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Shakespeare and Co

367 W Short St, Lexington, KY
(859) 367-0413
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Ranked #29 of 755 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Frederick, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Went here twice during our recent trip. First time was OK, second time was poor. We had a large group meeting for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Called ahead to warn them, they were very accommodating. Everyone enjoyed their drinks and the server Megan was extremely nice. I ordered the caprese salad, but it was only OK. Everyone else seemed... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My colleague and I actually stumbled upon this restaurant while looking for another (Village Idiot) and boy did fate deal us a great hand. We sat at the bar where Carley gave us a warm greeting and got us settled in. She was helpful with bourbon suggestions and made me two absolutely stellar Manhattans. The menu is wide ranging, from... More

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We are so thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for mentioning Carley so we can give her praise for giving you a great experience! Please join us again soon! More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed our lunch! The food was good however the service was great! Our waitress (Julia) was very good at recommending beverages and food and very prompt to serve us! We will be back!

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write out such a lovely review and mentioning our server Julia. We love when our servers get praise so we can praise them! We look forward to your return! More

Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere here is neat. Vintage, but also middle eastern. Choose to sit on sofas for something different (but traditional tables are available). The Lasagna al Forno was the stand-out dish. For the less adventurous, the pizza was large and on a nice, thin crust. Would try it again.

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you so much! You opinion means a lot to us! I am thrilled you love the lasagna as much as I do! We hope you continue to have a pleasurable experience with us. More

Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I took my relative from Holland and we both loved it! Our server, Julia, was wonderful and at tentative. We went to the Chinoe Rd one and loved the decor. It is very beautiful. The mushroom soup was delicious and a very large serving. I am making Shakespeare and Co a must go to when we have visitors or just... More

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your experience with us Lauren! I love our new Chinoe location! I feel like it is out of a fairytale! We hope you dine with us often! Thank you so much! More

Salisbury, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Food was good, service was fast as well, You will find menu choices not offered at other places. We had the goat cheese pizza, vegetarian pizza (both very good) pizza sub (ok at best) and spring rolls(good but still cool inside). We went here at the insistence of my teenage daughter who is a big Shakespeare fan. I couldn't find... More

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We are continually trying to always improve our food at Shakespeare. Thank you for telling us what you felt was good and bad about your experience. I will let the kitchen know about improvement on our pizza sub and spring rolls so that we can make them better! Glad you enjoyed our concept, décor, and ambiance! We hope you and... More

Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Came for Sunday lunch...place was packed. Always a great sign! Ordered side salads, bbq chx pizza and drinks. Food was great...although a tad pricey. Overall, will definitely return and suggest to others!

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time out to give us a review! So glad you loved the food! I love our handmade pizza as well! Please come back for more experiences like you had! More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wow this is a neat place! Felt like a tea party! The decor was so cool! Food was excellent! Best creme brûlée I have ever eaten! I can't say enough about this place it just was down right neat!!!

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Bridget! Thank you so much for taking your time and posting a great review! I agree with you on the Crème Brulee! I crave it all the time! We hope you return and have more great dining experiences with us! Thanks for posting! More

Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

If nothing else, go for a drink or coffee to enjoy the restaurant's decor. I suggest the double espresso with 2 balls of chocolate ice cream. Dinner was a treat. The spring chicken is interesting for its grilled vegetables and subtly flavored sauce. The ribs were quite good; the steak potatoes had a glorious crunchy skin yet creamy inside. The... More

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. The Spring Chicken is a favorite! I always recommend it! We hope you join us again and try more of our scrumptious menu! More

Louisville, Ohio
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food was good, beverages wonderful! Wait staff very friendly and accomodating. 12 in our group and gave us separate checks, most places won't do that anymore. Bread and Butter Pudding was excellent!!

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Allison B, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you had an enjoyable experience! Thank you for posting this review! More

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