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Gary's on Spring

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$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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204 S. Spring St, Louisville, KY 40206 (Locust Street)
+1 502-584-5533
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy location to get to. There is additional parking in back besides the street. I like the atmosphere when you walk in & upstairs. Unfortunately we were seated upstairs next to a large party of people that were loud which I think we should've been seated on the first floor since the restaurant was not very full. Our food was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place itself is beautiful, and cozy. The upstairs bar and seating area would be wonderful to rent out for a small get together/party for about 20-30 people. Husband and I had the meatballs, salad, lobster bisque and the swordfish. I greatly enjoyed the bisque... nice and thick soul with scrumptious large pieces of lobster. I was full off of... More 

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Thank Kristen B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked online and saw that this restaurant had good reviews, a "hidden gem" in Louisville. To me, this place is tired, worn out, and not worth the trip or the price. Would take this off my Louisville dining list and would never return

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Thank Charles S
Louisville, KY
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never been disappointed at Gary's. Food is creative, but not weird like some of those Millennial hipster places (you can recognize it), and well crafted. Good wine list, with servers who know bout wine. Setting is upscale casual , and upstairs bar is casual with a nice bar menu. Good bartender too -- Best Old Fashioned I've ever had.... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were visiting Louisville Thanksgiving weekend and chose Gary's on Spring to meet them. They are local and had been wanting to try the restaurant. We were all blown away by the food and service. It is located in an old house. The bar is upstairs. We had the cheese platter and the mini hot browns for appetizers. Both were... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We visited Gary's for the first time last Friday night. The food was delicious and was beautiful on the plate. The atmosphere and the preparation of our table were both perfect. The service could not have been better. Don't miss this restaurant on your tour of Louisville's great food choices.

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Thank JBGKY
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and giving us a try! I'm happy to hear that your food was on point, and it's nice to know that our attention to detail is paying off for our guests. I really appreciate the enthusiastic recommendation, and I hope we'll see you again sometime soon! All the best, Greg F., General Manager More 

Shelbyville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I was looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate a retirement. After reading the reviews on Gary's, I decided to give it a try, and I am happy to say that I am glad I did. From the greeting at the door to the farewell at the end of our dinner, everything was perfect. We had the meatballs and lobster... More 

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Thank Stevecation
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks so much for celebrating such an incredible milestone with us, Steve. I can promise you that we understand that desire to lick the bowl after finishing the bisque, and we'd never judge! I'm thrilled to know that your filet hit the spot, and I'm glad our team treated you like family from the moment you walked through our doors.... More 

Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you are dining on the main floor, or in the upstairs bar, the menu is amazing, the staff are friendly and professional. Our food was prepared the way we each liked it. We always sample each others selection and have never disliked anything. We have been twice and will return.

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Thank Judy T
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

It's wonderful to know that everything you ordered was perfectly prepared, Judy, and thrilled to hear that we've never let you down! We're committed to serving unique and delicious dishes and making our guests feel like family, and it's good to know that's always been your experience. Thanks so much for the kind words, and we're looking forward to your... More 

Harrods Creek, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

First visit to this restaurant was for my birthday. My husband and I enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food. The food was really delicious. There is a good variety to choose from on the menu and the wine list. We will certainly return.

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Thank auntlee
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

Thanks so much for spending your birthday with us! It's wonderful to know that we did our part to help make it special, and I'm glad you found plenty of intriguing options on our food and wine menus. We're looking forward to having you in again soon! All the best, Greg F., General Manager More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I arrived at Gary's without a reservation. We were treated like royalty! There is such a welcoming feeling at Gary's. The food is very good but the staff are amazing. Joey was very attentive and presented the flaming bread pudding with bourbon creme sauce as a surprise for dessert. It was " the best"! The Dungeness crab... More 

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Thank SusieG777
Gary F, Owner at Gary's on Spring, responded to this review

It means a lot to know that you felt like royalty when you were here, Susie, and I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to Joey for you -- I know it'll make his day! Glad to hear that the crab cakes and bisque hit the spot, and I'm happy to know the bread pudding put the perfect bow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 S. Spring St, Louisville, KY 40206
    (Locust Street)
  • Public Transportation: Tarc Bus at the corner of Payne Street and Spring Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-584-5533
Description
Need an upscale atmosphere to bring a date on a night out? Seeking animated conversation over a wide selection of creative cocktails and wine? Gary's on Spring caters to all your needs and more, all under one roof!

With a prime location in Louisville, Kentucky, our extensive contemporary American menu includes shrimp and grits, grilled lamb chops, Bourbon Street scallops and potato encrusted grouper on top of a dijon chive cream sauce. Our baby hot brown appetizer is considered the best in town!

Needless to say, our bar is always stocked!

If you love creative, high quality food, an ambient environment and friendly service, come check out Gary's on Spring today. We look forward to seeing you!

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