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Carson's Food & Drink

362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
+1 859-309-3039
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“truffle fries” (18 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband recommended this restaurant as a convenient location on the way to the theater. He had eaten lunch there and I wanted to buy some gift certificates to bundle with theater tickets. So we ate lunch and I was impressed. We started with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FrescaL1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant with great food and incredible drink choices. They offer many types of Bloody Mary’s that is a meal in itself! I also love their Poke Auhi Tuna!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maryleta W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our work group met here for our annual dinner. Our group of 11 had a large table with a designated waitress. She was attentive and many times items seemed to “magically “ appear she was so smooth. Everyone enjoyed their meals from appetizers to entrees...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KYEmptynesters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was exactly what I wanted. Downtown, but had perfect parking. Warm and cozy but not a tiny place. We were greeted well and sat at the bar. Portions were very big. We had the beer cheese and pretzels and the ribs. Both were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Leighana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some family members surprised me with a surprise Pre-Birthday dinner at this fine restaurant. It was my first time at Carson's and it won't be the last. Enjoyed the food and warm reception of the staff and the ambiance of the restaurant! Truly and an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pioneer39054450545
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here with my family last week while visiting from out of town. They were on a wait when we arrived, but we were seated quickly. Our server was fantastic and recommended the pretzel appetizer, which was also fantastic. My husband and I shared...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kgsmith86
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Great food, great drinks, great service from Halie!! Great atmosphere. I had the shrimp and grits. Large portions of food. What more do I need to say.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CBlanchard
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place with a friendly waitstaff. Great menu and try some Bourbon! The special Mac and cheese was a good surprise

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marie p
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were lucky to get a reservation and BOY was it a great meal!! The steaks we’re excellent- great service. It is loud and small but that is just a tiny inconvenience for such a great meal! If...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 258DianeW
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Went for lunch on Saturday. We totally enjoyed the soft shell crab salad and the BLT. Both were large and the salad had a whole crab on top. Service was attentive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LenEvanston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-309-3039
  • E-mail
Carson’s Food and Drink welcomes you to enjoy new and exciting chef driven recipes, paired with prohibition style cocktails, hand selected wines, craft beers, Kentucky bourbons and great scotch. It’s our pleasure to serve you in our rustic, elegant and refined atmosphere.
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