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The Uptown Cafe

1624 Bardstown Rd. (Duker Ave.) Send to Phone
A Highlands neighborhood fixture for more than two decades, serving American cuisine and standout cocktails.
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Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Dining room at The Uptown Cafe, Louisville, KY

The Uptown Cafe Restaurant Review

: The Uptown Cafe offers a series of quiet dining rooms decorated with vintage posters from fin de siècle Vienna. Amicable staff knows the regular customers by name. The moderately priced menu includes stuffed grape leaves, black bean cakes, Caesar salad, duck ravioli, tacos made with blackened or fried fish, salmon croquettes, and the Jaegerschnitzel (pork cutlet with spicy brown cream sauce). These dishes are supplemented by daily beef filet specials and a rotating menu of seasonal “small plates.” Cocktails are generously portioned. Check out the Kentucky Gimlet, made with bourbon and laced with lime, for a particularly refreshing sip. All of the wines are available by the glass or the bottle and are a greater bargain during Monday’s half-price wine nights. For dessert, it’s difficult to choose between the strawberry napoleon, the gâteau ganache (walnut meringue with Chantilly cream) and the Empress Carlotta (chocolate genoise topped with mocha buttercream and toasted almonds). So order them all and share.

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