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Volare Italian Restaurant

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
+1 502-894-4446
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually avoid Italian restaurants because I think that I can make pasta and sauces pretty well. But Volare takes all of that up several notches and the meats we had were cooked to perfection - perfectly seasoned and tender. I had the Salimbocca, and...More

Thank ruth w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has it all: atmosphere, a very talented and creative chef and wonderful service. From the valet parking to a warm welcome and one of the best servers ever, we fully enjoyed everything. The bruschetta was outstanding. We shared a special bib lettuce salad...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food perfection! Best Italian diner I've been to. I highly recommend it to anyone. Excellent presentation as well.

Thank germaynesmith15
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of our sons took his mother and me to a wonderful Mother's Day Brunch. Every entre was delicious--so tasty and beautifully prepared. Then every dessert that I ate was equally delightful. The three of us could not have been more pleased with the atmosphere,...More

Thank RAC1241
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although very familiar with this restaurant and the Chef/Owner, we had never been to there previously. So based on word-of-mouth and TripAdvisor ranking, we decided to visit Volare on a week night. Needless to say, we were very pleased. Our party of four had the...More

Thank LAGNewOrleans_LA
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Superlative food and service! Generous portions. The veal and the duck were wonderful. This restaurant strives for excellence and it certainly succeeds!👍

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The ravioli is the best I've ever had and I've been to Italy many times. Great choice of wines and beers.

Thank DJPresby
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My favorite meal of the weekend! Started with excellent cocktails at the bar. My filet was cooked to perfection and delicious. Very nice atmosphere and service was great. Highly recommend this place if you're looking for a great steak.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I actually visited several times in 2016 and initially had favorable impressions. However each visit seemed to bring inconsistencies, especially with service at the bar. Sometimes you get a good server, other times you get someone who won't even give you the time of day....More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The worse visit ever!!!! I am so disappointed. I had a reservation for weeks in advance. When we arrived they seated several others in front of us. I spoke with with the manager and he actually looked away from me. We even spoke with the...More

3  Thank Karen G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the average entree price and are sides included?
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
is there a dress code?
12 October 2015|
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Response from hilltopKy | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much no jeans , tank tops, should be business casual
Do they have a children's menu?
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, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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