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Bistro Le Relais

2817 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-3166
+1 502-451-9020
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“escargot” (9 reviews)
“trout” (9 reviews)
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
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French, European
2817 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-3166
Neighbourhood: East Louisville
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had date night dinner on Friday and had a bad experience. Service was so bad I had to go find a server on 2 occasions. We had the lamb chops which were small, very expensive and tough. We had a show to make a show...More

Thank raddoc7
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Starting with the positives: the food was delicious and the ambiance was wonderful. Here's what I didn't like. Portions were TINY. 4 asparagus spears? Really?. Also, when we ordered the steak, the waiter asked "And would you like soup or salad with that?" The question...More

Thank Reviewer17171717
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I live near Le Relais and alway say, "we should go there for date night sometime". I'm so very glad we finally did! Went in Tuesday evening before going to a play downtown. We were seated quickly and given attentive service, but...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Le Relais is located in the Art Deco administration building at Bowman field airport. If it is warm sit outside where my ancestors saw Charle Lindbergh land in the Spirit of St. Louis. On a cold winter night we started with escargot and salads. My...More

Thank edweyler
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We celebrated 2 of our grandchildren 's 10th birthday. They learned a bit about French food and loved it. The Shirley Temple 's were a hit as was the soufflé. The spinach sauce troubled my grandson, but my granddaughter loved the sauce on her roasted...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Desiring to show my significant other a special dinner; food, service and venue. Le Relais has the reputation of being very pricey but good. The restaurant is located in the old terminal building of Bowman Field yet richly appointed. The service was prompt, the waiter...More

Thank Waypast40
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The grilled lamb chops and gratin dauphinois were sublime, as were the mushroom strudels to start. Great atmosphere, a favorite in Louisville.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant for fine food and a relaxing ambiance. It is one of our favorite date night restaurants. It's an experience that couldn't be recreated at any other location than an airport hanger.

Thank Travis W
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us had a lovely dinner starting with escargot that our friends had never tasted - quite good. Salads and most entrees came in either whole or half portions which we appreciated. The halibut was especially good and the creamed Brussel sprouts were better...More

Thank RonBlumenthal
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Place was recommended to me several times so I decided to give it a try while in town. Food was amazing. I had the lamb chops and it was cooked to perfection. For desert I tried an egg soufflé. It was topped with a delicious...More

Thank illusionj1
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2817 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-3166
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > East Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: East Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-451-9020
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