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Volare Italian Restaurant
Volare Italian Restaurant

Volare Italian Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.volare-restaurant.com
  • Phone: (502) 894-4446
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM, Friday - Saturday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chef Joshua D. Moore
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Your event. Your vision. Our pleasure.
  • Private Party Contact: Kim Davis (502) 894-4446

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jane Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complementary Valet Parking addition to parking lot and street parking.
A word from Volare Italian Restaurant
Discover and savor Italian at its finest!

Whether you choose to dine in our main dining area, year-round patio, or private dining facility; Volare boasts an intimate and beautiful setting.

Come experience the ultimate in entertaining… a special occasion at Volare. Inspired cuisine, beautiful surroundings and impeccable service are the hallmarks of a great event. You deserve nothing less, and we promise even more.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Been to Italy 4 times This is authentic great food. Became a little loud to easily carry on table conversation about 7:15"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The tomato salad was delicious. We had excellent service and, our waiter had good knowledge of the menu and specials . Great presentation of each dish brought to our table. Would definitely dine there again."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Our meal was so delicious, we ate super slowly b/c we didn't want it to be over. Salad was amazing. Entres were out of this world. Dessert... I can't even talk about it because it was so good. Our server brought us wine recommended by the bar manager to go with our meals. Absolutely the perfect anniversary spot."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Very good experience overall. Service was kind, music was nice, dinner was delicious, and the tiramisu was awesome! Seeing as I am a teenager, it was wonderful to get equal service as compared to other diners. Most places when they see teenagers they give horrid service, but that did not happen at all at Volare. I would definitely recommend it!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Each time we visit our horses in the area, Volare's is a must stop. Great food/service and atmosphere. Congrats again on a job well done, no I mean "medium" :)"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Salad special was from chef's garden. Tomatoes and vinaigrette divine. My vitello saltimboca melt in your mouth. Dessert was a work of artistry. Would not change a thing."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I had the baked clams, wedge salad, and veal saltimbocca. My fiance had the caprese salad and the ravioli. All of our food was great and our waitress was very friendly. There was a live singer setting the mood, and the ambience was romantic. Been there many times and it never disappoints."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed a very relaxing evening. The food and service were top notch. There was live music in the bar area. Our waiter made sure everything was perfect. A great dining experience!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This restaurant delivers: a wonderful menu and superbly prepared dishes. Service is first-rate."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food and service were amazing. My friend and I were both extremely pleased with our selections. The Wedge Salad was wonderful, the Calamari was the correct temperature, hot, and delicious. The Steak special was the best steak I have ever had in any restaurant anywhere and I have traveled and dined extensively. Kudos to the chefs and staff for a great dining experience."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Anniversary dinner did not disappoint. The food was great."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Greeted courteously and promptly. Wait staff efficient, very knowledgable about food selections and helpful; very attentive, not intrusive. Fantastic wine list, outstznding Bourbon selection. Food very good, presentation fabulous. Excellent dining eexperience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • " Very nice atmosphere! salads were grest, food was perfect, wine list had plenty of quality selections and my wife's beauty put a ribbon on the event."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were in for the day and used open table to select a resteraunt to celebrate a college graduation. We couldn't have made a better choice! The food was excellent the service great. Overall experience was excellent. If you your looking for Great Italian food with excellent beer and wine choices this is your spot. You won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Excellent service, great atmosphere and the food was delicious!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "This is a Louisville gem. The food is always outstanding, the service prompt and responsive, an they know how to serve a table with excellent style. The Bar Menu is one that will bring you back time after time."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Time does fly at this restaurant, with its impeccable food and service. This is one of Louisville's finest."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "My guest were very impressed with the menu and the experience. I couldn't have been happier. The calamari and scallops were some of the best we have ever eaten!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Everything was perfect, Josh is the best cook in Louisville."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Our party of four had a wonderful meal. Our server was very knowledgeable, and helped with menu selections. The food was delicious, and the dessert was beautiful as well. Two of us had Saltimbocca, and two had Risotto. Everything was great. (Take advantage of thevaletparkomg.)"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We had a great experience at Volare. We saw the chef on TV promoting the restaurant and decided to try it. So glad we did!!!!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Meal was excellent but the noise level was very high . I would prefer music in the bar area not when sitting at the table"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Volare has been a great restaurant. However, our last visit we had a reservation for 7:00pm. The hostess said the table would be ready by 7:15. That was fine. We visited the bar and had a glass of wine. After an hour wait, they couldn't find a table for us. Within a few minutes after this information was relayed, they seated us at a very nice table. No apology. This restaurant serves excellent food. I found fault with the girls at the hostess desk. They probably need a few more hours of instruction!!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We were there on a busy Friday evening and everything was perfect. ...from the valet parking, our wait staff and the food. It's at the top of our list for special nights out."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our dinners were all very good. The wine list was UNBELIEVABLE -- over 200!! Wednesday night is 1/2 price off of bottles of wine. The service was outstanding. The servers and very attentive and removed soiled plates at the proper time."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "It had been quite a while since we had dinner at Volare and I won't wait that long again! Excellent food and service and significant wine list. Isaac, the Sommelier was so helpful and patient explaining and recommending wines. I had the Risotto which was creamy and very tasteful. My friend loved the Osso Bucco."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I have had the pleasure of dining at Volare a few times when traveling to Louisville on business - and a bit of a coincidence that 50 years ago i lived just a few blocks from this location. In ever instance, both the food and service has varied only from good to great. Really - in my experience - a world class dining opportunity. I have paid far more elsewhere for far less in terms of both service and food quality."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "This was our first time dining at Volare and we were totally satisfied with the food, service and total experience. This is now on our list of favorite restaurants, we will return on our next visit to Louisville."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was an excellent combination of reasonable price, incredible food, and elegant dining."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "As a thank you, we took our generous relatives to dinner and wanted a great meal and special evening that didn't totally break the bank. Volare delivered! To my request for a nice table we were seated in a great spot. The service was impeccable and staff checked a few times (without hovering) to make sure everything was okay. Thank you to the aches and staff for making this a memorable evening...a great way to say thank you!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This was our second visit to Volare. We were so impressed the first time that we knew we would go back as soon as possible. We do. To live in Louisville but planned a weekend there with the purpose of going to Volare to enjoy dinner and a great evening. The staff, from the bar to the restaurant, is professional and knowledgeable. Everything was perfection."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our server was not around alot and we had to find her when needed things. Food was great. Restaurant was not crowded so it was pretty quiet."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We had a great meal, our server was outstanding, she made great recommendations, and helped with choosing a great wine to compliment our meal."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The table we reserved was ready as promised and the waiter, food, and service were top notch! We will be back."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "What a beautiful offering in the heart of the fabulous Clifton neighborhood! The energetic space is filled with the music of local talent that takes one back to the jazzy elegance of the Rat Pack era. The maitre'd is ever present with his warm and welcoming smile as the relaxed staff attend to every need, bringing out the additional "behind the bar" wine list when asked; ready for any oenophile's request. The farm-to-table options rival Tuscan locals (my kale spring salad was sublime). For healthier pasta options, the kitchen is ready to substitute whole-wheat penne.The half-priced bottled wine Wednesdays have created such a buzz the valet burns up the sidewalk jumping in the bevy of elegant cars streaming to the store front. Brava Volare!"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Excellent Calamari and Veal Marsala. Service was professional "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Once again, we had a wonderful meal at Volare. This has quickly become one of our favorite restaurants in Louisville."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "My wife and I went here for our anniversary. We were there on a Sunday and had reservations and were seated immediately. The restaurant was somewhat empty so noise was minimal. Our server was friendly and attentive and was happy to explain the menu items. If I had to complain it would be the parking. They offer valet which we decined. The parking lot only holds about 15 cars and was full (again this was a Sunday). We lucked out and were able to park on the street nearby. The other complaint was the service towards the end of our meal. We had to wait a while for the check but to be fair the restaurant had fled up with two large groups so our server was really busy. Overall the food and service were great. We will definitely be back. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Food is always excellent. We always celebrate anything special at Volare."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "When I made the reservation, I mentioned that we were celebrating our anniversary, and it was really nice when the hostess sat us, she wished us Happy Anniversary as did the wait staff and manager. This was our first visit and to have that much attention to detail is really great to see. The food was excellent, dessert was fabulous. I would recommend Volare to anyone that is looking a memorable evening out. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014