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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1865 Alysheba Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2209
+1 859-264-8900
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another couple went with us on a Friday night and were seated promptly upon entering - a surprise for a weekend night. We were all in the mood for a burger and we were not disappointed. The waitress was very pleasant and was able to get our orders correctly even though 2 of us asked for substitutions and items on... More 

Thank the1drjazz
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lost finding a place to eat and found Raffert's of Lexington II and we were glad we gor lost. It had great service and food.

Thank jaxxmodona123
Mathews, Virginia
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm bacon salad dressing alone is worth the trip. Had the ribs - They were very tender. Friend had filet mignon, she said it was perfect. Really hopping and busy, but service was excellent.

Thank AllieBones
London, Kentucky
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday around noon and was seated promptly. Several nice TV's to watch the U.K. Basketball game in any area of the restaurant. Food was great and service was up to par. We will be back.

Thank d_t_dixon2014
Lexington, Kentucky
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Good, classic, hearty food. One of the few places I'll actually order a salad (the fried chicken salad with the house dressing - not healthy at all - so good). Great value on drinks. Carryout is always fresh too!

Thank Tristen C
Clayton, Georgia
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to give this place a try. Everything seemed to run smoothly. Our drinks and food came out in a timely manner. We enjoyed it.

Thank ElizAnnG
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Staff is super nice, but quality & presentation is disappointing. Hubs & I came in for a late lunch on a Friday. They were busy enough, but not slammed. We were seated right away. We ordered salads & nachos. Appetizer looked good at first but as we started to eat a little we could see & taste extra water. I... More 

1 Thank bbnbeachbum
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We were pleased with the service and quality of the food. It's a chain like Applebee's or Chile's, so quality is consistent. As with most places like this, it's loud and pretty standard fare.

Thank jdayrail .
Waynesburg, Kentucky
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161 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

ate with family, had great salads, house made dressings, Mushrooms and cheese fries were so good. My steak was cooked perfect, moist , juicy, Husband said his ribeye was one of the best he has had. Server was excellent, wait staff was wonderful . Definite a repeat visit will be soon.

Thank glenda w
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

my family were on our way home from Gatlinburg Tennessee when we stumbled across Rafferty's! Fabulous food and service!

Thank nunu1969

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1865 Alysheba Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2209
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-8900

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?