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Anselmo's Bistro & Bar

1511 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1109
+1 502-749-0444
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatballs” (8 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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1511 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1109
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I went to Anselmo's Bistro and Bar last Sunday 15 October for a dinner meeting. The place is small and cozy. I was at dinner with approximately 10 people. I had bruschetta, a small dinner Caesar salad, and cheese ravioli with tomato sauce. Most of...More

Thank Michele F
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the KY State Fair and were not disappointed. We always try to find a small local restaurant to dine in when visiting other cities. We ordered baked spaghetti and lasagna and it was delicious. The service was great, we were...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We visited this restaurant on Saturday, July 8th, and ordered off of the menu. We waited for 35 minutes after our salads and were never served. We asked out waiter what the problem was and he said "she" would talk with us. We waited another...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We keep going back to Anslemo's as it is a nice good quality family Italian restaurant that provides continually good food every time we have been. The meatballs are a specialty from the owner's grandmother's recipes. His grandmother is displayed in an enlarged family photo...More

Thank Andrew215
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We went there mid evening on Saturday night. Felt rushed by our server ( although they were not busy) Young girl tried very hard but not knowledgeable about the menu. Menu seemed limited to what we saw on line. The soup was very, very good...More

Thank Beaton62
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

While shopping on Bardstown, we asked where we could find some good Italian food besides the many pizza shops that we had seen. Someone suggested Anselmo's, and we were very pleased with their recommendation! It's a cute, local place that services dishes straight from Grandma's...More

Thank awherry8
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Came upon this place by accident, but it was a delicious surprise! The bruschetta was delicious, as was the Ceasar Salad and Lasagna. The salad was not drenched in dressing, which made it light and refreshing. It took a while for our food to come...More

1  Thank Bella713
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Tim gave us great service. We started w/ 1 of the 49 bourbons & a specialty martini. Both of us choose caesar salads w/ anchovies, of course. As for dinner, we had a Grandma's Meatsballs & mine was the spicy Rattlesnake pasta. Both were as...More

Thank New240059
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Best meal we had spending a whole week in Kentucky. Angela is a fabulous bartender. Of the 10s of restaurants in Highlander, this is the one.

Thank Eric W
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The food was good and the service very attentive. My husband loved the meatballs. The pasta primavera was okay but not great. The atmosphere is lovely and it is open on Sunday evening which is a plus. It was also half price bottle of wine...More

Thank Pam G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-1109
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-749-0444
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