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Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn’t wait to go back to the Brown hotel and get bourbon and a hot brown. On the visit though, the hot brown wasn’t very good. It was not properly flavored and the toast was soggy. This was a real bummer for a $25...More

Thank crowdemw
Brad W, General Manager at Brown Hotel Lobby Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, So sorry to hear about your Hot Brown. We serve dozens a day with great success. Please contact me when you next plan to visit and I will ensure we serve you the best Hot Brown you have ever had! I look forward...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

no regrets at all, wonderful lunch at the Lobby Bar located in the historic Brown Hotel, the title of our review says it all. ooh la la.

Thank mlewis600
Brad W, General Manager at Brown Hotel Lobby Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the 5 stars! We look forward to having you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar has an amazing decoration, great bourbon selection but sometimes seems to be to little people working there, so you have to wait quite long to have your drink

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner on Derby Day was wonderful. Everything I tasted was splendid. Highly recommend this place to anyone!

Thank captainpauly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful Historic Hotel lobby search that's the very best of Hrithik and original Kentucky hot Browns.

Thank davidwhuddleston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The utter beauty of this hotel's lobby combined with excellent service and quick turnaround were great Food excellent, drinks expert and wonderful waitstaff combined to make this a very pleasant and satisfying experience

Thank TomBardstownKentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My drink was fine, though overpriced. I waited forever to be served - though I was there for a conference, I guess I didn't look suitably fancy enough for prompt service. My server was inordinately snooty. The brightest spot was the pianist. She was playing...More

Thank IowaDiva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location for a meal before the theatre. Food was delicious and the atmosphere is cozy. Piano music an added perk.

Thank bredon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like an incredible hot brown then this is the place. The tomato’s were lack luster, but not tomato season so I kinda understand. The atmosphere is beautiful and romantic, there might even be someone playing the piano. About $27 for one hot brown...More

Thank gshaw82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got into Louisville late and we needed a bite a a few drinks. The Lobby bar fit the bill. The bourbon flight and hot brown were very good. Excellent service to. I highly recommend.

Thank fool4travelin
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8 November 2017|
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Response from bikerwest | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is casual. Have fun and enjoy an old fashioned or any other fine bourbon drink of your choosing. Cheers
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
10 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
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
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