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Brasserie Provence
Brasserie Provence

Brasserie Provence Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://brasserieprovence.com
  • Phone: (502) 883-3153
  • Hours of Operation: MONDAY through SATURDAY

    LUNCH: 11am to 2pm
    DINNER: 5pm to 10pm

    CLOSED SUNDAY
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Provencal
  • Executive Chef: Edoardo Bacci, Chef de Cuisine
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: near the intersection of Shelbyville Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Brasserie Provence
Brasserie Provence is Louisville's first French brasserie! We offer casual, upscale dining and traditional French cuisine with a Provencal flair. A large selection of regional and classical French dishes are expertly prepared by Chef de Cuisine Edoardo Bacci, and offer something for everyone at an affordable price. Brasserie Provence offers Southern French wine by the glass, signature cocktails, French, Belgian and local Kentucky beer, and select bottles of wine from Provence and the northwestern US.

Guests can choose between ample seating in the brasserie-style bar, the warm and inviting dining room, and the seasonal outdoor patio. Parties of ten to twelve will be seated at the generously sized chef's table, and parties or meetings of up to 40 can be accommodated in the private dining room.

Join us Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner to experience a taste of Provence!

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Diner Reviews
  • "This WAS a great place after it opened. Now it's just average. Service was fair at best, not as good as before! I believe they are having a shortage of bread and butter. The mussels were the smallest I've ever had. The sauce while o.k. was not what it use to be. The pork was good if you like lavender, my wife didn't. The chicken was cooked just right but with little flavor. The steak was very good. I hope they get their act together in the kitchen. For a high price restaurant it did not make the grade!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Provence never disappoints! I am so glad that we have a great place to dine so near my house!"
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Very good overall experience. The service was very good and the summer menu was excellent. The ambience was wonderful."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We have enjoyed dining at Provence each time bot for lunch and dinner. The food presentation is very good and most notable are the specials like salads prepared from the owners garden. This feels very European to me. It is quiet enough to have a conversation with someone at your table and not have to lean forward to hear them."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Brasserie Provence is one of my favorite spots in town. Great for date night but not too formal for a nice relaxing meal with friends. Guy obviously loves owning a restaurant and is very proud of his menu, he takes time to talk to each table. Will be back again as soon as possible!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Chef really cared about each plate he sends out. So much so that he would not serve us an appetizer we ordered because he was not pleased with how it turned out."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "My husband and I went for a date and it was a lovely night with great wine and very good food. The service was slow and it made us feel just like we were in France. :) I got the salmon and it was very fresh and moist. My husband got the veal and french onion soup and it was delicious."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Both the server and the owner were so attentive! Food and wine were excellent and the atmosphere was refined yet relaxing. I would highly recommend this to someone, especially for a special occasion!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "If you love the bistro experience, dine here! Wonderful food & drink."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Great place to celebrate our anniversary. Liked the half price on bottles of wine special on Mondays. We will be back!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "I have been there several times and have been very well pleased. The mussels are great but three times I have ordered they have been not opened or have been empty so I never really received a full order. I had the salmon special and it was over cooked but had a good flavor. Also I think $6.00 for a cup of coffee is out of thepark on price."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We have a delicious dinner of moules and frites with a un-oaked French Chardonnay and flashed fried delicate zucinni blossoms. The owner was attentive and came by to check on us several times. Service was good but not intrusive. Really close to being in France at a brassiere! It was quieter than most brassieres I've been to in France."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Great food and service is always the norm at Provence! The owner always spends time at our table and our visit is always enjoyable. Pork Chop is great! I recently tried the Flank Steak which was awesome....medium rare!!! You absolutely can't beat the French Onion Soup and its always piping hot!!!!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "If you like French dining you have to give this place a try.. Outstanding all the way around."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "As usual the evening was delightful. Great food and we love the quiet atmosphere. We are so glad to have this restaurant on our side of town."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "This is a neighborhood gem -- amazing food, lovely warm and inviting ambience, professional and friendly staff. The owner brings his home cuisine to roost in Louisville along with an extensive knowledge of wine to match the amazing wine list. He will greet you by name as you walk in the door. Wonderful experience."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We had already eaten dinner elsewhere, but not liking the dessert options at the prior place, decided to venture elsewhere. a neighbor had recommended Brasserie Provence so we booked and stopped in to try it dessert. Wife and I ordered the L'Opera, dark choc, almond, coffee cake and the La Tronpezienne, butter cream in a sugar brioche) along with a french press coffee for 2. Real and raw sugar both served in cubes, appealing. La Tronpezienne was our more preferred option in the end but both were enjoyed. the atmosphere was romantic, and we commented on how we liked the black and white still pictures on our way out. Menu looked great, will definitely be back soon to try the full experience."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The Waiter we had was very helpful with the appetizers and getting our orders in before they ran out of anything we ordered. The escargots were not as good as they had been before. Overall, the food was really good, service was outstanding. Great night out with my wife and son."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "After travelling to France, it has been difficult to find the kind of taste experience we had in France in Louisville. The Brasserie Provence is as close as we have found. Excellent wine, great food and superior service. The owner is very friendly and informative about his deep understanding of the French culture and cuisine. We highly reccomend this restaurant for any dining occasion."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Second time here. Food was excellent, particularly entrees. Leg of lamb daily feature and grilled tuna were especially good. Noted wife's birthday on reservation and a dessert appeared. Service was excellent - we requested same waiter as the first time because he is so good. Overall, a very pleasant dining experience."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Wonderful French food and atmosphere. We will go back."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Finally, we have another fine dining place to eat in our neighborhood! May Provence continue to be busy so it does not move!--location is the best for those of us who live east of the Watterson X-way near Shelbyville Road at Hurstbourne Lane!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Very pleasant atmosphere and gracious service by Kristina. Terrific lunch, beautifully served. A treat."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Service was great. Food was pretty good, lots of options if you came with a group."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We both had the veal scaloppini which was perfect - tender, just cooked through and delicious with a mushroom, tomato and pepper sauce. Their french bread was wonderful - so often french bread in restaurants is just bleh. The restaurant is very pretty with French touches throughout. You wouldn't expect such a great place in a large strip mall but there it is. We recommend it"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Everything was perfect. I am French and I really felt like if I was at home!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Every time we eat at this restaurant it is a new adventure. We loved the wine tasting dinners! We learned more about French wines."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I came for a Monday night dinner with some girlfriends. The food was very yummy and our server was personable but rather absent minded - he got some orders reversed and had to be prompted to bring some of our items."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "The French cuisine was incredible and authentic! Fabulous atmosphere and lovely owner!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Delicious, impeccably prepared cuisine. Wonderful wines by the glass. Staff attentive without being obtrusive. Prices reasonable. Guy a treasure."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food takes you back to France. Very delicious and wonderful service. A Louisville treasure!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We enjoyed a wonderful evening at this restaurant. Everyone was very friendly including the owner, who stopped at our table to inquire about us. The food was outstanding as well as the ambiance."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I am so happy to have this fine restaurant in Louisville. Excellent food and service."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This was my first time at Provence. It was fantastic and I will return."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Our fourth visit to Brasserie Provence and consistent as always. Good menu choices and everyone loved the food, we will return."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We had an issue with no waiter in our area. The manager stepped in and took care of the situation with comping the wine and dessert. He was so quick to make things right and this reflects good management. If they take care of the problems this quickly I would recommend a return visit."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Our overall experience was excellent with one small exception: The boulliabiase was disappointing in that the broth had a muted flavor while the temperature, fish and vegetables were quite good. I have come to expect more garlic, tomato ad saffron flavors for past experience elsewhere."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Eaten here about 10 times, consistently good and reasonable. Nothing else compares for quality vs. value in the east end."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "As always the food. service, and ambience are outstanding. The Lunch Bunch enjoyed soups and salads, hamburgers, pork sandwich special and I enjoyed the crevettes persillade which is tiger shrimp, garlic, parsley camargue rice and Provencal tomato. Everything was well presented, was fresh and colorful, and ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We visited Brasserie Provence for the first time due to having a Groupon. It was wonderful! The Manager came by our table to check on us. Our server was excellent and helped us choose wine and helped me decide which entree I wanted (they all looked so good). Our wine was tasty, the salad and entrees were melt in your mouth good, the service excellent and I am not even sure what word to use the describe the dessert (oh my!). If French food is always this good. . .I'm moving to France! Definitely worth the drive across the bridge. . .even during construction :)"
    Dined on 6/26/2014