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Sawyer's Downtown

) #54 of 726 Restaurants in Lexington American, ,
325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
+1 859-281-6022
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (77 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
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Reviews (116)
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Employees are super friendly and the food was fast and delicious. I will definitely be back the next time I'm in Lexington.

Thank Eddie H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

With in walking distance to Lexington Convention Center. Handled the crowd quickly. Great Burger Joint offering a variety of types and great toppings. Fun and festive environment. Staff very freindly.

Thank Debi T
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped in for a cold beer and had the pleasure of a great server and good beer on draft. We didn't stay to eat, as we had dinner plans, but the food looked delicious and the menu had a lot to offer.

Thank Piercedlibrarian
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Hilton and wanted to walk to dinner. Sawyer's was a hit! Excellent burgers, a dress your own burger bar, amazingly fast service and a great server. They also have a full bar. Great prices, too!

Thank Jenni D
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

First time there tonight. Wonderful experience! It smelled so good and everything on the menu sounded good I had a hard time deciding what to try. I've heard they had good chili so I went that route. I had the chili spaghetti, it was outstanding....More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great food for the price! We ordered the hamburger and chicken sandwhich. Both were outstanding. Loved the self serve "dress your sandwhich" bar.

Thank cas8m
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First, this is a burger place. But nicer than fast food places. Good burgers where you add your own toppings at a fixings bar. This place reminded me of something right out of the food network. There was a manager or owner running around prepping...More

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I'm not a burger eater. The words "lets go out for burgers" will never come out of my mouth, but I'm glad we ended up here. Wandered around town, attempted to go to Cheapside (awful service) and wound up at Sawyer's. The burger was so...More

Thank jcraig10
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great hamburger and fries as usual. Good price. Condiments and dressings are available. Bar is inside and quick access. Tv's are available for viewing. Nice place to eat before events at Rupp Arena or Heritage Hall.

Thank UKisn1
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have friends from out of town who always request come here. Everything on the menu is cooked to order and it's good. I love the management here also. You truly get the personal touch.

Thank Ron E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-281-6022
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