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2730 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2669
+1 502-894-8686
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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158 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ambiance. Tables crowded. Calamari chewey. Could have used 10x the mushrooms on the chic masalaa. Veal osabuco . Was good lamb as well higher end dinner. Other places to try first

Thank TMC159
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great evening! Food was delicious, Josh, our waiter was terrific! Wonderful date night with my husband!

Thank HAMI0316
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed many dining experiences, but the taste of Porcini's chicken marcella was out of this world! The wine sauce that is prepared for this dish will blow your taste buds away. If you're on Frankford Avenue I highly recommend dining at Porcini's.

1 Thank Evan R
Loudon, Tennessee
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137 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

You feel good from the moment you enter the restaurant, The ambiance is lovely. Our waiter was so friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. Everyone had something different and all thoroughly enjoyed their meal. Go!!!

1 Thank matmul45
Louisville, Ky
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went to Porcini's on a Fridat night. The serivce was relaxed and friendly but very attentive. I had the red snapper special, which was excellent. My wife had the veal chop that was tender and flavorful. We had a great goat cheese appetizer that started things right. We ended with a airy chochlate and strawberry cheescake with espresso. A... More 

1 Thank JayManCard
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Tim and his staff go above and beyond to provide the best Italian food in Louisville. It's a must for special occasions or any occasion!

1 Thank lwtobe
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with delicious dishes. The server was efficient and attentive. We celebrated our anniversary here, this is a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

1 Thank Hilary L
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Porcini's is a mainstay in Louisville. I love Chef John Plymale and have taken multiple cooking classes that he has given. My husband had never eaten at Porcini's. We were seated in a quiet area of the restaurant. The server was having to hustle but took care of us. Had a delicious Pinot Grigio and calamari. Calamari was served with... More 

1 Thank Karen F
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103 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I will definitely say that this is a restaurant for special occasions. It is very romantic and atmospheric. The entrée you order can and will make the difference between a good evening and a great evening. I recommend ordering the risotto - it is rich, decadent and heavenly. With a good glass of white wine you will not want to... More 

Thank Helen W
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went there the night after the KY Derby and the service was amazing. It was a perfect Italian dinner. The wine was very good and the food was even better. If you like traditional Italian cuisine this place is a must.

Thank tpk5576

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?