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Cortland's Restaurant

1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1332
+1 859-233-0512
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (5 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1332
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

We are going to go back 2018 was very pleasant and employees are great also. the meeting rooms were all prepared for us with enough tables & chairs. And entertainment good also.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank danita45
Reviewed September 28, 2017

The bartenders were very nice and the food is great. For a hotel restaurant, the menu was quite large.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Alison M
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Waiter was very attentive and friendly. Made it feel like home away from home. The breakfast buffet is plentiful and varied. You can get waffles, bagels, eggs, or cereal plus biscuits and gravy. They alternate between bacon and sausage, plus you can get healthy yogurt...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank kanga1342
Reviewed July 27, 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Clarion at this same location and decided to have dinner without driving. When we walked into the restaurant about 7 p.m. we were the only ones at a table but the restaurant became more busy by the time...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I had the Southern Fried Chicken and my wife had the Scottish Salmon. The Salmon was absolutely wonderful. Extremely flavorful and cooked to perfection. The chicken not so much. Fair at best, but the cheese grits and spinach were really good. Highly recommend the Salmon....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mike Y
Reviewed May 1, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, I ate lunch at Cortland's Southern Kitchen, the restaurant at Clarion Hotel. The food was very good--I had a very fresh salad with breaded chicken--but I felt the need to write a review because of the wonderful service. Rhonda and...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank BaronessElfin
Clarionlex, General Manager at Cortland's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about the service you received at Cortland's restaurant. We appreciate your business and we hope that you stop in to see us again very soon. Kindest Regards Melissa McGuire

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

I had grilled salmon with 2 sides and it was only $12. The salmon was a large portion, freshm well seasoned and cooked perfectly. Tje have a great selection of side dishes.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Vicki S
Reviewed February 25, 2017

This restaurant is fabulous. I ate here many times while visiting Lexington and everything I ate was wonderful. The portions are generous and the prices are great. Plus, the wait staff (like Larry) are really friendly and give good service. This restaurant is a hidden...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank jenniferkN8290LD
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Our great server, Larry. See him there for wonderful service. He has been there over 30 years. He will be leaving in 7 months. The food is delicious and portion sides are large.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kim b
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We host two events a year at the hotel and all our players eat most of their meals at Cortland's. The food is as home cooked as you can get! Great verity and always hot and fresh. Great chef, you got to try it!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 856marym
Clarionlex, General Manager at Cortland's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

Thank you for choosing Cortlands for your yearly events. We appreciate your business and we are so please to hear that you enjoy your meals. Come to see us again soon, Melissa McGuire General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-1332
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-0512
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