Ludivine
Ludivine

Ludivine

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ludivineokc.com/
  • Phone: 4057786800x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:

    Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 7th & Hudson
  • Parking: No
A word from Ludivine
At Ludivine we believe in cuisine that is started by the farms and ranches around us, then crafted especially for our guests. Our menu changes daily and offers a wide variety of dishes from the down home to refined modern cuisine. At Ludivine we believe in cuisine that is started by the farms and ranches around us, then crafted especially for our guests. Our menu changes daily and offers a wide variety of dishes from the down home to refined modern cuisine.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Ludivine reviews from OpenTable diners
61 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (50)special occasion (41)neighborhood gem (30)notable wine list (24)hot spot (22)romantic (17)vibrant bar scene (16)late-night find (8)good for groups (5)great for brunch (2)scenic view (2)great for lunch (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Excellent as usual!
    Jojo123
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    If you are a foodie or looking for something new and adventurous, this place is for you! They are very skillful at cooking game and change the menu to suit the season and locally sourced ingredients. Plan on treating a friend with dinner for her birthday!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    l1234
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Really enjoyed our evening. Food and drinks were superb. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Outstanding evening with excellent food, great wine and a very pleasing ambiance. Our entire group was extremely pleased with our experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Artistic menu
    Viggense
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The food is amazing and offers a unique take on food. The layout of the dining room is a. It awkward but nothing that is too bothersome. The drinks are unique and very tasty!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Ludivine
    ISOgreatrestaurants
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    It never disappoints but is always inventive. It is a treasure...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best in okc
    rawbhil
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    my wife and i really enjoyed coming here for our anniversiary. my brother was a chef and i asked him where would he go . And he told me about ludivine. if chefs talk about eating there it must be good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farm to table on 'shrooms
    captnzen
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I had heard Ludivine raved about prior to our visit and now I see why. The menu was richly imagined with the creativity of the dishes off the hook. Since it is farm to table, the menu changes quite often depending on what was available locally. Unless you're up for a unique, cutting edge culinary experience, don't do it. As we sat at the meal with friends...we automatically new which acquaintances would get it and which wouldn't. Not for everyone, but for the foodie hounds out there..one of Oklahoma's very best experiences.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DELICIOUS!!
    SuzieH
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Had a very enjoyable evening- great wine list, an eclectic drink list that is very well-priced, and unique appetizers and dinner menu selections as well (bone marrow appetizer for one) Vibrant atmosphere with an excellent waitstaff! Attentive and very personable. Would definitely recommend to all of our friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice night out!
    DClamVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We had a guest visiting from out of town, and of course we took her to Ludivine! The night started out with delicious cocktails, great service from the bar, and a rundown of ludivines unique concept for our out of town first timer from our waitress. The chefs had beautiful options to choose from on the menu, including fresh fish from Montauk, NY where our guest just so happened to be from! The manager was attentive and continued to make sure we were happy and well taken care of throughout our meal. Everything was unique, delicious, seasonal and fresh- right down to the homemade blueberry ice cream for dessert. Thanks Ludivine!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Glad We Found You!
    RockyTop
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Ludivine is truly a neighborhood gem and a restaurant for all of OKC and the surrounding metro. We loved our time there...the service, the food, the cocktails are exceptional!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Came highly recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    And did NOT disappoint. Enjoyed the charcuterie immensely. Had a marvelous Barolo. The shared entrée for two was wonderful in both taste and portion. (Could have done for the entire table of four.)
    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.
  • Wonderful Dining Experience
    Zeaman
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My wife and I went to Ludivine for our anniversary dinner. The food was the best I have had in a very long time. The service from our waiter (Benjamin-Christian) was flawless and definitely contributed to the dining experience and what we ordered (including pairing wine for my wife, and beer for myself). This is now the top of my list in Oklahoma City due to the price-to-value, the freshness of the food, the uniqueness of the selections, and the service. Ludivine is not a steakhouse and it does not have an ordinary menu - but that is what makes it wonderful. Can't wait to go back. Still day-dreaming about the bone marrow appetizer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely!
    Buzzsawlaroo
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great place. Food was first rate seasonal farm to table. Good wine selection. Flavors full but subtle and perfectly executed. We had a group of 6 and we were comfortably seated....didn't feel crammed together. Service was a bit slow but it was a very busy Friday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Satisfied again...
    DLAOKC
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Ludivine always exceeds my expectations, which are high for this neighborhood gem! Friday night's smoked beet special was out of this world. I continue to be excited about eating here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Anniversary Delight!
    lasx2
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We decided to try a place we'd not experienced for our 20th anniversary; and we were very happy with Ludivine. The staff treated us so well; and with a small message regarding our milestone during the online reservation process, the restaurant ensured our evening meal was memorable. An intriguing part of the restaurant is the ever changing menu; and the options are delectable. From the appetizer to the main course, we found every course exquisite. Our bonus was a complimentary dessert tray in which we sampled 5 wonderful choices. A very nice gesture to help us celebrate! For a special occasion or enjoying a finer dining experience in OKC, let Ludivine serve you!
    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.
  • Best food in town
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    This was my 5th or 6th visit to ludivine everything was excellent as always.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a 10
    Kelli
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I frequent this place. The menu changes almost daily and my only disappointment is the fact I get too full before I can try everything.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Interesting food and great service
    elephant1
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Because the menu changes, the food choices are very interesting. Enjoyed our meal. Our only observation was that because we love eating at locally owned restaurants our experience has been that the owner or chef will have a friendly presence in the dining area which gives you a personal connection to the restaurant and has you more inclined to go back. While everything was technically great, there was a detachment from the chef who is very visible from the cooking area. I would recommend trying the restaurant though, but needs more personality.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ludivine is so so fine
    BethesdaBillVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Oklahoma City has a hipster foodie edge if you choose a place like Ludivine. The management knows they've created a gem and set the prices accordingly. Try the a tomatoes farmed in Nichols Hills. The Cape Cod skate fish was super fresh served raw with thinly sliced chilis forces you to eat slowly. The highlight of the night was pork stuffed ravioli. The other white meat is not just for smokin & pull'n. Our waiter fit the vibe of the place with his long hair and creative tattoos was helpful and just the right balance of presence and aloof. Reserve time for a drink at the bar. Even the ice is "artisanal" along with the hand crafted juices and tonics. Try the Oklahoma distilled vodka - a little clean for my taste but worth a try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Less than Anticipated
    Lukewarm
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    My wife booked the event for my birthday. Drinks were great, as were the appetizers and wine list. Corn bread was served cold. Everything was good, but steak was not excellent especially for the price. Desert was fine but french press coffee was brought cold and weak. Waitress said they were aware of the problem but seemed too busy to fix it. I may try this restaurant again, but I could not give it a rave review or highly recommend it to a friend. I will likely try other places in OKC before coming back. One chance to make a first impression fell short.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Luv Ludivine
    MaeFace
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    My husband and I had a wonderful experience at Ludivine. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. There were several items on the menu that we had never tried before and the waiter gave helpful suggestions that we appreciated. I loved that you could actually see the cooks creating the dishes. We came to try the roasted bone marrow which looked intimidating when served, but the taste was buttery and delicious. Our favorite dish was the pan roasted foie gras with beignets. This was served with a jalapeno peach stew that was mouth watering. The menu changes every day, so we look forward to coming back and trying something new!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting and good
    DDSmith
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We knew the menu was new every day so were looking forward to a delicious meal. The appetizer, Charcuterie,was a platter of toasted bread with a liver rilette and cheese along with a slaw and a chard mixture. Slaw was good but nothing memorable. Chard was very bland. We wouldn't order it again. The main course was delicious though. Cape Cod Hake and Wild Boar and Escargot with Parpadelle ( a homemade noodle). We ate off each others plate because they were both delicious. We decided to share a dessert. Blackberry Cobbler with vanilla ice cream and olive oil. A bit sour but good except I wondered where the olive oil was incorporated and the last bite was not good. Tasted like a mouthful of oil. Will go again to try entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food great, service stressed on Fri
    MetProf
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Second visit in a month. 1st was on a Tues night and very positive. This time on a Fri. The food was generally excellent. Standouts were the duck breast and lamb ravioli. Serving sizes not large, but adequate. Peach salad had grilled peach w pit intact. Hint to kitchen: either use freestone peaches or remove the pit, as chasing a peach around the plate attempting to cut the fruit from the pit is no fun. Charcuterie plate was good - large enough for 2. Major food complaint was the wheat berry in the duck dish: so salty that it burned our lips. Service was a mess. They removed bread plate w rolls still on table. Took a fork and forgot to replace for 5 min w food on table. Avoid the 3 center tables b/c people will bump into you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • creative dishes
    AnnieM
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This is my all time favorite restaurant! The food is always new and exciting and no matter what you order it is always good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding! Farm to Table in OK
    PaleoGirl
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Fabulous experience at Ludavine! I was impressed with the food and wine list. The Chef did an excellent job with flavors and the meat was cooked to perfection. We need more Farm to table places in OK! Pricey, but the food and service was impeccable. The more places like this we get in OK the better the competition and pricing will be. :-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • divine
    live2teach
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The menu changes based on food availability. Each dish is beautiful and delicious. The drinks selection is sizable, with a good number of local brews.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous
    lztoto
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    wonderful dining great food surprises , never boring. taste combos that always please. they go the extra mile.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just a Great Place!
    HopeDanLivZachVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    This is one of my family's new favorites! We love that the foods are local, the menu is amazing and ever changing. The staff is very friendly and nice. The food is very tasty and you get to try things that are not usually on the menu in Oklahoma City. The bar area is really nice and the cocktails are cool(hip and cold), beautiful, and very tasty, and I love the fact that they have lovely non-alcoholic cocktails for those that can't or don't drink, I have also had some very good wines there as well. Recently, they had a strawberry cobbler on the menu and OMG....it was amazing! The strawberries tasted like you dream that a strawberry will taste! It is a bit expensive, but if you want a treat, a celebration, or a regular day, it is worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous!!
    MaineBigDaddyVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    I travel continually and due to operating my own meat producing farm (Beef, Pork, Lamb)and being an itinerant chef, I typically find it hard to eat as well as I do at home. Ludivine solved that problem for me in OKC! From the small plates of Duck Heart and Tenderloin Yakatori to the house made charcuterie it was all excellent. The locally raised ribeye was a bit over cooked for my liking but was still juicy and tender. Great wine list as well. Service was impeccable! Will certainly be back! You shouldn't miss this!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food
    Fooddie
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    The atmosphere is great. I love the setting and the ambiance. I have eaten there in the past and it has been hit or miss on the food side and after my 8th time at this place i believe is overpriced. Got to give them credit as i think having a seasonal menu is pretty challenging.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodie alert
    MetProf
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    In Oklahoma if you want a $50 steak, a $15 potato and a $10 vegetable, there are very good steak houses to drain your wallet. Ludivine was a counterpoint - delicious food at reasonable prices. Ludivine aims to bring as much fresh locally sourced food to their customers as practical. They have a fantastic mixed drink menu (Teflon Don 5/5 stars) and offer several daily specials to augment the smallish menu. All dishes are presented artfully with intensely delicious sauces. We sampled the Uni Pasta (5 stars), tomato spoon pudding (4.5 stars), a pan seared halibut (5 stars) and a pork belly (5 stars). The only disappointments were the desserts and very weak French press coffee. Highly recommended for those who savor excellent food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently a win
    ml2000
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    My husband and I have yet to be disappointed with anything about Ludivine. The food is always spot on, drinks are fantastic and the ambiance is inviting!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Way more than ok in OKC.
    Dallasfoodie
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    We drove up from DFW for the Memorial Day weekend. We selected Ludivine based on previous reviews. Atmosphere was excellent. FOOD WAS SPECTACULAR!!! We had the ribeye or the sirloin. Beef was fantastic. To top it off we had the strawberry cobbler. It was the best I ever had. Great farm to table concept. I highly recommend this establishment.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 172 reviews are from the Ludivine reviews archive.
  • Exceptional food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    This is the best food in Oklahoma City. Interesting, flavorful, consistent, fair priced
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love Ludivine
    epLuv2dine
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Ludivine is a wonderful, unpretentious, delightful, dining experience. My enjoyable evening with Colby, the bartender, concocting a wonderful cocktail which he called Colby's Manhattan. I highly recommend it. From there to the end of the evening was pure dining enjoyment. You can always count on an interesting menu and helpful and attentive service from the waitstaff, without being hovered over. Getting a reservation through Open Table was easy, too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Oklahoma Needs More Like You!
    Mountainmama
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    A restaurant like this is a rare find in Oklahoma! The food was outstanding, and the atmosphere is lovely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The taste of pure talent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    We had such a delightful dining experience. The staff is so sunny and attentive. It was so refreshing to find this level of passion for cooking and for exquisite ingredients in the heart of OKC....it made us feel like we were back in Europe! Also, you can't find a more exciting cocktail menu in the area.Bravo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, will return soon!
    HonestFoodSnob
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We were sat with the best view in the house, overlooking the chef. Started with the charcuturie; mangalista and cured salmon were our favs. Rabbit pot pie was delicious and filling. Halibut was moist, flaky and delicious. Will be back often.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A rare find to share
    indigo
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    My mother drove down from Missouri to visit me at my new job. My boss had recommended Ludivine to me a few weeks earlier so on Friday evening I took her to Ludivine as a birthday present. The food was rich, flavorful, and unique. The atmosphere was stylish, subdued, and relaxing. Our server (I wish I could remember his name) was very kind and attentive to all our needs. Another helpful prospect was that we were given a seat at the bar which wraps around the exposed kitchen, this gave us the opportunity to watch the chef/owner at work. I'm grateful to him for sharing his passion with my mother, myself, and all his other customers!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing farm-to-fork concept
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a phenomenal wedding anniversary dinner at Ludivine. The service was spectacular and the food was delicious!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.