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Heirloom Restaurant

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Midway ₹₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
125 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347-5024
+1 859-846-5565
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Local gem of a restaurant”
3 weeks ago
“Nice break and fantastic food”
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
125 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347-5024
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Midway for lunch at Heirloom, and loved it! It seemed most of the patrons were locals (based on their familiarity with the wait staff and the menu) and we clearly were not, yet we were not treated as interlopers. Our waiter was...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch during out bourbon tour (we made our reservations on-line ahead). It is a small place, and it is located in the incredibly cute town of Midway. The food was excellent and the service good. Everything was fresh, made to...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for chicken livers. Yes, chicken livers. Lightly bread and pan fried. Not dry or greasy. Served with Lemon ravioli and a Spinach salad. Light but filling lunch. Top that with good sweet tea. I also tried the chilled carrot soup. Although refreshing at...More

Thank HurricaneGal_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heirloom never disappoints. Intimate atmosphere, excellent food creatively prepared and presented. Wait staff is friendly, knows the menu and does not intrude on your meal. Nice range of prices too.

Thank MidwayKYDave
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This lovely restaurant was an unexpected treasure in this heart of horse country! Our party chose to sit outside and do some sidewalk gazing while we enjoyed lunch. The menu was both eclectic and "down home". Many entrees had a local twist with locally sourced...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of an innkeeper. The menu is eclectic and filled with awesome choices. We had the lamb tenderloin and beef filet. The preparation and presentation were, to us, five star. Cocktails and wine list were impressive. This one is a keeper....More

Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in Frankfort who took us here for dinner. And WOW I am so glad they did!! Arriving there on the Main St in Midway was like stepping back into 1950s small town America! So quaint! The restaurant is small but accommodating....More

Thank saramarsdenille
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Just fabulous. From the interior design to service and food, you can't beat this place. Start with a perfectly crafted cocktail, then meander through each course. Don't be afraid to try something you are unsure of; it will likely amaze you. I don't think there...More

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Visited Heirloom based on a recommendation by our B&B innkeepers. Absolutely an amazing dining experience in this little out of the way Kentucky town. Midway is charming with lots of great small shops. The basement bar at Mezzo next door is a great place to...More

Thank jidoh123
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A Saturday late afternoon at a sidewalk table overlooking the quaint old town bordering both sides of the train track. The sidewalks filled with life. The food, the sounds and aroma, perfection........ it personifies what we wish the Bluegrass to be. A don't miss!!

Thank miggy911
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347-5024
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Midway
  • Phone Number: +1 859-846-5565
  • E-mail
Description
It's hard to find a soothing palette of beige and cream, much less one whose walls are adorned with whimsical, painting-size "cutouts"; whose backlit bar is simultaneously sleek, warm and inviting; and whose food doesn't allow the design to do all the work. But there's one place. Heirloom is Lexington's small-town neighbor with seriously sophisticated cuisine.
Owned by chef Mark Wombles and his father, Henry, the restaurant came out of the gate in 2006 to acclaim. Its standard has remained high, with only occasional slips. Now, however, with Nicolas True blood — formerly of The Mansion at Griffin Gate — as chef de cuisine, Mark Wombles' original vision of using fresh, local ingredients to create Kentucky dishes with a global sensibility and a hint of California influence is being met and exalted.
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