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Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House

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Hurstbourne
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101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
+1 502-429-8000
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a V-day weekend dinner at this place and it was perfect....Food was amazing and staff was wonderful and very polite. Location of restaurant was just right. We had the Rockefeller and the aged Ribeye with a side of Augrantin Potatoes, must say everything was delicious. Thank you Zs

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Thank loriestephens
Louisville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here after it being recommended by some friends. Nice place and I love the atmosphere. The food was good, some of the items very good. The steaks left a lot to be desired. very good pieces of meat with no flavor. If it wasn't for what they were charging I would have given the place a great review, but... More 

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Thank Harley H
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went for a date night and we were surprised by the dated atmosphere and high price of the food. Mind you, we don't mind paying for quality food; however, the oysters were "meh". The waiter was knowledgeable about the types of oysters and made good recommendations; but we had to ask for the condiments to go... More 

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Thank sadamsslp
Louisville, Kentucky
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was very happy with my meal. The service was second to none and made sure you were as happy as you could be. I had the fish that they had that day and was blown away with it. We ordered several sides to split with the table and all of them were great. Plenty of wine to choose from,... More 

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Thank clay s
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on serving only the best and most fresh seafood in town - we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything! Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share your experience at Z's. More 

Simpsonville, Kentucky
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This place would be great for a diet. You would go broke trying to buy enough food to eat. I got $34 piece of fish that was an inch wide and 4 inches long, they should invest in smaller plates to make the food look less alone. Garnish looked like a sprig of watercress somebody stepped on and threw away,... More 

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Thank Rhohma1
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We appreciate you dining at Z's and take our customer feedback to heart. We apologize that your meal did not exceed the high expectations you have for us. Our aim is to have the freshest seafood in Louisville and we appreciate you noticing our success in that regard. Z's would like everyone who dines with us to have an exceptional... More 

Inwood, West Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Hands down best oysters I've had in a very long time. These folks are meticulous with their oyster serving! So good we ordered another dozen to share. No grit...perfectly cleaned and chilled! Thank you!!!!

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Thank keleddy
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on serving only the best oysters. Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share your experience at Z's. Please dine with us again soon and enjoy another dozen. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a dinner for five, tremendous food, excellent service. Apparently they do a brisk lunch service, but due to the convention center being remodeled, nobody comes into town for dinner, so the restaurant evening crowd was nonexistent. It's a shame, they're two blocks away from a popular chain steakhouse, but people would rather wait there than walk those two... More 

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Thank bpiwarzyk
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Z's. We are delighted you decided to walk the extra two blocks and enjoyed your evening here at Z's. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Z's Oyster Bar and Steak House is absolutely fantastic... We started out with Oyster Rockefeller and Raw Oysters... out of this world. The salads were really big, didn't eat a whole lot since waiting on dinner. I had the Sea scallops they were to die for, my friend had the 12oz Filet I took a bite and it melted in... More 

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Thank LoriPulskamp1
ZsOysterbarDowntown, General Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you had such an exceptional experience at Z's during your time in Louisville. We appreciate you taking the time to post this review and look forward to serving you again. More 

Derby, Connecticut
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I had a return dinner to Z's Oyster Bar and Steakhouse. I went back as I was in Louisville and it was so good last time. It did not disappoint on my second trip there. This time I was on my own and the customer service is outstanding. I was barely at the table for 60 seconds and the waiter... More 

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Thank Jim G
ZsOysterbarDowntown, Guest Relations Manager at Z's Oyster Bar & Steak House, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that your return visit was just as excellent as the first, Jim! Thank you for taking the time to share. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the worst oysters Rockefeller I've ever had to chew and swallow . Next time I find a place which serves the same , I will always ask to make sure they come served within and attached to its own shell . Those oysters , I strongly suspect, were not fresh . The taste and texture reminiscent of canned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222-4901
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Hurstbourne
  • Neighbourhood: Hurstbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 502-429-8000

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