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J Grahams Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I provided our early morning wedding guests with a beautiful buffet breakfast that J Grahm Cafe tailored to our needs for a group of 30. At our request, the Hot Brown Casserole was included on the buffet, offering many of our guests the opportunity to try it for the first time. Not only was the food delicious... More 

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Thank smfoushee2003
Knoxville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Received a free complimentary breakfast from the Brown Hotel. The waitstaff was superb and very attentive. I ordered the famous Hot Brown for breakfast it was suggested to have an egg on top. , it was extremely filling and satisfying. I suggest if you're in the area and want to try a Hot Brown this is the place worth driving... More 

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Thank JDLLoyd
Indianapolis, Indiana
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious buffet breakfast with a friendly wait staff. I enjoyed talking with the gentleman from Jamaica who was cleaning tables.

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Thank kkaymorgan
Oxford, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before our trip I'd been reading up on traditional dishes and saw the 'hot brown' mentioned, and that this was the hotel that created it. Both restaurants in the hotel serve it - it's actually cheaper at this one than the other (slightly posher) restaurant and I figured they had the same kitchen so would book lunch for here! I... More 

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Thank Helly21
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Helly, Thrilled to read your fine notes. We always look forward to “wonderful” and “divine.” Thank you for the nice thoughts on our welcoming staff and famous Hot Brown. It’s a long trip from the UK, but we look forward to having you back again. Regards, Brad Walker, Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars place, we went for brunch before a game at the Yum center and we loved it. Kids enjoyed the omelet station and French toast, nice selection of cheeses and cold cuts. My wife loves smoked salmon so the chef at the omelet station prepared one to her. The hot brown casserole, their signature dish, is a good approach... More 

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Thank RJS2375
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your wonderful review. Thank you for commenting on Augstin and Lamar, two excellent representatives for the hotel. We look forward to having you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great experience in the café in the Brown Hotel. Nice décor and very nice service. Run by a very busy lady who managed all over the place as we dined on the Christmas buffet, which was perfect.

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Thank elillyky9
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Pleased to read that you enjoyed our Café. Thank you for the nice thoughts on our manager Sue, who does a great job checking on every guest in the room. Hope to have you back with us soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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178 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We ate breakfast here one Saturday morning. $18 for the buffet but it was very good and included a lot. The employees were very nice and helpful! It is located in the bottom level of the Brown Hotel. They also serve the Hot Brown here.

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Thank PSimms
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear PSimms, Many thanks for the nice thoughts on our buffet and staff. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Ive been here a few times, it;s great for breakfast if you are a guest at the hotel. The service is excellent and the food is good. Its the original home of the Hot Brown if you would like to try a bit of food history. I can't say if that is worth all the hype because Ive never tried... More 

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Thank wannaseeitraveljones
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear wannaseeitraveljones, Thank you for joining us last week. Hope to have you back with us for our famous Hot Brown…you can’t visit the hotel without trying. We look forward to having you back again. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Hartly, Delaware, United States
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

A few of my girlfriends flew into town to visit and this was the number one priority! If you visit Kentucky you have to get a Hot Brown from J Grahams!

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Thank AshleyMEvans
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear AshleyMEvans, Delighted to hear that a Hot Brown was your top priority! I never miss a week without one. Hope to have you back with us again on your next visit. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We tried J.Grahams Cafe for breakfast this morning. We tried the Hot Brown and also the Belgian Waffles. The food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding.

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Thank Brophman
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Brophman, Many thanks for the 5 stars. Great to see you starting your day with our famous Hot Brown. There is no better way to wake up in the morning! Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?