(Locally owned, fine dining in historic, lovely downtown Lexington location) Has wonderful rooftop dining in season. The rooftop garden was beautifully designed by award winning horticulturist Jon Carloftis.
Now open in their new location, Dudley's Restaurant offers adventurous continental entrees, a good wine list and cozy bar in an elegant setting. A local favorite for lunch and dinner.
*Giuseppe's Ristorante Italiano & Bar
4456 Nicholasville Road Lexington, KY 40515
Jean Farris Winery and Bistro
6825 Old Richmond Road Lexington, KY 40515
Open for tours, tastings and wine sales. The Bistro at Jean Farris is open for dining. Call ahead for days and hours of operation. Is a bit of a drive, but guests say it is worth it to them.
*Jonathan at Gratz Park
120 W. Second Street Lexington, KY 40507
Redefined regional cuisine at the historic Gratz Park Inn. There's an elegant dining room and an intimate bar.
199 North Limestone Street Lexington, KY 40507
Authentic French cuisine. Sidewalk seating, weather permitting.
3347 Tates Creek Road Lexington, KY 40502 and Palomar Center 15 minutes from inn.
Casual yet upscale meat-lover's paradise. Filet mignon, prime rib, New York strip, ribeye, porterhouse cuts. Malone's also has Sushi, Pasta, and fish and poultry dishes.
*Oasis Mediterranean Restaurant
837 Chevy Chase Place Lexington, KY 40502
Middle Eastern fare spiced to perfection. Near UK campus in Chevy Chase.