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Mellow Mushroom

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503 S Upper St, Lexington, KY 40508-2919
+1 859-281-6111
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Mellow Mushroom has had gluten free pizza for a while now. I'm required to eat gluten free because I have Celiac disease. Their old recipe, in my opinion, simply was not worth the calories. They have a new, updated version and it is spectacular! For those of you with Celiac disease, you know that good pizza is hard to find,... More 

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Thank Soblessedyall
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Mellow Mushroom Pizza!!! My absolute favorite pizza place. We live in a small town so anytime we travel we seek out a Mellow Mushroom. My daughter is a student at UK now, so I can visit often and get scrumdidlyumptious pizza!!! q

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Thank Angie M
Lexington, Kentucky
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is quality food but just too overpriced. The service is decent and they do have a good selection of both beer as well as pizza

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Thank Matthew R
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We accidentally found this restaurant six years ago and would not consider visiting Lexington without eating here. We are only sorry that we live 575 miles away!

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Thank Mummum085
Chicago
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Mellow Mushroom! We were traveling home to Chicago from South Carolina and stopped in Lexington for the night. Mellow Mushroom was the best part of our 12 hours in Lexington. Short wait well worth it. We had the Philosophy Pie, Caesar Pizza and the Maui Maui pizza. All were delicious and this comes from a Chicago... More 

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Thank irishsetter15
Lakewood, Ohio
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I went here on a Friday night while we were in town for the weekend. None of us have ever eaten at a Mellow Mushroom and I've heard good things so we thought we would give it a try. They were pretty busy, but there was no wait to sit outside at one of the picnic tables.... More 

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Thank CarmenH2
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192 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Only my second visit So, our first choice was closed. We wound up here Wow!! My food was very good. Apps and sandwich. Enjoyable

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Thank MatthewBlase
Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Came here for quick bite.. Place was packed..we ordered a gluten free pizza with toppings of Italian sausage, andouille sausage and onions.. We had to wait for a while but it was delicious and we end up ordering another one.. Totally loved this pizza but I gotta go back to try other stuff.. Definitely check this place out!!!

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Thank Tia S
Nicholasville
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today and was pleasantly surprised by the fun atmosphere and the charm of a locally decorated place to eat. We started off with the pretzels and beer cheese dip which was amazing then built our own pizza with Roma tomatoes, applewood smoked bacon and onion!! It was the best pizza we have had. Great food and... More 

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Thank 116junkie
Winchester, Kentucky
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We love going to Mellow Mushroom. Its kid friendly, has beer, and fantastic pizza. The sauce has such great flavor. One of the top 3 pizza places I have ever had. The employees are very friendly, too. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank Kristi M
mellownase, Owner at Mellow Mushroom, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 S Upper St, Lexington, KY 40508-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-281-6111
Description
Pizza is our Art, Beer is our Muse, Good times are always on our menu. Home of the UK Wildcat fans.

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