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Harvest - Louisville

4.4
4.4
806 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
harvest...a locally grown restaurant.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Organic

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tuesday-Friday 11-2:30, Saturday 11-2:30, Sunday 10-2:30 Dinner Tuesday-Thursday 5-10 Friday and Saturday 5-11

  • Phone number

    (502) 384-9090

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Coby Ming

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Louisville

  • Cross street

    Between Hancock & Clay

  • Parking details

    Ample metered street parking on Market Street<br />Non-metered on side streets Hancock and Clay.

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 806 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on all time ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 5Value

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  1. G

    Grandbobo

    Louisville

    9 reviews

    2.0

    9 reviews

    Reviewed on April 1, 2017

    overall2foodserviceambience
    Last night we went to Harvest looking forward to a nice meal. I was looking forward to the fried chicken, but what we got was a burnt chicken breast and before I could complain, the server disappeared for 20 minutes. Very disappointing. I wish I had complained, but didn't have the occasion.
  2. Y

    Yummmmmmmmm

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2015

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    I always try to hit up Harvest when I am in town and I am never disappointed! I was here during Derby, so the menu was limited and the tables were really packed in but it was still phenomenal.
  3. B

    Bobby

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was great! Our server was very pleasant and attentitive . Food was great! Will definitely go back
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The buttermilk fried chicken is my go to, but everything is delicious.
  5. S

    Stunningly2beautiful

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Our daughter had eaten at Harvest on a previous visit to Louisville. So, we went on her reccomendations. The food was delightful and had a good experience. The three cheese grits were especially good. The one thing they need to improve is the lighting. It was just a little dim.
  6. G

    Grandbobo

    Louisville

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2015

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Took some close friends to Harvest for a meal before Actor's Theater. The Bourbon flight was a wonderful way to start the evening, even for non-bourbon drinkers. The group had different entre's and each was very nicely presented and very tasty. Meal was filling but not too much so.
  7. LI

    LouIs4U

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    My husband and I went here for my birthday dinner. It is one of our favorites but with two little kids we don't get to go often. We love their locally sourced seasonal menu. This time was the best yet! The Marti Gras themed appetizers and drinks were great! We enjoyed at hurricane and a Manhattan like drink. The red beans and rice were exceptional! The shared a house salad and ordered the New York strip and canollini. Both were an expert mix of robust flavors! We left too full for dessert.
  8. E

    Expectations

    Louisville

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 24, 2015

    overall3food3service1ambience3
    I had emailed that we were coming for the first time and we were CELEBRATING my sisters birthday. The hostess's were aware but no one bothered to translate that to our server. She immediate dropped of the check and said "Thank you". I didn't even have the opportunity to tell her why we were there. I guess my expectations were too high. We both had the fried chicken dinner and that was good. Needless to say I was disappointed and not sure that i will return.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2015

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Surprising shortage of vegetarian options. I'd think with the farm to table focus, there would be more vegetarian meals, but then again, it is winter. Food was good, but not great and prices were on the high side for what we got.
  10. M

    Meli

    Louisville

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    My friends and I ate here, before going to a play @ KY Center for the Arts. The food was outstanding! I recommend the Buttermilk Chicken with the Hoecake and gravy. It was unbelievably delicious! I threw in a side of Jalapeño Cheese Grits, and that really topped off my whole dinner. These have to be the best grits, I have ever had. Watch out, the grits are pretty spicy! I loved them! I am looking forward to returning to Harvest, very soon.
  11. DW

    DW1943

    Key West

    18 reviews

    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    A nice place to just relax with friends. Menu/food is somewhat unusual, but usually good. Nice service.
  12. F

    Foodeegurl

    Louisville

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great lunch spot. Fresh ingredients from local farms are creatively crafted into delicious entree options. Had the fried green tomato po boy sandwich which was very good.
  13. M

    Michelle

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 17, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Harvest is a great restaurant! The food is amazing. You can taste the care they put into the perpetration of their food.
  14. S

    Stefano

    Louisville

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Harvest presents a delighful menu and warm caring service in an enjoyable venue. Locally grown, innovative and creative cuisine to savor. Get there soon, but don't take my table !
  15. l

    luvtheville

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2015

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    This was our first time to the Harvest. We heard it was a good restaurant,but it exceeded all our expectations. The staff was super nice and very informative of the menu. We ordered different dishes from the menu to taste an assortment of the food offered, and not one person in our group was disappointed. The owner stopped by our table extremely friendly and explained the background of the restaurant. Everyone in our group said they would go back. Definitely will be on our list of favorites
  16. G

    Gary

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 10, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was absolutely amazing. I did get approached by a guy outside that asked me for money. Not at all the restaurants fault, more of a community fault. Made me feel uneasy about leaving my car parked outside after telling the guy to get lost. I plan on many more visits in the future. Was nice one of the owners came to the table and talked to us. Friendly staff for sure.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 10, 2015

    overall4food1service4ambience4
    My french toast was dry. I didnt finish it, it was not good. There was a type of cole slaw on the plate of the omelete, unusual and not enticing me to try it. The place is very clean. Waitress was nice. Parking was easy. Unimpressed with the food.
  18. E

    Enjoyed

    Louisville

    23 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2015

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Lunch was excellent - service was wonderful and menu items were great choices. Only change I'd suggest is giving a bit more meat in the sandwiches. Two at our table had the grilled cheese with pork and there was a lot more bread to 'stuff'' ratio. A bit more pork would be welcome.
  19. BI

    BornInCuba

    Tampa

    70 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    70 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2015

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Any visitor to Louisville, and any resident who doesn't already know about Harvest, should definitely make it a frequent "go-to" spot. Virtually every bit of food on the plates was sourced from farms within a 30-minute drive of the restaurant. Our group of four thoroughly enjoyed the seared pork chops (best thing on my menu!), flank steak, Kentucky burgoo and -- a unique collection -- the BBQ board. It was evident that all entrées were prepared with a large dash of TLC. Very creative kitchen. This one is on our HIGHLY RECOMMENDED list and a place we look forward to visiting again on our next trip to the blossoming NuLu restaurant scene. We'll definitely be back!
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We went for NYE. Harvest is always a favorite. The food is always good and the decor charming. The NYE menu was not as good as the regular menu. We also felt rushed. We will continue to go back, however. Love this place.
  21. G

    Ginnhoo

    Indiana

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We very much enjoyed our lunch at Harvest. Our server was very friendly and attentive and answered all of our menu questions. The food was beautifully presented and was delicious. The portions were generous.
  22. l

    locavoredelight

    Louisville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 27, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Harvest is a locavore's dream, offering mealds featuring nearly all ingredients from within a 100 mile radius. I had the flank steak, which happened to be tender and flavorful. Of course, the bar features many artisan bourbon drinks. Our meal was served by an attentive, funny and knowledgeable staff. We will keep coming back!
  23. F

    Foodeegurl

    Louisville

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Harvest's Sunday brunch is always delicious and full of fresh and beautiful options. I usually choose the omelet which changes constantly and is bursting with yummy meats and unusual veggies but today I had one of the specials. It had cheese grits, crispy country ham, a delicious biscuit and sunny side up egg on top. The presentation was beautiful and the meal was excellent. We are always pleasantly surprised with the creativity of the culinary staff at Harvest. Although we come to Harvest often we never get tired of the food, the atmosphere or the staff. Each dining experience is new and fresh.
  24. m

    majorfoodie

    Louisville

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2014

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    So so lunch. Overpriced for the quality, wait, and flavor.
  25. k

    kh226

    Chicago

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great food with excellent service in a warm setting. Fried chicken, canelloni, and the burger were great. Fantastic bourbon selection with every conceivable flavor. We will return if we visit Louisville again.
  26. M

    Megan

    Louisville

    7 reviews

    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2014

    overall2food1service3ambience2
    I have touted Harvest over the years as having the best burger in town. Then in July they removed it from the menu, I tried the BBQ platter and was very disappointed. Upon my better judgment I returned for lunch on Friday 12/12 and remembered a very delicious grilled cheese that they served. Looks like the menu item was changed once again. I tried the Grilled cheese and it was one of the worst sandwiches I have ever had. There was barley any cheese on it, the pork was flavorless and the bread was the majority of the sandwich. I will never return to Harvest, I don't understand how some of the best items continue to be removed. I have tried several other items and for the price, they don't measure up. I was once a huge promoter of this restaurant and now I will no longer be a patron.
  27. F

    Foodeegurl

    Louisville

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I went to Harvest Restaurant for a nice, leisurely lunch for one. Decided to treat myself before finishing some local shopping. Greeted warmly and seated promptly. The lunch menu was filled with tempting selections. I decided on the cup of burgoo and grilled cheese/barbeque sandwich. Wow was I impressed. The burgoo was delicious and beautifully presented. The grilled cheese sandwich was outrageous! The bread delicious and toasted perfectly. The cheese and barbeque center was really, really tasty. The portion was so large that I took half home and had it for breakfast the next morning. Harvest continues to provide interesting and delicious food time after time.
  28. EK

    EKEM

    Louisville

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really Harvest is a great place. I went for the first time for lunch after going several times for dinner and honestly I didn't think it could be any better but it was. I had the Fried Green Tomate BLT and I embarrassed myself I ate so much. Service was great. Atmosphere top notch. Everyone should try this place. This is the kind of place that should be impossible to get a reservation to.
  29. F

    Foodeegurl

    Louisville

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on December 6, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Harvest for brunch is absolutely a hit every time. Had company in from out of town and knew Harvest would pull out all the stops. Greeted warmly at the door and promptly seated. Service is always very good. The variety on the menu is fabulous and servers provide valuable recommendations. The presentation and freshness of the food is top notch. Price is very reasonable. The Bloody Marys are always excellent. Harvest is one of our absolute favorites. Owners and management genuinely care that you are dining with them.
  30. G

    Gidge

    Louisville

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    I went for lunch with my significant other. My initial visit was when they first opened a few years ago and I was not impressed. This visit was better. Food was excellent, I had the burgoo and a salad. The portions should be larger for the price in my opinion. I had a good cocktail, and it better be good for $10. I would recommend with caveat that food and drink is pricey. I do wish they had entree style meals for lunch also, it's just sandwiches and starters/salads.
  31. MN

    MNance

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 30, 2014

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    The brunch menu at Harvest may be limited, but rest assured that everything there is delicious. The "grits 'n goo" was perfect and the sorghum cookie (dessert) was the perfect amount of sweetness for brunch.
  32. m

    mjb358

    Chicago

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on November 29, 2014

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    I'm a burger fanatic, and judge the quality of a restaurant based on the apparent skill and care shown in their offering. The Harvest burger is one of the best burgers of my life. It all starts with the meat. It had flavor! Which, oddly, can be a rare thing. But what constitutes caring are the condiments and bread. The sweet potato relish pushed this burger over the top. And, I think I'm going to need to pickle onions at home. The bread was firm and tasty, not falling apart through the meal. Additionally, they have a well represented sampling of local and regional beers. I was just passing through on a pleasure trip, but will travel this route again many times in the future. Harvest is worth a stop.
  33. LT

    LTEOIRC

    Louisville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2014

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We had a great start to the evening, probably because we had eary resesrvations (attended prior to a show). The wine we chose was on special that night but we didn't know it at first. The food was exceptional and so was the service until they got very busy. There was a long gap between appetizers and the main course, but the server was sympathetic. All in all, we were very pleased.
  34. B

    Bigslaven

    Atlanta

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I took my wife to Harvest for her birthday and the entire experience could not have been any better. The staff was helpful and polite, the food was fresh and delicious and the drinks were great as well. We will definitely revisit Harvest and I encourage others to give this place a try.
  35. j

    justme

    Louisville

    30 reviews

    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 15, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Harvest was a nice change from cookie cutter restaurant menus. Most food is locally grown. Combinations were tasty and interesting. One of the owners was circulating the room and explaining origin of restaurant.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2014

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    I took a colleague from another country here to impress her with our local restaurants. We had a quiet place to talk and that was the best thing about this place. The menu did not have much that wasn't fried, pork, chicken livers, etc--hence not very healthy. The server wasn't quite sure if the chicken was free range. We ordered salads and were brought our main courses when only halfway through our salads. We were asked to pay right after we finished our meal, which was awkward and embarrassing. I would not recommend taking anyone there whom one wants to impress.
  37. o

    oldandnew

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2014

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    I had been to Harvest once before for lunch, and was happy with my food and experience. This second time was for dinner with another couple. I was disappointed. The service was very slow. Our table would have had at least 4 more beverages, not including water, if we could have had service. My dinner was ok, very underwhelming for what you pay. We had the beer cheese appetizer, which was good. All in all, it was just alright.
  38. V

    Valerie

    Louisville

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2014

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Not many choices, but what we ordered was great. Service was very slow, had to flag down a busboy and ask for our server
  39. N

    Newyorker

    New York Area

    30 reviews

    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food here is amazing, staff great. Really pretty spot.
  40. p

    pmsmps

    Orlando

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 7, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I read all of the positive reviews, but the food, drink and service was even better and impeccable. The bourbon offerings were second to none. My wife enjoyed everything about Harvest. Parking was a little challenging, but worth the short walk. If you like food straight from the farm to the table, then Harvest is your place. You will not be disappointed.

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Harvest - Louisville offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (502) 384-9090.

Harvest - Louisville is rated 4.4 stars by 806 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between Hancock & Clay

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown Louisville

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tuesday-Friday 11-2:30, Saturday 11-2:30, Sunday 10-2:30 Dinner Tuesday-Thursday 5-10 Friday and Saturday 5-11

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Organic

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Ample metered street parking on Market Street<br />Non-metered on side streets Hancock and Clay.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Coby Ming

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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