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Palmers Fresh Grill
More than just fresh ingredients, Palmers is a fresh twist on what an enjoyable dining experience should provide. A fresh way to please your palate, featuring savory dishes and an evolving menu that spotlights many local ingredients. Palmers also offers weekly specials truly capturing the essence of seasonal flavors.
With a casually sophisticated ambiance, complemented with knowledgeable and friendly service staff, Palmers provides one of Lexington's favorite dining experiences. Enjoy lakeside seating and live music on the spacious patio during warm weather months.
Looking for another reason to raise your glass? With over 100 Bourbons and whiskeys to choose from, paired with our award-winning wine, and cocktail list you are sure to find a lively libation!
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
The food was amazing and the drinks were wonderful. Definitely a cool atmosphere that I can’t wait to return to!!
Palmers is by far the best restaurant in Lexington Kentucky!
Really good food, all Covid rules being followed, nice service and environment
Enjoyed the meal and time to relax with friends. My favorite is the calarimori, sliders, and shrimp with rice!
We had the Bacon wrapped scallops appetizer, Emperial Flounder, shrimp and grits and pumpkin Brulee. It was all fabulous. Our server was great also
Food was delicious
Server was outstanding, so I tipped her very well.
Even took 2 dinners home for son...he was happy as well
Great dinner and service! Food was perfect too and priced fairly.
Wonderful place to eat and an enjoyable view! Great staff! Great drinks and food
I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of food. I had the Cajun Hash with Shrimp and it was excellent. My friends had the Hot Brown and another the crab cake and they felt the same way. One had the Fish and Chips and was disappointed that the fish was too heavily breaded. And of course we had the Beignets- YUM!! Our server was outstanding! Unfortunately we were seated outside by the door used by the servers and found that distracting. Can’t wait to go again!
The food is always good at Palmer's -
we enjoyed a friend's birthday dinner with delicious seafood.
All 4 of us were very happy with our food.
Maybe due to Covid but the ambience was lacking.
We had a great time! Our waiter was very attentive and our food came out quickly. We will definitely go back!
We went to dinner with friends and had a wonderful time! We ended up spending two hours and 45 minutes sitting in the area behind Barnes & Noble looking out at the water. Our waitress…
I hate that I can’t recall her name…was amazing. This was the second time we had her. The first time I recall she had green hair… This time it was more of a purple/pinkish… I told her how much our daughter would love her hair. She made cocktail suggestions that were amazing in addition to suggesting entrées… That were just as amazing as the drinks! Could not have asked for a better experience!
We were visiting Lexington from the Chicago area and was looking for a place to eat seafood for dinner. The food was delicious and the service was wonderful and friendly. We sat outside on a beautiful end of summer evening and it was a perfect view.
It was great!!!
Super romantic spot the water outside is gorgeous! Perfect for our 5 year anniversary dinner!
The seared scallops are my absolute favorite! I also love the craft cocktails. The night was a little chilly but their heaters set around on their patio did the trick!
Excellent service and food!! Enjoyed it very much!!
Great place overall! Love it! Food, drinks, ambiance and service was all wonderful!
Very pleasant experience. We,ll be back in the future.
Great food, good service. Overall experience very nice.
The food is ALWAYS delicious. The atmosphere is the best in town. Over the top wonderful experience.
It's always good at Palmer's. I have the same thing every time because I know how good it is. I try my wife's food just to get a taste of other dishes. I always recommend Palmer's to my friends and family. Great place to relax and enjoy a great meal. A little pricey but worth it overall.
Great outdoor seating. Met my sibling and their significant other for a brunch. It was raining but that did not hinder the service or appropriate outdoor seating for the occasion. Plus, you can never go wrong with bottomless mimosas.
Great food and service
Always great food at Palmer's. Love sitting outside listening to the fountain on a beautiful night having wonderful food.
Seafood was delicious. Best in Lexington I’ve had. 10/10
Would have preferred more chips or crackers with beer cheese and no carrots
Made reservations but had to wait because outdoor seating is first come first serve. Excellent service but food was under seasoned. Surprisingly affordable. I wouldn’t go on my own but if someone else wanted to go I wouldn’t say no.
Daughters and I went to dinner. Food was quick, fantastic and service was wonderful.
Great date night dinner on the part!!! I will return with friends.
Service was a challenge, needed to stop other servers to assist. Oysters were not a good selection, crackers served were stale. Excellent bar beverage. Salmon Oscar was very good, presented nicely and would recommend.
Very good, will return in future.
A delicious brunch experience!!!! Excellent food and amazing service.
Awesome food and service. Highly recommend! Great date night with close friends!
The champagne chicken was not very good. The seasonal vegetables (squash, zucchini and red bell peppers) were overcooked and without flavor. I also thought it odd to serve red peppers with squash and zucchini. The plating looked like it was just thrown together. There were gnats swarming around and dead mosquitoes in the window sill.
Service was slow, server was rude food was average at best and it wasn’t busy!
Food and service was excellent! Shrimp and grits were so tasty - love this place.
Waitress clothing was dirty. Food flavor was mediocre. This was extremely surprising, I have been going to Palmer's for over four years and have had nothing but good experiences there. I will give it another try.
Palmers Fresh Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (859) 273-0103.
Palmers Fresh Grill is rated 4.7 stars by 1067 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.