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Main Eatery

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643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
+1 502-589-7200
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating at Main Eatery! The staff was very pleasant and welcoming! The food is very good. We are from Florida and would go back if we are ever in Louisville again.

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Thank Amanda T
Louisville, United States
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a favorite lunch spot to me an my co-workers. They have a daily special and today I had the ground chuck burger. Delicious! My friends love the Texas style chili. They also added the horseradish sauce which is made from scratch using the owner's grandmother's recipe. You won't be disappointed. Fast friendly service and great food!

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Thank Beth W
Louisville
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I went to get a bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup & Crackers to help settle my upset stomach for lunch today. The gentleman that waited on me asked me how my Thursday was going and I told him all was well except for stomach. Order my soup and he informed me that it was a family recipe. He was very... More 

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Thank LatinaM
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I loved this place: the soup and sandwich deals are inexpensive and delicious. The eatery has some quirky artwork and friendly staff. The clam chowder was delicious. I don't know if they officially do free refills but I helped myself to one and nobody said anything!!

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Thank Markgraydon
Caribbean
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were at the Frazier museum and one of the actors recommended this place to us. It was a very delicious choice. The chicken soup tastes very good. We ordered meals # 1 and # 5 with a tuna and turkey sandwich. The place is super clean. The ambiance with the clasic music makes you feel that you are in... More 

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Thank Nathmar S
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130 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Especially on Fridays they have Lemon Meringue Pie! But order it with your entree, they run out early! We tried their famous KY Sandwich, an opened face ham and turkey sandwich smothered in cheese sauce and sprinkled with bacon bits! Oh My, it was so filling an we just ordered half orders! Barely had room for our pie!

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Thank Arlene F
Ankeny, Iowa
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114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Soups, salads, deli sandwiches, baked potatoes, etc. You order near the entrance and pick it up from a window. We enjoyed our food, although it wasn't really anything special. But the interior was kind of fun.

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Thank IowaGirl-in-Germany
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great little sandwich shop with a decent view. The food was okay. Nothing special. This is a serve your self type of establishment. Place you order and they call your number when it's ready. Perfect for casual business lunch.

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Thank Jeremiah S
Frederick, MD
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218 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stopped while touring the Main Street area, based on their menu. So glad we did. Their deli sandwiches are excellent. I also tried the chicken noodle soup. Excellent. Thick and rich with homemade noodles. Very clean and welcoming inside. Loved it.

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Thank Saltydog088
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

My wife and I stumbled upon this restaurant as they were getting ready to close. But the owner said to come in and he would stay open for us. We had sandwhiches and a salad. all were good. Service was friendly and the atmosphere was nice and cozy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-589-7200

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