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Love this place!

I live in Lexington and this has become a "must stop" place for me. The selection of foods... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
phunte
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Uzes, France
Old Lex Mercantile - A Gourmet's Delight

Old Lex Mercantile is a great addition to the expanding gourmet food scene in Lexington, Virginia... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
BRockbridge
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Lexington, Virginia
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10 Mar 2017
“Love this place!”
21 Feb 2017
“Old Lex Mercantile - A Gourmet's Delight”
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At Old Lex Mercantile, we have great fun sharing our passion for extraordinary food with others. We offer some of the world's finest extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, pastas and sauces, antipasti, sweets, prepared food, fresh bread, and...more
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113 W Nelson St, Lexington, VA 24450-2035
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+1 540-319-4180
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I live in Lexington and this has become a "must stop" place for me. The selection of foods, including olive oils and vinegars, is carefully curated and well displayed, but what makes this truly special is the home prepared foods (best pimento cheese and chicken...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We're delighted Old Lex has become your "must stop" spot in Lexington. We truly appreciate your support!!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Old Lex Mercantile is a great addition to the expanding gourmet food scene in Lexington, Virginia, drawing on the best of local, Shenandoah, and international products, ranging for superb prepared foods (including delicious gluten free options), such as pot pies, savories, fruit pies, etc, great...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks so much for all your kind words! We're having a terrific time sharing our love of great food -- and making many new friends in the process!!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

They sell these nuts spreads -- almost, hazelnut, and pistachio -- that are sweet and you mix them with ricotta for cannoli and it is very very very good.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thanks so much for your review and for mentioning the nut spreads. We agree: they are incredible! What a simple way to make a truly delicious and elegant dessert!!

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Lai and Betsy have created the kind of place you will keep going to, just to see what they have added since you were last there. A fine selection of baked goods, cheese, gourmet food and appetizers are enhanced by olive oils and balsamic vinegar....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate your help spreading the word!!

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great assortment of high end Italian foods. Pastas, olive oils, etc. They have recently expanded selection of crackers, snacks, and sauces! They also carry some amazing products from out of town- try the chicken, bacon savory pot pie!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you so much for your review -- and for mentioning the chicken/bacon pot pie. The savory pies (we deliver each Friday from The Pie Chest in Charlottesville) have been a huge hit! We appreciate your help spreading the word!!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

They have a great wine selection at reasonable prices and lots of fresh local gourmet foods. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Betsy L, Owner at Old Lex Mercantile, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks so much for your great review! We really appreciate it!!

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