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557 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508
+1 859-253-0014
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11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Lexington, Kentucky
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I do have fond memories of the Alfalfa on Limestone. But we love the servers. Margarita was disappointing

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Thank MaryVance
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The food is lackluster to say the least. Ordered the tofu burrito w/ brown rice .. zero flavor. The huevervos ranchos also left a lot to be desired. We took 2 bites and asked for a check. This was right before they ended lunch service but that doesn't excuse the flavorless food. They still changed us 1/2 price for food... More 

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Thank Pattie C
Las Vegas
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Were looking for a place that serves breakfast later in the morning & this fit the bill. Food was very good, also the menu was very varied & was surprised to see how many ethnic foods they served. It had a nice laid back vibe, almost a college hang-out kind of feel to it. The food was fresh & tasty...I... More 

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Thank lascallady
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

It has the making of a good restaurant. It just needs more flavor. It's like a tabouli lacking in mint, lemon and parsley and has too much bulgar. Kick up the seasoning.

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2 Thank Heather I
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

It didn't look like much when we walked in for dinner. More like a student cafe.. And we actually wandered around town a little before going back. But glad we did. The food was creative and excellent. Best food on our three week trip through the states. Would go back.

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Thank IanRoss82
Nappanee
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154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

This was our Good Friday meal. The foods served to us at Alfalfa were amazing and delicious. We started with the black bean empanada appetizer, and followed with potato cheddar soup. The soup texture was smooth as it had been pureed. The flavor was delicious. I had the fish taco entree and my husband ordered the falafel burger. All of... More 

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Thank Mandy H
Frankfort, Kentucky
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

I have always loved this place. They have a wonderful menu and often have unique and local selections as specials. Brunch, lunch or dinner, you can't go wrong. I love the bean burritos, quiche and anything else I've tried. Atmosphere is laid back, fun and vibrant. Usually great service.

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Thank AndreaWM
Beavercreek, Ohio
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

We ate there for dinner on a Saturday night. There were all kinds of empty tables but they sat us in the window right in between two tables and we were practically on top of the other tables. The food was good, it was slow to come out. I had high hopes for this place, we love local establishments with... More 

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Thank Buckeye05
Lynchburg, VA
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We were taken to this restaurant by friends of ours. We had an omelet and the blueberry pancakes. The taste was great but the food, esp the omelet were not hot. I prefer my eggs HOT. The flavors and ingredients are natural and very tasty. They just need to serve the food when it is ready rather than leave it... More 

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Thank cam4est
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

I could eat here everyday and be happy, but I only get to eat here on occasion. My favorite dish is the Country Ham Benedict! Gosh, my mouth is watering now. The hollandaise sauce is homemade and they don't mind giving you a little extra. A bit small and we usually have to wait but it's worth it!

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Thank lance1232014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 South Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-253-0014

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