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The Melting Pot - Louisville
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Fondue | Downtown Louisville
Bristol Bar & Grille - East
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American | East Louisville
P.F. Chang's - Louisville
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Asian | Downtown Louisville
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Fork & BarrelFork & Barrel
467 reviews
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American | Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill, Louisville

Really terrific food and ambiance. Slider special awesome, great braised pork shank and tasty appetizers More

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DeccaDecca
1179 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Market St - NuLu, Louisville

A perfect dining experience. The weather was nice enough that we could sit on the terrace beside a bubbling brook--artifical, of course, but still...--and an open-pit fire. The food was excellent, but be warned, portions are large. Our waitperson was effcient, cheerful, and helpful. More

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Dish on MarketDish on Market
685 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown Louisville, Louisville

Stewart was a great ambassador for the restaurant and city! More

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RyeRye
364 reviews
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Contemporary American | East Market St - NuLu, Louisville

Food was very good but menu is very limited and a lot of items were quite pricey. The rolls were probably the most delicious things we ate! More

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Fond1. Fond
64 reviews
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European | Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill, Louisville

Great experience! Service and food was great! Perfect evening! Had a great time and was able to chat with the chef/owner. Would like to share with others in the area!!! More

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Merrick Inn2. Merrick Inn
1598 reviews
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Southern | Lexington, Lexington

It was a beautiful building, but I was a little surprised that it was behind or part of a neighborhood. I had visited Malone's a number of years ago, so this was a little of a surprise. All in all it was a delightful evening with a very good meal More

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Zen Sushi & Sake3. Zen Sushi & Sake
61 reviews
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Sushi | Lexington, Lexington

Had a great dinner!!! Food and service was outstanding. More

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Dudley's on Short4. Dudley's on Short
1426 reviews
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American | Lexington, Lexington

Great atmosphere on the roof patio. Perfect service and and exquisite meal! More

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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Louisville5. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Louisville
2912 reviews
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Steak | Downtown Louisville, Louisville

Amazing experience with top notch service... job well done! More

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Guy Fieri's Smokehouse - Fourth Street Live!Guy Fieri's Smokehouse - Fourth Street Live!
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Barbecue | Downtown Louisville, Louisville

Award winning chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality, Guy Fieri, brings his new dining concept, Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse, to Fourth Street Live! Inducted into the American Royal BBQ Hall of Fame in 2012, Guy Fieri’s passion for BBQ is heavily influenced in this flagship location. The restaurant features 6,700 square feet of dining space, a 2,200 square foot outdoor patio, a large smoker custom made by Ole Hickory, and two bars.More

Loma's at the Opera HouseLoma's at the Opera House
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Contemporary American | Winchester, Lexington

Loma's at the Opera House, is owned by Edward and Vanessa Ziembroski. Loma's is a public restaurant boasting private party rooms.More

The Paddock at the Woodford InnThe Paddock at the Woodford Inn
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American | Versailles, Lexington

The Paddock Restaurant and Issacs's Bar is located on the first floor of The Woodford Inn. Come as you are! The Paddock Restaurant is a casual Southern dining restaurant, with mouthwatering options for everyone. We have Vegan options, as well as peanut free. Join us from May thru October for beautiful outdoor dining, as well as live music on Friday and Saturday. View our EVENTS page to see our monthly calendar!

Don't Forget to check Issacs Bar. Open same hours as the Paddocks Dinner hours.More

Discover Central Kentucky

Central Kentucky is commonly called the state's Bluegrass Region, and it includes the city of Lexington, home to the University of Kentucky. Dining options in the surrounding counties and small towns are a combination of locally owned American family style establishments and national chain franchises. Lexington is the location for many alternatives that include an excellent assortment of fine dining establishments offering main courses like prime rib and lobster. Barbecue is also an iconic Kentucky dish and can usually be found throughout the region at the numerous bar-and-grill and smokehouse restaurants. International cuisine is primarily Chinese, Mexican and Italian, with many establishments focused on deep dish Chicago-style brick oven pizza and other unique menu items.