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Ramsey's Diner

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3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Topeka, Kansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We traveled to Lexington to visit our daughter. We ordered takeout and were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. It was fresh and plentiful. We'll visit again when we're back in Lexington!

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Thank Staci K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife dined here previously and had enjoyed it. She, our daughter and I were completely disappointed with our recent experience. I can't understand why the place is popular and there is ever a waiting line, as the hostess was unfriendly, our meals were cold, and my daughter's hamburger was likely not cooked enough to pass a health inspection. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food. Their portions are huge, so they have a petite portion size of the hot brown that isn't on the menu, but perfectly sized. Amazing as always! Melt in your mouth good!! This is the best place for home style southern cooking!!!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar on a Sunday evening when KU was playing basketball on tv. Despite the crowd, we were promptly served our drinks and hot fresh food. My husband enjoyed the Cajun fried catfish, green beans and fried okra. I had the fried chicken breast, the seasonal broccoli casserole and a sweet potato with the most amazing cinnamon... More 

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Thank RetrOkie
Greenville, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The outside of this restaurant doesn't look like much, but the food was amazing! I enjoyed the country fried steak with mashed potatoes and green beans. The meat was very chewy, but tasted amazing. The hard part was chewing it, but the good part was keeping the taste in my mouth longer! I had a piece of chocolate cream pie... More 

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We ate at a Cracker Barrel the night before and really wished we had eaten someplace that served better food and served alcohol. Well - Ramsey's is kind of like a cracker barrel if you made the food twice as good and served alcohol. For folks that have a very refined palate for southern cuisine they will probably turn their... More 

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Lansing, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

YUM-o! My buffalo chicken was off the hook! I have never had chicken so good. The sides (mashed, mac-n-cheese, fried green tomatoes) were OK. Had better, but maybe they were just so overshadowed by the chicken. We got Pie to go. My husband thought the chocolate pie was a bit too dark tasting, but ate it. I got the Combo... More 

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Thank Heather K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Waited forever for food. Our waiter was good but when I ask another waitress who was taking care of table next to us if she could check on our food she responded"it's not on your table it must be being cooked". I had taken some guest from out of town, big mistake. Sorry Ramsey your help sucks!

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The three of us all had different lunches and each one was excellent. And the pies are to die for!!! Comfortable place, great service, too!

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Thank EcuadorDeb
Smyrna, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Our Church Women's Ministry devoured this delicious home style cooked food. After arriving to the city of Lexington for our first time and enjoying a city tour; our ladies were highly pleased with this delicious filling meal at the end of the day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-9396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?