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Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mornay sauce” (12 reviews)
“mint julep” (13 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviewed yesterday

Chatting with bartenders for a late night drink was fun! They remembered us from earlier when we'd had to wait for checkin and requested an unusual drink.

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the reasons we decided to spend our first night ever in Louisville at the Brown Hotel was because they had a well-reviewed, moderately priced restaurant on premises. After a long day on the back roads of Indiana, we just wanted to sit down...More

Thank Scowboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped in for a quick drink and the people there are just so accommodating! Several of the staff are at the hotel from the Philippines learning the hospitality craft and they are so nice!

Thank micaelasmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After attending a show at the Brown Theatre, we stopped for a quick drink at the lobby bar. It was a beautiful lobby. The drinks and appetizers/bar bites were quite good! The server was so friendly and service was impeccable. Best part of all was...More

Thank pattyr339
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere and the service was prompt and friendly!! The bar area is absolutely beautiful and the actual bar is carved from old walnut wood and is a eye treasure in itself!!

Thank Anne Dedman W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got in late and decided to grab a hot brown and drink. The service was amazing, food was good, and the music was relaxing. The vibe was what you wanted from a historic hotel. Highly recommend it.

Thank Violet4125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice, quite, polite service. We stayed over night and had an over-all great stay. I would highly recommend it for any couple.

Thank markdH3497GB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the historic Brown Hotel's lobby this spot is where the famous "Hot Brown" was invented. Don't know what it is? Well explained simply it's kind of an open face sandwich with roast turkey,smothered in a cheesy mornay sauce with tomato and topped with...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Quiet so you can actually have a conversation. Really good service. Really nice place. Waitress was really good. Quick. Efficient.

Thank rebeccak44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent. Drinks and appetizers delicious. Food in English Grill superb. 30 years of excellence. Have enjoyed couples dinners. Business early dinners accommodate larger parties. Wonderful service. Very attentive waiters.

Thank Diane T
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8 November 2017|
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Response from RJS2375 | Reviewed this property |
The place might be as formal or casual as you want since it is a Hote you see families having dinner and formal occasions as weddings
9 March 2017|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Good morning: Thank you for your interest in visiting us at the Brown! You are correct, we do not take reservations at the Brown Lobby Bar; it is walk-in seating. Our English Grill does take reservations, but Derby evening... More
Peggy H
10 September 2016|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Hello Peggy H., Thank you for contacting The Brown Hotel on Trip Advisor! We have a parking garage that is attached to the hotel with a pedway. Self-parking is $20 (plus tax) per night and valet parking is $24 (plus tax... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
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