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J Grahams Cafe

335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“mornay sauce” (16 reviews)
“berry pie” (27 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had brunch at the Brown Hotel the week between Christmas and New Year's and it was excellent. Our server was Nichole and she was on top of her game. Made sure we had everything but also gave us privacy. The Manager, Judd came by...More

Thank swimkj
Reviewed 1 week ago

For years I have heard about the "hot brown" a sort of sandwich with real turkey and cheese and bacon . Okay, it can't be as good as the reviews. It is and huge also. Don't eat breakfast but do try the hot brown.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to stop for the famous Hot Brown, although some of our party had the lunch buffet. Most of the food was fantastic, although I'd say the buffet was really amazing -- especially the desserts. Our server was a little confused, but I'll just...More

Thank IowaGirl-in-Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was delicious and the coffee was just right too. They had something for everyone's diet and taste. Nice selection.

Thank mtzky63
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I always struggle to find vegetarian options when dining in hotels but here I am never disappointed. Excellent variety, dishes always fresh, excellent coffee and tea options. Come hungry!! Portions are very generous.

Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We took the kids for a special breakfast to the brunch buffet. It was amazing! Best breakfast buffet in the city! The desserts were gorgeous and delicious. Service was spectacular!

Thank amullins77
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We came by because of the reviews and even though I’d never heard of the Hot Brown, I figured, why not. The serving was huge and I thought the price was fair. Loved the flavor. Next time I might try breakfast buffet instead, but if...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We knew we wanted to try the Hot Brown where it originated and the only time we could give it a try was at breakfast at J. Graham’s Cafe. What a beautiful setting without feeling pretentious. It was lovely and the Hot Brown was delicious....More

Thank RACKNebraska
Reviewed 27 October 2017

On a previous visit to The Brown, I had a great breakfast in J. Graham's Cafe and this time I wanted my wife to join me. The Sunday brunch looked amazing and we will be sure to take advantage of it the next time we...More

Thank dwisland
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Guest, Always great to read that our food and service is “extraordinary.” Appreciate all the good thoughts. We look forward to having you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went to J. Grahams for lunch to experience the Louisville favorite Hot Brown, It is a wonderful combination of turkey, bacon and a Mornay sauce. Delicious! Unless you have a very large appetite, I recommend you order a half. The service was great and...More

Thank RealMcLovin
Brad W, General Manager at J Grahams Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Guest, Pleased to see that you enjoyed our famous Hot Brown. Look forward to having you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

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Mark P
27 May 2017|
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Response from derbyfan2016 | Reviewed this property |
On Sundays, a Sunday Brunch Buffet served 9 am – 1pm. Not sure if this will change due to the holiday weekend. May want to call ahead to check. 502-583-1234
25 August 2016|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Hello jim-murray666, Thank you for contacting The Brown Hotel on Trip Advisor! We currently offer cheddar cheese grits on our Breakfast menus. They are delightful and savory! We hope to see you soon!
4 April 2016|
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Response from Marcy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! It's like 12 or 15 dollars. You can also order off the menu! It's fantastic...ask for Nick he will take care of you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
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