22 Central Kentucky Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano, Malone’s – Hamburg, OBC Kitchen
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Steakhouse, American
Neighborhoods:Lexington

Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Lexington
1,417 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
If you're in the mood for Italian and haven't tried this place, do yourself a favor and get there! The food is amazing, great atmosphere, always had great service and an overall goRead more
97% recommended
Special Occasion in Central Kentucky
7 people mentioned the Pepperoni
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Malone’s – Hamburg

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lexington
927 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Consistently great food and great service.
97% recommended
Most Booked in Central Kentucky
9 people mentioned the Baked Potato

OBC Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Lexington
1,298 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great food and staff. Shelby provided us with great service.
96% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Central Kentucky
26 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

211 Clover Lane Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
St Matthews
622 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I love this restaurant. The service, friendliness and ambience are all wonderful! The dishes never disappoint! Always delicious!
89% recommended
Best Overall in Central Kentucky
5 people mentioned the Diver Scallops
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Dudley's on Short

$$$$·American·
Lexington
1,732 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Consistently fabulous every time. A Lexington must!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Central Kentucky
15 people mentioned the Brussels Sprout Salad

Castle Farms

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lexington
857 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The good was absolutely amazing! The braised short ribs with the succotash couldn’t have been any better.
94% recommended
Scenic View in Central Kentucky
10 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Malone’s - Palomar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lexington
879 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We enjoyed a wonderful meal for our anniversary. The steaks were seasoned perfectly and my husband loved the bourbon barbecue on his steak. The restaurant was very clean, the emploRead more
92% recommended
Kid Friendly in Central Kentucky
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Distilled at The Sire Hotel

$$$$·Southern·
Lexington
865 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Kasey, our server was phenomenal! The cocktails, food and service (with its southern charm), were absolutely amazing!
95% recommended
Best Service in Central Kentucky
16 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Louisville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
St Matthews
1,587 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food and service.
88% recommended
Romantic in Central Kentucky
20 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole
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J Graham's Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Louisville
661 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
It was wonderful for my birthday.
97% recommended
225 people mentioned the Hot Brown
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Brooklyn and The Butcher

$$$$·Steakhouse·
New Albany
1,400 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing restaurant, went there for boyfriends birthday - environment was perfect! Kaitlyn was an amazing server. Will be back!
93% recommended
Romantic in Central Kentucky
18 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Bourbons Bistro

$$$$·Southern·
Frankfort Ave - Crescent Hill
952 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
From drinks to appetizers, dinner and dessert. ALL was wonderful! Can’t wait to go back and try other offerings.
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Central Kentucky
31 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Jack Binion's Steak - Caesars Casino - Southern Indiana

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Elizabeth
1,234 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Good place to eat. The waiting time for a table was the minimum. The food was great.
83% recommended
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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River House Restaurant & Raw Bar

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Louisville
2,649 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and service on the back patio, which has a great view of the river.
94% recommended
Scenic View in Central Kentucky
42 people mentioned the Raw Bar

Mesh - Louisville

$$$$·American·
St Matthews
1,703 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful brunch !
97% recommended
American in Louisville
26 people mentioned the Calamari

AZUR Restaurant & Patio

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lexington
1,080 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food and service was amazing! Went with a friend for lunch and it felt like we had the restaurant all to ourselves. I can assure we will back!
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Lexington
20 people mentioned the Lobster Crepes

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Louisville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Louisville
2,515 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Awesome service, excellent food, beautiful setting - it hit all the right buttons as we celebrated my wife’s birthday.
86% recommended
38 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Lockbox at 21c Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lexington
734 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romantic
Trying to keep environment safe. Menu was a good selection of Farm to Table foods. Food preparation excellent and seasoned to taste. Desserts delicious with a southern touch.
88% recommended
8 people mentioned the Hush Puppies

Boone Tavern

$$$$·American·
Berea
787 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
Showing my daughter where I went to college.
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Lexington
72 people mentioned the Spoon Bread

Doc Crow's Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown Louisville
839 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
The drinks were great but the food was amazing! My husband said “‘This is the best brisket I think I’ve ever had.” Service was perfect. It really surpassed our expectations and tRead more
93% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Central Kentucky
53 people mentioned the Pulled Pork
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Bristol Bar & Grille - East

$$$$·American·
East Louisville
360 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
White tablecloths, a variety of foods, and knowledgeable waitresses.
86% recommended
13 people mentioned the Wontons
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Grillfish Lexington - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Lexington
465 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Dinner was awesome! Just pricy. Wished salads came with dinner. Service was excellent! Loved it!
90% recommended
11 people mentioned the Shrimp Scampi
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