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Ramsey's Diner

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3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 264-9396
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9:00 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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 68
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  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 3
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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 food

Southern food, and it is fantastic! Their deep fried corn on the cob is amazing! And their dessert is the best. I had a pie that had a graham cracker crust, brownie layer, banana pudding layer and then whipped cream. It was one of the best deserts I've ever eaten!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Lauren G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The food is blah and unappealing in presentation. We went late on a Friday night, around 10 or so. My sister-in-law had a salad and potato skins. I had a soft drink and I'm pretty darn sure I came out the winner. I travel to the Lexington area frequently and this place is always busy, so I was happy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Southern food, and it is fantastic! Their deep fried corn on the cob is amazing! And their dessert is the best. I had a pie that had a graham cracker crust, brownie layer, banana pudding layer and then whipped cream. It was one of the best deserts I've ever eaten!

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great food. Quick service. Great waitress. Will return. Pies are awesome and so was fried chicken and hot brown. Steak needed a little more seasoning

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was grateful to see many traditional southern foods. The amount of food and price is outstanding and extremely affordable just bland.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I grew up on a farm, so I am really hard on places that sell "country" food. Places that really don't know how to make gravy or make fried corn the way that you make it on a farm... You get the picture. My hubby is a city boy who thinks anything fried is country food. Anyway, we had heard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

we have been regular diners at Ramseys for years, eating with family members there at least 3 to 5 times per year. The food is very good, and cooked like your mom used to do it. We love the large selection of side items that include many vegetables and local food that you will not find in most restaurants. This... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Meat and 3 kind of place, serves very good food at good prices. Highly recommend the pork chops with red sauce, the fried chicken breasts, and the catfish. ALL of the veggies are excellent. Good Southern cooking. I am a regular.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the best hot brown in the city. Very down home, come casual. It was packed so expect a crowd. The wait staff were very friendly and the timing was about as good as you can expect. We watch our weight but a one time splurge is OK. Here is the place to do it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The butterscotch pie is the best, we have gone to lexington for basketball camps the last 5 years, and Ramsey's is always a place we go..the food is great and fresh...I wish we had one in savannah... I would be a regular...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It had been a few years since we were last in Lexington, so we hadn't been to this location of Ramsey's before. Nothing has changed since the High Street location (other than the newer surroundings). The turkey reuben remains one of the best sandwiches I'v ever eaten, Missy's pies are fabulous, the wait staff is friendly and efficient, and the... More 

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Additional Information about Ramsey's Diner

Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509
Phone Number: (859) 264-9396
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
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
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: (859) 264-9396

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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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