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Bistro 1860

1765 Mellwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-1769
+1 502-618-1745
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (10 reviews)
“escargot” (7 reviews)
“duck” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1765 Mellwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-1769
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had not been there in a bit thought it would be nice to return. We made a reservation on Open table. When we arrived there was no one at the hostess station, When the bartender finished making drinks he came and...More

Thank Beardiver
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Took customers here....while Im a meat and potatoes guy I found the menu not to my liking due to duck, confie:), etc...however the apps were great...mussels were huge and white sauce was awesome....I did a 4 oz filet mignon and the sauce was out of...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

My husband and I finally decided to try Bistro 1860 after living here about 1 year. I wanted to love this place, but we came away not impressed. We only ordered 3 dishes, so I have a small sense of doubt that perhaps we did...More

Thank lisaphil2015
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have dined at Bistro 1860 several times. The wait staff is extremely good and friendly. Very attentive. Outside Garden area in warmer weather is wonderful. Food is always good, and some weekend nights live entertainment plays outside. I highly recommend this dining experience.

Thank Victoriastravels56
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We LOVED our drinks and food! We own a local bed and breakfast and know the importance of careful, thoughtful preparation. We had the lobster fritters, the pork belly taco, the salmon, and the beef short rib. Each dish was beautifully presented and the flavors...More

Thank RWCP
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

For a night out, Bistro 1860 hit all of the right notes for me. Beautiful ambiance, exceptional service, delicious food, all in a unique venue. I visited recently with friends for a birthday celebration. We were immediately greeted by Erica, who was also our server...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Every trip in we've really enjoyed it. The cocktails, service and food are top notch. Great items to share and a unique, inspired menu. Can't wait for the next trip in.

Thank swoony11
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Went here for dinner after a day on the bourbon trail. Service was great and welcoming. Everything we had was delicious, and I can't say that very often. We started with fresh local heirloom tomatoes which were great. The real standout for me were the...More

Thank loumsrea
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went for drinks and appetizers and did not disappoint. Older house converted to a restaurant with a great patio. Mellwood Avenue has become a trendy location with prices to match

Thank vangel048
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We haven't been here for a while, so this was a nice opportunity to visit again and catch up on the restaurant. Lobster HP are a must - crisp and light, with amazing sauce and the OMG candied jalapenos. I went for the fish special,...More

Thank cindy_weinmann
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Doug R
23 June 2017|
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Response from cindy_weinmann | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much anything. We don't see people in t-shirts and shorts, so dressy casual is fine - no jackets or ties needed. It has a very nice ambiance, so you'd feel comfortable being a little dressed up. Some people do get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1765 Mellwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-1769
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-618-1745
  • E-mail
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