About RIVUE Restaurant and Lounge
RIVUE, Louisville’s upscale restaurant and lounge, is unlike anything you have seen before. It features breathtaking panoramic views, sophisticated décor, and twin revolving floors that let you drink it all in. The contemporary cuisine is just as amazing. RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge has views to dine for.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Lounge opens at 5:00pm, Monday - Saturday.
Galt House Hotel, RIVUE Tower, 25th Floor
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Thursday, Friday and Saturday - Tim Murner, pianist
Complimentary Valet Parking and Self Parking
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch
Special Events & Promotions:
RIVUE 5-Course Joel Gott Wine Dinner
Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Guest Speaker: Steve Patton, Regional Manager at Trinchero Family Estates
65.00 Plus tax and gratuity per person
Seared Scallop with Smoked Jalapeno chimichurri, Savory Lemon Curd, Crispy Kale
Paired with Joel Gott Sauvignon Blanc
Local Greens with Roasted Golden Beets, Orange Vinaigrette, Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts
Paired with Joel Gott Chardonnay
Duck Confit Crepe with Cherry Gastrique, Crispy Shaved Vegetable
Paired with Joel Gott Merlot
Grilled Lamb Ribeye, Roasted Colorful Potatoes, Eggplant Caponata, Blackberry-Cabernet Reduction
Paired with Joel Gott 12 Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark Chocolate Cake, Macerated Strawberries, Cardamom Mousse, Caramelized Cocoa Nibs
Paired with Joel Gott Alakai Grenache
At RiIVUE, we offer panoramic views of the city. We have a contemporary, upscale facility that is perfect for Wedding Receptions, birthdays, and more!
RIVUE Restaurant and Lounge Ratings and Reviews
Brunch was FABULOUS! We traditionally he ...
Brunch was FABULOUS! We traditionally head to the Brown Hotel for Sunday Special Brunch, but we wanted to try something new. This was amazing! The selection of food was incredibly delicious. We will definitely come again. The piano player was exquisite and the Mimosas were delightful.
We really enjoyed our 20th anniversary d ...
We really enjoyed our 20th anniversary dinner at Rivue. The ambiance is wonderful, with the view, the "bubble" light features, the lovely tables and the piano music.
We started off with raw oysters, both East and West coast, and they were very good. My husband had a wedge salad, and had the rib eye and ordered new potatoes as an accompaniment. I had the New York strip and ordered brussels sprouts. The whipped potatoes that came with my steak were lackluster but everything else was delicious and our steaks were delightfully medium rare. We got a lovely complimentary panna cotta with berries, and I got a few chocolate truffles from the dessert cart. My Old Fashioned was very good, and we also got a coffee service which was delightful. It was a very enjoyable evening.
Everything was exceptional, but need a d ...
Everything was exceptional, but need a dress code that they enforce. Also, had the table next to us answer a cell phone and talk for about 15 minutes. Thought it was rude and was disruptive to my dinner date celebrating a friend's birthday.
Our party of six were there for Sunday B ...
Our party of six were there for Sunday Brunch. This ranks, for me, as #2 in the country, just behind the Jekyll Island Hotel Sunday Brunch.
The selection was outstanding and beautifully presented. My only knock would be that the white cheddar grits were too thin.
The dessert table was as delectable as the rest of the offerings.
We will certainly be back!!
We like to go to the Rivue before the pe ...
We like to go to the Rivue before the performance at Louisville Pops; although it's convenient from a location standpoint, it's also a treat to go there. The food is always excellent, the service is also excellent, and we always feel we get our money's worth in the bargain.
It took a little longer there than we ex ...
It took a little longer there than we expected (2 1/2 hours) but no real reason to rush.
Waitress was nice but not always accessible to us.
Food was good and I would go back.
Of the 7 of us, 1 complained her chicken was tough but the rest enjoyed their food.
Revue has been my go to place for outsta ...
Revue has been my go to place for outstanding view and to impress out of town guests, but the food continues to go downhill. This is the third and probably last visit in year with same results. Service excellent and atmosphere is great, but the quality of food is sorely lacking compared to other dining in Louisville for the cost. What a shame....
I had planned on proposing to my future ...
I had planned on proposing to my future wife but things did not flow well, we wanted a seat by window, waitress was not helpful, waitress seemed to be in mega hurry. We watched other waiters and they were very friendly etc. Food was excellent as well as drinks . I basically wasted $168 because I planned to propose but since it didn't go the way I had planned ,I did not propose and now I need to find another venue, we had came all the way from Indy, salad was chincy and waitress did not have pepper grinder. Sorry to gripe like I said most everyone else seemed to be Happy John Gambrel 317 513 4621
I took my wife there for our 40th annive ...
I took my wife there for our 40th anniversary. Staff were super. Food was fantastic. The piano player was the best I have heard in a very long time. Views were great. The balance between service and privacy were perfect. Great ambiance and you can have a quite clearly never station with beautiful piano music in the background. Highly recommended.
Went for 25th wedding anniversary. Used ...
Went for 25th wedding anniversary. Used to go here all the time and have been a couple of times since the name change. Other times were much better.
Wait staff was not what. I would expect for here. Two
Of us had the strip steak and it was so tough. If I had been in business or regular dinner I would have complained but since my 93 yr old father was paying I didn't want him to feel bad.
I was looking for a spot to take my wife ...
I was looking for a spot to take my wife for our 24th anniversary and upon seeing the view, I was sold on Rivue. The food was over the top good and huge portions, which I didn't expect. Our server and at least three other folks that worked there made a point to wish us happy anniversary. And while we were dining, a thunderstorm rolled in which being up high in a spinning mostly glass restaurant was pretty darn cool. They three in a free dessert which even though we were stuffed, was far too good to pass up. A great romantic choice.
The view of the downtown area was amazin ...
The view of the downtown area was amazing. My waiter, Peter, delivered outstanding service. The food was pretty good. I enjoyed the scallop dish, but felt my rack of lamb was too charred. Overall, the experience was great.
We went to Rivue wile staying at the Gal ...
We went to Rivue wile staying at the Galt House for an anniversary weekend. The view was fabulous and my wife and I each had steaks of different cuts- both were outstanding. The service was great and at the right level. My wife and I had a special day and the dinner at the Rivue capped it off in style. The baby grand piano playing in the background was a nice touch.
Highlights are the view, service and abo ...
Highlights are the view, service and above average food. Had a ribeye I couldn't finish because it was so big. Waiter was great. A little pricey, but fun experience. Wine list was relatively small, but the best Old Fashioned I've had in a long time.
My wife and I are from St. Louis, MO. We ...
My wife and I are from St. Louis, MO. We were out of town guest in your city. I must say this was one of the best restaurants we have dined in. You guys made my work easy. All I had to do was step off the elevator with my wife. I knew my work was done when she said, "WOW'. I thank you very much for a wonderful experience. Now I'm going to let my wife respond.
MY husband could not have picked the most AMAZING, PHENOMENAL, most ROMANTIC restaurant EVER, to spend our evening. I actually thought I was in dream that I wasn't ready to wake from. The sunset was just PERFECT. The entire view of the City was just so wonderful. I fell in Love all over again, looking into my husband's eyes across the table, just watching the entire view . I thank you so much for the best services that were given while we were there. This was THE BEST..LOVED IT.. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE EXPERIENCE AND SUCH SWEET MEMORIES.
Four of us made reservations at the Rivu ...
Four of us made reservations at the Rivue for Friday evening. We were seated in the central area of the restaurant, and a couple of us had views of the cityscape. There is a better view available in other areas of the restaurant, however we made a late reservation and didn't expect an upgraded table. Very talented pianist provided music, and our servers, Olivia and Jasminka were very friendly and attentive. The wine menu was good, and the food menu very creative. The steak portions are huge. If you like a big cut of delicious beef, this is the place to go. Ideally if you get a couple of first courses, and split and entree, you will be very satisfied with the portions. Our entrees were prepared exceptionally well. I guess my only negatives, which are minimal in my opinion, and should not sway you from not trying out Rivue, is A) There seemed to be a lot of smoke in the dining area from the kitchen, making it hazy. B) The dining room was a bit noisy, but I think it was from a large group in the circular section. The circular section affords the best view, as well as 2-tops along the main walkway past the bar area.
A very enjoyable evening, with attentive ...
A very enjoyable evening, with attentive wait persons, attractive food presentation and
nice bar selections. Always interesting to watch the changing scene as the restaurant
moves in the circular movement. Disappointing not to have the candy/dessert cart offered
Everything about the dining experience a ...
Everything about the dining experience at Rivue met my group's expectations. The staff, service, drinks, food, scenic views and pricing was wonderful and exactly what I had heard from friends. Make sure to call ahead, even when placing a reservation online, to confirm and make sure you ask for a specific seating location.
This is an older generation of restauran ...
This is an older generation of restaurants - reminds one of the 60's era - but the food is current and the revolving dinner space overlooking the city of Louisville and Ohio River is a special feature. The was a very good piano player the evening we were there - nice easy listening background sounds.
Food was fine - no issues - but it is not at the "foodie" new cuisine level. We will go back.
It was an enjoyable experience. Service ...
It was an enjoyable experience. Service was friendly and attentive. Thanks Carl for great service. The view was excellent and we were barely aware that the floor was revolving. The food was delicious and a generous proportion. The piano music was soothing, not too loud and the pianist was excellent.
I took my 8 year-old son for brunch this ...
I took my 8 year-old son for brunch this past Sunday and WOW! We both had such an amazing time! He was so excited and thrilled to see how the room "turned". He had never been to anything like this and it was such a delight watching him have an amazing experience. Then on top of the fun we were having - the food was AMAZING! We loved everything we tried - scrumpious! Especially the roasted peaches with ricotta cheese!
We will be back and we have already shared the good experience.
I normally take my customer for dinner, ...
I normally take my customer for dinner, but last week was horrible. The table has a fake plant that has a small spider and web. The lamb of rack is quite chewy. My guests says the steak was ok. First I called they say they can't confirm the revolving table then I called again on the day of the dinner and said It should be fine. We arrive and we sat in the middle next to the entrance of the kitchen. Overall, not pleased. I have no desire to take any customer in this restaurant and looks like the management change, the service is different than before.
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