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Sidebar Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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147 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1124
+1 859-225-8883
11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in to get a tasty burger to help us through a night of copious bourbon sampling. The food is good, staff is friendly & knowledgeable about what to do in Lexington.

Thank A R M
Panama City Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I ate here for lunch. We ordered the special is the day Big Mac sirloin burger and the tuna melt. Both were excellent!!!

Thank Sandra G
Madrid, Spain
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We were just looking for a bar to have a drink so this place was good enough. Drinks, music, atmosphere, service and price were average.

Thank metzer52
Spottsville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great little bar on Limestone close to Gratz Park Inn. Very nice staff and great food and drinks. Cheeseburger and fries are wonderful pub food. Bloody Mary is tip top and so are the cold beers on tap. When in town always try to stop by...and the soups are delicious.

Thank Spottsville_Wildcat
Lexington, Kentucky
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate here recently and was served a piece of meat that I couldn't identify. Undercooked flatiron steak with a tendon running through it. I couldn't saw my way through it. When I pointed it out to the server, all I got was a shrug!

Thank Mark K
Lexington, Kentucky
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939 reviews
631 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We decided to have dinner before a movie last weekend and had a great meal at Sidebar. The beer was cold and the fish and chips were very good. Our server was very friendly and helpful.

Thank HI_McDunnough
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Visited while in town on business, as a local recommend for an inexpensive meal and a brew. Server was pleasant and accommodating. Small place, more bar than eatery. Had BLT's, salads and appetizer. Just ok. Bacon was kinda MIA. Salad small, but good. Overpriced a bit. Wouldn't recommend with so many other options. Maybe good for a beer outside if... More 

Thank Keith B
Sanford, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I happened upon this slice of heaven when we were in town. I ordered the black bean burger and I seriously was disappointed when it was gone. It was like eating heaven. I enjoyed every bite. The flavor was spectacular! I wish I knew how they made it because I'd love to make it for myself. Since... More 

Thank Doogie124
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a great casual place. The hamburger is absolutely perfect and the fries are outstanding. The service and clientele are both relaxed and friendly. Sitting in the window or on the patio gives you a nice view of the park and courthouse. A great place to enjoy a Rolling Rock!

Thank Mummum085
Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this interesting looking bar/restaurant on the way through town. Only had 7 tables and bar seating. The menu was small but had options for meat lovers and non meat lovers! My man loved his burger and although I did enjoy my black bean burger, the bun was hard. I just removed it. All in all, very enjoyable... More 

Thank Cindy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-225-8883

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?