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My wife and I will be visiting Lexington, KY in the next few months and would love some help re: breakfast and dinner places. Thank you.

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  1. No one has restaurants that they would recommend. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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    1. re: Dana1949

      For breakfast, you could try Ramsey's (several locations around town) OR Winchell's on Southland Drive is one of my favorite breakfast places. What kind of dinner place/price range are you looking for?

      1. re: adhow

        For one dinner, we were looking at the Merrick Inn. For the others, we're searching for mid-price restaurants that have good food and service. Portion size isn't extremely important. Thank you.

      2. re: Dana1949

        Here's a link to a previous post that might help:
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/414305
        Also, www.topsinlex.com has links to restaurants/menus

        1. re: adhow

          It really depends on when you will be there...for instance if in April during Keeneland it is a spectacular time with lots of specials throughout the city.
          I love Jonathon's at Gratz Park Inn for fancy regional cuisine and Malone's for steak.

          http://stores.ebay.com/The-Slippery-M...

          1. re: LaLa

            I like Jonathan's and Le Deauville, both located dowtown Lexington on the same block. Jonathan's is open for lunch and dinner---LeDauville dinner only, I think.

            Ramsey's and Merrick Inn are very good choices.

            Worth a drive is Heirloom in Midway KY. Serves lunch and dinner. Stay off the interstate and instead go out on Old Frankfort Road--a nice scenic drive. (Locals please correct me if I've got the name of that road wrong....)

            1. re: HickTownBarnaby

              Thank you.