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Alfalfa Restaurant

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141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1361
+1 859-253-0014
09:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Rodanthe, North Carolina
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully eclectic spot in downtown Lexington. All sorts of dishes from burgers to breakfasts. The cinnamon coffee is a signature cup. Friendly servers are top-notch. Jess is a star!

Thank Rick S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stopped at Alfalfa on a business trip to Lexington, and it did not disappoint. They have a creative menu with tasty options. I had traditional red beans and rice. It had great flavor and a perfect homey style. We also loved the peanut butter cup pie, I had to go back for a second piece later in the week. Don't... More 

Thank TFtraveler_11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. It has such a great variety of foods. Made with fresh healthy ingredients!! Also the environment is very eclectic and vibrant. A must try for locals and visitors alike!

Thank hairlover1
Washington, DC
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great place to sit and talk. The menu combines old favorites, like Vegetarian Hoppin' John and updated items, marked Gluten Free, Vegatarian, etc. Moderate pricing, attentive service, quiet for lunch.

Thank CGBfromDC
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

met up with friends here for brunch--we were all in Lexington for a wedding. The food was excellent and the service was attentive. Prices were not unreasonable, but more than your average local diner

Thank MissEAB
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Would definitely return. Group of friends ate dinner here - vegetarians to meat eaters were happy. Lots of veggie option but also had a bacon cheeseburger, beef and bacon sourced locally, for the carnivore with us.

Thank C N
Cincinnati, Ohio
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133 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

They serve tapas, burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads. A lot of veggies, rice and beans. The chili was great.

Thank Lee G
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

KILLER pancakes - local institution right downtown. Super friendly staff, excellent vegetarian choices, will have to try lunch sometime.

Thank TnTraveler58
London, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

What a wonderful restaurant. I have been a vegetarian for close to 40 years and usually have one or two items to pick from a menu. How delightful to have so many choices. I decided to have the Ginger Pancakes and was thoroughly thrilled. Great comfort food. Wonderful service. It felt like the server was only taking care of me!!

Thank Anne H
Novi, Michigan, United States
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here two days in a row. The omelet selection is extensive and the ingredients are fresh. The wait staff was attentive and delivered the food fresh from the kitchen. They offer a bold coffee that is very good. Small place with great attention to a great breakfast !

Thank JamesF806

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1361
  • 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?