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Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant

Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://vincenzositalianrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (502) 580-1350
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Agostino Gabriele
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Vincenzo"s catering is available for on-sight and off-sight events. On-site Vincenzo's can accommodate 5 to 150 guests. Vincenzo's has nine (9) separate rooms for private dining. Please contact Paula Fischer, Catering Director, at (502) 580-1350.
  • Private Party Facilities: Vincenzo"s provides on-site and off-site catering. Vincenzos' on-site catering can accommodate from 5 to 150 in nine (9) separate private rooms at the restaurant. Vincenzo's also has an outdoor courtyard that can accommodate up to 150 guests. The menus for catered events are customer driven.
  • Private Party Contact: Paula Fisher (502) 580-1350
  • Entertainment: Pianist Friday and Saturday nights.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Market
  • Public Transit: We are conveniently located to public transportation.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet services are available Monday through Saturday for dinner service.
A word from Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Established in 1986, by Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele, Vincenzo"s is an award-winning restaurant, located at 150 S. Fifth Street, in downtown Louisville, which specializes in Authentic Northern Italian Cuisine.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "We had our reservations for a Saturday night. The atmosphere was perfect for our anniversary. Rick and Adam were our servers. We had a special request for something off menu. They did a fantastic job! Presentation for dinner, & dessert, was fabulous. Rick made us bananas foster as a special. As we were leaving, we stopped to inform manager about our excellent meal. He stopped eating his meal to continue to talking with us. As we were leaving, severe thunderstorms were in the area. Strong winds and rain. The manager took us back inside and called us a cab. Then, he escorted us with umbrella to cab. I imagine this is where we will spend future anniversaries."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Vincenzo's is one of my favorite, special occasion restaurants to visit. The food was delicious, and the service couldn't have been better. Recommendations were made by the wait staff and everything was explained perfectly, so I knew exactly what each dish consisted of. I will definitely return in the future."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "I have had a better experience at Texas Roadhouse. I ordered the filet rare. Upon arrival I would say the steak was cooked medium, Pink center with brown edges. When I brought it to the attention of a manager, after he flipped a dirty steak knife onto my Louis Vuitton and almost onto my toe, he had me cut into the center with a butter knife and argued that it was cooked correctly and walked away. When requesting another knife, the assistant informed me he had already brought me one. My husbands napkin was taken three times, bot sure the logic in that. When my uneaten steak was taken away, I was asked how everything was and again mentioned the steak was not cooked correctly yet the $40 charge was still on my bill."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great food, great services, great atmosphere. Just wonderful."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Great place to have a meal and actually converse with your party. The noise level is quiet, food excellent and outstanding service. Pricey but you get what you pay for."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Veal and Italian fare done very very well Gluten free pasta always on the menu and special requests accommodated"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "The restaurant reminded more of Continental cuisine than Italian- tableside food prep with waiters in tuxes. Overall very good."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "A perfect place for elegance and great service. We all felt very special to be there and the food is out of this world!!! From the time we were greeted by the owner until we were graciously bid goodbye it was indeed a wonderful dining experience."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Vincenzo's is simply outstanding. The service is always impeccable. Food is wonderful every time we go there. Simply unbeatable experience!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I took my daughter here for a special occasoin. The sea bass and veal saltimbocca were both excellent. They treat you like a king in this place."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Had wonderful dining experience with my family. They were very accommodating for my special needs daughter and treated her like a queen. They treated us like family."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We were celebrating my husbands birthday and were visiting from out of town. Get the Caesar salad- you can split it, and they make the dressing at your table. Excellent unique flavor. Service was excellent but I would not say it was genuine. The veal was amazing. Piano player was a nice touch but could not hear it from the dining room. Nice decor, food presentation, and atmosphere. Worth the money for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Vincenzo's served my husband and I an incredible meal for our honeymoon meal. The service was impeccable."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Amazing restaurant and friendly staff. They were very patient as this was our first time there and wasn't sure what to order. They also graciously gifted us with an anniversary dessert because they heard it was our anniversary. We will definitely be returning customers. My complements to the chef. The food was amazing. My husband even at some fresh salmon!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "if you want fine dining at its best in Louisville, go to Vincenzo's - it is always an outstanding experience - i live in Louisville and consider it a local treasure -"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • " If you want a fancy setting for a special occasion, this is a very impressive restaurant with attentive servers. My friend and I each ordered appetizers for $15 each which consisted of 2 bites! The entree was delicious and slightly more substantial. The desserts were amazing. Bottom line: Vincenzo's is elegant and overpriced."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "simply awesome! celebrated my birthday, just one month after celebrating my wife's birthday. Both times were simply outstanding! Great food, great service! Rate this a 5 star restaurant!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "My husband surprised me with a trip into Louisville for the Lionel Ritchie concert. We had hoped to have dinner in an intimate downtown restaurant we discovered nearly 20 years ago but it isn't there anymore. I wanted Italian food, and our hotel manager recommended Vincenzo's. What an outstanding evening !!!! The food; the personal attentiveness of the staff and the special treat of having Vincenzo himself, prepare our food tableside! We will recommend this restaurant and we WILL be back!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "The food and service was awesome!! My husband and I are trying new places and I bought a groupon to try this restaurant. We live in Southern Indiana and I personally hate crossing the bridge. But Vincenzo's was well worth it! We were treated as special guests and the owner came to our table and welcomed us. I can't even begin to describe how good our food was. . .mouthwatering! We had a very good bottle of wine and we loved the ambiance of the meal being finished table side. We will definitely be visiting again. Next time we want to try the theatre menu."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "This is an elegant restaurant with extraordinary food and impeccable service"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Vincenzo's is our go-to restaurant for many different celebrations. We always know we'll get an exquisite meal. And indeed, we did on Saturday. Seriously. In Louisville -- which is filled with incredible, inventive restaurants -- Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant is one of the very best."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Mediocre expensive food, though I realize we were paying mostly for the wait staff, not the food"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We had a superb experience. The wait staff were excellent, just attentive enough, and very knowledgeable. The food was excellent. The noise level was perfect, we could actually carry on a conversation. Great wine list too! Highly recommend the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This a great restaurant with style and class galore. The wait staff is plentiful and attentive without being intrusive. Food is beyond the beyond...outstanding!!!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The prime steak we ordered was tuff! We picked a 100.00 bottle of wine on the menu it states a specific year.. When brought to the table it was a much newer year.. So they tried to push off a not so good year for the same price as the other that is listed on the menu.. Very disappointing since we have been before.. We will not be returning"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The owner and the staff are unbelievable. You always feel welcome and treated as if you are the most important guest they have. Add to this an excellent menu, perfect food presentation and ambience. What else would you want??"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I t was all very good, since I have visited this restaurant for a long time."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Best of the best. Gary is super waiter! Johnathan so helpful. Loved every minute and every morsel. You must have dinner there!!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We have dined at Vincenzo's too many times to count over the years -- lots of birthday, anniversary, and pre-show dining. We have only been disappointed twice and once was last night. The service was excellent, but I ordered capellini pasta with marinara sauce and lobster (a modification of a dish on the menu). The marinara sauce was so spicy hot that my lips were burning. I was very surprised, as I have had this prepared tableside by Agostino Gabrielle and it was like sauce just picked from the garden. In addition to the sauce being too spicy, the broiled lobster tail was just tossed on the plate -- not even right side up. It was very unattractive. My husband ordered Crepes Agostino and he noted that the sauce was very spicy. Too bad."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Outstanding food and service, as always! Vincenzo's is a Louisville gem! My favorite spot!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had a wonderful meal with the absolutely most impressive service. This is a bucket list location."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We truly enjoyed the complete dining experience. The service and food were great. We will definitely go back there to celebrate."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Clean plates all around. Had the salmon cake special, which was substantial in size and delicious. Reasonable prices for lunch."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Vincenzo's has been a pillar of the Louisville community for a long time. Our experience on Saturday night proved that good food and good service is what a restaurant is all about. Jonathon, the host/maitre de was wonderful making us feel welcome and at home. Our servers, Erin and Alex were great. Our entire experience was wonderful and we will be back for more good food and good service."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great food and outstanding service.....is the norm for this downtown classic. We enjoyed the friendliness of the staff and the pleasant atmosphere Offered at Vincenzo's."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This was our second time to dine at Vincenzo's. The food was amazing, the wait staff was attentive without being bothersome, the atmosphere is truly nice. I wish we could dine here more often. It is no wonder why this is one of the highest rated and respected restaurants in the the city. I would highly recommend getting the groupon when you see it. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Vincenzo himself greets each patron like family. The food is beyond expectation and the service is perfect. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I brought an old friend that I had not seen in 48 years because I wanted excellent food, service, and a quiet place where we could carry on a conversation without having to raise our voices. We older folks can't hear like we used to! Your staff is excellent!"
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "By far the best restaurant in Louisville, Great veal dishes that none can compare with in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Fine wine list, very good appetizers and wonderful Italian staples. Their tortilines are to die for!"
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "A wonderful Louisville staple!! Best Italian in the city."
    Dined on 5/12/2014