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Ramsey's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Winchester, Kentucky
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love the food here and at every location, but this one is my favorite! I love the atmosphere here and we keep coming back time after time! Get the pot roast! You won;t be disappointed!

Thank TLP1022
Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in this location for several years but I have always passes it by. Never again will I pass up this gem. The place is nothing fancy but the food is outstanding. Cajun catfish, fried chicken, and then the desserts. The pies are from a small bakery in Lexington and are out of this world good. I... More 

Thank zekesharley
Baltimore, Ohio
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While traveling through the area we met a friend for lunch. She suggested this place. I'm so glad she did! We really liked it! The decor is cute. The staff was very nice and friendly. The food was delicious!! We were impressed with the portion sizes, too. We plan to stop back by on our next trip south.

Thank Valerie M
Marmora, Canada
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150 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday January 29th 2017 we stopped in Lexington while travelling on the I-75. We told our hotel clerk we were going out for dinner, and he recommended a local Diner called Ramsey's. We decided to give it a try. We were promptly seated, and we asked to be seated in the heated outdoor enclosed patio. We ordered from the... More 

Thank JMC002
Antioch, Illinois
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222 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Lexington for a ball game and looked on Trip Advisor for recommendations for breakfast. We drove by a Ramsey Diner which is a chain and has several restaurants listed in the top 50 restaurants in Lexington, so we stopped here. First of all you have to remember that this is a diner with diner food. To me... More 

Thank Jm2323
winchester, Kentucky
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163 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Rather than frequent the many chain restaurants in and around Hamburg, my wife and I much prefer Ramsey's just minutes away. We love the banana peppers for appetizer and the many entrees. I have never had a bad meal at Ramsey's and the service is always excellent. For lunch or dinner, personal or business dining, I recommend Ramsey's near Hamburg.

Thank fantifan
Auburn, Alabama
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Ramseys is 1 of our fave places to eat when back in Lex visiting with family. We enjoyed a cozy pre-Christmas lunch and the crowd was festive, the food was comforting and the quality of the food was fresh fresh fresh! This is the 1st time in many visits that I sampled the pan seared catfish. It was DEELISH!...as in,... More 

Thank Khmergirl
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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177 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Excellent restaurant for local fare with a home cooking feel. I had the "Hot Brown" (a renowned Kentucky dish) and my friend had the pork chops and squash. All were excellent. There were many other delicious options as well. They also have homemade local pies that are outstanding. I had the peanut butter pie and it was fantastic. Great service... More 

Thank Rich M
Topeka, Kansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We traveled to Lexington to visit our daughter. We ordered takeout and were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. It was fresh and plentiful. We'll visit again when we're back in Lexington!

Thank Staci K
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My wife dined here previously and had enjoyed it. She, our daughter and I were completely disappointed with our recent experience. I can't understand why the place is popular and there is ever a waiting line, as the hostess was unfriendly, our meals were cold, and my daughter's hamburger was likely not cooked enough to pass a health inspection. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-9396

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