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Waller, Grahm - Winchell's Restaurant & Sports

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348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1825
859-278-9424
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun and delicious

This is a unique establishment that offers comfort food in a sports bar environment. I often get the country fried steak with gravy and am never disappointed. Service is good as well. Just a fun place to go have a good meal. One of my favs in Lex

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a unique establishment that offers comfort food in a sports bar environment. I often get the country fried steak with gravy and am never disappointed. Service is good as well. Just a fun place to go have a good meal. One of my favs in Lex

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a both a family friendly restaurant that is full of locals, and a fun bar group that like to play Buzztime trivia. We had cold beer, large orders of good food and fun. Would definitely go back there when in the area.

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Radford, Virginia
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181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I went at the invitation of my daughter and thought that this was just a plain sports bar. Was I surprised! Shannon, our waitress did an outstanding job serving. We tried the fried mushrooms and the artichoke hearts for the appetiser. One caution was they do use a batter that has MSG on the ingredients so they adjusted it for... More 

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This deserves a 3.5 rating, but Trip Advisor does not give you that option. This was recommended to our large group as a dining option in Lexington that would satisfy all the various tastes. We arrived on Saturday (May 23) without a reservation and said our party could be anywhere from 10-15 people. Obviously on a busy Saturday night around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Winchell's is one of my favorite places for a good southern breakfast. I have eaten at Winchell's a number of times and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere can be a little dull but if your looking for a good breakfast or a comforting meal give it a try. The hot brown here is worth trying for sure.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I did not like the place, it is very loud, very crowded and the food was not that good and over priced. But this is how sports bars are and have always been, so I should had known, but I thought I would try the place. Not going to be going back, now if I liked to get drunk and... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Unfortunately, I felt compelled to warn others of the toxic atmosphere. i waited and let some time pass so that I could be a bit more objective. This place was highly recommended for it's breakfast menu. My family and a few travel companions eventually arrived in the afternoon and I ordered a classic breakfast dish of eggs, hashbrowns, bacon and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Though not a sports buff, we go to Winchell's for the food ! Anything we've ever had reeked of great flavor and homemade goodness ! I hate to wax on regarding this place, but in the ten plus years of eating there, never a disappointment !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Winchell's looks like your typical sports bar located in a strip mall, but what makes it stand out is the service. The staff was really nice and service was quick and efficient. I ordered their Hot Brown and it was large enough to be split between to people. I recommend this place for it's casual atmosphere and good food.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We went here one evening just to try the Kentucky hot brown sandwich. It was tasty but rather huge. I understand they have a lunch size portion available which would've been a better idea. The beer was inexpensive but the wine was a bit pricey. The atmosphere was typical sports pub.

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Additional Information about Waller, Grahm - Winchell's Restaurant & Sports

Address: 348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1825
Phone Number: 859-278-9424
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 348 Southland Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 859-278-9424

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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