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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” (11 reviews)
“mint julep” (17 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

While visiting Louisville, we decided to try the Hot Brown. Why not at the place it was created? The Lobby Bar is a very nice looking room and the Hot Brown was better than I had anticipated. It was excellent! Also, one order was enough...More

Thank TO456
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner the Hotel Lobby bar during our stay. I've been coming to Kentucky for over 15 years and had never had an original "Hot Brown", so I was really looking forward to my chance to finally have one. I was disappointed. Parmesan cheese...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to have a before or after dinner drink. The place needs a bit of dusting off, but overall has its old world charm.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lobby bar on the second floor is fun, high energy, great bar food, great staff. It can get crowded with seating but that's the way it is. The house soups are great and not out of a can. The burger is cooked perfectly with...More

Thank Blackbird76SR71
Reviewed 1 week ago

I send everyone who comes to town here. No one has ever been disappointed. It's calm, elegant, with about a hundred Bourbons and interesting proprietary cocktails. The bar menu is so good that there are people who think it's a restaurant. They're wrong. It's a...More

Thank Johnson1723
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could remember the name of our waitress. She was in training although she was better than the ones that are already "trained". She had a great personality and provided excellent service that was always fast even when it was crowded. The food...More

Thank zazzy76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you don't stay here, stop in for a drink or snack. Such luxurious architecture and décor should not go unappreciated. Stunning and elegant.

Thank LWMiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on the recommendation of a friend. She said I had to go for a mint julep, so I snuck away from a work function and walked over. It was definitely worth it. The lobby was gorgeous, service was great, and the mint...More

Thank mhanley254
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exquisite, elegant and majestic!!! It's old world architecture and beauty with excellent service! We love it!!!

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Facing the reminder of a waistline that has stored too many "Hot Browns", this visit I stuck to the soup du jour. I was not disappointed. I don't remember the name of the dish, but the flavor of the beef stock was rich and meaty,...More

Thank GDL919
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Questions & Answers
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
9 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
26 January 2016|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
The Lobby Bar is open to anyone, just like any restaurant. The legal drinking age in Kentucky is 21.
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
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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