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Stella Kentucky Deli

143 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508-1755
+1 859-255-3354
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pie” (21 reviews)
“mornay sauce” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
143 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508-1755
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in to try Stella’s burger week offering - a hot brown burger. We had tried a few of the burger week offerings over the course of the week, but this one rose to the top for me. The taste and flavor of the hamburger...More

Thank gcmass
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tiny, funky restaurant in an interesting old building....with a shaded patio on the side of the building. The food was great the couple of times we have been there. Even if you are not looking for vegetarian options, the lentil burger is very good! Friendly...More

Thank Rosemarie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed an early afternoon meal at Stella's. While busy, it did not feel crowded. The BLT with green tomatoes was deliciious; so too was the pecan pie. Service was prompt and good. The setting is in an old townhouse with lots of eclectic items...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Hot Brown Burger which is a burger version of our state's most famous sandwich, featuring a quarter pound of Kentucky beef topped with grilled tomatoes, turkey, chopped bacon and creamy, white cheddar Mornay sauce. I also had a quinoa salad with corn...More

Thank MrsPotter67
Reviewed 31 May 2018

A busy lunch spot in an old Victorian house in a Lexington neighborhood. The Pimento Cheese sandwich came with chips. Unfortunately, it was pretty greasy. The brat sandwich was good and also came with chips. Service was friendly. Definitely, for those who are in need...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was easily a 5 star experience. An old house converted to a cozy cafe/ deli. We stopped in for a late Sunday lunch and ordered a Hot Brown. To say it was excellent is an understatement. The house made ginger mint soda was excellent...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Found in an unlikely location! Homemade comfort food. Made all our bellies warm and cozy. Fresh, whole ingredients. A new take on a lot of standards. And everything was delicious.

Thank DaveFromChicago2017
Reviewed 29 October 2017

In the downtown historic district in a small older house that has been made into a restaurant/bar. Great lunch selections and everything we had was really good and fresh. I understand they also have a great brunch! You could tell it was very popular with...More

Thank Arkies10
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had the bisque tomato soup and ham and mushroom quiche. The soup was served clabbered and warm,and the quiche was old and egg separated along with not even being warm. Have eaten at Stellas previously with the food being fresh. Will think hard before taking...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The only downside is there are a lot of people running around a small space. We arrived at 11:30 for brunch on Sunday and it was a bit chaotic. We ended up just grabbing and empty table and placing our order. I love the brunch...More

Thank foxsocks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Jefferson St, Lexington, KY 40508-1755
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-255-3354
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