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Selena's at Willow Lake Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
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Central Business District
American, Bar, Pub
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10609 La Grange Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-2418
+1 502-245-9004
10:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is wonderful! It's kinda off the beaten path and doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside is a different story. The inside is very nice and I love dining in warmer weather because they have outdoor seating then. Now, the food. There are so many choices and everything tastes very authentic and there's something for everyone.... More 

Thank DavidinKy
Simpsonville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love everything about this place!! Food is amazing and the decor is very rustic and inviting. Drinks are very tasty. Set in beautiful Anchorage, KY...it is a must visit.

Thank Candice N
Level Contributor
232 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times. My friends like the Louisiana style menu items. I don't get it. I have tried a half dozen different dishes at lunch or dinner. The only one I really enjoyed was a steak that was perfectly cooked several years ago. The place was packed for lunch, and it looked like the others ordered all... More 

Thank Coff33
Louisville, Kentucky
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

a favorite sunday brunch spot for my family. Warm weather outdoor seating near the coy pond. Cold weather indoor seating and a wood burning fireplace. Wonderful coffee and warm beignets. Delicious omelets always plump and steamy hot. Great owners, hosts and wait staff. Kind service. Daily specials with great cajun choices. Nice large bar area with high top table seating

Thank sfmurphy12016
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is well off the beaten path, and my husband and I seek out these types of places. We like to support locals and we like to avoid all the hustle and bustle when we get a rare night away without our kids. We chose to sit outside on the patio and it was so nice and peaceful. There... More 

Thank SouthernIndianaGal
Smithfield, Kentucky
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83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lunch is served from 11-3 Mon-Sat. Also serve brunch on Sat and Sun. Had the special of the day a pasta with blackened chicken in a tomato cream sauce. Very delicious. An outside patio is also available with seating. Their dishes combine creole and Sicilian together to create mouth watering tastes. Don't be fooled by the outward appearance of the... More 

Thank kymgroadster
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My top spot in Louisville for Brunch. My group of 7 had a great brunch experience sitting outside near the fish pond - beautiful setting. The food and the service were both top notch even though this place was busy. We had the Eggs Sardou, Tavern French Toast and some basic egg dishes - all were very good (the French... More 

Thank Traderguy2
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had high hopes for this evening. We selected outdoor seating near the fishpond and settled in for a special dinner. The stars were not aligned though. The service was mediocre. The food was mediocre. Something as simple as a bread basket would have helped. It was clear that Selena's is a popular place, but I was disappointed. Perhaps we... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Selena's looks like it would be a casual joint with fried foods and burgers. The building is older and parking lot gravel. It has a concrete floor and casual tables. There's a bar when you first walk through the door and a choice between inside and outside seating. They have done a lot to the outside area to make it... More 

Thank Sony S
Louisville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very cool place - lots of atmosphere. Staff very friendly and accomodating. They have a wonderful patio outside. Some may not appreciate the trains that occasionally go by but I thought it adds to the mood. The food was mouth watering good and plentiful. We could have shared one meal easily but I really didn't mind having leftovers at all.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10609 La Grange Rd, Louisville, KY 40223-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-245-9004

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