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About Eddie Merlot's - Louisville

Eddie Merlot"s Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot's has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 70 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire, also live music on weekends in the lounge.

455 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Muhammad Ali Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(502) 584-3266

Website:
http://www.eddiemerlots.com/

Parking Details:
Pay Valet parking is available at our front door on the corner of Muhammad Ali Blvd. and 4th Street. Pay surface lot parking is available on the corner of Third Street and Muhammad Ali one block east of our location.

Executive Chef:
Paul Miranda

Private Party Facilities:
Eddie Merlot"s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot's boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are several private rooms and semi-private areas to choose from according to your needs from 10 people to 300. Eddie Merlot's Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!

Private Party Contact:
Emilie Pinto-Schmeling: (502) 584-3266

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Make Christmas Eve memorable with a delectable meal at Eddie Merlot's! Reserve your table now.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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New Year's Eve is a night to remember as you say goodbye to 2017 and hello to all the possibilities of 2018. Let Eddie Merlot's start your 2018 off right with an exceptional experience. Make your reservations now!

Eddie Merlot's - Louisville Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (61)
Romantic (49)
Good for a Date (48)
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Good for Anniversaries (43)
Business Meals (40)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Notable Wine List (30)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Good for Groups (23)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Worth the Drive (17)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Cozy (13)
Bar Seating (11)
Fun (10)
Casual (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Authentic (6)
Healthy (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Hot Spot (4)
People Watching (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tapas (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Louisville)·Dined 5 days ago

Great service, great food, lovely décor. Truly enjoyed our evening.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

Eddie Merlot’s never comes up short. Every time we go we have great service, great staff experience and an amazing menu.

I highly recommend the lobster mashed potatoes and the Chateaubriand.

For a fun dessert, the bananas foster is a hot experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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·Dined 7 days ago

Great Food! Great Service! The servers, waiters, and service manager were very attentive to our needs.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, People Watching
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on December 6, 2017

We waited 45+ minutes on our food. Most people can’t wait that line by for lunch. Disappointed to say the least.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

wonderful meal, nice atmosphere, and great service

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The atmosphere was nice, servers were nice, the French onion soup was wonderful, but believe it or not the filet Mignon steak was dry with not much flavor. I know it is the holidays so a lot is going on, but on our way out we got to see a little more of another guest than I would have liked! She intentionally flashed us. I was shocked, but that was not the restaurants fault; she had obviously reached an obnoxious point. I would try again, but would get a different meat selection next time.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wonderful dinner! We took our two young children ages 5 and 3 and the kids menu was terrific! Highly recommend! Will be back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fun, Cozy
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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Gad dinner pre concert. Restaurant was cery mindful of the time so we were on time. Valet was great, too.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Food and service were excellent, the staff was very attentive

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

We were in town for a concert on 12/1/17 and made dinner reservations through Open Table. It was quick, easy and very accommodating. We arrived a bit early, so decided to have a cocktail at the bar. Quickly found a seat and bartender was very nice and accommodating, as well as knowledgeable, easily answering our questions. Drinks were fantastic. At the time of our reservation, hostess promptly showed us to our table--a quiet corner booth. Our server promptly arrived and was very accommodating and knowledgeable about all aspects of menu and made appropriate suggestions and reccomendations. From appetizers to check, it was an amazing experience. We had the wagyu ribeye and cedar planked salmon and both were cooked to perfection and absolutely delicious. Never felt rushed, but he kept things moving, knowing we were headed to a concert, so we were out the door in plenty of time to arrive at the venue without rushing. Experience couldn't have been more perfect!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 30, 2017

We had a great server on a very busy night. Food and drinks came when they should have and everything was excellent!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Food was good, but steak came out under cooked and had to be returned. Service was VERY slow. They tried to make it up by offering free desert. Overpriced for what you receive. Everything individually priced. They over recommended sides, so there was quite a bit left on the table because we ordered at least one more than we needed.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 29, 2017

We waited 1.5 hours after ordering and never received our entrees. We paid full price for the oysters and salads and left. While the appetizers were great, I’ll likely never go back due to the lack of compassion towards our situation.

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·Dined on November 28, 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant and we went to celebrate my birthday. The staff was friendly and sat us right down. The waiter was also friendly and he even gave us a creme brûlée to go. The food, oh my, I loved that steak! My husband and I ordered the Chateaubriand which was dinner for two with broccoli and sweet potato casserole and everything was delicious! Better than Ruth’s Chris for sure. We will be going back again!

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Amazing food.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Second time we've dined here - in a way it is a "typical" upscale steak restaurant - but they execute very well, as is usually the case with other restaurants in this class (i.e. Ruth's Chris, Morton's, etc.). It was very good - great food, great service - pricey but worth it. Nice location and ambience. Nice bar area. All-around very solid/enjoyable experience - we would definitely return.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Fun
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Loved it! Food and service were great!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good food, decent service. Food is a bit overpriced in my opinion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Everything was amazing! The service was great and the food was amazing. A great place for a wonderful meal!

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Our dinner was amazing Chris, and his assistant Samantha where on top of the whole evening

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Having eaten at some of the best restaurants in America, this was among the best. Easily the best meal in Kentucky.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent ribeye and filet trio dishes! Very large portions too.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Hands down best steak we’ve ever had! We’ve had steak at several high end restaurants, but none compare to Eddie Merlots. The service was phenomenal, the food was perfect, it was a perfect birthday surprise for my husband! We would recommend it to anyone wanting to go somewhere special for a special occasion!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My wife & I both ordered the 7 oz filet .. Very, Very good .. cooked to perfection. Side of asparagus was also cooked to perfection.. very smooth & tasty .. Service was awesome!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food, Amazing service! We had a really good time!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Perfect dining experience....Will return again and again....

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We visited Eddie Merlot’s on the last night of our recent trip to Louisville. It was the perfect way to end our little vacation. The atmosphere is very elegant, the service was outstanding, and the food was simply perfect! I had the filet mignon and hubby had the bourbon ribeye. Both were divine! They had a great selection of wines, bourbon, and cocktails. The highlight of the evening was Bananas Foster prepared table side! A really special evening!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a very relaxing evening. Service was superb

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Eddie Merlot's provided the perfect night that included great atmosphere ,great service and great food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a great time for our anniversary! Will visit again soon!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we had a wonderful time! Chelsea, our server, was excellent! Food was phenomenal!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Best filet mignon I've ever eaten. Great mashed potatoes and macaroni with 5 cheese. Very casual inviting atmosphere. Great location. We walked by another (Cincinnati)steakhouse that was actually on the same property as the Galt House where we stayed to get here. I'm very glad we did. MUCH better food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food and service was excellent. It was a bit cold in the restaurant. Overall excellent!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food was wonderful, but the service was exemplary. We had a great time and will definitely return many times

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We ordered the chattabrian & it was the best I've ever had. The sweet potato casserole did not disappoint either.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent upscale dining downtown, service was outstanding, menu items such as appetizers, and sides are very large and able to be shared.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

We sat in the bar because that was the only place in the restaurant with windows. For a better overall experience stay with the dining room. I tried a Burnt Orange Manhattan. It was the best Manhattan I've ever had. They have quite a few specialty drinks. Next time we go I'll try a different one. We had the Chateaubriand - Excellent: Tender, juicy, flavorful. Superb service by Aixa, attentive throughout the dinner without being pushy. Will ask for her next time. Overall experience 9. A Must Try.

Tags: Cozy, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Very good dining experience.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The service was impeccable, and food was perfectly prepared. We had the filet and the lobster mac and cheese. Very pleasurable overall experience. 5 Stars!!

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This was our wedding dinner. It was absolutely perfect!!! The staff, the food, the atmosphere, everything! We will be back for many anniversaries.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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