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Heirloom Restaurant

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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125 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347-5024
+1 859-846-5565
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heirloom is our "go to" special occasion restaurant. Never had a bad meal, always enjoy the seasonal menus, wines and the atmosphere.

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Thank KLKentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stopped in at the last minute for dinner. With no open tables, we opted to sit at the bar. The bar tender was very attentive and offered wonderful suggestions for food and drink. Obviously a well trained staff, as the service was excellent and they were extremely knowledge of every item on the menu and every choice of wine.... More 

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Thank John M
Mount Vernon
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch on a Wednesday afternoon with my daughter. She and her husband had eaten here before and because I love chicken liver, they wanted me to try the Chicken Liver appetizer. OMG, so worth the trip! It was absolutely delicious and will be one of those dishes I remember for a long long time. It was actually... More 

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Thank 1952Kim
Lexington, Kentucky
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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this little place was a very unique restaurant. Very out of the way little place with great food. It is definitely high end and you have to have reservations. Its a little pricey for what I expected in Midway, but over the top service and food was amazing. I was excited to find out about it. And as... More 

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Thank Leslie C
Barnett, Missouri
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This small restaurant in the tiny town of Midway, really surprised us. It's obviously supported by locals, and for good reason. The crab cake sandwich is to die for. The service is a tad slow, but the place was full when we were there. There is a bright decor, and they manage to have something unusual instead of the ubiquitous... More 

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Thank Marsha B
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow. This is not just a venture in dining. It's a trip with your taste buds to heaven. Ask for a recommendation and you shall not be let down. Beef tenderloin you have my heart!

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Thank jenoland
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

I was there for a business meeting and ordered the steak. It was great, comparable to Ruth's Chris but with a little better flavor! The waitress was friendly and attentive. I would most definitely visit this place again when I get back to Midway.

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Thank TroynJeanne
Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Chef Mark Wombles consistently delivers great tasting food usually sourced from Kentucky farms. My husband and I drive 40 miles to enjoy lunches at Heirloom in the charming village of Midway, just off I-64 near Lexington. We have also hosted business meals for groups at this friendly inviting space. The gently sautéed chicken livers atop tender ravioli bathed in a... More 

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Thank ludie2016
Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were seated right away even though we didn't have a reservation and the restaurant was fairly busy. The food was amazing! The chicken liver was served with ravioli and greens and a delicious lemony sauce.

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Thank ametora
Louisville, Kentucky
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172 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I showed up without an reservation and was able to sit at the bar because I was by myself. The restaurant is very small but has a great atmosphere and cool decor. The wait staff is very friendly and prompt. I had Mary's burger, cooked medium and added the bacon, grilled onions and blue cheese. They also have cheddar and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Main St, Midway, KY 40347-5024
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Midway
  • Phone Number: +1 859-846-5565
Description
It's hard to find a soothing palette of beige and cream, much less one whose walls are adorned with whimsical, painting-size "cutouts"; whose backlit bar is simultaneously sleek, warm and inviting; and whose food doesn't allow the design to do all the work. But there's one place. Heirloom is Lexington's small-town neighbor with seriously sophisticated cuisine.
Owned by chef Mark Wombles and his father, Henry, the restaurant came out of the gate in 2006 to acclaim. Its standard has remained high, with only occasional slips. Now, however, with Nicolas True blood — formerly of The Mansion at Griffin Gate — as chef de cuisine, Mark Wombles' original vision of using fresh, local ingredients to create Kentucky dishes with a global sensibility and a hint of California influence is being met and exalted.

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