Shrimp dish surrounded by chips, guac, and a red margarita with an umbrella at Corto Lima.

Where to Eat in Lexington

Downtown Restaurants

Eat and Drink in the Heart of the City


Downtown Lexington has a great mix of dining experiences, and you can walk to any of them from one of our downtown hotels. So be sure to set aside some time to explore these non-chain restaurants that make downtown a favorite for locals and visitors alike. 

Local Landmarks

Dudley's-on-Short-Tomato-Salad

World Cuisine

Athenian-Grill-Pasta

Smoked Meats & BBQ

Brisket-Plate

Porches & Patios

Native-Cafe-Patio

Date Night

The-Summit-At-Fritz-Farm

Foodie Approved

Corto-Lima

Breakfast & Brunch

Breakfast & Brunch

Sweet Spots

Crank & Boom-Craft-Ice-Cream-Lounge

Coffee Shops & Bakeries

Cherry-Seed-Coffee-Roastery