Brasserie Provence
Brasserie Provence

Brasserie Provence

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://brasserieprovence.com/
  • Phone: 5028833153x
  • 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: Provencal, French
  • 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 Provençal 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Brasserie Provence reviews from OpenTable diners
157 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (113)special occasion (102)romantic (76)notable wine list (76)neighborhood gem (63)great for lunch (54)good for groups (43)great for outdoor dining (25)great for brunch (17)hot spot (14)late-night find (12)kid-friendly (7)vibrant bar scene (6)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Wonderful
    kaysrn
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    From start to finish wonderful meal. Excellent cuisine, properly cooked. Small but great wine list. Definitely will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Great Date Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My bf and I are huge foodies, and love to try new places. Provence came highly recommended and we are so happy we went. The atmosphere was lovely and the food impeccable! We most certainly will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SoyummyVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Wonderful food!! Peter is the best waiter ever!! Many choices on the menu. All good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Simply outstanding. This is the second time I have eaten at Brasserie Provence. The service, food and attention to detail are above reproach. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall quite good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The food was made promptly and very good. We had beignets as an appetizer then steak and duck for meals, all well paced and tasted great. Desserts were amazing and service was friendly and well informed. The customer base appears to be an older group of people which made the restaurant pretty quiet but pleasant. I would go again, particularly for the desserts.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A romantic night
    frugalman
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We perused the menu and wine list on the Internet before we made reservations but we were open to changing our minds at the last minute if our waiter recommended something special. Our waiter (Peter) affirmed our selections and recommended an outstanding bottle of French wine (Vidal-Fleury CDR) reasonably priced at $40. Since it was our wedding anniversary, we were presented with a complimentary pastry called Marjolaine (chocolate, chocolate butter-cream, raspberry and hazelnut) which rivaled our dessert selection of La Tropezienne. I would be hard pressed to say which one I liked best . The patron dress ranged from shorts with sandals to sport jackets and ties and everything in between. All-in-all a very good night at a reasonable price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Merci
    pierreclem
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My husband and I went to the restaurant to celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary. It was a great meal and wonderful evening. Thanks to Guy (the owner) for coming by and wishing us a happy anniversary. It was exactly what I expected. Lovely evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience!
    Mojo
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We had an early reservation due to a meeting later in the evening. Our wait person picked up on that fact and made sure we were served in a very timely manner. Food was excellent, as usual.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good value
    DrJTVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Brasserie Provence is a great value for the money but did not meet expectation. Our server was inexperienced but tried valiantly. Salt seems to be the kitchens favorite spice and was used way too liberally for me taste.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food and Service
    luvGreatFood
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Excellent dining experience. Notable was the French Onion soup, Chateaubriand, and Mango Tart dessert. Service (Jeff) was aways available but never obtrusive. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Return to Provence
    John
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Exquisite pairing of foods and condiments as in the special sandwich of the day -- pork with fig preserves; absolutely delicious roasted chicken with the best gravy ever (although to the French, I guess it's "sauce"); delightful, well-informed server; charming owner who stopped by each table to see how things were and stayed for a brief chat. We'll definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Occasion
    nixnax
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We came to Brasserie Provence for a special occasion and were not disappointed. Both the service and the food was excellent. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Viva La France!
    HugoG
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The phrase "too much of a good thing" doesn't apply to French cooking, as Brasserie Provence ably demonstrates. My wife, son, and I enjoyed an excellent and reasonably priced meal in an amiable atmosphere with an attentive, but not too attentive, wait staff. From aperitifs to desserts, the pleasure was all ours.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sat celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food & service both outstanding. Waiter most knowledgeable. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good
    Buster
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Everything was very good. Service was very good as was the ambiance. Really no complaints at all. I am a return customer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Experience
    Kaye3300
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Celebrates my daughter's 17th birthday. Food was absolutely perfect! Service was remarkable. This is one of the best dining experiences we've had in Louisville. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dodie
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    A totally awesome dining experience. Our service was attentive without hovering over our table.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a delight
    Hepzipah
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Brassierie Provence is a great restaurant: excellent food & flawless service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ezmo's Likes & Dislikes
    EzmosComments
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The welcome was warm, the service was attentive and the food was excellent. All of which would have made for a wonderful dining experience except for the loud and obnoxious retirement party which went on in the main restaurant area for most of our meal. Such groups should be moved to another area of the restaurant, we could barely hear our table conversation over the loud group celebrating next to us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow
    Augdine
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Great, reasonable priced French food in Louisville
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite
    Charlottevisitor
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Love coming to Brasserie Provence. This time, I treated a good friend to lunch for her birthday. It's also one of her favorite restaurants. We had a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lunch
    Bflobob
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The dishes are a complex mix of wonderful flavors that are well thought out. So much better than the usual burger for lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Will return
    butch210
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Food and service was excellent. The duck breast was perfectly prepared. This was our first visit and will definitely return. Our server Jeff was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 75th. Birthday celebration lunch
    Winkie
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Yesterday was my first visit to Provence and we loved it.A beautifully decorated restaurant and our lunch was excellent and the service was good.Our waitress was very helpful in choosing a wine for us to enjoy and was just attentive enough without being pushy.. The menu had many good choices that i'm looking forward to trying some day.Sometime in the next several weeks I would like to go there for dinner.It would be a perfect place to have a family reunion dinner or any special occasion dinner for a large group.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent French Dining
    Billy
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is the fifth time we have dined at Brasserie Provence. The owner Guy is always present and chatting with diners, recommending wine, and genrally engaged as an interested owner should be. The food and service are both excellent. We will return again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely experience
    Dimsum
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Beautiful, good food and service; I enjoyed the classic French food; nice change
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    gbsjessie
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • EllenVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Provence never disappoints! I am so glad that we have a great place to dine so near my house!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • tres bien
    daddydoc
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Very good overall experience. The service was very good and the summer menu was excellent. The ambience was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place to return too
    DiningOutKid
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite!
    BColumbiaVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for special reason
    Specialreason2dine
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice experience.
    2forDinner
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Louisville needed a place like this
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    If you love the bistro experience, dine here! Wonderful food & drink.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Great place to celebrate our anniversary. Liked the half price on bottles of wine special on Mondays. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • sushi
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Francais for Sure
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as always!
    CasperReviews
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    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!!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place!!!!
    Bruce
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    If you like French dining you have to give this place a try.. Outstanding all the way around.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate