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Selena's at Willow Lake Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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10609 La Grange Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-2418
+1 502-245-9004
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10:00 - 22:30
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Rockford, Michigan
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264 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten dinner here 2 times with a group on business and both times were awesome. Great food each time and wonderful friendly and attentive service. I like the atmosphere, not to fancy but very nice. Look forward to my next trip to Louisville, I will return.

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Thank BigDaddy3859
Louisville, Kentucky
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Celebration dinner with 8 people. Everyone satisfied with great variety of choices - something for everyone. Prime rib, pasta, salads and delicious Cajun offerings. Definitely try the gumbo - best in Louisville. Calamari delicious, very fresh. Recommend reservations and be prepared for tight seating, tables really close together. Service was fantastic!

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Thank Mike N
Indianapolis, Indiana
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had a Groupon and didn't expect much - but were pleased to find we loved the atmosphere and the food was delicious. My only critique would be that our waitress should have told us the dinner specials; she didn't offer any and we later heard other wait staff doing a great job of it. We loved the chicken parm... More 

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Thank kkaymorgan
Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We love the atmosphere during the winter months inside with a fire and the summer months sitting outside. The food never disappoints and the servers have always been great. My husband had fried shrimp and I had the 1979 Salad with blackened chicken. Both were good. Robert was our server and he was excellent.

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Thank Lhinto3211
Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on a Saturday. I love the fact that Selena's is off the beaten path. Really attractive décor, brick walls and nicely appointed. I heard it was known for their Creole style food, weekend brunches and their bloody marys. From the look at their menu it could have come from a restaurant in the French quarter in... More 

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Thank MPM109
louisville, ky
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155 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I met a friend there for brunch on a Saturday. Selena's kind of looked like a little hole in the wall from the outside, but the inside was much better, kind of a rustic feel. There was a nice variety on the brunch menu and specials on Bloody Mary's, Mimosas, and Peach Bellini's. Everything was reasonably priced. We tried a... More 

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Thank leah w
Fort Myers, Florida
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Being a "Close, Personal Friend of Alan Salmon" will not hinder me in giving his restaurant a GREAT review. You walk into the bar which is very welcoming and rustic. The staff members are terrific. Most have been there since the place opened in the mid 2000's. The food is Phenomenal. The menu is fantastic. I had the best Jambalaya... More 

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Thank BW639
Louisville, Kentucky
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133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I eat here often, brunch is a personal favorite but I can say I have never had a bad meal anytime I've been here. If you're coming for brunch, I suggest making a reservation to avoid a long wait. The menu changes up from lunch to dinner with so many things to try. You'll just need to come back often.

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Thank tanyap924
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful! It's kinda off the beaten path and doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside is a different story. The inside is very nice and I love dining in warmer weather because they have outdoor seating then. Now, the food. There are so many choices and everything tastes very authentic and there's something for everyone.... More 

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Thank DavidinKy
Simpsonville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We love everything about this place!! Food is amazing and the decor is very rustic and inviting. Drinks are very tasty. Set in beautiful Anchorage, KY...it is a must visit.

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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
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10609 La Grange Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-245-9004

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