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Cast Iron Steakhouse - River Road
Cast Iron Steakhouse - River Road

Cast Iron Steakhouse - River Road Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.castironsteakhouse.com
  • Email: castironsteakhouse@gmail.com
  • Phone: (502) 384-7466
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Curtis Rader
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: We can accommodate virtually any size parties, and will tailor to your party's needs!!
  • Special Events & Promotions: We have hosted many wedding rehearsal dinners as well as private dinner parties.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: River Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free parking for all restaurant patrons!
A word from Cast Iron Steakhouse - River Road
Cast Iron Steakhouse opened on April 27th, 2011. This locally owned restaurant offers top-quality food at an affordable price. Menu includes a variety of steaks, aged from 21-28 days and hand-cut in house, as well as fresh seafood! At Cast Iron Steakhouse, we pride ourselves on delivering you the best food alongside the best service in town; No antler chandeliers, no peanuts on the floor, no country music, Just a comfortable atmosphere for you and your family! Cast Iron Steakhouse is conveniently located on River Road in Prospect, KY, so drop on in or make a reservation to see what everyone's been talking about!Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "We ate at Cast IRon Steakhouse on Sat evening. Food and service was excellent. My husband and I each had a steak which was prepared perfectly. Friends has the chicken and ground steak and were extremely pleased with that. Overall great experience. Our only complaint was that when we went on Open Table to book our reservation, it said no tables were available from 5-7:15, but when we left at 6 there were plenty of open tables which had been open the whole time we were there. We would have rather dined later than 4:30, but still enjoyed our dinner."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We recently visited the restaurant for a Saturday evening dinner. Our table was ready when we arrive and the service was good. The food however, was just mediocre. I ordered the tilapia with crab meat and shrimp. While there was some shrimp, there was very little crab meat. I would not order it again. Another member of our party ordered a delmonico steak. That was chewy and had too much gristle. We have eaten here before and not had this experience. Perhaps just a bad night. We probably will not rush back."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Good not great, but better than "acceptable".....friendly and busy.....even "crowded"...to be expected on a Saturday night, though! We will definitely go back again and again, as it's almost one of a kind in our neighborhood!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Good overall experience. Waitress was slightly unattentive. Wife and I both ordered filets and they were very good. The tomato and blu cheese bisque was very good as well"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Wife's meatloaf came out warm not hot. Service. Not so good server was cordial but not attentive Inexperienced. Kind of ruined the dinner experience for us"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "This was our third visit and the first two visits were great. This visit was for a special occasion and was very disappointing. The food service was careless, the food quality was mediocre. I wish I had made other arrangements for this evening. The server was conscientious when problems were pointed out."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I had the filet my wife had the Del Monaco they were both very good"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Good value, but somewhat slow service on busy nights, however, if not in a hurry this is ok Good value, but somewhat slow service on busy nights, however, if not in a hurry this is ok Good value, but somewhat slow service on busy nights, however, if not in a hurry this is ok Good value, but somewhat slow service on busy nights, however, if not in a hurry this is ok"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We have visited many times and have always had am excellent experience ! Thank you."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We had a nice family dinner. The food was good, staff was friendly, server was accommodating and attentive. Our overall experience was really enjoyable. Prices were reasonable--not "cheap," but fair and representative of the quality of the food."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "I cannot think of a time I've ever had a bad experience here. Hands down, best steaks in Louisville. Our server, Cory, is always great and always seems to add something special to our experience. Go see for yourself. You will not leave unhappy."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "The steaks tasted great and wee cooked perfectly. We celebrated a family birthday at our favorite steak restaurant! The staff is always attentive and personable! We will return again soon."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "My friends and I usually dine at Cast Iron Steakhouse, River Road, before attending the PNC Broadway Shows. We make a reservation there, and are seated very promptly--and the service is always prompt and efficient. Also, the food is excellent,including the steak. We usually order the New York Strip. We would highly recommend it to anyone."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "While the larger than life sandwiches at a fair price were a plus...the service lacked. Out reservation was lost and there was no compensation for this oversight. Staff were friendly enough, however lacked the professionalism of a 'steak house.' I will probably not return unless invited to a social gathering."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Would highly recommend this restaurant. Great casual dining. Salads are very fresh. Seafood and steaks are well prepared."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Very impressed with the food and service. We were told about this wonderful restaurant and will tell others the same. Food was well prepared and wonderful service. Looking forward to many more visits."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had tried to eat there previously, yet had no reservation, so this time was a special occasion and we told our guest what we had read about the place and it was bound to be a good experience, so we made a reservation. When we arrived, we were promptly seated at the designated time. Then we waited. Servers walked right past our table, not even making eye contact for ten minutes. Not even a glass of water. Finally, I got up and said something to the manager who went in the back and found a server. They gave us a couple of glasses of wine for the oversight, but it was a bad first impression, and as they say "you only have one chance to make a good first impression." Food was OK, but I've had better at Longhorn Steakhouse."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "We had reservations but was placed in bar others arrived after us and were immediatly seated in the dining room.The wait staff was inattentive and forgetful.It was a bad night all around.I paid the bill left a 20% tip and then told the manager of the experience but he did not seem to be concerned.We will not be back to many other good restaurants in Louisville."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The food was fantastic, steak was one of the best I've ever had and very moderately priced."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Cast Iron is my families go to place for special occasions. It's always such a pleasant experience! It's such a friendly spot and the food is always great!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Great place to have a meal and drinks on Friday night after work"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I am NEVER disappointed in Cast Iron! I visited with a friend one recent weeknight and enjoyed my usual tomato bisque with blue cheese soup and one of the best filets around. I also can't say enough about the attentive and friendly servers, hosts and bartenders. I live close by and treasure having fine dining just up the road."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "We have never had a bad meal. Best steak house in Louisville!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Highly recommended. Great staff, food and ambience. Will be back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Myself & many of my friends have always been huge fans but, this is the second time we have gone there on a Sunday and had very poor service. It took us over two hours to have brunch. This is only due to the fact that they one had one server again ?? ? Our group of 8 was again very disappointed ."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I love the location, the service was great, the salad, fresh and delicious, and the bread and garlic butter, very good. But the steak, well...I know I could get better at Ponderosa...which isn't saying much! It was probably the lowest grade meat, no flavor. We also ordered fish, which tasted as if it was frozen and reheated. I couldn't eat it and brought my portion home to my dogs."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Great good, everything seemed fresh made. Amazing steak! Service was good up until the very end of dinner then it lacked for some reason but all and all very good!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Excellent. Food was great, service was great and the atmosphere is enjoyable. Will be back. Recommend reservations."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Alicia & Heidie are the best ! Food, drinks, location, we love it all. We have dined there over 20 times in 2 years. Every visit is great! Love the menu, soups, chili, seafood & of course the meat is Fabulous. Stop by & try it! You will love it! Only wish it had river / boat water access!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Took my girlfriend here for Valentine's day. We were in and out in under 45 minutes. Amazing food and very fast service! Looked like a little neighborhood favorite on the outside, but was rather fancy on the inside. Combined with the Pink Floyd style music, you wouldn't think it would all mesh, but it actually worked for this cool little restaurant down by the river."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Overall a positive experience.. However, there were definitely some aspects that should have been better. First, it took nearly 20 minutes after we were seated for a server to come take our drink order. When he arrived he began complaining about another table and his workload before really even introducing himself. Next the steakhouse was out of NY Strip Steaks.. We'd both planned on ordering Strip steaks.. Kinda felt like a pizza place running out of cheese. Aside from that we had a positive experience."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was delicious. I had the filet steak it was cooked to order and so tender. Vegetables were cooked to taste not over cooked we went for valentines day dinner and already planing a return visit for dinner"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was amazing! Loved the atmosphere and friendly staff."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Its a great place yo go for decent food a notch above kitchen cooking, not hourmet but very good and reasonably priced. Lots of variety!"
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "went for dinner for a 6th bday dinner. Loved everything about it, nice comfortable atmosphere, very good steak for reasonable price, wait staff and manager incredibly nice and accommodating."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "On 2/8/14 we made a reservation for 4 at 8:30 pm. We arrived about 8:25 and the place was packed. At 8:45 we were finally seated. The waiter took our orders. My 2 children ordered the sirloin off the kids menu with fries. When the orders arrived the server did not bring one of the kids meals and forgot it. After 5 minutes the waiter came out & apologized he forgot to put in 2 of the meals and he'd get it right out. I gave my daughter my steak to eat in the mean time and made sure the waiter noticed. 5 minutes later he brought out a tiny/overcooked sirloin, obviously rushed. We waited patiently for him to comeback to ask for some ketchup for fries, but never did. After 10 minutes we had to ask the next table for theirs. Out of space."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "My wife and I and another couple had a nice dining experience. The black and blue pasta was excellent. About 10 minutes late in seating us on our reservation. Friendly staff and that did not rush us at the end of our dining. Highly recommend. Good food and prices."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "This was the second time i have been here, the first time was new years eve. I would describe it as a nice road house atmosphere. Kinda noisy and tables are close to each other. The food is great, I got the filet and shrimp scampi the first time, this time I got the pork tenderloin wrapped in spinach, cream cheese and bacon, AWESOME! Even though they are very busy, the wait staff is very friendly and knowledgable, they don't rush you, always smiling. I think this will be a favorite spot for me and my husband in the future. We totally enjoyed our experience and will be back again!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "I wasn't expecting much since neither of us is a steak eater but the restaurant was on the way home from the theater so my wife and I thought we could stop and certainly find something besides steak on the menu. The manager Roy and server Robbie were extremely friendly yet not overbearing...just enough attention. Luckily the special of the evening was a cajun style light white fish sauteed perfectly with 3 nice size cajun shrimp on rice pilaf. The sauce complimented it perfectly. House made dressing were quite good though I wish there was less ice berg and more mixed greens in the salad. Wine and beer lists were more than adequate. Atmosphere was very comfortable...we would certainly return again."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Our party of 8 thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Cast Iron. Everyone enjoyed their meals and service was top notch."
    Dined on 1/26/2014