Proof on Main
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Bagna cauda, lime, toast. Allergens: Allium, Gluten
Char Grilled Pork Chop
Two Brooks rice grits, bullhorn peppers, Bourbon Barrel Sorghum. Allergens: Allium, Citrus, Dairy, Gluten
Proof Bison Burger
Sharp cheddar, smoked bacon, onion jam. Allergens: Allium, Dairy, Gluten
Very creative food and cocktails. The echo of sound and lighting is a little less than perfect, but well worth the visit for the fabulous food.
The food is way overpriced. Very limited menu. Too many other great restaurants in Louisville to revisit.
Excellent server, very personable and we felt they were professional but easy going and very approachable. We didn’t feel like it was a snobby bougie upscale place, even though the prices reflect one. We loved all our food, the highly recommended octopus was tender and delicious and we shared the steak which was cooked to perfection. We really enjoyed checking out the art in the museum with an after dinner drink in hand.
The penguin was fun and silly. Would def recommend. We are going to check out the other 21cMuseum restaurant in Lexington next.
The menu is not large but everything was outstanding including the cocktails.
Birthday dinner for our first time in Louisville and the food was amazing. Sweet potato soup, roasted cauliflower over goat cheese to start. Entrees included the best maple grilled pork chop over grits and brown butter pasta with parmesan and pistachios. No room for dessert because we added cornbread to the meal!
Staff friendly and attentive. Food fabulous.
Fun but noisy! Art was overwhelmingly RED. Concept of restaurant was wonderful, fixtures were wonderfully diverse and added greatly to ambience. Server was delightful!
Thoroughly enjoyed the evening!
Beautiful place! Hotel, bar and restaurant are all spectacular Food was very good - we had the fish and it was well prepared Cocktail was a bit off- but it was quickly remedied
Would definitely go back and next time in Louisville we will definitely stay at the gorgeous Museum hotel
Proof delivers! The acorn squash side was incredible as was the airplane chicken. Would recommend.
The food was fantastic. I especially recommend the charred octopus amd cornbread.
It was great! Always my favorite place to go to celebrate a birthday.
Brunch was amazing. You haven’t lived until you have had the scratch biscuit with sorghum butter and the butternut squash cheesecake. The food was absolutely delicious, the art is so unique, and our server Rosemary was a gem! Birthday brunch for the win!
Nice to be back. Wine list very limited below three figures. The wines we knew had 200% mark up. Chicken liver mousse outstanding. Steaks good but not everything arrived as warm as it should be and for $50 expecting a bit more steak on the plate than the two excellently cooked but thin strips. Soo a nice meal but not quite great value
Food was good. Could have had potatoes with the stake and a little bit more stake.
Excellent service, LID cocktail was amazing! I would go back for that and the cornbread (didn’t even know I liked cornbread)—and with their spiced jam! Heavenly. Bison burger was one of the best I’ve had. Gotta see the museum in 21C after or before you dine.
Great to be back ... I was here with my job for a work diner a few years ago. The service was great and the food is still way above great.
Brunch was nice. Limited menu but all dishes were nice. Slow on the non food service. Took a while to get coffee, mimosas and kids drinks. They also forgot a side dish. We told then to hold off eventually. Overall nice but average. Big difference from dinner service.
Brunch was great. Nice selection and good bar menu
Food was good but nothing else was worth the price.
GregZ, Thank you for your rating and review! As our goal is good food and good service I am very glad that you found that to be worthy of 4 Stars! I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy the atmosphere but hope you won't let that deter you from enjoying a meal from us again. We appreciate hearing from you and hope you have a great week!
Good service caters to a younger crowd great whiskey menu at top prices with a puny pour however all restaurants I ate in Louisville poured a measly cocktail few choices but entrees are well done should put a starch and vegetable with the entree
bulldog, Thank you for the 4 Star rating and taking the time to review us! We always take guests comments and experiences into consideration as we move ahead and appreciate hearing from you.
Outstanding meal and excellent service- would definitely go again and recommend for visitors to Louisville!
Anonymous, Thank you for the 5 Stars and the wonderful review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your time and experience with us and hope you will return again soon!
Had brunch, ordered the smothered fried chicken brunch meal not realizing it wasn't breaded chicken breast but bone in drumstick and thigh covered in a sauce that was not very tasty. Didn't eat my meal as I didn't want to use my hands to eat. Ordered coffee and coffee cup handle was made for a child couldn't get my finger in the loop handle. Waiter never came by to refill my coffee. And never asked why our food was never touched basically. He just dropped off a $60 bill for me to pay. First and last time I will ever eat at this restaurant. Most expensive cup of coffee I ever had.
Anonymous, We are sorry to see that you had a 2 Star experience with Proof on Main. We are always grateful to hear from the guests about their experiences as it helps us grow and fine tune ourselves. Thank you for your input and for your visit to Proof!
We had a lovely brunch with great service, food, and drink. Loved getting to enjoy the art as well!
Anonymous, Thank you so much for the 5 Stars and the lovely review! We are very glad you enjoyed everything! We hope you will come back soon to enjoy more art and 5 Star dining!
The chef changed - thank god. The menus is great, the food was great, and the cocktails were perfect! Brittany was our server, and if I had a business, I’d steal her! Everyone was great!! Good move adding Davy to the team. His cocktails are legit!
Anonymous, Thank you so much for the 5 Star rating and the excellent review! We are very happy that you are enjoying our new menu items and the team's culinary talents! Brittnee and Davy are both very well versed in their positions and we are glad that you enjoyed their service! We look forward to seeing you back at Proof on Main soon and providing another round of 5 Star service!
The food was excellent, sweet potato soup was amazing. Decor is eclectic and service was excellent.
Anonymous, We are so thankful for the 5 Stars! Our new Chef has put his mark on the menu and the sweet potato soup is one of those items. We are so happy that you loved it! We look forward to your future visit and to providing another 5 Star experience!
Delicious food. Eclectic menu. Pricey wine list. Great service.
SueS, 5 Stars! Thank you so very much! I am very glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to providing another 5 Star experience for you soon!
I love this place! The decor is amazing, and the food is lovely! Our server was so nice! We were very happy to come here for our wedding anniversary dinner!
Anonymous, We are so glad that you enjoyed your anniversary with us at Proof on Main! Your special occasions are special to us too so we are thrilled you were pleased! We look forward to seeing you at Proof on Main again very soon!
Phenomenal food and culinary offerings, fantastic service! A must for Louisville dining and don’t forget to order the charred octopus and the cornbread!
mmmfood, 5 Stars! Thank you so much! We are very appreciative of your rating and review and are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us so much! The octopus is a staple on the menu so you can always look forward to that when dinging with us! We look forward to your next visit!
Still tops and always on their game. Service remains impeccable, while the menu/food is always imaginative, diverse and perfectly prepared. Octopus app is a staple that shouldn't be missed and my wife believes her steak was best of a lifetime.
Of course you get what you pay for, but isn't this why we work, so we can "play" so well?! And, never hesitate to start the evening in the bar with an Old Fashion; after all, this is Louisville!
Excellent bourbon bar and restaurant. The bison burger, roasted cauliflower in goat cheese, and butternut squash were delicious. Highly recommend for foodies and bourbon drinkers alike. Bartenders are super knowledgeable and servers are attentive.
Westfieldfoodie, Thank you so much for the 5 Stars and the wonderful comments! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us so much and am so happy to see that our staff was both knowledgeable and attentive, we aim to do our best! We will look forward to seeing you again at Proof of Main!
Proteins were excellent. The side dish wasn’t very tasty.
Anonymous, I am glad to see your protein choice was enjoyable! I am sorry to see that the accompanying items were not a match for your palate! We definitely appreciate the 4 Star review and are always happy to hear from guests about what might make their visit a 5 Star one. We appreciate your visit and hope to see you back at Proof on Main soon!
Excellent food, service, bar. A bit pricey, but worth it.
Hi MLCondo! I hope this finds you very well! We are so pleased you found your visit with Proof on Main to be 5 Stars! We are always looking for ways to make the guest experience a better one, would you be willing to share some thoughts with us on value? Thank you for your visit and for you review!
Very good service , over cooked pasta twice , oily small portion of octopus . Not a good value for your money .
We are very glad that you were happy with service... but we are definitely disappointed, and apologetic, to hear we did not give you the culinary visit all guests deserve. Your feedback helps to keep us on top of things and helps show us where we can make improvements along the way. We hear your thoughts and are grateful you have shared them with us. We do hope you will give Proof on Main another chance. Again thank you for your review and I hope your week is going well!
The food was fabulous, service excellent and ambience perfect.
Hi NancyR! I am so happy to receive this wonderful 5 Star rating and fantastic review! We aim to make every guest's visit hit the mark and we are grateful that you felt that! We look forward to your return and to provide another fulfilling experience! Hoping this finds you well!
The food was great and the bourbon selection was even better. My wife wasn't feeling well (morning sickness). The waitress brought over a ginger drink for her and checked in a lot to make sure we were good. It was nice to have such attentive service. Highly recommend.
Hi JimE, First off thank you so much for the 5 Star rating and review! I cannot imagine what morning sickness must be like and am super pleased that our staff was on top of providing some relief! I am also glad that you enjoyed our culinary treats and the bourbon selection, our goal is to make our guests happy and feel special! We will look forward to your visiting Proof on Main again! I hope your day is great and that your wife's morning sickness subsides soon!
Loved the bison burger and shishito peppers! Bourbon flights were so much fun. Missed out on the cotton candy though!
CarissaP, I am so glad that you had such a wonderful experience with us! It appears we hit all the marks during your visit and that is definitely our goal! The kitchen works very hard to ensure the guest's palates are elated! We are also very glad that you enjoyed our bourbon flights... they are definitely a great way to try some delicious bourbons! The cotton candy machine is unfortunately out of commission at the moment but we are working to get it back up and running soon! Thank you so much!
Great service. Knowledgeable waitress. Food preparation good.
Wonderful Dinner, eclectic and engaging atmosphere, great food, fabulous service (Brittany gets 5 stars). A bit pricy, but definitely worth it.
BrianR, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us here at Proof on Main! Brittnee is definitely an asset to our team and we appreciate that you noticed her awesome ability to serve and make guests feel cared for! We hope to see you all at Proof again soon and thank you for the 5 Stars and the wonderful review!
The food and service was great. Menu was not huge but the items that are offered were very good. The grilled octopus appetizer was fabulous.
BRubinOne, Thank you for your excellent rating and your review! We are glad that you enjoyed our selections from the menu and are always working to expand the menu while maintaining the quality of the dish. Our octopus is certainly a staple here and I'm very pleased to see that you are in agreement! We look forward to your next visit to Proof on Main and hope you are having a fantastic week!
Lovely decor, staff, and plates. Made me consider booking with this hotel next time. ☺️
Proof on Main is rated 4.6 stars by 3140 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.