The Sheridan Livery Inn and Restaurant

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$30 and under
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American
Serving lunch and dinner 6 days a week, our dining room offers a varied American menu, full bar, and plenty of space to stretch out and relax. Seating is available in our main dining room or our patio when weather permits. Large parties welcome.
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SL
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, waitress was nice and attentive to our needs.

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was outstanding, service was very good

PC
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Food was mediocre. Should update interior. Stuffy. Other great restaurants in town.

SS
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our group enjoyed a lovely day outside on the patio. The staff was very accommodating with members comings and goings. Good food.

DG
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience4

We dined here during a busy VMI weekend, hoping to have a special meal with good friends. Getting a reservation was not a problem. The food was very good, as always. However, our server rushed us throughout our meal, making our time with friends much less enjoyable. We were not anywhere close to the end of dining hours, so there was no excuse for the rushing and general lack of pleasantness during service. Quite disappointed, to say the last.

OT
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service and great food.

KS
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The meal was not as good as previous times-the Caesar salad was not as good specifically and I miss the strip steak option.

S
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food service good and food fresh and well prepared

CT
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Wife's food was over cooked she had to send it back.When spoke to our server her explanation was that they had a new cook. My food was like rubber and very greasy. Complete Disappointment .

j
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wide variety of meals that never disappoint. Great drink selection, quiet with very attentive staff...but not too much. This is my wife and I's go to for a nice night out or a celebratory dinner. In our opinion it is the best place you can have a lovely quiet meal in Lexington....highly recommend!

OT
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Pleasantly surprised

RP
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had never been to the Sheridan Livery Inn before and we thoroughly enjoyed it. It's an interesting space, quite spread out, including an outside dining area. We sat in a booth which was great for conversation.

The menu was interesting and varied. We had several different items. All were done to perfection.

The staff was quite friendly and helpful.

I hope to return during future visits to Lexington.

JB
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We recently dined at The Sheridan Livery Inn during W&L Parents' Weekend. Stuffed mushroom and bruschetta appetizers were excellent. All four of us enjoyed our entrees. The service was casual but attentive. Would definitely go back.

DM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Diverse menu. Great seafood salad. Good selection of local brews.

AW
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff. Delicious food. Great variety. Great choice

JL
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was very impressed with this place. The food is excellent. I ordered the ravioli and loved it. My daughter and I liked this restaurant so much that we went back again two days later.

GS
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food , Great wait staff great entertainment !

TV
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good selection of well prepared dishes. Friendly server who was knowledgeable and accommodating.

MD
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good variety of menu items, at a variety of price points. Good value for the money and dining environment.

L
Richmond
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Small portions, overpriced. Flavor was good. Room is a little noisy as there are no soft surfaces.

SH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Overall food was good, we had the mussels and the broth had great flavor. Chicken piccata was good, would have preferred grilled chicken though. My boyfriend had the ahi tuna and he said it was good too.

MC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Avoid patio on Monday for dinner conversation. Music super loud.

C
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We got the black bean and mango tacos as an appetizer. They were okay, but nothing special. Then we got a pork chop and the salmon 1/2 off specials, both of which were cooked well and very inexpensive. The food was good and the service was great. Overall, seemed like a good place for simple, but reliable food.

LV
Richmond
28 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We ordered the mahi special with toasted couscous and roasted vegetable and the salmon on the menu with olive tapenade. Both were perfectly prepared, moist and served hot. Small salads come with the entrees, we enjoyed the caesar and the house salad with sun dried tomato vinaigrette. The servers were very friendly and prompt, although we had to ask for bread which other diners received with their salad. The rolls were hot and were very good with the leftover tomato vinaigrette from my salad. My only complaint is that our entrees were served as soon as we were done with our salad. I would have preferred at least 5 minutes of breathing room between courses. Other than that, we will return for another good meal and I would recommend.

B
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time I have been, everything has been exceptional. Food is stunning and the service is fantastic!

OT
Richmond
17 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Sheridan Livery can always be counted on for good food, good value, good service and a pleasant ambience. 4 of us met for lunch and a reunion and we had everything from a Reuben to chicken salad to a cheese steak. All of us loved our lunches and our server was kind enough to snap a photo for us. We often return when we are in Lexington.

DD
Charlotte
29 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There were 6 of us for dinner shortly before they closed. We ordered the small plate quesadilla (special), scallops, Ahi tuna, a salad, a burger, and a chicken salad sandwich. Everything was awesome. Everyone was pleased. Very happy. Will dine again.

JM
Western NC
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Was very good. However the servers did not seem to be very experienced.

JC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience3

The food was delicious: scallops seared perfectly, steak cooked to order, and risotto was heavenly. Waitress was new and she did a great job, but she could have checked on us less often.

P
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience3

The table was so sticky that my salad and dinner forks were stuck to the table. The server tried to wipe the table but could not remove the residue, and it was very annoying. I felt like I was eating at a cheap diner. There weren't any specialty cocktail offerings. The dinner menu had too many fish entrees, so was limited if you didn't like seafood. Vegetable sides were boring--mashed potatoes and green beans. And collards?? The salad is pedestrian (maybe add apples, cranberries, nuts, pickled vegs for some interest).

On the positive side, the French onion soup, crab cakes, and surf & turf were very tasty. And the big window views were nice. Your prices are the same as The Southern Inn, and they are miles ahead of you in food, drink, and polished service.

You have a lovely little restaurant but it really needs some serious tweaking. And maybe add a little votive for ambiance.

RF
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Sheridan Livery is my “ go to” place in Lexington when I have friends or family over.
Food is consistently good, service is good, ambience is very pleasant, and I know there will be no surprises or disappointments. Sitting outside in season is a favorite!

OT
Phoenix
17 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

This is one of our favorite local restaurants. The food is generally good, service is attentive and there’s a nice selection. There’s usually parking available too.

LG
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is very well priced as well as the wine. We had a bottle of Chilean savignon blanc for $22. it was a great value. We shared the crab cakes as an appetizer. I had the rockfish , scalloped potatoes, and grilled asparagus. The tables were well spaced inside and out. The service was on time. I was impressed enough to write something

PM
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just love the place! The servers are fantastic and the Chef fantastic! The food is spot on every time! Keep up the good work!

RZ
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice overall,good menu good value,good food certainly would recommend and revisit

KB
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is officially my favorite in Lexington! Stayed at the inn and enjoyed an outstanding meal in the restaurant with my son who is a student at W&L. Staff was extremely friendly and efficient and both of our meals were perfectly prepared and served. I am certain to return and hopefully enjoy their wine bar!!!

TN
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our middle daughter just graduated from W&L Law School. She leaves for DC tomorrow.

NO
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Two plus hours for a meal with a reservation???? No apologies from the manager either.

OT
Nashville
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were here on a mini-vacay - just delicious! Would highly recommend.

w
Richmond
28 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

We dine at the Livery regularly. The food is almost always very good and the service always pleasant and efficient. However, on our most recent visit, the fish seemed not at all fresh.