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1074 Merrick Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
+1 859-269-5417
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Ranked #5 of 764 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $32
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: New Circle Road exit 18
Description: For over 30 years, the Murray family has owned and operatedMerrick Inn, located in the immaculately maintained manor houseof Merrick Place; for years, one of the finest thoroughbred farmsin the Bluegrass region. Merrick Inn is located on Merrick Court,off Tates Creek Road, just inside New Circle Road at the top ofthe hill in Merrick Place.Visitors to Merrick Inn enjoysuperb signature southern cuisine and innovative Americandishes, complemented by unparalleled service. Murrays’pride themselves on being the establishment of choice forthose in the thoroughbred industry, area residents andvisitors to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:00AM-5:00PM and we begin serving dinner Monday through Saturday at 5:30PM.Enjoy cocktails in our lounge after dinner.As weather permits, enjoy lighter fare andentertainment on weekends on one of the mostattractive, comfortable and popular patios in the area.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The Merrick Inn was amazing to work with. We had a small ceremony and dinner for 12. The atmosphere was exactly what we were going for laid back, southern style with incredible food. The staff was so accommodating and helpful. This is one of our stops everytime we visit Lexington.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Merrick Inn. Our group of 70 had great service and a fabulous time! Thanks to Alex and the staff!

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Georgetown, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place to have a meal......whether it is for a party of 2 or 42! It is very difficult to find a restaurant where the food is prepared as well for a party of 42 as it is for a small table the The Merrick delivers every time! The food is only part of the show, as all of... More

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Versailles, Kentucky, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We hosted a group of 62 in the main dining room last weekend. The whole restaurant was packed, but the food was outstanding and the waitstaff did a heroic job with very little room to maneuver. I love this place in summer and winter!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Due to the size of our party, we were placed in one of the private dining rooms upstairs. The venue is lovely, staff were attentive and the food good for the area. The menu consists of some southern classics as well as some more contemporary dishes which is a nice change from the normal offerings. It's expensive in comparison to... More

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133 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had tried to get a reservation on OpenTable but all the time slots were full. We decided to give them a call anyhow and found out that you can be seated in the bar area. Worked for us!! Everyone really enjoyed their food and we would definitely return if we are in the area.

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Edgewood, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As a 22year resident of Kentucky we have always enjoyed going to Keeneland racetrack twice a year followed by a fabulous meal at the Merrick Inn at 3380 Tates Creek Rd Lexington,Ky. THe staff and ambience is outstanding. Food is always presented well. THere is outddor seating in the good weather.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A trip to Lexington isn't complete without a meal at Merrick Inn. Rooms are small and inviting. The service is always excellent and the food is superb. Don't miss the best fried chicken you can imagine. it is always busy but you must call ahead during Keeneland weeks or you will miss out.

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Paducah, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is one of my all time favorite dining places in Lexington, KY. The food is superb, the menu is extensive, and the service is excellent. We recently held my daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner at the restaurant, and everything was outstanding. We couldn't have been more pleased with the service and the quality of the food. All of our guests... More

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29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Went with Lexington residents and it was my first time at this restaurant but certainly hope to return often. Had drinks in a great bar with tremendous bourbon selection including the rare premium brands. Very reasonable prices. Attractive dining room and attentive, professional service and had a main dish of walleye which was the best I've had since fishing for... More

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Additional Information about Merrick Inn

Address: 1074 Merrick Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Phone Number: +1 859-269-5417
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 32
Cuisine: American

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