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Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I love this place, either you are with friends or even by yourself the staff is friendly and the food is great . Drinks consistent and prices fair. Love the fact that they increased the number of bourbons 105. Augustine the mgr is a great...More

Thank RJS2375
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Louisville to stay at The Brown & eat a Hot Brown. We were so disappointed because their main restaurant was closed due to it being Labor Day but the Lobby Bar was open, thank goodness. The Lobby Bar is a very nice...More

Thank DanMarCo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the only place in town to have a Hot Brown. You know how you can have tiramisu in fourteen different places and only one of them is halfway decent and authentic? Yeah, that the Hot Brown at the Brown. It was invented here,...More

Thank intrepidtraveler44
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I had heard about these sandwiches on many food sites so I put it on my bucket list. The cafe was closed so I ate in the lobby bar which was on the second floor. Beautifully appointed with live piano music, I thoroughly enjoyed my...More

Thank virginia g
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Up on the second floor, beyond the gargoyles and antique hutches, surrounded by carved and painted walls and lush draperies that reach up a couple of tall stories, lies this gem of a restaurant. The fact that Mr. Brown (who built the hotel) was such...More

Thank words2music
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was very kind and a good conversationalist. The hot brown and cocktails were both excellent! My wife and I come here just because we love the setting. If you have never been then go just to eat in this beautiful building. The food...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Although the main courses were pricey, the service and the food were very good. The beef bourginon was tasty and succulent and my wife loved it. I had The Hot Brown which is there own signature dish. It looks like a breakfast dish and mostly...More

Thank gwitt33
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had cocktails and dinner in the lobby bar. Great cocktails and food with piano music. Nice, good service too. Beautiful old building.

Thank Marlnc
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I will never tire of the beautiful piano music playing at the Brown Hotel Lobby Bar. It creates the perfect ambiance while enjoying a delicious bourbon!

Thank lpieper232
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had the burger and was very satisfied. Food came quickly and service was excellent. Great Historic Hotel.

Thank Bruno R
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8 March 2017|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Good morning: Thank you for your interest in visiting us at the Brown! You are correct, we do not take reservations at the Brown Lobby Bar; it is walk-in seating. Our English Grill does take reservations, but Derby evening... More
Peggy H
9 September 2016|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Hello Peggy H., Thank you for contacting The Brown Hotel on Trip Advisor! We have a parking garage that is attached to the hotel with a pedway. Self-parking is $20 (plus tax) per night and valet parking is $24 (plus tax... More
26 January 2016|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
The Lobby Bar is open to anyone, just like any restaurant. The legal drinking age in Kentucky is 21.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
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