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Ramsey's Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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additional items ($1.00 each): ham, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, onions, spinach, asparagus (in season), cheddar, american, swiss mozzarella, tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, green peppers
All For $9.95
The Traditional Ramseys Breakfast
served with up to 5 eggs, all cooked the same way. sorry we do not have the ability to do poached eggs. omelets are not offered. your choice of any or all of the following: bacon, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and toast
All For $13.95
Steak & Eggs
10 oz. kentucky angus top sirloin steak (choice), up to 5 eggs. hash browns and toast, (allow 20-25 minutes for med-well)
All For $13.95
Chops & Eggs
2 fried center cut pork chops, up to 5 eggs. hash browns and toast
All For $9.95
may be created from the following ingredients. you may choose 3 items and 1 cheese. omelets served with toast and hash browns
Buffalo Strip Chef Salad
Our chicken strip chef salad with chicken dipped in buffalo wing sauce - Spicy! (Try it with our homemade bleu cheese dressing)
Barbie Chicken Chef Salad
Sliced BBQ chicken breast & ham slices on a generous plate of salad mix with tomatoes, eggs, mozzarella cheese, topped with parmesan cheese
Yogi Chicken Chef Salad
Sliced lemon yogurt chicken served on a bed of salad mix with tomatoes, egg & mozzarella topped with sliced avocado and red onion rings.
Chicken Strip Chef Salad
Southern fried chicken strips served on a bed of salad mix with tomatoes, egg, mozzarella and topped with red onion rings. perfect with our homemade honey mustard dressing.
BLT Chef Salad
Chopped tomatoes and chopped fresh bacon on salad mix with mozzarella cheese, great with our homemade bleu cheese dressing
House Salad & Soup
House salad served with your choice of dressing and today's homemade soup.
served with any one of todays fresh veggies
8 oz. your choice of toppings - swiss. american, mozzarella. cheddar cheeses, bleu cheese, sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms, bacon served on an onion bun with lettuce tomato, onion and hellmanns
Zucchini "burger"
thick slices of marinated zucchini, chargrilled. your choice of toppings: swiss. american, mozzarella. cheddar cheeses, bleu cheese, sauteed onions, peppers, mushrooms, bacon served on an onion bun with lettuce tomato, onion and hellmanns
Hot Mari
Beef Tenderloin marinated in ginger soy, thinly sliced served hot with melted swiss cheese on a grilled onion roll with au jus for sipping and a side of horse radish sauce.
served with any one of today's fresh veggies
Bbq Chicken Sandwich
Charbroiled BBQ chicken breast served with ham, melted swiss cheese, lettuce. tomato and Hellmann's mayo on whole wheat toast
Yogurt Chicken Sandwich
charbroiled chicken breast marinated in lemon yogurt and served on whole wheat toast with avocado, alfalfa sprouts, lettuce, tomato and hellmann's mayo
Fried Chicken Sandwich
boneless fried chicken breast served on an onion roll with lettuce, tomato, onions and hellmann's mayo
Buffalo Fried Chicken Sandwich
boneless fried chicken breast served on an onion roll with lettuce, tomato, and onions, dipped in our hot buffalo sauce, side of homemade bleu cheese dressing
served with any one of todays fresh veggies
Traditional Reuben
cooked by us", corned beef, kraut, swiss cheese over rye swirl with our homemade 1000 island dressing
Turkey Reuben
fat free turkey breast, ramsey's homemade red cabbage sauerkraut. swiss cheese, on rye swirl, with our homemade 1000 island dressing
Pork Sandwich
skillet-fried boneless pork sirloin, served on an onion roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and hellmanns mayo
Catfish Sandwich
catfish fillet, pan blackened, southern fried or cajun fried, served on an onion roll with lettuce, tomato and onion
Fried Bologna "Double-Decker" Sandwich
Hebrew National All Beef Bologna , fried with melted american cheese on white toast with Hellman's mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.
Hot Brown
traditional hot brown with turkey and ham
Veggie Hot Brown
asparagus, mushrooms and tomatoes served on whole wheat and smothered with melted mozzarella cheese. topped with marinated zucchini strips and parmesan. for a special zing - ask us to add chopped banana peppers
Open Face Pot Roast Sandwich
our home cooked pot roast on white toast over mashed potatoes with brown gravy
Bowl $4.95
Soup Of The Day
Bottle Of Ale-8-one
Real Milkshakes
vanilla, chocolate, strawberry
Tea, Sweet Tea, Coffee
All Soft Drinks
We serve Pepsi products
Chicken Livers
Lemon Yogurt Chicken Breast (1)
Fried Chicken Breast (1)
Bbq Chicken Breast (1)
Chicken 'n' Dumplings
Buffalo Fried Chicken Breast (1)
Meat Loaf
Country Fried Steak
Pan Blackened Catfish
Southern Style Catfish
Veggie Of The Day
ask your server
Macaroni 'n' Cheese
Mashed Potatoes With Gravy
prepared without meat products
Green Beans
Creamed Corn *
prepared without meat products
Honey Mustard Carrots*
prepared without meat products
Fried Green Tomatoes*
prepared without meat products
Pinto Beans
Kale Greens
Stewed Tomatoes*
prepared without meat products
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pies fried green tomatoes cajun catfish brownie pie pot roast veggie plate country fried steak corn on the cob pork chop ham oysters potatoes fries hot brown comfort food home cooking save room for pie
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Reviewed yesterday

The newer Nicholasville Road location is our favorite. Generally eat here twice a month. Their sunmer chicken salad and winter comfort foods are great. The two for one drinks welcome you at dinner. The manager is extremely personable and concerned about your experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bigmac1550
Reviewed yesterday

When we want delicious comfort food, we always end up at Ramsey’s. The entrees are always perfect! My husband loves the country fried steak. The pork chops are cooked just right! I even like the chicken livers! All the vegetables are so good. It’s hard...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank thchristo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are from out of town and this place was recommended. It did not disappoint. I had catfish with slaw and sweet potato and it was excellent. The service was friendly and fast. I would recommend this place for lunch.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lisasD9254FF
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I met a fellow church goer after the service for a meal together. We asked and they sat us sooner because we were willing to sit at a larger table with 3 people we did not know. The food was delicious and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Uedoctor
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like old fashioned Southern cooking, this is the best place in Lexington to get it. My favorite is the Kentucky Hot Brown.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Quest774144
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic diner food, definitely on the heavy side as comfort food usually is. A bit hard to find initially since it’s behind the main road in a mostly empty strip. Service wasn’t fast but was friendly. I had the hot brown which I was happy...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RMF328
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Home cooking. Southern cooking. All good. Every time, no matter what I order, it’s delicious. Service is great. The creative barkeepers offer wonderful cocktail specials. Please read the “remark of the day” on the chalkboard.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tonic870
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're just not in the mood to cook or if if you just want to taste what grandma used to make, this is the place. It is where I go when I want to eat real food. No show, no presentation, no fancy dining....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tommy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating in Lex for years but I did not know about Ramseys. Just happened to read about on trip advisor. Going down Nicholasville road toward Central Baptist hospital turn left on Zandale drive .Just block back.Food large portions and yummy. Laid back...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gypsydixie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Specializing in all your home cooked favorites and utilizing Kentucky Proud products whenever possible Ramsey's is a must if you are visiting Lexington. Everything is GOOD!!!! The grilled chops with red sauce...forbidden pork never tasted so good. The fried chicken? Two thumbs up and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Daniel I
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Rita J
12 December 2018|
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Response from johnhoward2018 | Reviewed this property |
They have Pepsi products.
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Response from W960EQjonathanw | Reviewed this property |
No change to the menu. Pies are still great as well. As far as atmosphere I would visit the one down on Old Harrodsburgs Road. There are some nice trees to find shade in if you happen to take the short stroll to the banks... More
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U would have to call for hours of operation
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