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J Graham's Cafe

310 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Great for Brunch (16)
  • Great for Lunch (15)
  • Sunday Lunch (10)
J. Graham's is the home of the legendary "Hot Brown" and offers guests a bistro-style option for casual dining in the hotel and features the freshest local produce. Open for breakfast and lunch, the Cafe offers guests a contemporary a la carte menu or full buffet option (available Tuesday-Friday) including gourmet soups, salads and entrees and a decadent dessert display. Non-smoking.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Open Everyday 7 am-3 pm

Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am -11:00 am
Sunday Brunch: 9-1
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Phone number
(502) 583-1234
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Private dining room available to accommodate up to 22 people comfortably.
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Private party contact
Judd Gibbs: (502) 583-1234 ext. 7180
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Cross street
4th Street
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking available at the 4th Street main entrance to the hotel.
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Public transit
On the corner of 4th and Broadway are East, West, (23 & 17)North & Southbound (4) stops.
Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 310 People Are Saying
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5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Found the service was excellent the food very good . the staff very courteous

ClarksGir1 (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Get to the Brown Hotel and put an authentic Hot Brown in your belly, for a Sunday Brunch treat! We came into town for a show at the Palace Theater and stayed at the Brown for convenience of location and being home of the Hot Brown. Two historic landmarks and one culinary legend. The Hot Brown isn't your usual melted globular fare found at fast/casual restaurants. A sizzling crock, loaded with cheese, bacon, cheese, turkey and did I say cheese arrives at your table for a mere $18. It's bigger than your head and two diners of reasonable appetites could easily split one plate. The environment is lovely and our seating faced Main Street which provided ample people watching opportunities. The service was spot on and as you would expect from a national historic landmark hotel boasting numerous stars. Do yourself a flavor and order up a Hot Brown in the Brown Hotel. Your waistline and cholesterol count won't forgive you, but your taste buds will thank you!

Dsho (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Hot brown was wonderful! THe hotbrown is huge. Took home half! Enjoying it for lunch the next two days!

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Classic atmosphere in Louisville’s Brown Hotel. Very friendly wait staff, accommodating to dietary restrictions, and generous in providing birthday cake.

OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

We had brunch upstairs as they are remodeling downstairs. The room we were placed was freezing and smelled strongly of paint remover. The food was great as usual, but the overall experience was not as nice as it usually is.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

My trip to J. Graham was to celebrate my sister 70th birthday. We both love hot browns and there wasn't a better way to celebrate than with the original hot brown. The service and atmosphere was beautiful. The seating was a little to close for my liking, only because it makes you feel like you can't talk to each other without interfering in other people's conversations.

lbrob (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Could not have been better...It was the best!!!!!!

OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Had a wonderful time at the Christmas brunch!
Thank you for providing an enjoyable meal on a holiday!

vipRaymondFH (Louisville)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Food and service was excellent to superb. I was dissatisfied with having to look at the beverage/service area. This should have been screened off!! Also, the air intake panels above the beverage/service area were disgustingly filthy. There was at least a quarter of an inch of dirt and grime on the vent slats. When I spoke to the manager on duty, he said he would have that attended to tomorrow. Not at all satisfactory in my book. I wish I had taken a few photos, but had guest and didn’t want to be obvious with my obvious displeasures. Interestingly enough, the head chef of the restaurant was socializing with friends and wasn’t the least concerned with everything around him!

OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Top Service, with an amazing Hot Brown!!!
Your care was outstanding. The private dinner room with the children able to sit together at one table and the parents at the next while all in one room was so enjoyable!!

I believe a new Christmas tradition has begun!!