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Ramsey's Diner

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151 W Zandale, Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 259-2708
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Cookin'

We went for dinner on a Sunday night. From the burger to the catfish to the chicken and dumplings, all good. Surprise was the honey mustard carrots. Be sure to save room for pie!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Susanne H
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Great Falls, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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314 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Great Falls, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We went for dinner on a Sunday night. From the burger to the catfish to the chicken and dumplings, all good. Surprise was the honey mustard carrots. Be sure to save room for pie!

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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I've been eating here and other Ramsey locations for 25 years or so. The food is consistently good and can be wholesome if you order heavily on the vegetable end of things. A local favorite- ALE 8-one, is the ginger drink I prefer , though the ice tea and water are hard to beat !

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Ramsey's Diner, family-owned with multiple diners in the Lexington, KY, area, is a casual environment eatery with tables and a bar. We've eaten there twice, once for lunch and once for dinner and enjoyed both. I tried their Brown open-face sandwich consisting of ham, turkey, cheeses, sliced tomatoes, and bacon, heated in the oven until the cheese bubbles and "Browns".... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We've been to all 3 locations and the Old Harrodsburg Road location is our usual place- We eat there after church. The breakfast is huge and is really too much food for me. I've had everything in the menu and have never been disappointed. The BLT salad is for bacon lovers pretending to eat healthy. Missy's pies are exceptional. We... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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237 reviews 237 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Brought my kids to Ramsey's for the first time. The Hot Browns are exactly the way I remember them from twenty years ago. LOVE!!! Peanut butter pie and cherry pie with ice cream were both amazing. Still sad that the downtown location is gone but I was pleasantly surprised that I like this new location. I would never visit Lexington... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

On vacation had just driven 6 1/2 and wanted to stop somewhere quick for lunch before going to hotel. Found this on trip advisor and thought we would give it a try. Well we were pleasantly surprised!! Greeted right when we walked in, a waitress came to our table soon after to take our order... The food is excellent, we... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great place I always stop when I go by Lexington and always get the hot brown and the fried green tomatoes and i tell you after this meal you need a nap!!its so good and my partners pork chop was awesome both plates empty and we took pies to go for later which they were delicious!highly recommended.

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Bloomington, IN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This restaurant is always one of my first stops when in Lexington because it does what Cracker Barrel tries to do, but much better. Everything always is fresh, well seasoned, and yummy. I love the cajun fried catfish and creamed corn.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good food and decent prices at this family friendly diner. And whatever you do, don't forget to get a piece of pie!

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Lexington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Veggies are good (those of the fresh variety) Rest is pretty standard fare with the exception of the hot brown. One of the better ones around.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 W Zandale, Lexington, KY 40503
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (859) 259-2708

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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