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Shakespeare and Co

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American, International, Mediterranean
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367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507
+1 859-367-0413
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 149
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  • 104
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Surprisingly good

Their pizza was really good. Mint julep was very well done. I had their broccoli and cheddar soup which was good except it wasn't smooth. It seemed slightly pureed but not complete. Can't really think of a way to describe because there was big pieces of broccoli and it wasn't chunky.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
StevieCatOhio
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Ohio
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Fort Payne, Alabama
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Wanted to see downtown sights, and have dessert. This was the perfect place for both! We ordered several dishes and the only dessert that wasn't very tasty was the Creme Brûlée. The decor was eccentric and I loved it!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I went to the Chinoe Location. I wanted to go because of the atmosphere and I was intrigued by the Mediterranean menu options. I loved the décor and the atmosphere and the waitress was really friendly and helpful, but the food wasn't good at all. I ordered the appetizer of the chicken satay, which was in a peanut sauce. It... More 

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Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Their pizza was really good. Mint julep was very well done. I had their broccoli and cheddar soup which was good except it wasn't smooth. It seemed slightly pureed but not complete. Can't really think of a way to describe because there was big pieces of broccoli and it wasn't chunky.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were in town for a wedding and this was one of the first restaurants that caught our attention. We visited for lunch and sat outside on the sidewalk patio. The menu is pretty extensive...several pages. Everything was wonderful. We had the tomato soup and a mozzarella salad. Yum!! Our waitress, Amy, was beyond pleasant. Great place!!!

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Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A group of 8 of us ate lunch there. I was crowded but we were seated quickly. The food was okay but we found the service slow. Two of us had Eggs Benedict but we each received a different amount of sauce. Not sure why service was so slow.

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your experience with us. We value the opinions of our customers greatly and I have taken your review to my management an culinary teams for review. Because everything is made in house there are times when serving larger parties takes a bit more than it would normally and... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went to lunch at the restaurant. Sort of like sitting in a Victorian dining/living room. Food was good and service good. But, just to foo-foo for my tastes. And the price is for the ambiance more then the menu in my opinion. It is a nice place for a grandmother/daughter/granddaughter type of treat.

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback! It's always nice to hear we are on point with our service and food expectations, I'm glad you enjoyed that aspect of your experience with us. I appreciate the opinion & description of our dining room, we do have patio seating & bar seating for those who are looking for a little less "fru-fru" :) We... More 

Wilmington, DE
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162 reviews 162 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is certainly a fancy/fun décor that's ideal for a girl's sweet sixteen or a ladies night. I had breakfast there with three business associates. The food was good but there was a mix-up in our order. I ordered blueberry pancakes and a colleague ordered chocolate chip pancakes. I got blueberries on top of choc chip pancakes and my colleague... More 

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to review and give some constructive feedback on your experience with us. We have recently hired many new staff members from the kitchen and front of house, while that is no excuse I apologize for the mix up with your pancake toppings. As a company we want to fix any problem as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast awesome. And Bryan, our waiter, was funny, engaging, and very informative. Never seen anything like it.

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review of our Chinoe location! Breakfast being served all day is one of the favorite things about our business and we know we have a valued team member in Bryan. We will make sure to let him know of your review and hope to have you with us again soon! More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We went for lunch and the food was very good and the drinks were nice. The decor is fun and eclectic . We had several of the appetizers and they were all great.

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your lunch experience with us! Our appetizers are always a big hit and we appreciate you taking the time to give us your review. Come back soon to check out our dessert menu or for breakfast! More 

cleveland, ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A restaurant chain from the Middle East with only two in the U.S. - both in Lexington. Energetic, friendly knowledgeable wait staff. Good food. Classic bourbon beverages in drink menu

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Jessica C, Director of Sales at Shakespeare and Co, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear we've hit the mark with service, food selections and of course bourbon. Our new drink menu has gone over very well, it's always good to hear positive feedback from those visiting from outside the city. Hope you come back to visit us again on your next trip. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-367-0413

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, International, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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