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Best Southern American restaurants in Lexington


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A photo of OBC Kitchen restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 71 times today
OBC Kitchen is a local, chef-driven restaurant that houses an extremely rare bourbon collection, eclectic craft beer selection and extensive wine list. Centuries-old local barn wood surrounds guests as they enjoy high quality, distinctive dishes in a pub like atmosphere. Indulge in chef-driven dishes and seasonal favorites. Celebrate the weekend with $5 Happy Hour features each Friday. Enjoy brunch favorites, bloody marys and mimosas on Saturday and Sunday. The passionate staff fosters a spirit of hospitality and Kentucky heritage. OBC Kitchen was named after the counties that eventually became Kentucky; “Old Bourbon County” was stamped on bourbon barrels that floated down the Mississippi from Kentucky and became synonymous with the best bourbon in the U.S.
A photo of Palmers Fresh Grill restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 54 times today
As the name implies, fresh is the focus at Palmers.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!
A photo of Distilled on Jefferson restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 18 times today
From award-winning Heirloom Restaurant in Midway, Ky stems Distilled Restaurant and Bourbon Bar. Chef Mark Wombles and team specialize in farm-to-table fare, incorporating an artful and elevated approach to southern cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere. The establishment removes all unnecessary ingredients from fine dining, leaving only the artistic expression food.
A photo of Fiddletree Kitchen & Bar restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 28 times today
Fiddletree Kitchen & Bar is a place to dine and a place to take part in something that feels communal. Inspired by local southern food and Americana cuisine, the menu includes comfort food that is colorful and easy. Nestle in at the bar with an impeccably crafted Kentucky bourbon cocktail, or gather with others and listen to live local music.
A photo of Blue Heron Steakhouse restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 17 times today
The Blue Heron Steakhouse is located in the thriving historic Jefferson Street corridor. We offer an excellent menu with steakhouse classics and modern Southern fare with specialties such as fresh oysters, the finest cuts of beef, shrimp and grits and more. Our restaurant started as a hand-crafted cocktail bar and consumer demand made it obvious that we needed to expand to a full-service kitchen. The Blue Heron is situated in a renovated home with exposed brick, a beautiful, locally crafted chandelier, a roaring two-sided fireplace in the colder months. Locally owned and loaded with character, The Blue Heron is a perfect setting for an intimate date, an evening with friends or simply a casual dinner while watching the game.
A photo of Honeywood Restaurant restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 41 times today
WELCOME TO HONEYWOODOur philosophy is simple good food prepared using the freshest ingredients available, and served by a knowledgeable and caring staff. We are dedicated to preserving local agriculture, and use as much locally grown meat and produce.
A photo of The Rackhouse Tavern restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 12 times today
Enjoy regionally-inspired cuisine at the newly renovated Rackhouse Tavern. Open for dinner, this Lexington favorite housed in our hotel serves a fusion of traditional and innovative dishes inspired by local Kentucky heritage. As a proud member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, we feature an amazing selection of over 300 bourbons and local brews on tap. Our Bourbon Bar offers samplings of over three hundred varieties of bourbon ranging from the classic Woodford Reserve to the exotic Pappy Van Winkle. Join us at our Outpost Café and Market where you can enjoy a great cup of coffee and grab a quick pastry, breakfast sandwich or choose from a large variety of other snacks.
A photo of Zim's Cafe restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 22 times today
Ouita Michel’s newest restaurant - located in downtown Lexington, Ky. is a cornerstone of the Historic Courthouse Square. Zim’s Cafe features delicious sandwiches, Kentucky classics, fresh salads & innovative bites from executive chef Ethan Bowling. Order a cocktail, bourbon, or local beer from The Thirsty Fox, the bar component across the atrium with a cozy atmosphere!
A photo of Par6 Social restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 2 times today
Par6 Social is a fun, high energy, restaurant and social drinkery featuring 3 State-of-the-art Topgolf Swing Suite golf simulators. Come join us for handcrafted cocktails, 16 varieties of draft beer featuring local microbrews and national macro brews, and chef driven from scratch food offerings. Watch your favorite team on one of our 14 large screen TV’s or practice your golf skills in one of our Swing Suites. You will be sure to enjoy your round at Par 6 Social!Opentable bookings reserve dining tables ONLY. This is not a reservation for TopGolf Swing Suites. To book a TopGolf bay please visit our website at www.par6social.com and click "Reserve Swing Suite."
A photo of Jean Farris Winery & Bistro restaurant
• Southern american • Lexington
Booked 16 times today
Make reservations now to join us on the farm for wine, dinner, and/or cocktails. Jean Farris is our family farm home which also includes a restaurant, winery and vineyards. Advance online reservations required. We do not maintain regular hours for walk-in guest.
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