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2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
+1 502-894-8686
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“carbonara” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
“pollo al” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined in December so the restaurant was so warm and welcoming with subtle holiday decorations. We sat by the front window and watched the snow. The service was attentive and friendly. The calamari and pastas were delicious, as was our bottle of wine. We...More

Thank AnnualGetaway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with business friends (6) and first time here. Atmosphere is a cozy, locals hot spot vibe. Lively conversation without disturbing loudness. Service was excellent and Nick knows how to work the table! Steaks, pastas, fish specials and veal entree’s were are prepared and presented...More

Thank Hansboomer
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop when we are in Louisville. We were here last year so we had to come back this year. I had the beef filet and it was extremely tender and done to perfection. My husband had a chicken pasta fish that...More

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I dined at Porcini for dinner this past Friday. Our table was comfortable and service was very good. The best martini I have ever had, very strong and almost worth the $13 price. The food however was just so so at best. My spinach salad...More

1  Thank Nellynothappy
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Carbonara is excellent. Service is very good and has an extensive wine list. Many traditional Italian dishes. Outside seating as well an inside. Old world charm.

Thank jcmallard1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is my favorite place while visiting Louisville. The food and service are great at this restaurant. I always eat at the bar. I love the Penne Carbonara. The atmosphere is really nice. They have good televisions in the bar. The best in Louisville.

Thank HoustonCards
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, detail with owner greeting guests, FABULOUS FOOD!!! Best Brussels sprout salad ever! Everyone ordered something different and everyone had great entrees.

Thank 600Suzie18
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in what has to be described as eclectic store fronts of the past. To park down the street and walk to the restaurant is part of the charm. The vibe is fantastic. You can tell that people love working here and...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had been too long since I had been to Porcini and a double birthday celebration seemed the perfect occasion. Porcini did not disappoint, in fact the exceeded expectations. Sea scallop appetizer, ctab cake with gnocchi,Beet salad, squash ravioli with brown butter sauce was amazing! Veal...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The minute you walk in the door you are welcomed and become part of Porcini's! Terrific Ambience in Porcini's , everybody is friendly and your sure to run into someone you know! Make reservations, always packed! OUR ABSOLUTE FAVORITE!!!

Thank billmarshall60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
  • Public Transportation: Public transit is directly across the street
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-8686
Locally-owned and well-established Italian fine dining restaurant located in the heart of the Crescent Hill neighborhood.
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