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North Lime Coffee and Donuts

575 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY
+1 859-414-6654
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Ranked #11 of 755 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $10
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, Tea Room, Donuts
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Life changing donuts. Professionally crafted espresso drinks. Locally roasted coffee. All fresh and prepared on site. North Lime Coffee & Donuts. We'll see you there.
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English first
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144 reviews 144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Went to Madness distribution and treated ourself to North Lime after getting up early.. OMG.. so so good. Had chocolate glazed, funnel cake, glazed and Key Lime.... will have to say the chocolate glazed was so wonderful. My husband had the Key Lime and felt it was dead on Key Lime. The coffee was delicious = YUM... keep it up.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Be prepared to wait in line on a weekend morning - this place is popular! Their square donuts are delightful, the coffee is great, and the space is pleasant inside and out. They always have a donut of the day, so there's usually something new to try.

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Hickory, NC
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Found this place on TA on a friday and decided to go Saturday around noon...after driving around trying to find it...they had closed early on a Saturday with a not on the door ..we were highly disappointed by that.... after reading such good reviews..but I must also say ...its in a sketchy part of town...maybe next time we will get... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I've been here several times and the donuts always taste very fresh and delicious. They have regular donuts such as the funnel cake, chocolate glazed, plain glazed, cinnamon sugar, and cinna-monkey, and then they have a special donut of the day that changes daily and is posted on Facebook. They've had some really creative ones in the past, such as... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Heavenly real handmade donuts!!! Cool little shop with EXCELLENT coffee... and I know coffee. The donuts... still WARM... soft... flavorful... soooo worth it!!!! I try not to eat carbs but ya know sometimes you just make a judgement. I haven't had donuts this good in decades if ever. Go!!

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Bethesda, MD
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The coffee and donuts at this cute shop were great. The donuts have a sweet funnel cake taste. They had seating inside and out. The up-and-coming old Lime ( noli ) neighborhood is a cool place to visit. Don't miss the artist in residence right next door to the shop, Homegrown Press

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Gainesville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Probably the best donut I've ever had. The coffee was good but nothing spectacular. But the donut. Oh, the donut. A must-try

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Drove right by this place the first time as it does not stick out on the street. I am not sure about the neighborhood either, seemed a little sketchy but like Eddie Murphy said,,," LACK OF DONUTS MAKE YOU BRAVE" In a word..AMAZING...we bought a few of all the choices to sample & had a little tasting party... To me,... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

In town for the weekend and thought we would give this place a try. A Friday morning visit and the place wasn't too packed. Friendly people who answered all of our questions with patience. The pecan doughnut was AMAZING..not too sweet and it had a nice consistency and crunch. The caramel macchiato was one of the best I have ever... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Donut shop has 6 kinds of donuts to choose from. They are freshly made and good enough but not extraordinary. We were driving from Knoxville to Milwaukee and thought we would have a decadent donut lunch but there's nothing special or charming about the store or the neighborhood. This is the first time Trip Advisor has led us down.

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