Lexington restaurants

Top Choice French in Lexington

Red Hen

Reserve well ahead for a memorable meal at Red Hen, an intimate restaurant occupying an 1890 building just off Main St. The limited menu features a creative, French-focused menu showcasing fine local produce. Great …
American in Lexington

Pure Eats

In a former filling station, Pure Eats doles out delicious house-made doughnuts and egg-and-cheese biscuits in the morning; later in the day, burgers are the popular choice. Also sells local craft brews, milkshakes …
American in Lexington

Southern Inn

There's an old-fashioned feel at this popular eatery on Lexington's main drag. The food could be better (though our most-recent meal featured excellent produce, dishes were poorly executed), but the surrounds and st…
American in Lexington


Comfort food – burgers, shrimp and grits, pastas – dominates the small menu at this chic eatery in a heritage-listed 18th-century house on Main St. Operated by the George Hotel, it's as attractive and welcoming as i…
Sandwiches in Lexington


Overstuffed sandwiches are the name of the game at this busy eatery in a modernized 1820s mansion on Main St. The long beer menu and late hours ensure Macado's doubles as the closest thing to nightlife in Lexington.
Sandwiches in Lexington

Blue Sky Bakery

This local favorite has tasty focaccia sandwiches, hearty soups and fresh salads. Unfortunately, it is closed on weekends.