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DiFabio's Casapela

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Clifton
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2311 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409 (Jane St)
+1 502-891-0411
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Louisville, KY
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454 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We generally like this local restaurant, however, the kitchen timing was off a bit. When you not halfway through with your salad and your main course comes it's a wee bit of a problem. The server apologized for the food arriving too early. Fortunately, service and the food were very good. Our server brought us more bread without asking plus... More 

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Thank jgbtravels
Tucson
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was with a group walking the area and we decided to dine here. Took a while to get a table on Saturday without a reservation but was worth the wait. Reservations recommended.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Surprise dinner date here tonight, neither of us had ever dined at DiFabio's before. Since neither of us was hugely hungry going in to dinner, we decided to just order an appetizer or two and an entree to share. We were not greeted, really, but after a few minutes we were seated so there was no wait which was nice... More 

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Thank foodiegal78
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

1st time visit. I called ahead after booking reservation on-line to let them know about our anniversary. They congratulted us on the big day before we even hit the table. Cool... Server was excellent recommending items. My wife had Chicken Marsala which she loved. I had Linguini/marinara/add sausage. Good flavor (Next time I will request my pasta aldente) Turamisu and... More 

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Jeffersonville, IN
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160 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This has some of the absolute best food I have ever tasted, and believe me, I have tasted a lot. To start with I am not a big bread person but they have absolutely the best bread I have ever tasted in my whole entire life, bar none, sorry mom, it's true, their's is better. The food has to be... More 

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Thank TonyS1950
Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went on a Sunday. Alf price wine and appetizers. We had the calamari, which was wonderful, many over cook this place did it just right!! We had the lasagna, Gorgonzola Filet, and both Chicken and Veal Parm. I samples all of them and they were all very very good!! The marinara sauce was very good too!! We had the... More 

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Long Island, New York
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277 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Surprisingly, many restaurants are actually closed on Sunday for church, can you believe that????? Tried it cause not much choice that day. An attempt was made to make vodka sauce which came out red and too much red pepper spicy. The wine was good and the tiramisu was homemade and great!!!!

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Thank MIZT13
Louisville, Kentucky
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Hot garlic bread is complimentary. It comes with garlic butter. It didn't matter that the butter was really hard because the bread was so hot that it melted the butter almost instantaneously. For dinner I ordered a pasta dish: the Angel hair pasta and pesto sauce with chicken. It was really delicious. The pesto that I've had at other places... More 

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Thank Aleeta P
Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My favorite Italian restaurant in the Louisville area, especially for the price. The front patio overlooking Frankfort Avenue, very cool set up. The filet was amazing and you can't go wrong with the ravioli or any of the pastas with pink sauce. Wine was half priced and service was perfect! I'd highly recommend.

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Thank JohnnyBruce
Louisville, Kentucky
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Went with friends without a reservation, and staff was so great! They moved some tables around to squeeze us in, and our waiter was wonderful. The food was great too- pretty standard Italian, which I love. It is tiny, but mighty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2311 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206-2409
    (Jane St)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop 1/2 block west.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Clifton
  • Neighbourhood: Clifton
  • Phone Number: +1 502-891-0411
Description
Family owned and operated Italian restaurant with traditional Italian cuisine, Lasagna and Chicken Parmigian, and some eclectic items as well, Pan Grilled Salmon and Gorgonzola Filet.

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