Welcome to 610 Magnolia

Located in the heart of Old Louisville, Chef Edward Lee’s menu is a modern approach to the Southern Table. Louisville is at the intersection of many different traditions and cultures that make up this historic city. At 610 Magnolia, we celebrate everything that is Louisville, both historic and progressive, diverse and complex.

Reservations Required

502-636-0783 Manager@610Magnolia.com


Sunday - Tuesday CLOSED

Wednesday - Saturday 5:30 PM - 11 PM


Our Menu

We offer a Tasting Menu focused on seasonality and a commitment to locally sourced produce including our 610 Magnolia greenhouse, responsibly farmed animals and the historic foodways that have defined our regional cuisine. Prices and number of courses vary from week to week. Please contact us for the latest Tasting Menu options. Click here for a sample Tasting Menu.

Wines and Bourbon

Focused on the perfect harmony between our ever-changing cuisine and southern hospitality, our beverage program includes boutique wine parings and original cocktails that focus on our extensive Kentucky bourbon list. Our beverage pairings change as often as the menu does so please contact us for an update.

Located in historic Old Louisville, 610 Magnolia is contemporary yet rustic, elegant with original wooden beams, mullioned windows and French doors that open seasonally to an outdoor garden patio. The restaurant has been featured in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, The New York Times Magazine, Saveur, Southern Living, Esquire, Wine Enthusiast and many other national publications.

Meet Our Staff

Chef Ed Lee

Chef/Owner Edward Lee

has owned and operated 610 Magnolia since 2003. Since then, he has been a multiple finalist for the James Beard Foundation Best Chef Southeast. He has written two books, Smoke & Pickles and Buttermilk Graffiti for which he received a James Beard Award for Best Writing. He has hosted Mind of a Chef for which he was nominated for an Emmy. His non-profit, LEE Initiative, has spearheaded programs to promote jobs and diversity in the restaurant industry.

Kevin Ashworth

Executive Chef

Kevin has been with the restaurant group for many years, both as Executive chef for MilkWood and now 610 Magnolia. Through the years, he has traveled and cooked with Chef Edward Lee in places like Korea, Malaysia, Milan, Italy and many cities across America working with the most reputable chefs of our generation. His dishes have been featured in several publications including Garden & Gun, and Southern Living magazines. He is a regular on the festival circuit from Atlanta to NYC, and has appeared on The Cooking Channel.

Lindsey Ofcacek

Managing Director of The LEE Initiative and Wine Director at 610 Magnolia

Ofcacek is the cofounder of The LEE Initiative, a 501(c)(3) created by she and Chef Lee to find creative solutions that address areas of the restaurant industry that lack in diversity. She simultaneously oversees the wine program at 610 Magnolia. Her passion for food and drink is woven through her life, both professionally and personally. Her experience ranges from farming and distribution to both the front and the back of the house. She counts dinner parties, punches, and Martha Stewart as healthy obsessions.

Visit LEEInitiative.org for more information.

Liz Miller

General Manager

Liz Miller is a native of Louisville and has been working in restaurants her entire adult life. Since she was 16 years old she’s worked as a hostess, a server, an event coordinator, and a restaurant manager so she’s learned hospitality from every angle. On her days off, she enjoys exploring new restaurants. Her favorite food is comfort food from the South and she loves bourbon. In her free time she likes to play with her dogs Graham and Emmy and to work with rescue dogs.

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