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262 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1082
+1 859-317-8507
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“beignets” (42 reviews)
“cheese grits” (21 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
262 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1082
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, well worth waiting in the long line. Food served quickly once seated. Friendly service, def would recommend, just go early

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I ate here Saturday before a U.K. Football game. We are from out of town but he is a student at UK, so I wanted to change it up from the dining hall experience for him, and I live trying new places....More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday morning we arrived just in time to avoid a rush! However the line moved smoothly and everyone seemed to be able to find seating. Husband had the French toast special which I did envy a bit. Bananas and custard were a perfect match for...More

Thank kydude645
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My first time eating here. It surprised me that the bathrooms were located outside the building, until someone told me this used to be a gas station! They serve breakfast and lunch. My group ordered several different entrees and shared. The BLT sandwich with seasoned...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I really appreciate the KY Proud and organic ingredients, but honestly, we avoid this restaurant because the wait is long, somewhat anxiety-provoking and absolutely unnecessary. It is as if they are purposefully dragging things at the front so s to create the bottleneck. The food...More

Thank publicpen
Reviewed 23 August 2017

There is always a line at Doodle's for good reason! The seating is more family style, you may end up sitting with "strangers" but really, are there such things when there is good food around?

1  Thank Lizabeth A
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had their version of "egg in a hole", and could not eat it fast enough. Get there early though. They close at 2pm, and they get busy quickly.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

OK, good food, reasonably priced, easy parking, reliable quality, and original. Since over the menu board says "Be nice or leave." Localvore fare. Son loved the pesto cheese quesadilla he got twice, then enjoyed the huevos rancheros for Saturday brunch, when his first choice dish...More

Thank justwannahavefun
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Lexington for a weekend and this was the best meal we had! Don't let the line out the door deter you. It was worth the wait! The staff was so great and attentive! When she saw the wait outside, The manager brought...More

1  Thank JenColumbus_OH
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had Tara's Tasty Hash, surprisingly made with chunks of corned beef, celery and carrots, The corned beef was not pulverized like most. Served in a bowl with two eggs on top. I would have gave an excellent rating but the wife's veggie omelet was not...More

Thank Greg C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1082
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-317-8507
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