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Carson's Food & Drink

362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
+1 859-309-3039
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“truffle fries” (17 reviews)
“pork belly” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Some family members surprised me with a surprise Pre-Birthday dinner at this fine restaurant. It was my first time at Carson's and it won't be the last. Enjoyed the food and warm reception of the staff and the ambiance of the restaurant! Truly and an...More

Thank Pioneer39054450545
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came here with my family last week while visiting from out of town. They were on a wait when we arrived, but we were seated quickly. Our server was fantastic and recommended the pretzel appetizer, which was also fantastic. My husband and I shared...More

Thank kgsmith86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great drinks, great service from Halie!! Great atmosphere. I had the shrimp and grits. Large portions of food. What more do I need to say.

Thank CBlanchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with a friendly waitstaff. Great menu and try some Bourbon! The special Mac and cheese was a good surprise

Thank marie p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were lucky to get a reservation and BOY was it a great meal!! The steaks we’re excellent- great service. It is loud and small but that is just a tiny inconvenience for such a great meal! If...More

Thank 258DianeW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch on Saturday. We totally enjoyed the soft shell crab salad and the BLT. Both were large and the salad had a whole crab on top. Service was attentive.

Thank LenEvanston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am so glad to have come here to eat with friends. We had a large party of 10 and sat at the high tops table in the center of the restaurant. We ordered our round of drinks and starters, beer cheese, truffle fries and...More

Thank alterego3030
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Everything is great! If you want food that is just too good? Go to Carson’s. Great decor? Reclaimed cool historic space? Excellent drinks? Go to Carson’s! Shaved prime rib sandwich was huge and served on fresh soft bread and horseradish sauce and a special beef...More

Thank DianefromDC
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Went there for a late dinner and loved the ambiance with the outdoor patio. Food was delicious and very generous portions. Had the chopped salad with shrimp which was great. The appetizer of trio of sausages would have been fine as a meal in itself....More

Thank KeenaSD
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to Carson’s on the recommendation of our bartender at the Castle where we were staying. GREAT CHOICE! We went on a Friday without a reservation. Had to sit at the bar but well worth it. Food was amazing.

Thank Journey104750
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 362 E Main St, I, Lexington, KY 40507-1584
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-309-3039
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Carson’s Food and Drink welcomes you to enjoy new and exciting chef driven recipes, paired with prohibition style cocktails, hand selected wines, craft beers, Kentucky bourbons and great scotch. It’s our pleasure to serve you in our rustic, elegant and refined atmosphere.
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