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Volare Italian Restaurant

2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
+1 502-894-4446
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (23 reviews)
“osso bucco” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2300 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Customer experience is what counts nowadays and last night we had a great one at Volare. Beyond the quality and great taste food , we were very impressed by the service and by the kindness of the general manager Jonathan. It is all about details...More

Thank Enrico P
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A restaurant you'd like to dress for, and make it a very special night on the town! We ordered the sea bass, which was absolutely outstanding. Dessert was gelato and a slice of chocolate cake. Exceptional dinner.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fine restaurant. I love eggplant and although it wasn't an entree, they made the appetizer an entree for me. I was quite pleased. All of my family was pleased with their meal. The heirloom tomato salad was scrumptious. The caprese salad had...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We had a business dinner and it was fantastic. The atmosphere was awesome. The staff was very friendly. Very knowledgeable and very friendly. I ordered the chicken Marsala and it was glorious. The rest of our table got steak. It looked awesome. Everyone loved it....More

Thank JhibbnJuno
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great find!! From free valet parking to a great 3 course supper, Volare is a 4 to 5 star. Bruschetta was good but different (NO tomatoes); Kale salad was amazing--our very helpful & witty server talked us into it, no regrets! Duck (with Italian sweet...More

Thank brentm1952
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I usually avoid Italian restaurants because I think that I can make pasta and sauces pretty well. But Volare takes all of that up several notches and the meats we had were cooked to perfection - perfectly seasoned and tender. I had the Salimbocca, and...More

Thank ruth w
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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