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316 W Main St, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may have had to high expectations for this restaurant but was unimpressed with the food. The concept of this type of mash up seems like a great idea, but I don't think they've got it figured out. Everything was pretty bland overall--and not terribly well prepared or portioned. The menu reads very interesting, but there isn't any actual "fusion"... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great, drinks were good. It was a lively atmosphere. The staff was very helpful with drink and food recommendations.

Thank Toddclement
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went after a Humana Festival play. Busy as expected. Had the Mushroom Grits. Very disappointed. Used dried mushrooms that had not been properly rehydrated so they were tough and chewy. Temp was lukewarm. Much overpriced at $22. Asked about bread or rolls...informed only served as a side of four rolls at price of $4.

Thank mjh0728
Hagerstown, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While on a tour on the Bourbon Trail we asked other in our group for restaurant ideas. They suggested this one which was all of 667 feet from our room at the Galt House. Great food, atmosphere, and service.

Thank 2017Justin
Louisville, Kentucky
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142 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and always been impressed. I suggest you make a reservation which is accessible from the front page of the website. If there's a show that night they will ask jf your attending so they can be aware of the time. Drinks are interesting and there's usually a special. They also offer a show night... More 

Thank tanyap924
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I am a culinary profession and came here with a group of culinary professions during a conference. We all loved it. The mashup of southern and Korean cuisine is inventive and inspiring. Deviled eggs shumai? Yes please! We loved all the starters, including pimento cheese and the aforementioned deviled eggs and the amazing cornbread too. I opted for the BiBimBop... More 

Thank Mom_to_Zoe
Central Florida, Florida
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

went with a group - 6 total. We shared a few appetizer (smoked wings are very tasty). The appetizers were very good and presentation was very good. I had the Bibimbop with pork and it was excellent. I've had this before and both times I was not disappointed. One person had the pork shoulder and he thought it was very... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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203 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went on a Sunday night, when they have a menu limited to dim sum only. Never the less, we had plenty of choices and didn't leave hungry. Our food was very good, service was good and prices are modest. The menu is obviously ever changing and takes advantage of Southern staples and Korean flair. Our best meal on a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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258 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The space is unique, fun and inviting on Main Street in Downtown Louisville across the street from the Yum Center. The food is superb! I had the octopus bacon for an appetizer. I love octopus and have it any chance I get. This was one of the best octopus dishes I have ever had. I had the mushroom and grits... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought Korean and Southern cuisine went so well together? The food here is delicious and the service is great! The best table in the house is the one by the kitchen. I loved having the chance to speak with the sous chef. My husband and I will definitely be back.

Thank Ana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 W Main St, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: 502-584-6455

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