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Rafferty's Restaurant & Bar

1865 Alysheba Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2209
+1 859-264-8900
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“potato soup” (12 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“club sandwich” (5 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:30 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1865 Alysheba Way, Lexington, KY 40509-2209
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are fans of Rafferty’s from Bowling Green so we were happy to find there was one in Lexington. I don’t recommend it. The cut of meats we received were below average and mine was not cooked to order. It was such an awful meal...More

Thank NanaC2007
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my mom out for what was supposed to be a nice dinner. I ordered a ribeye and she got the prime rib. Our waitress was great. The food was not. The ribeye was supposed to be medium. It was bloody and tough. The prime...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stop in Lexington quite often while traveling to and from Michigan/Florida. Rafferty's happens to be one of the many restaurants near the hotel we always stay in and it has been a very good place to eat on three occasions now. It is always...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great service and i forget the bartenders name...but he was tall and always said, "i got you"....and he did! He made excellent recommendations and was on point with his attentiveness. We had a very good meal...and then he almost insisted on the banana...More

Thank hiplain1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, our server was awesome! Our granddaughter had a fabulous time! Loved the grilled cheese and her fruit bowl!

Thank mwatson0513
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I ordered the (fried) Chicken Tenderloins. The chicken was dry/overcooked. The Manager came over and asked if he could replace my meal. He returned about 10 minutes later with the meal. It was OK. My dinner guest had already finished his meal so we both...More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were seated quickly on a Friday night, our waiter was friendly and attentive. Food was good.It wasn't loud like some places, we could talk easily among our group.

Thank lindaeA2873GN
Reviewed 29 April 2018

stopped in for lunch the wife loves their potato soup and chicken salad sandwiches so here we are the sandwich was good as usual but the potato soup looked and tasted like it was left over from the day before it was thick as wall...More

Thank dennis j
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is a small chain but the food and service is always good. I always get their entree salad and cold beer. The service is always fast and friendly.

Thank William S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband took me here for an early Birthday dinner and it was great. We had been here before and the food and service has always been worth spending a little more.

Thank Katharine N
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Jodi L
3 June 2016|
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Response from Ronswifeyky | Reviewed this property |
The one in Lexington has a very large section for large parties. It was an entire wall of the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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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