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The Silver Dollar - Priority Seating

4.7
568 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
Top Tags:
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
The Silver Dollar is a re-imagining of the honky tonks of Bakersfield, CA, circa 1950s, when Southerners transplanted by the Dust Bowl to Southern California created one of the great American musical styles. This music, much of it on original vinyl, spins around the clock at the Silver Dollar, and is served along side craft cocktails and Chef Tyler Powell's made from scratch, Southern-meets-Southern-California cuisine 7 nights a week and for the city's most exciting brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. The restored 1890s firehouse that is home to the Silver Dollar features a 70 seat covered patio.



* This restaurant uses a Priority Seating style of reservation. Priority Seating means that your party will go to the top of any wait list when you arrive at the restaurant, and you will be seated at the first available table that will accommodate your party when your full party is present. To make a traditional reservation for a party 8 +, please call us directly.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Southern, Contemporary American, Southwest
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Hours of operation


Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Dinner: Daily: 5:pm - 2:00am (Kitchen closes at 12:00am, Bar open until 2:00am)
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Phone number
(502) 259-9540
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Erica Goins
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Catering
Putting the "Southern" in Southern California cuisine with catering options from the Silver Dollar menu, Executive Chef, Erica Goins, can prepare a special menu to fit any event.
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Cross street
Pope Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 568 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
value
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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julieC 
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

Restaurant music was way too loud. Had to yell to talk to others in my party. Poor selection in bbq sauces to go on the pulled pork. Waitress forgot to tell us about the extremely hot sauce until it was too late! Chicken livers were good. Not much of a variety on the menu. Didn't like the mac & cheese. Not sure what kind of cheese(s) they are using. Service was good, not outstanding. We still had to wait for a table even though we used "priority seating". Not sure if we would go back. Maybe we'll give them one more try when the weather is better and we can sit outside and we'll bring our own bottle of bbq sauce. Overall, not very impressed.

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This is our annual valentine’s dinner and this year was the best by far. Each table got a rose and two truffles after the meal was finished. Last year we had crappy service for the first time, but this year, they more than made up for it on every level, and they gave us not one but two free desserts for last year’s experience. So happy we can continue on our valentine’s tradition here year after year.

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OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Fantastic. Great environment. Felt like I was back in kentucky

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GreekDish (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Amazing food, drink, and atmosphere!

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vipGinaY (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

This is my favorite spot in Louisville. Always great food. Warm, fun, and staff/service with the greatest sense of hospitality and pride in their work. Love the SD.

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Glad we used Open Table the restaurant filled up quickly. The barbecue grilled chicken thighs were amazing. Boneless. Moist. Spicy. And an over abundance of them. I took half home for lunch. The restaurant is very loud, dark (I used the table candle to read the menu) and the tables for two are cozy small.
The food is delicious.

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Yogaluver (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great place to catch up with friends!

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

It was great!

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

The burger was AMAZING

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John (Grand Rapids)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

New to town and chose this for a date and had a great time with good food and ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

Old fire station turned restaurant and bar. Great cocktails and veg-friendly food options. Loved the fried pickles. Service with a smile!

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Awesome as always!

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Wonderful food (as always) and friendly staff. Love this place. Music was a tad loud for 5 pm indoor dining but the music selections were great but hard to hear if you have a party of 5+.

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We always enjoy being there, however last couple of times the brisket was already gone...it seems if it's a dinner item it should be better available. That is indeed frustrating.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Silver Dollar is an excellent spot for great brunch and strong tasty Bourbon cocktails. I used priority seating for brunch on New Years Eve and although ae were late (sorry Silver Dollar), we were still seated very quickly (thanks!) The food is soooo tasty and comforting (fried green tomatoes)

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vipLouisvilleFoodie (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Five of us went there on a Sunday morning for brunch. Their reservation system is priority seating but since we arrived when they opened at 10 am it was no problem getting a table, and they already had one set up for us. Had a biscuit basket with jam while we enjoyed our coffee, then chilaquiles, huervos rancheros, and smoked chicken enfrioldes. The food was delicious! We all loved our meals and enjoyed the variety of sauces they provide at the table that vary in spice level. Loved the old country music playing and the service was outstanding. First time having brunch here, and we will all definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

On our first but not last visit to the Silver Dollar, we were please with food and service. It was a busy Saturday night but we were able to get a table. The servers kept things moving with drinks arriving shortly after we ordered followed by crispy, yummy fried chicken livers. That appetizer portion would be better for a table of 4, but the 2 of us managed to finish them off. Then our main courses arrived. The burger was good and the brisket was amazing. I can't imagine that our order was a normal amount - it looked like the Fred Flintstone serving. Delicious and smoky with or without the sauces.

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OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

I loved the priority seating through the Open Table website. I was pleasantly surprised at the fried catfish in the menu. It was the best fried catfish I ever had. Seating was fast and the servers are friendly and attentive. I would come back to The Silver Dollar again.

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vipEileen (Des Moines)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Great food, nicest staff ever. I’d never had chicken and waffles before, and server explained the appeal. Really enjoyed this dish, especially when you use syrup and the hot sauce. Fantastic cocktail, with Bourbon, honey, lemon, really hit the spot. Thanks, team, for a great time.

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vipExpastor (Oklahoma City)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Stopped in on a friend's recommendation. The chipotle eggs were worth the trip! Seriously, one of the best things I tasted in Louisville. The brisket was also delicious. Decent beer selection. Excellent Bourbon and Rye selection, of course. Bar staff was a little inattentive, but solid experience overall.

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