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North End Cafe

1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
+1 502-896-8770
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“quinoa cake” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a Saturday evening dinner at North End Cafe. At 7pm, we were lucky enough to be seated immediately. Most entrees are in the $12-$18 range. Food is good and there are both interesting dishes and comfort food. We saw young couples, families and...More

Thank NoodleTime
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thanks so much! We are glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Artsy split level cafe was bustling with patrons Saturday at 10am, but we were seated in 15 minutes and enjoyed attentive service. Menu favorites were the orange spice French toast, vegetarian omelette of the day with home fries and huevos rancheros. Diverse menu, very affordable,...More

Thank Katie D
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thanks! We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been to this establishment, despite knowing it was a popular spot. We dined with six and have a fabulous brunch. My omelette was delicious and the accompanying biscuit was out of this world. Great kick to off New Year’s Eve with a...More

Thank jewelsgoldman
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I had the vegan taco, which was perfectly seasoned and a fruit cup which tasted fresh. We will come back.

Thank Kelli G
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017


Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Was seated promptly and server showed up in less than five minutes to take our drink orders. It took a bit longer to place our food orders. My husband ordered the angus burger with potato salad. I...More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 10 November 2017

nice restaurant with outdoor seating. A big selection of bourbon drinks and breakfast items are served all day.

Thank Roland D
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks so much! We are glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Why I love TripAdvisor: never would have found this hidden gem. Our group of eight was smitten with the selections and quality. Vegan tacos, grits, goat cheese ravioli, etc. Love that you can get lunch or dinner in the AM, too. A perfect conclusion to...More

Thank hvonderh
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I really enjoyed my experience here. I had the Huevos Rancheros which was nice. It was packed when we were there on a rainy Sunday but the staff were friendly and we didn't feel rushed. They worked with us to make sure we had a...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
SMWarner, Public Relations Manager at North End Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks so much, we are glad we enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting my daughter & Keith, went to lunch at North End Cafe in Louisville. Perfect weather for sitting on the patio. Keith took his dog, Sadie. The restaurant allows dogs to accompany owners on the patio. Great atmosphere. Service was great. Fish & Chips were...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Louisville for vacay & got together with a friend who is local to the area. On his suggestion, we enjoyed a delicious brunch. The gentlemen ordered from the breakfast menu: eggs, bacon, grits, toast, home fries & a pancake. I sampled &...More

Thank Lisa L
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Questions & Answers
18 April 2017|
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Response from SMWarner | Property representative |
Yes, we have a children's menu
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27 March 2017|
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Yes,open until 9pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1722 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-3106
    (Mellwood Avenue and William Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-896-8770
Located on Historic Frankfort Avenue since 2003, in two renovated shotgun style houses, the North End Café offers a unique setting for any occasion. Our décor blends historic architectural elements of the original design with modern accents. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, our entire, eclectic menu is available all day, including a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
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