Heirloom - Midway

4.7
1240 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
"Voted Best New Restaurant in the State of KY 2007"- The Lane Report.

"Voted Best Fine Dining Restaurant in Lexington Area"- KY Monthly Magazine.

Located in the heart of horse country and just 15 minutes from downtown Lexington. Offering an extensive boutique wine list and specializing in eclectic contemporary cuisine.
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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C
Louisville
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent..our waiter was fabulous too

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OT
Louisville
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Booths are tight

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MB
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exquisite food and service was awesome...from Louisville but was well worth the trip! Highly recommend!

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SM
Louisville
25 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place! Wonderful food!!

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CA
Nashville
25 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place, don’t miss it if your in the area.

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HM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been going to Heirloom annually for lunch for years. Have always enjoyed my meals there.

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G
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous as always. I was a bit concerned with new chef but our food was incredible.

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M
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great place. Great food. Server was very attentive and helpful. Chicken livers were awesome

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VC
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fantastic restaurant - went in with an idea that it would be great, but was blown away by the simplicity of the decor and the deliciousness of the food! The flash fried spinach appetizer was phenomenal, as was the lamb and the ice cream dessert. Will definitely be back!

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P
Louisville
6 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent meal with great service. Highly recommend.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great!

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SB
Louisville
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is always so good. Woody is the best server ever! Definitely one of our favorite places.

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MB
Cincinnati
27 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the first time it’s been noisy at Heirloom.. a big crowd of vociferous people... which was a drawback.
However, everything else, as always, was faultless.
Terrific food, good value for exceptional quality .
Both enjoyed the beet salad. One of us had beef and the other rabbit tenderloin which was different and really wonderful.

Other than our inability to have a good conversation, it was a pleasure to return to Heirloom.

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OT
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience. Food and staff were excellent!

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M
Louisville
5 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We had a delicious leisurely lunch and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting high quality delicious lunch.

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OT
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Bo was a great waiter and we all had a fabulous meal!

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OT
Louisville
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Aaron is the best! Incredible overall experience & a hidden gem in KY!

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R
Louisville
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took our friends here for their first time. We have been loyal customers for years. Everything was wonderful. Our chefs cooked all meals perfectly. Our waiter, Bo, was efficient and knowledgeable. Rendell

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r
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply remarkable! Everyone’s meal was superb! Service was excellent. Entire experience was wonderful.

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GS
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always great food and excellent service. The get all the details right.

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MH
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thanks Bo for a perfect afternoon in the sunny table. We celebrated 2 big birthdays and talked for hours. We caught up and remembered that slowing down with kind service is all about a day out and break from our busy lives. Thanks Heirloom for a delicious lunch with special service.

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L
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite restaurant. The best Caesar salad ever! Food and service was the best.

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C
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

This review is based on the lunch service. The offerings were basic, at best. Service was fair, but not great. Prices were a little high for what was available. Love the dinner service, but probably won’t be back for lunch.

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SA
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at Heirloom. We were celebrating the birthday of my husband, and it was his first choice restaurant. The food presentation is beautiful and the flavor is even better. I had the crab cake sandwich with jalapeno slaw. The crab cake was the perfect consistency and the slaw was divine. We shared a pecan tart and it was spectacular, especially the flaky crust. We could not have been more pleased with the lunch, and the price of our meal was very reasonable. We had 2 cocktails, 1 salad, 1 soup, 2 entrees, 2 coffees, and 1 desert and it all came in under 80.00, not including the tip. We love Heirloom.

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LP
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Heirloom is our favorite restaurant. Eating here is always an experience, and one that never disappoints. The food's level of flavor is simply amazing. No matter how full you are after your main course, you must try a dessert!

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L
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband’s birthday. We were seated next to the bar, which made for increased noise. The drinks are great here, and that night their bottled wine was on sale for 50% off. The food never disappoints! We could have shared the filet mignon, but I like medium rare, and he likes medium well. Wonderful seasonal menu, I can also recommend the eggplant tortellini.

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DY
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our rack of lamb and steak thoroughly -- both were delicious. The fresh oysters were particularly plump and tasty. And the recommended wines set off our dinner well. The service was excellent too! A fine Valentine's dinner.

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OT
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentine’s Day double date. It was our second visit to Heirloom and both times have been really impressed.

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PS
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Heirloom is a wonderful restaurant with great food and great service, in a unique small town.

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DO
Louisville
32 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Heirloom is a little sparkling gem of a restaurant just minutes from Lexington and Georgetown. Delicious meal as usual from the best Caesar salad I have ever eaten to the coconut lime sorbet. I had the filet which was tender and delicious. It was served with Okinawa sweet potatoes that are grown in Hawaii. Delightfully different and enjoyable. My husband had the lamb and it must have been good since he cleaned his plate.

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CF
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

We had a reservation to celebrate Valentine's Day. Everything was great until we got to dessert. We ordered ice cream because we had a play to attend and were somewhat in a hurry. After 30 minutes, we were still waiting on the ice cream. We reminded waitress we had somewhere we needed to be. We had already paid our bill which was over $100. After waiting some more, we finally stood up and put on our coats to leave. The waitress at this point came over and apologized and said "kitchen was backed up" and she would remove dessert charge from bill. The charge, however, was not removed when we checked out bank card debit. No manager ever came over to apologize. Probably will not be back or recommend after this experience.

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SM
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an awesome restaurant. Sat at the bar and got to know Aaron the bartender, awesome time!

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B
Louisville
9 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Heirloom is a great little restaurant out of the mainstream in Midway. The food was as good as anything you could find in Napa. It's pricey, but well worth it.

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TF
Louisville
5 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Are at the bar. Aaron was very helpful and attentive. Food was excellent and so was the entire experience

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

We visited Heirloom based on a recommendation from a friend. We were extremely disappointed for several reasons. First of all, our server was not attentive and seemed impatient with questions we asked (we had to even ask for our waters to be refilled). Secondly, My husband and I both had the salmon dish and we were very disappointed. I substituted a sweet potato instead of rice and it was very small (only 1/2) and over cooked. The Beet salad was good but very very sparse on the greens. After a long wait, we had to ask someone if we could get our checks. Given the price of our meal......we sincerely expected more from this restaurant!!!

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T
Louisville
12 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful as always! Thank you!

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B
Louisville
3 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pleased overall; kitchen did take the liberty of substituting some ingredients without disclosing prior to ordering. Dish was still good, but should have been informed.

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RW
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and service. Cocktails were amazing. Creative and delicious menu options.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the rabbit as an appetizer, salmon and pork for our entrees. It was all exceptional. They had a homemade sorbet for dessert that was unbelievable!! The overall experience was great. We will go back. It was very busy so you definitely have to have a reservation

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LB
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, a great night out with spectacular food and service to match. Heirloom never ceases to deliver in every way.

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