Lynn's Paradise Cafe

(Now Closed)
984 Barret Ave, Louisville, KY 40204, United States
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  • Travel Channel

    "Get Lynn's French toast! -- in France, they just call it toast." - Adam Richman, Man v Food Nation.

    Travel Channel · August 3, 2011
  • Just Add Bourbon

    Two must-haves here: the Bourbon Ball French Toast and the Bourbon Ball Milkshake

    Just Add Bourbon · August 24, 2010

    Not only does the friendly staff serve up a mean meatloaf, but they also host some off-the-wall events, including pajama parties, hat-hair competition, ugly-lamp contest & Valentine's prom. Read more

    USA TODAY · November 22, 2010
  • Metromix L.

    Winner of Best Brunch in Metromix Louisville's Best of 2012 contest Read more

    Metromix Louisville · January 31, 2012
  • Jenna N.

    Try the Paradise Hot Brown. Amazing!

    Jenna Nelson · April 2, 2011
  • Louisville

    Register to win tixs to Slugger & Frazier Museums, Muhammad Ali Center, Lynn’s Paradise Café & Courtyard by Marriott Downtown in the Louisville (Pride of the Counties) booth at the 2011 State Fair.

    Louisville · August 16, 2011
  • Hudson N.

    The breakfast is amazing.

    Hudson Norris · July 18, 2010

    "You haven't experienced Louisville until you've eaten at Lynn's. Hearty portions of breakfast served all day like three-egg omelets and Bourbon ball french toast!" · February 1, 2012
  • beau b.

    Don't forget your wallet, you gotta pay for the atmosphere.

    beau b · October 26, 2010
  • Roxxan H.

    biscuits and gravy. amazing.

    Roxxan Hanson · March 29, 2010
  • Jessica B.

    Try the Bourbon Ball French Toast - So delicious!! Thick cinnamon bread french toast with candied pecans, chocolate syrup, bourbon custard, whipped cream, and strawberries!!

    Jessica Babnew · November 6, 2011
  • Jeff M.

    Kentucky Bourbon Burger.. OMG!! A 1/2 pound of beef on a tasty bun and oh so good bacon & bourbon sauce! And try the Mac & Cheese--our waitress said Oprah loves it!

    Jeff Myers · August 3, 2011
  • Avery J.

    Get the Mom's Meatloaf with Mac & Cheese and Mashed Potatoes, makes you feel at home. The Bourbon Ball French Toast is really good too, but almost qualifies as dessert. Great Food, Awesome Experience!

    Avery Jenkins · May 30, 2011
  • Kim W.

    Bourbon ball French toast is yummy

    Kim Wilson · December 26, 2010
  • April B.

    The chocolate lava cake is pure bliss. If you enjoy brownies that aren't quite done baking, hot from the oven, this is for you. Orgasmic! I always get the ice-cream on the side and give it to a friend

    April Boyd · April 21, 2011
  • Mallory S.

    Mac and cheese!

    Mallory Strohmier · March 14, 2011
  • Jason S.

    i go here every time i am in town

    Jason Sanders · November 20, 2010
  • Lisa E.

    Try the Bourbon Ball Milkshake for dessert... Read more

    Lisa Eichholtz · March 18, 2010
  • Lynette V.

    Tried the Hot Brown. It was delicious!

    Lynette V. · October 20, 2012
  • Cruce B.

    The Bourbon Ball French Toast is a must. But make sure you order bacon!

    Cruce Brooks · September 24, 2012
  • Charity D.

    Fabulous place to take kids, teens, & really the whole family. I love everything about this place! :)

    Charity Dean · June 7, 2012
  • Metromix L.

    Nominated for Best Brunch in our Best of 2012 competition! Vote now through Jan. 29th. Read more

    Metromix Louisville · January 15, 2012
  • Robin MeMe R.

    The Bacon ad Brie salad is divine. Add a Bloody Mary to make it perfection!

    Robin MeMe Ratliff · January 2, 2012
  • Paulinerose S.

    Their french toast is awesome.

    Paulinerose Soden · December 5, 2011
  • keep c.

    Best food ever! Their omelets are the best!

    keep calm · September 24, 2011
  • Jessica I.

    Just come!!! This place is amazing!!!

    Jessica Inscore · August 4, 2011
  • Vivek S.

    Try anything with Kenny's Cheese! Also the French toast is fantastic!

    Vivek Surti · July 27, 2011
  • Stacia K.

    Portions are big. The mac and cheese side was some of the best I've ever had, and the cheese grits were amazing.

    Stacia Kuceyeski · July 14, 2011
  • Emily C.

    Have the Walnut Crusted Chicken but ask for extra mustard sauce ;)

    Emily Carroll · July 2, 2011
  • Sarah L.

    These are the best fried green tomatoes I've ever had.

    Sarah L · July 2, 2011
  • Mera Kathryn

    Great place to come on Louisville holidays.

    Mera Kathryn · April 16, 2011
  • Welcome to College

    The omelets (specifically, Kenny's Kentucky Scramble) are so good it might seal the deal for you to pick a college in Louisville!

    Welcome to College · February 4, 2011
  • Rachel L.

    Get the Kentucky Scrambler..... Oh and the biscuits with sorghum butter are to die for.

    Rachel LaCroix · December 24, 2010
  • Stephanie

    Veggies have the BLT fries w/out the B! Veggie biscuits&gravy are awesome too!

    Stephanie · August 1, 2010
  • Laura E.

    Great place for hearty vegetarian breakfast! Try the veggie 'sausage' gravy and biscuits!

    Laura Elizabeth · April 30, 2010
  • Whitney Pannell Realtor®

    Had the wild mushroom scrambler was divine !! Their bacon rocks too!

    Whitney Pannell Realtor® · February 12, 2010
  • TV Food Maps

    Check out Lynn's Paradise Cafe - CLOSED as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , Man vs Food Nation , Throwdown with Bobby Flay Read more

    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
  • Billy P.

    They are now closed!

    Billy Parchman · March 31, 2013
  • Billy B.

    Too bad they were greedy and shut down due to a labor dispute.

    Billy Bryant · March 17, 2013
  • David G.

    out of business!

    David G. · February 14, 2013
  • Bonnie "Lucky" B.

    Recently closed(Jan 2013).

    Bonnie "Lucky" Barksdale · February 10, 2013
  • Ralph M.

    Closed suddenly Jan 11 2013

    Ralph Merkel · January 26, 2013
  • Louisville M.

    Closed January 2013 :(

    Louisville Manager · January 15, 2013
  • Michael W.

    Closed amid unethical and illegal business practices and trwating employees poorly.

    Michael West · January 12, 2013
  • Ellen R.

    I got the Lynne's Hot Brown. It was delicious! You know it's a serious hot brown when it comes in a bowl. :)

    Ellen Robak · December 30, 2012
  • Eduardo N.

    Make a diorama with the animals and brush up on your Trivial Pursuit while you wait. Never a dull moment.

    Eduardo Newman · December 18, 2012
  • Wen

    The hot brown was just ok. Didn't have any ham on it so it was missing some flavor.

    Wen · December 13, 2012
  • Steven L.

    Mediocre food

    Steven Lao · November 2, 2012
  • Mary Beth G.

    If you don't finish your French toast get it to go. It make for a great dessert reheated with ice cream!

    Mary Beth Gorman · October 14, 2012
  • Erin A.

    It is pricey but The bourbon French toast can easily be split and is delicious!

    Erin Albano · August 29, 2012

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