Henry's Place
Henry's Place

Henry's Place

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://henrysplacelouisville.com/
  • Phone: 5026906585x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Closed Sundays and Mondays Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 2:00pm Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday-Saturday Dinner 5:00pm - 11:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rudy Lane/ Watterson Expressway
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Henry's Place
Henry's Place presents sophisticated American and European cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Our restaurant is named for one of Louisville's most famous and important citizens, Henry Watterson. Mr. Watterson traveled widely in America and Europe and dined in the world's best known restaurants.

Henry’s Place pays homage to the concept of Brigade de Cuisine as originally conceived by the renowned Chef de Cuisine, Auguste Escoffier. At Henry’s Place, every brigade station is represented in its food preparation. Thus, “American Brigade”.

The menus offered to diners at Henry’s Place spring from the efforts of accomplished chefs from all over Europe, many of whom migrated to America in the early and mid-20th century. These chefs have had enormous impact on American interpretations of the very finest examples of haute cuisine from across Europe.

We think Henry Watterson would enjoy our restaurant, and we hope you do too.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Henry's Place reviews from OpenTable diners
92 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (54)special occasion (54)neighborhood gem (47)romantic (29)great for lunch (23)notable wine list (23)hot spot (14)good for groups (10)vibrant bar scene (5)great for brunch (5)Show More
  • Perfect! High quality eating.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Upscale eating on the East End! Everything is fresh, clean. Were greeted warmly at the door and to our table with no wait. Waiter was friendly, attentive and very knowledgable about the food. When we had a question he couldn't answer, he apologized and returned from the kitchen in a few minutes with the answer from the chef. Split a spinach & cucumber salad which was tasty and very eye-pleasing with a dressing that was slightly picante. It was fresh & nicely chilled. For dinner we chose 2 specials: the lamb shank and the snapper. Just so tasty. Menu has lots of choices with many seafood choices. Each was prepared with love & care. Dessert was generous banana cream pie to die for. We plan to return soon!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anoosh is back!
    Winesanddines
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Local favorite, Anoosh Shariat has taken over as head chef at Henry's Place....and it was obvious! Although the quality of the food was high before, it went from zero to sixty with Shariat at the helm. The rack of lamb and the pork Dijon were both divine. Make your reservations now, because this place is about to become Louisville's hottest spot for a city that loves to dine. (Look for the name to change soon!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SoyummyVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    For the second time recently, the food was excellent and the service was way below par. It is so frustrating to bring guests with us who are dining there for the first time and then have to apologize for poor service. Maybe we should try elsewhere so we don't have to be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dorie B.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    A wonderful dining experience from the delicious food to the very skilled staff. I shall return as often as I am able.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great dining experience!
    lafongVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great everything! Food,service,wine list and service. One of the best restaurants in Louisville and with a very reasonable price point. Will return soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Big POSITIVE change at Henry's
    JerryZVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Out with the old "attitude" in with one of Louisville's finest chefs, Anoosh Shariat. It's been far too long since we've been able to enjoy Anoosh Shariat's expertise in the kitchen. A few weeks ago he took over Henry's Place, dumped the stuffy dress code and is bringing back fond memories of what an excellent restauranteur he is. Service was razor sharp from start to finish as were his culinary treasures we all enjoyed. Apparently Anoosh has assembled many from his "past team" to join him in his new exciting venture. It shows and we can't wait to go back. Anoosh's passion for letting the taste of the food flow through creates a savory dining experience like no other. You literally want to lick your plate clean not to miss a single drop.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My new favorite place!
    HappyDinerVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Wonderful food - beautiful presentation - great service! Love this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SoyummyVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I eat there often and usually rave about it. But, my lunch experience recently was very subpar. It took far too long to place our order and we had to constantly ask for our waiter because he kept disappearing. Jason and Peter are the best but unfortunately neither of them had our table this time. They can do better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anne
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food is just delicious, and we'd love to go there once a month or so. However, the prices for the drinks and the food are just too high. We only go for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Henry's Tops
    LouGuy
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Excellent food! Try the duck bruschetta, house made guacamoles, roasted romaine salad, and pan seared halibut entree. Gabby is am excellent server managing our party of 6 with confidence.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • comingbacksoon
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    GREAT dining experience as usual. We'll be back. The bread and accompanying dip is to die for.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TerryM
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Excellant food ! Spinach salad was a delite and presentation was mind blowing. Going back for the Sole. Really really good. Also request Millie for your waiter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    B101
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Food was absolutely outstanding. Service was also excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mars
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The food was GREAT but a bit noisy for us. The service was good but again a bit noisy, we enjoyed the spinach salad, the wine was a little over priced as we drink a lot of wine. looking forward to the new menu as I looked on line and had my dinner picked out but the web site is not up to date.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • physican
    batroun
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    we were party of 5. Four of us took the special pork chop. Terrible! Extremely dry and overcooked. Supposed to have been medium rare but was not at all. It is a crime to charge what they charged for such a poor preparation particularly the special for that evening. Service was poor with long delays. Not sure we will ever return
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very good
    brcr
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great menu, Great food, rushed service, not organized, a bit loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nks50
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    the selection for entrees was very appealing- made my decision difficult. but our server was exactly right in her recommendation. not impressed with the selections for starters, however... a little noisy, but overall a wonderful meal.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SHEESH
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This was our fourth or fifth dinner at Henry's and, just as the other experiences, it was close to perfect. Polite and knowledgeable wait staff. Delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business lunch
    BrunchedatProof
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Attended lunch recently for an annual employee review, business lunch. The food was excellent. The service was excellent and they were very flexable to work with us on timing the food to after the paper work part of the lunch. The whole experience was great!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Outstanding food & attentive service without being intrusive! Be sure to try the salmon capaccio appetizer. Delicious rainbow trout cooked to perfection. The server recommended the perfect wine to complement it, also. The vegetable risotto was the best. Just a lovely dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining experience!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    The restaurant was prepared for the surprise that I planned for my wife's birthday. She was not only surprised but was pleased with the food taste and the food presentation. The night was a success and will be remembered!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for Dinner
    romandinerVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We enjoyed our dining experience at Henry's. The food and service was outstanding. The menu offered various dishes and the stuffed cod with crab over risotto is one of my favorites. My wife the enjoyed the soup and Henry's vegetables....both were nicely prepared. The wine list is very compelling and offers a nice selection from around the world. We will look forward to our next meal at Henry's Place.....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great atmosphere and service!
    Walling
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We loved the atmosphere! Beautifully decorated, well lit, romantic design, and everyone was dressed nice. The service was impeccable! We never had to ask for anything. And the food was amazing! Cooked perfect and the presentation was gorgeous. The Creme Brûlée is a must try!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice find
    derbycitydiner
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    First noticed Henry's Place several months back when driving through the area but wasn't sure what it was. A little research revealed that it was a restaurant and my husband and I tried it for the first time this past Friday. The service was excellent, the food selection great for anyone, and the food itself was prepared beautifully and quite good. Definitely try the white mousse banana cream pie! The only reason I gave it less than 5 stars was because our table for two was on the aisle/wall and a little cramped but I think because it is a small restaurant the seating is going to be close together.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go Early If You Want Conversation!
    TakemebacktoItaly
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I like to go early because the noise level can make conversation at one's table difficult after the place fills up. One of the two little tables in the bar is my favorite spot for dinner and going early makes it easier to get one of these tables too. The menu had been revised since I was last there and my favorite scallops dish had been removed from the list but the new scallops offering was good and the server graciously offered to substitute the risotto (for the new dish's edmame puree) to make my meal more closely resemble the scallops dish I loved. My dinner companion (from out-of-town) had never visited the restaurant before and she was favorably impressed with her meal (stuffed lemon sole) and the ambience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Our first time here. Had mentioned our wedding anniversary...we received special attention and congratulations..numerous times. My wife was presented w/a rose (not expected nor anticipated). Food and service better than average, rather quite above average. Numerous patrons also seemed to be enjoying the atmosphere, food and service. Our final surprise was our desert was provided for by the manager....(another unexpected nor anticipated surprise). Hostess was very attentive, much beyond what a hostess would be anticipated to do.....not only did she visit tables, conversing w/patrons but made sure everything/everyone was satisfactory. Henry's Place goes beyond what is expected of a fine restaurant....absolutely a step above and beyond!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding experience
    Walt
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    In a city filled with many great restaurants we experience Henry's Place and consider this among the very best. We enjoyed cocktails, appetizers, dinners, and deserts. We did not order multiple dishes per person, although I wish I could have as everything was prepared exceptionally, rather our table of four was so enjoying each of our selections, we shared with each other as great friends would. Having dinner at Henry's Place was the splendid example of gifted leaders and professionals, preparing the freshest quality foods, with attention to detail, and presented with style and confidence. So if you love food, regardless of it is from the land, sea, or earth, you may want to add Henry's Place to your list of gastronomic experiences.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LOVE HENRY'S
    foodiedivine
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    This outstanding restaurant is a true gem. With a nostalgic historical significance from being named after Henry Watterson, the menu will not disappoint. Each dish is exquisitely prepared and the presentation leaves you in awe of it's beauty. We have eaten here about 10 times now and are never disappointed! The wine selection is superb and the staff has perfect knowledge when helping you choose the perfect wine to complement your meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    angsweettooth
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    I have been there one other time with my husband and had a great experience. I took a friend this time and she loved everything.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful eveining
    Louky
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    I am never disappointed when I dine at Henry's Place. The service is perfect and the food is delicious. They have changed their menu and we all decided we liked it better. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal and agreed we would come back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service great and food fantastic.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We always enjoy our experience at Henry's Place. This is a great place to take clients.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Local Upscale Find
    Fantastic
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    The food and service are impecable, I love the location for a local eatery, easy to get to and easy parking. Both times I've been were for lunch. First time there I had the portabello sandwich - phenomenal, everything is super fresh, and just downright delicious. The portion was great and the price super reasonable. Second time I went I had the crab cake special, the crab cakes were delicious, slightly crisp, great crab/bread ratio but I asked for vegetables instead of the rice accompaniment and they were pretty skimpy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Had dinner there several times. Always enjoy!! Have recommended to several friends
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service Great Creative Food
    drbobfoodie
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I took my wife to dinner on her birthday. The service was unobtrusive yet very attentive. The food was prepared in a unique, delicious and satisfying way. When my wife order the Lemon Crème Brulee they served it with a candle and brought out birthday cards I had left with them. A wonderful experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment this time
    PoppyVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We have dined here since their opening and have loved it every time. Maybe it was a bad night, but we were disappointed this time. The service left a lot to be desired. While service was slow, spotty and disjointed, the "recipes" on the menu left us disappointed. Each dish had too many ingredients for our liking. In the end our orders were OK, but not great. The dessert, banana cream pie was to die for. We also thought the prices reflected a considerable increase. Normally, our tab is about $100. This time it was $120 plus. From a value standpoint, it seemed too expensive. We will go back to give them a chance to redeem themselves as we think this is one of Louisville's best dining spots! Give it a try and see what you think.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • YUM
    Darth
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Had a wonderful dinner at Henry's! Food was outstanding and service was also very good. Difficult to decide on entre as there were a number of things that sounded great. Went with friends and were able to catch up with no difficulty. Good energy but not too loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always, Henry's was great
    Jane
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I met my friend here for lunch. It was wonderful, as it always is. It's a treat to have someplace as special as Henry's near my suburban workplace.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet place
    PattyVIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Great place to catch up with old friends. It is quite, so you can talk to each other, and the food was good
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love it!
    kmirac7667
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This is a great night out on the town. Both service and food were great! It's nice to dine where people are dressed appropriate for the occasion. I can't wait to go back here again. There were 4 in my part that evening and we all had appetizers, salads/soups, entrees, and dessert. All were amazing! There is a great bar here as well! Great Place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Superbly prepared food. We felt very special on our anniversary. Service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.