FINE DINING AND CASUAL FARE
When many guests first make their reservations at Lyndon House they ask if there are wonderful restaurants nearby and would we make a reservation for them. Well, since they will be staying in downtown Lexington this is an easy request to honor. Most of Lexington's culinary talent practices downtown and the chefs offer a variety of cuisines, specialties, and artistic culinary expressions.
Price range: $ - $$$$
These are some of our favorite upscale restaurants within five or six blocks of the Lyndon House:
One of Lexington’s favorites, located in historic downtown and serving an award winning American Cuisine.
Nick Ryan's Saloon $$$
Serving Southern/American cuisine in a fashionable setting.
An innovative blend of Italian and American Cuisines, with a "nuovo-elegante" ambiance and sophisticated wine list.
Tony's of Lexington $$$$
A traditional steakhouse fare shares a table with innovative cuisine.
Many of our guests arrive with travel-fatigue and just want a comfortable place to have a relaxing dinner. The best remedy is one of the downtown bistros - small restaurants with a bar and a casual atmosphere. They serve a variety of comfort foods - including a burger and a beer. The following is a list of casual restaurants within walking distance of the Lyndon House:
Alfalfa's Vegetarian Restaurant $$
Vegetarian fare with “Innovative and eclectic homemade eats.”
Corto Lima $$
A Latin inspired restaurant specializing in a new brand of Latin cuisine with a modern interpretation.
County Club $$
A Hip Bistro “exploring and expanding the KY tradition of smoking meats.”
Grey Goose Bistro $$
California style bistro serving “gourmet pizzas that rock.”
Stella’s Kentucky Deli $$
Serving healthy meals using locally grown products.
Smithtown Seafood $$
Home grown eats “emphasizes local foods and old-fashioned Kentucky recipes.”
Shakespeare & Co. $$
A cozy, chic ambiance reminiscent of Victorian elegance, with gourmet food, drinks and excellent service.
Saul Good's Pub $$
Weather it’s a salad, a burger or entree, “it’s Saul Good!”