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Volare Italian Restaurant

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
+1 502-894-4446
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The first visit I visit with my son his wife and my brother. This time with just my brother and myself. On Fridays, they have a different fish available. I tried the red snapper and it was excellent. It had grapes and tomatoes on the...More

Thank Marvin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Volare for several years but have had a break of about 8 months. So we went back hoping that the standards had been maintained through yet another change in servers and staff. The wine list remains superb and the Osso...More

Thank TomBardstownKentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for dinner this past Saturday. They sat us in the back room that really feels like a hotel dining room. I know they just renovated but it was not a good move to carpet the back room. It was way too stuffy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was torn between a couple of Italian restaurants. I am so glad I listened to other reviewers and chose Volare. It was exceptional. We started with baked clams and they were delicious. Pasta dishes for entrees, pappardelle boscaiola and gemelli bolognese equally wonderful. Good...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter is moving to this area and we love local restaurants. We went here and the food was out of this world!! Service was great and the wine list was quite extensive. If you are in Louisville don't waste your time looking for another...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a trip with our friends from Washington DC all the way too Louisville Kentucky. We went to see the Kentucky Race track after Justify won the triple crown. The next day we were getting ready to return to California. We had eaten at...More

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Great Italian food. Veal Parmesan prepared perfectly, largest piece of Veal I ever had covered the entire dish.

Thank bstumpo
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

So my husband and I love to come to Louisville for horse racing and the endless array of divine restaurants. We were not disappointed by Volare in any way. The service was amazing as we felt completely spoiled and taken care at our every whim....More

Thank sheri844
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great food nice presentation served hot (not easy) not a very large place, parking is scarce will be back

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I will have to say were probably were not in the best of moods when we visited Volare. The valet at our hotel--the Marriott-- lost our car! We were 45 minutes late. On a Saturday night the restaurant was crowded. Good crowded--with lovely jazz music...More

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Lisa C, Public Relations Manager at Volare Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share you experience on Trip Advisor and assist others with their dining choices in Louisville. We would like to share your review on our social media platforms. Obviously we will not...More

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19 April 2017|
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Response from tanyap924 | Reviewed this property |
obviously lunch is cheaper than dinner but figure about 20-30 per person which is average for independent downtown restaurants.
Denisse M
12 October 2015|
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Response from hilltopKy | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much no jeans , tank tops, should be business casual
17 March 2015|
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Response from cardscharlotte | Reviewed this property |
Don't know since I've never gone with children. Whenever I have gone it has been for dinner and I don't ever recall seeing children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
    (Jane Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-4446
  • E-mail
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