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Proof on Main

Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634 (7th)
+1 502-217-6360
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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179 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing brunch. It was delicious and had some different types of foods on the menu. I had shrimp and grits that was great. I would also recommend the zucchini bread appetizer. Good service and decent prices. Part of the 21C Museum Hotel. Only 2 blocks from the Louisville Slugger Museum.

Thank PSimms
Louisville, Kentucky
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Proof offered only a prix fiixe menu on New Year's Eve, with special, one-night-only dishes the three of us really enjoyed. The only downside with that is you may never get to enjoy them again. This was my first visit to Proof, and I enjoyed it so much, I've already booked a return visit for my 60th birthday. My one... More 

Thank jimhopkins
Newburgh, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Proof is an eclectic, elegant, and out of this world restaurant. It is somewhat more expensive then your normal dinner but It was worth every penny paid! We would highly recommend the grilled octopus and sweet potatoes as a starter. Everything we ate was to good to describe!!!

Thank nate318
Simpsonville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant is something to talk about...the prices are a little steep, but the food is definitely something to talk about. Atmosphere looks a little casual initially but once you sit down and order you realize that is what brings the people in and it is so much more than just a casual place. Drinks were amazing and it is... More 

Thank Candice N
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at 21C - the hotel attached to the restaurant and luckily had breakfast included. Delicious options and once again an eclectic look of various artwork throughout the restaurant.

Thank Francene C
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was not very good and the bill was 120 dollars. It's a great location, but poor food. I bought the 50 dollar steak, and it wasn't even close to as good as Jeff Ruby's steaks.

Thank Tyler Y
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose proof as my birthday dinner while visiting town- and did not regret it! We split a brussel sprout salad, my so had the bourbon flight and I had wine. For dinner I had the scallops and he had the hen roulade and both were amazing!!! Complimentary cotton candy after dinner and check out the adjacent modern art museum... More 

Thank Hilary M
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar area is stunning with excellent drink selections and service. I highly recommend this place for out of town people as well as locals. The restaurant has an unbelievable menu to suit anyone's personal taste buds. Hats off to Proof on Main!

Thank Amy R
Amir K, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the fantastic review and feedback. I hope you get the opportunity to visit again soon. Cheers! More 

Evansville, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a reservation for Thanksgiving Day, fairly randomly. I didn't know exactly what to expect. We got there a little early and were asked politely to wait until our reservation time. The food was wonderful. The service was excellent. The ambiance was interesting in a good way. Farm to table type, with interesting combinations led to a great meal.

Thank Francesca_Palina
Amir K, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this review

The busiest day of the year. So great to hear we were able to make a memorable holiday experience. Thank you for the stellar review and hope you get to do it again in 2017. Cheers! More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good meal here. The service, atmosphere and presentation were all first rate. My only criticism is that they try too hard to be an inventive, cutting edge food destination, rather than just worrying about putting a first rate dinner in front of you. For example, I had a daily special appetizer -- sweetbreads with buffalo sauce.... More 

Thank HoosierTraveler60
Amir K, Manager at Proof on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest and great feedback. I will share the review with our team and take everything into consideration. I hope you give it another try in the future, happy new year! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2634
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-217-6360

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?