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North End Cafe

1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
+1 502-896-8770
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has consistently high ratings for a reason: it's very good. On the spur of the moment, a friend and I decided to grab brunch recently. After some quick deliberation, we settled on the North End Cafe. I had visited the location in the...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we are in Louisville visiting, we are often looking for vegan options. The North End Café certainly meets those expectations. They offer a wide range of vegan options, meeting those special desires. The food and service were outstanding. They only frustration we had was...More

Thank vince b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was shopping in the area and ask the clerk for a local recommendation for lunch. This place was recommended. Can honestly say, I was pleased. The place was very clean, staff was quick and efficient. Although I wanted to linger over my book and...More

Thank Tamaralgage1
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, we are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stop at. My kids had the breakfast taco and the vegan taco. Small so get two. I had the hearty breakfast doubled the fries and pancakes. Shared with the table, it was plenty. Food was good and staff was nice. I would...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were greeted warmly as we walked in, and the friendly service continued throughout the meal. All of us enjoyed our selections -- from the basic breakfast to the special chocolate mousse pancakes. Best were the huevos rancheros!

Thank acedaughter
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much! We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We go here every time we visit Louisville - It is our favorite breakfast place - and they have more - great for anytime of day and have a full bar !!! Always satisfied !!

Thank Greg H
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks so much! We really appreciate your business.

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This place used to be one of my favorite the quality and the service has just gone down sorry to say probably my last time

Thank .c C
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks for letting us know about your experience. Can you let us know what day and time you were there. We always try to do our best, but sometimes we fall short and would like to correct any problems.

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We loved the food and service at the North End Cafe on Frankfort! They offer a fantastic menu for children! Our grandchildren were so excited to have pancakes for dinner! It was a fun evening! I've always loved this restaurant for breakfast, but I will...More

Thank SusieG777
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thank you so much! We are so glad you choose to share your anniversary with us!

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Meet friends here on a Saturday for brunch. Loved the French Toast!! The other dishes looked great. Some of us ordered breakfast, others ordered lunch. We all enjoyed our meal. Service was good as well.

Thank loukymomof2
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks so much! We think our French Toast is outstanding as well.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

We received in the mail a coupon for 4 people @ $75 and decided to give it a try. Our two appetizers were hummus and chicken tostedos which were all yummy! Two of us had the 12 oz sirloin, and one person had the salmon,...More

Thank jadams5454
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks so much! We are glad you enjoyed it!

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Questions & Answers
18 April 2017|
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Response from SMWarner | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu
barbara n
26 March 2017|
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Response from SMWarner | Property representative |
Yes,open until 9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
    (Mellwood Avenue and William Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-896-8770
Located on Historic Frankfort Avenue since 2003, in two renovated shotgun style houses, the North End Café offers a unique setting for any occasion. Our décor blends historic architectural elements of the original design with modern accents. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, our entire, eclectic menu is available all day, including a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
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