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Sav's Grill

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304 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3008
+1 859-368-7287
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“stew” (8 reviews)
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304 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because of a friend's recommendation, but did not know what to expect. It is a simple place that has the atmosphere of a lunch counter, rather than an exotic restaurant. I decided to try the day's special, Spicy Chicken Maffen over fufu. The...More

Thank Doren B
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The BBQ baby back ribs were very dry and no sauce on them. Cassava Beef was terrible. We enjoy Ethiopian food and other types, just did not enjoy Sav's.

Thank Dave55555
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Best coconut ice cream I've ever had. Hubby had black raspberry and hazelnut. I was full from dinner. I was offered the kiddie size. They have seating inside and out. They accept visa

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Never having eaten African food, I never would have selected it on my own. But a friend highly suggested we go. So very glad we did. Had the leaf & beef on fufu and discovered that fufu is plantain dumplings (who knew?). I have a...More

Thank juliemN4353UB
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My son has been telling me that I need to try Sav's for a long time. This weekend, I finally went there to eat. It is AWESOME!!! I had a vegan peanut bowl and loved it! The peanut sauce is just the right amount of...More

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I was meeting an old friend for lunch and he suggested Sav's. I was familiar with it but had never eaten there. I got a rice bowl and it was very good!

1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This is a West African restaurant. I had a goat meal, which was actually like a traditional stew. It was definitely tasty, but I was actually hoping for something more unique, more unfamiliar. I would certainly go here again. The person who served me is...More

Thank lacke010
Reviewed March 6, 2017

A group of us stopped in for lunch as we were looking for something other than normal burgers or pizza. Sav's delivered! I tried the peanut chicken bowl with rice and got a side of plantains as well. The food came out hot and fresh...More

1  Thank cjhill95
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Go here! By no means should my review deter you from trying this place. It is lovely, the man who owns it is super friendly and kind, and the food is yummy. I had the peanut goat bowl and it was fine-- it wasn't spiced...More

Thank AlePad2013
Reviewed February 24, 2017

This is a review for Sav's Ice Cream shop across from his restaurant. I can't believe it has taken me so long to try this place! I LOVE ice cream and Sav's did not disappoint. All of the flavors are made there and include ice...More

1  Thank candygirlky418
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3008
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-368-7287
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