not too expensive or filling lunch. Service was great. It was not very crowded at noon. Parking is always a hassle, but street parking is available for a short walk.

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Thank Pam G
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Have not been to the Uptown in several years. We go out once a month and this month we chose the Bardstown Road establishment. There were 9 of us and we were given a great table. Had to wait at the hostess stand to be seated while the hostess finished texting on her phone. PS. Please put your phone away... More 

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Thank Karen F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Uptown Café is in the Bardstown Road corridor of great restaurants with a neighborhood vibe. You enter through a welcoming bar when even a single person feels comfortable. The owner, Kelly, and her staff are friendly and professional, not intruding upon conversations. We are big fans of the pasta dishes because you can order a half plate when you're not... More 

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Thank Beverly B
Louisville, Kentucky
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit! I ordered Fried green tomatoes & grilled chicken sandwich. Fried Green Tomatoes WEREN'T GREEN, they were SOGGY, then the Breading was SOGGY! It could have been fried 45 seconds longer at the least! My sandwich had the same SOGGY TOMATOES. Why sell a product that could be bad , that is visibly ready for the... More 

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Thank A D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and a surprisingly good atmosphere. It's one of those places that is always packed by the locals.

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Thank Travis W
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ordered a pasta dish and Jaegerschnitzel. Both had amazing flavor. Popular place. Loved the fin de siecle Vienna artwork.

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Thank Julie R
Louisville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Menu dining variety - very good. The food just seemed okay. It just wasn't as good as it was several years ago. I still liked the atmosphere, and it seemed a lot of older folks still appreciate a neighborhood night out here.

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Thank Janine818
Louisville, KY
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The Food, Service is consistently Outstanding! The Staff at Uptown have become like extended family during weekly visits for over two years. From Manager Kelly, Head Chef Matt, Bar Staff Tim, Christopher as well as friendly & accommodating Servers, this establishment is a don't miss for locals & out of town visitors. The small plates are excellent fresh starters. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1624 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1210
    (Duker Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-458-4212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?