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Volare Italian Restaurant

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
+1 502-894-4446
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never disappoints. We eat here at least once a month. If you are looking for an Italian place this is the one.

Thank Tiffany D
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We stumbled upon Volare on a chilly, rainy night when we were cold and hungry. We were immediately ushered inside to a table and served warm bread with olive oil and roasted garlic. Score one. For an appetizer we ordered the Rotollini di Melanzane, which...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We really enjoyed the food--inventive, high quality, perfectly prepared--but the service was just terribly slow. It was so slow that we just didn't have time for after dinner drinks or dessert. It took two hours for only two courses (salad and main) and that was...More

1  Thank SCalCanz
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Every night you'll find half-priced bottles of wine, decent ones too. And the food is really good. We always have a great experience.

Thank amateurtraveler2016
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Volare for years and it is consistently spectacular. I have attended for professional dinners, dinners with friends, and most recently for happy hour and the food and service are always among the best in the city. Speaking of happy hour, I...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Six of us came for dinner. Natasha was our waitress. She did a nice job. She was very knowledgeable about menu items and was very friendly and professional. We got the mussels appetizer special which everyone loved. We all ordered different items, but the dish...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Disappointing experience. Chose Volare to celebrate my 60th birthday based on prior good experiences. Service has declined dramatically since my last visit. We arrived for an 8PM reservation but our table wasn't ready. We accepted a smaller corner table behind a glass partition beside a...More

3  Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went for my husband's birthday, and had a great time. Our server, Holly (sp?) was perfect; there when we needed her, knowledgable about the menu, very patient and sweet. For appetizers we had the baked clams, the eggplant rollatini, and the rope sausage (now...More

1  Thank mmmagique
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy eating at Volare. Their service is on point and their wine selection is large, reasonably priced. Their dishes are all quite delicious and the quality is consistent. The soft live background music by the bar is entertaining, and it's mostly jazz, with...More

Thank amateurtraveler2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My wife and I were here this week. For me, I hadn't been here in 9 years and that was a large team dinner. It was in there corridor we live so I decided to give it a try for a special family celebration. It...More

Thank LiveWellDineWell
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18 April 2017|
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Response from tanyap924 | Reviewed this property |
obviously lunch is cheaper than dinner but figure about 20-30 per person which is average for independent downtown restaurants.
Denisse M
12 October 2015|
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Response from hilltopKy | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much no jeans , tank tops, should be business casual
16 March 2015|
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Response from cardscharlotte | Reviewed this property |
Don't know since I've never gone with children. Whenever I have gone it has been for dinner and I don't ever recall seeing children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
    (Jane Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-894-4446
  • E-mail
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