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Ramsey's Diner

3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We come here once every couple of months for lunch. I will say, it is a little pricey for lunch, with the average entree being about $10+. However, the food is always really good. Portions are huge. Most of the times we eat there for...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 8 September 2016

First thing you need to know - the fried chicken breast is a boneless chicken breast. And, it is delicious. Unfortunately, the sides do not play a very good supporting role. The corn bread is extra dry and bland. The deep fried corn sounded like...More

Thank luv4phood
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Luv this restaurant , great ,great food and great service . We stop every time we are in Lexington . Which is only a couple times a year for a visit to UK Hospital . This trip I was happy for two visits to Ramsey's...More

Thank Jeannie133
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch at this local restaurant. Try their creamed corn and fried green tomatoes....YUM! Dinners feature country style food, but burgers looked great too! And pies - OMGoodness!

Thank PSC76063
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to Ramsey's after hearing it recommended from friends for some time. Our server recommended the Open Faced Roast Beef and it was mouthwatering. We also had to try a side of fried green tomatoes and they were also very good....More

Thank Brandon_Olive
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It's been awhile since we last visited. Our experience resulted in the same manner as our last visit. We left dissapointed in the quality. 1 of 3 in our party was served an item that was so over cooked it could not be eaten. The...More

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Try the deep fried corn with parmesan cheese, I had the hot Mari and my wife had the meatloaf no complaints from either is because we were to busy stuffing our faces. Don't forget to try the desserts, I had the chocolate brownie pie and...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Ramsey's is a very well-known local restaurant. I had never tried it but had always wanted to because of the way people talk about it. It was pretty good. I had the meatloaf. All in all, the food was a bit bland, but it was...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was a good place for local comfort food, You could tell by the crowd on a weekday night. I had a veggie plate with mac and cheese, carrots with honey mustard sauce, loaded pasta sald, and one more thing I forget ... all good,...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Crowded because it's good; our group of 9 was seated earlier than promised! The music in the background was from the 70' & 80's Rock classics and the tables and chairs probably from a second hand store. The wait staff was very patient and accommodating,...More

Thank Motorcyclebuds
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Maura L
29 May 2015|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
I saw one gentleman go to the bar with a dog on a leash. He might have been there for a takeout. But at any rate, the dog was in the restaurant. Would seem logical that they would therefore allow dogs on the patio,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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