Eat Local

We hope you will enjoy some of our favorite local restaurants.  

Ramseys – Ramsey’s opened in 1989 and offers a full selection of sandwiches, salads and serves breakfast all day. Ramsey’s has been noted as having the best hot brown in the Bluegrass.

Winchell’sWinchell’s Restaurant has been a Lexington staple on Southland Drive for over 25 years. Family owned and operated, we have served, fresh, local, homemade food to generations of loyal customers. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, along with a huge variety of specials, we have something for everyone.

Saul Good – Restaurant & Pub offers great food, friendly service, and a relaxing atmosphere. When you’re here, it’s Saul Good!

Looking for a Sports bar to watch the games? You will love the KSBar and Grill especially if you are a Kentucky Wildcat fan!  

Oscar Diggs – Dine downtown! Farm to Table Meals Meet Craft Beer. Beef from Bourbon County farmer Tom McFarland (, Vegetables and Chicken from Kentucky Amish Farms and Local Salt Water Prawn and Fresh Water Catfish are just a few of the locally sourced ingredient for an ever-changing and eclectic menu. Stop by for the Best Burger In Lexington.

Middle Fork – Chef mark jensen’s new restaurant, middle fork kitchen bar (mfkb), offers a comfortably bold take on the traditional dining experience.
Inspired by the dynamics of the season, the context of the district, and the enthusiasm of his team, jensen combines ingredients, cuisines, and an appreciation for the craft for a fun and delicious result.

You can’t go wrong with any of Chef Ouita Michel restaurants.  She makes local ingredients a priority in her restaurants.   Here is a list of her restaurants.  

  1. Honeywood
  2. Windy Corner
  3. Smithtown
  4. Zim’s Cafe
  5. Holly Hill in Midway
  6. Wallace Station in Versailles

Looking for some fine dining?  You may want to check out these restaurants.

Guiseppe’s Whether you prefer a table in the main dining room, the lounge, or the patio, Giuseppe’s is the perfect romantic spot for dates and anniversaries, and it’s also a continuing favorite for large gatherings of family and friends. Giuseppe’s Private Dining Room provides a relaxed, intimate venue for business and social events. 

That is how something so hidden still stands out, and that is why those who find us return again and again.

Merrick InnThe Merrick Inn has been owned and operated by the Murray family for nearly 40 years.  Offering the finest in traditional southern dining and innovative specials.  Times have changed, but we believe the beauty and charm of our inn have been enhanced by the years of offering many good people the best of Kentucky traditions.