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Natasha's Bistro
112 Esplanade
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 259-2754
Web: www.beetnik.com

Natasha’s Bistro & Bar, formerly Natasha’s Cafe, is downtown Lexington, Kentucky’s premiere arts and entertainment restaurant, serving New American Cuisine, and known for contemporary dining with a lively venue of Theater and Music. We serve New American Cuisine which means simply a broad menu, everything from a fine filet mignon and a pot roast to stir fries, pastas, pizzas, and burgers.

a la lucie
159 North Limestone
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 252-5277
Web: www.alalucie.com

Romantic downtown restaurant with Parisian flair. Inventive continental menu.

CUISINE: Continental
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Glazed duck breast, grilled bourbon tobasco marinated pork chops
No. Years in Operation: 17
Hrs-Operation: 11 - 2, 6 - ? Closed Sundays
Featured in Publications:

Southern Living, Bon Appetite, Gourmet, Keeneland Magazine
Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 100
Reservations Required: Suggested
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Atomic Cafe
265 North Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-1969

Colorful, top-quality Caribbean restaurant

CUISINE: Caribbean
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Coconut Shrimp, Mahi-Mahi, Wrapped Banana Leaves
No. Years in Operation: 10
Hrs-Operation: Tues-Sat 4 pm - 1 am
Featured in Publications:

Serves: Dinner
Seating Capacity: 100
Reservations Required: Yes for 6 or more
Motorcoach Parking: yes

The Coach House
855 South Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 252-7777

Revered dining institution for 27 years. Elegant dining room, jazzy lounge

CUISINE: 4-Diamond Continental
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Steak Diane, Crab demos, Crabcakes, Lamp Chops, Asian BBQ Salmon
No. Years in Operation: 53
Hrs-Operation: Sat. 5-10; Mon-Fri 11 am - 10 pm
Featured in Publications: AAA, Herald Leader

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 250
Reservations Required: Suggested
Motorcoach Parking: yes

deSha's
101 North Broadway - Victorian Sq.
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 259-3771

A great all-around restaurant when everybody's in the mood for something different. Famous prime rib and cornbread.

CUISINE: American
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Certified Angus Beef, Hot Brown
No. Years in Operation: 17
Hrs-Operation: Mon-Thur, 11 am - 11 pm; Friday-Saturday 11 am - 12 mn; Sunday 11 am - 10 pm
Featured in Publications:

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 90
Reservations Required: Recommended for 7 or more Motorcoach Parking: yes

Dudley's
380 South Mill Street
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 252-1010

Award-winning restaurant in restored 19th century school building with an excellent Continental menu and extensive wine list. Elegant dining room, cozy bar, outdoor patio.

CUISINE: American
HOUSE SPECIALTIES:
No. Years in Operation: 20
Hrs-Operation: 7 Days a Week
Featured in Publications: Town & Country, Southern Living, Keeneland Magazine

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 50
Reservations Required: Suggested
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Garden Cafe at Flag Fork Herb Garden
900 North Broadway
Lexington, KY 40505

Charming cafe overlooking the gardens of Flag Fork Herb Farm. Sandwiches, soups and desserts include fresh-grown ingredients.

CUISINE: American/Kentucky
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Burgoo, Beer Cheese, Lemon Geranium Pound Cake
No. Years in Operation: 7
Hrs-Operation: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 2 pm
Featured in Publications:

National Horseman, Herald-Leader, Midwest Restaurant News
Serves: Lunch
Seating Capacity: 75
Reservations Required: Highly Recommended
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Murray's
3955 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 219-9922

Dine in a 1916 converted mansion. Specialties: carmelized roasted pork, fried chicken Maryland, pan-seared bass

CUISINE: Southern Cuisine
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Oven-roasted lamb shank, smoked porterhouse pork chop
No. Years in Operation: 4
Hrs-Operation: 5:30-10 pm Monday-Saturday, 1 am Bar
Featured in Publications:

Serves: Dinner
Seating Capacity: 200+
Reservations Required: Suggested
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Joe Bologna's
120 West Maxwell Street
Lexington, KY 40507

A Lexington institution since the 1970's. The setting is a former Jewish temple, a heavenly counterpoint to sinful breadsticks.

CUISINE: Italian
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Pizza, garlic breadsticks
No. Years in Operation: 23
Hrs-Operation: 11 am - 11 pm Monday-Thursday; Sun., Fri., and Sat. 11 am - 12 mn
Featured in Publications:

Pizza Today, Herald-Leader
Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 160
Reservations Required: No
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Jonathan's at Gratz Park
120 West 2nd Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Redefined regional cuisine at Historic Gratz Park Inn. Elegant dining room, intimate bar.

CUISINE: Redefined Regional Cuisine
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: King Crab Corncakes, Hot Brown, Scallops
No. Years in Operation: 3
Hrs-Operation: 11 am - 2 pm Tuesday - Friday and 5 pm to 10 pm Tuesday - Saturday, 11:30 am - 2 pm on Sunday
Featured in Publications: Lexington Herald-Leader, After Dar Restaurant News

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 100
Reservations Required: Recommended
Motorcoach Parking: yes

La Petit Rose/Rosebud
121 North Mill Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-1907

Choose between intimate dining or a lively meal at Rosebud, the bar next door.

CUISINE: Seasonal Continental
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Jerk Jamacian Chicken Nachos
No. Years in Operation: 11
Hrs-Operation: 4 pm - 1 am Monday - Saturday
Featured in Publications:

Travel Host, Southern Living, Herald-Leader
Serves: Dinner
Seating Capacity: 110
Reservations Required: No
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Melodeon
200 West Mian Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 226-9333

Bustling downtown bistro by day, lively cocktail spot by night. Popular with both students and professionals.

CUISINE: Soups & Sandwiches
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Gourmet grilled cheese, Ky Grill, Portabella Popover
No. Years in Operation: 9
Hrs-Operation: Mon & Tues - 11 am to 8 pm, Wed - 11 am to 11 pm, Thurs to Fri - 11 am - 1 am, Sat 6 pm - 1 am
Featured in Publications:

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 96
Reservations Required: No
Motorcoach Parking: No

Nadine's
3775 Harrodsburg Rd.
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 223-0797

Energetic and fun, often packed with Keeneland fans. Favorites are white lasagna, beef medallions, sesame seared tuna

CUISINE: American Continental
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Seared Tuna, Rack of Lamb
No. Years in Operation: 11
Hrs-Operation: 11 am - 11 pm Monday - Saturday; Sunday 5 - 10 pm
Featured in Publications:

Herald-Leader, Southern Living. Won Wine Spectator Award
Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 120
Reservations Required: Suggested Thursday - Sunday Motorcoach Parking: yes

Portofino
249 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 253-9300

Sophisticated dostown restaurant serving artful Italian cuisine. Outdoor patio.

CUISINE: Italian w/California Accent
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Tenderloin cognac, Sesame Tuna
No. Years in Operation: 3
Hrs-Operation: Monday - Friday 11 - 2:30 pm, Friday/Saturday 5 - 11 pm, and Sun - Thur. 5 pm - 10 pm
Featured in Publications:

Herald Leader
Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 150
Reservations Required: Recommended
Motorcoach Parking: yes

Ramsey's Diner
469 E. High Street
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 259-2708

Good old-fashioned comfort food: pot roast, meat loaf, chicken and dumplings, southern veggie dishes, Hot Brown Voted "Best of Bluegrass"

CUISINE: Comfort Food
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Hot Brown
No. Years in Operation: 13
Hrs-Operation: Monday - Sunday call for specific hours
Featured in Publications: Lane Report, Herald-Leader, Travel and Leisure

Serves:
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 110
Reservations Required: Yes for groups larger than 6
Motorcoach Parking: No

Rogers Restaurant
808 South Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 254-1077

Supreme home cooking since 1923. Salmon croquettes, wilted spinach salad, homemade beer cheese and more, Made from scratch desserts.

CUISINE: Homestyle Food
HOUSE SPECIALTIES: Lamb Fries, Country Ham, Homemade Desserts and Bread
No. Years in Operation: 79
Hrs-Operation: Mon-Fri 11-9:30, Sat. 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Featured in Publications:

Serves: Lunch | Dinner
Seating Capacity: 90
Reservations Required: No
Motorcoach Parking: yes


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