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Winchell's Restaurant & Sports

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££ - £££
American, Bar
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348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1825
+1 859-278-9424
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Kentucky, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

But that is about all except for the bottle of Bud Light. Asked if there was any hamburger smaller than a half pound one...was told no but we could order from the kid's menu with a $2 up charge. We were there for a light lunch and it doesn't seem as though they have anything to offer in that department.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit. The innovative winchell brothers sandwich was excellent! The toasted sour dough bread, corned beef, slaw and cheese was a tasty combination. Kentucky hot brown was also very good. Service was friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

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Thank Rita W
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With bountiful breakfasts, great lunch of bean soup or fried shrimp special with sweet potato fries and cole slaw, or dinner of hot brown,,,,,,,great place for the folks who live in South Lexington. We play bridge there, watch games, have meetings.....and now they have a private dining room that looks super. Anyone who loves food in Lexington, loves Winchell's!!!

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Thank RetiredKYtraveler
Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were in Lexington last year, and were pleasantly surprised by the high quality food, excellent service, and reasonable prices in this local find, near the U of Kentucky campus. The "sports bar" motif would usually cause me to steer clear, for neither me nor my wife are sports aficionados, but we were directed there by our dear friends with... More 

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Thank JoeBobNH
Highland, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It seems like a "locals" place and everyone was super friendly! Food was great, service was awesome, tvs all over to catch games. Had breakfast & can't wait to go back to try lunch! Grits are a must try if you haven't had then before!

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Thank Jacque' S
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We come here from time to time a place that gives you a taste of home and great environment for the sports fan.Breakfast is one of the best and the dinner menu wont disappoint you either.

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Thank satnstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The portions are very big here. My husband and I could've shared a meal. I had the Rachel which is similar to a Reuben but with turkey and a different kind of sauce. My husband got the funny farm and we both had the chips and an order of fried banana pepper rings which I believe is a local thing?... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Winchell's has been around a long time and a local favorite. The food and service is great but since it has lots of TV's, it leans towards a very noisily spot during football/basketball seasons. If your looking for quite, this ain't for you, but if you want a good time, then join the crowd. There can be a wait during... More 

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Marshall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Winchell's is a must eat spot for me when in Lexington. To me they have the best beer cheese. The hot Browns, chicken pot pies, burgers, just about everything I've had, including dessert, is wonderful.

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Thank Leslie W
Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Winchells does so many comfort foods well. The wheels come off the wagon when they venture into gourmet dishes such as lobster bisque.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-278-9424

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