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Best Italian Restaurants in Highlands - Bardstown Rd / Taylorsville Rd


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A photo of Volare Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 29 times today
Volare Italian Restaurant, located in Louisville, has made a name for itself amongst the finest Italian eateries, as reflected in the rave reviews. The restaurant has been praised for its superb service, delightful atmosphere, and, most importantly, authentic Italian cuisine. The menu is packed with Italian classics, all thoughtfully prepared and deliciously presented. Reviewers have singled out dishes like the Chilean Sea Bass and the white bolognese for special praise. As one reviewer said, "Volare is the best Italian we've had in Louisville." The restaurant is also lauded for its attention to detail, with excellent service, beautifully created dishes, and meals cooked to perfection. Special occasions or casual dining, Volare Italian Restaurant is a top choice for Italian cuisine lovers.
A photo of Lou Lou on Market restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Market St - NuLu
Booked 48 times today
A walk down Bourbon Street in NuLu! An eatery serving Southern Cuisine, incorporating influences from New Orleans & Italy. Two areas for outdoor dining, two levels of inside dining, private rooms, and a hidden underground Bourbon Lounge called Stave.
A photo of Porcini restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 25 times today
Porcini, renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine, consistently impresses diners with its authenticity and quality. Located in Louisville, KY, their exemplary dishes, and an extensive wine list featuring domestic and reserved selections have earned them glowing reviews. Patrons praise the menu, describing the food as "cooked to perfection," "excellent" and "the best Italian food" they've ever eaten. One review states, "I almost lost my hope in finding an authentic dining experience in Louisville, KY but this place exceeded all the expectations I had." Porcini has managed to create an atmosphere that perfectly blends a classic Italian dining experience with an upscale ambiance.
A photo of Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Louisville
Booked 17 times today
Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant in Louisville comes highly recommended for providing top-notch Italian cuisine. Praised as one of the best Italian restaurants in the region and even rivaling those in NYC, it has garnered excellent reviews for its fantastic, flavorful food and stellar service. Guests laud not only the delicious Italian recipes on offer, but also the wonderful atmosphere and the attentive, courteous staff. Reviewers commend it as an excellent choice for special occasions and, regardless of whether it's steak or pasta ordered, the dining experience is consistently enjoyable and savory. With regulars promising return visits, Vincenzo's is clearly a beloved dining destination in Louisville.
A photo of CURED Restaurant & Salumeria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Butchertown
Booked 8 times today
Welcome to CURED Restaurant & Salumeria, a hidden gem in Louisville where the vibrant tapestry of modern European cuisine intertwines with the farm-to-table ethos. Our talented chefs draw inspiration from the diverse flavors of Europe to create a menu that seamlessly blends tradition with innovation, resulting in an unforgettable dining experience. We take pride in our commitment to a holistic culinary approach, curing our meats in-house to add an extra layer of authenticity to our offerings.Conveniently located in the heart of Bourbon Row, Butchertown, and near Nulu, CURED not only offers a prime location but also immerses you in the city's lively culinary scene. Our extensive selection of wines and handcrafted cocktails is carefully curated to complement and enhance the flavors of our dishes. Embark on a culinary adventure at CURED, where every bite tells a unique and delicious story, and freshness meets creativity.
A photo of DiFabio's Casapela restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
Booked 11 times today
DiFabio's Casapela in Louisville is an esteemed Italian eatery comprised of delectable cuisine and outstanding service. Garnering rave reviews, it's acclaimed for its homemade fettuccine with creamy pesto sauce, bruschetta touted the best in town, and gluten-free options. Reviewers are often impressed by the generous, high-quality servings that provide excellent value for money. Special mention goes to their homemade Lemoncello, marinated dishes, and the option to customize meals off their 'pick your pasta' menu. Their heartfelt hospitality paired with home-style atmosphere and superior Italian taste profiles make DiFabio's an absolute culinary delight offering an authentic taste of Italy.
A photo of Grassa Gramma restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westport Rd - Lyndon
Booked 57 times today
Grassa Gramma, located in Louisville, is highly recognized by customers for serving fantastic Italian food. The reviews repeatedly laud the delicious homemade Italian cuisine and great service, showcasing its dedication to providing an authentic dining experience. Patrons applaud its unique atmosphere, akin to an Italian home or village, and praise the wide variety of dishes, from signature spaghetti and meatballs to specialty dishes like lamb shank and Carbonara. Gluten-free options are also highlighted as excellent, showcasing the effort put in to cater to all customers. The restaurant's devotion to high-quality Italian cuisine, wonderful ambiance, and excellent service is clearly reflected in the enthusiastic feedback, with many customers eagerly planning return visits.
A photo of Osteria Italian Seafood restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westport Rd - Lyndon
Booked 32 times today
The Napa River Grill offers outstanding Californian cuisine, as shown by its high praise in customer reviews. Visitors have hailed it the "Best restaurant I've experienced in Louisville for months". The offerings are varied, with standout dishes like the Aged Ribeye, Grilled Salmon, and Sea Bass, all of which are noted to be cooked to perfection. Ingredients are fresh, as evidenced by the homemade fries and salad bowl made from Parmesan cheese. Customers have also praised the attentive and courteous service, lending to a pleasant atmosphere. With phrases such as "The food was delicious and the service was exceptional" and "Service wonderful. Love this place" prevalent in reviews, the Napa River Grill is undoubtedly a prime example of quality Californian cuisine.
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Louisville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Jeffersontown
Booked 11 times today
Buca di Beppo - Louisville is renowned for its genuine Italian cuisine. Numerous reviews attest to the outstanding quality of the food and service, with guests often returning for more. Customers have specifically praised the restaurant's chicken carbonara and the Italian sausage, salad, and garlic bread. The restaurant is also commended for its generous portion sizes, and the authentic family-style dining experience it offers. Many customers have expressed that they found their first time experience at Buca di Beppo delightful and look forward to returning. The overall atmosphere is lauded as enjoyable, and the friendly, efficient staff contributes to the pleasant dining experience.
A photo of Bravo Italian Kitchen - Louisville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • St Matthews
Booked 15 times today
Bravo Italian Kitchen in Louisville is a favorite among locals for its authentic Italian cuisine. The establishment has been praised by customers for its variety of delicious dishes, including the popular Pork Chops, Chicken Marsala, and Bravo Pasta. Its efficient yet friendly service and relaxed Italian ambiance enhance the overall dining experience. Reviewers also highly recommend the restaurant's appetizers, including the flatbread and crispy ravioli, served with marinara and garlic ranch dipping sauces. Praise was also made for the desserts, particularly the Caramel Mascarpone Cheesecake. The service and quality of food at Bravo, paired with reasonable prices, keep patrons coming back for more.
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