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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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“berry pie” (38 reviews)
“mornay sauce” (13 reviews)
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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 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had my in-laws visiting this past Thanksgiving. They stayed at the Brown for the duration of the trip, 3 days. While we sampled all of the places to eat in the hotel over the course of their stay, I thought the bar wouldn't be...More

Thank ds9dragon
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had the Derby pie to go and took it to our room. It was fabulous. Perfectly portion for an after dinner sweet snack. Not too sweet, just right.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

I went to lunch with my realtor. The place was nice given the seating area, the interior or the hotel, the staff was very friendly and professional. The lunch buffet selection was on the small/light side but enough choices to make your lunch a good...More

Thank jdreynoldsjr
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
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8 November 2017|
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Response from Imi10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, denim would be ok. The Lobby is quite elegant so one might like to dress accordingly, Sport casual would be a better choice.
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
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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