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Main Eatery

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643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
+1 502-589-7200
11:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We swung in five till close, on accident. The guy at the counter explained that they were closing, but in the spirit in the spirit of southern hospitality, wouldn't let us leave. We had a delicious and affordable lunch, we especially enjoyed the free cookie for being the 100th ticket. Yummerific.

Thank Benjamin R
West Lafayette, United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stopped by here in between museums to grab a bite of lunch. Good selections and fast friendly service was just what we were looking for.

Thank Robert B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed eating at Main Eatery! The staff was very pleasant and welcoming! The food is very good. We are from Florida and would go back if we are ever in Louisville again.

Thank Amanda T
Louisville, United States
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a favorite lunch spot to me an my co-workers. They have a daily special and today I had the ground chuck burger. Delicious! My friends love the Texas style chili. They also added the horseradish sauce which is made from scratch using the owner's grandmother's recipe. You won't be disappointed. Fast friendly service and great food!

Thank Beth W
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I went to get a bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup & Crackers to help settle my upset stomach for lunch today. The gentleman that waited on me asked me how my Thursday was going and I told him all was well except for stomach. Order my soup and he informed me that it was a family recipe. He was very... More 

Thank LatinaM
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I loved this place: the soup and sandwich deals are inexpensive and delicious. The eatery has some quirky artwork and friendly staff. The clam chowder was delicious. I don't know if they officially do free refills but I helped myself to one and nobody said anything!!

Thank Markgraydon
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were at the Frazier museum and one of the actors recommended this place to us. It was a very delicious choice. The chicken soup tastes very good. We ordered meals # 1 and # 5 with a tuna and turkey sandwich. The place is super clean. The ambiance with the clasic music makes you feel that you are in... More 

Thank Nathmar S
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131 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Especially on Fridays they have Lemon Meringue Pie! But order it with your entree, they run out early! We tried their famous KY Sandwich, an opened face ham and turkey sandwich smothered in cheese sauce and sprinkled with bacon bits! Oh My, it was so filling an we just ordered half orders! Barely had room for our pie!

Thank Arlene F
Ankeny, Iowa
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Soups, salads, deli sandwiches, baked potatoes, etc. You order near the entrance and pick it up from a window. We enjoyed our food, although it wasn't really anything special. But the interior was kind of fun.

Thank IowaGirl-in-Germany
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great little sandwich shop with a decent view. The food was okay. Nothing special. This is a serve your self type of establishment. Place you order and they call your number when it's ready. Perfect for casual business lunch.

Thank Jeremiah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 643 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-589-7200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?