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The Julep Cup and Seahorse Lounge

111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
+1 859-226-0300
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

Easy to find, good food and bar. You will be surprised at the good wine selection at the Julep Cup because the owners personally select the wines. The good is good, friendly and on Friday nights have live music.

Thank Leelex
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Great atmosphere, delicious food and generally very good service. I have had lunch and dinner here over the past couple of months. Chicken salad, fruit, banana bread was just yummy. My guests had the Hot Brown and the Green Tomato BLT, both said they were...More

Thank kypat
Reviewed November 27, 2015

My husband and I had a lovely experience eating at this elegant restaurant housed on the ground floor of a condo complex in downtown Lexington. The service was impeccable, the food delicious, and the setting was quiet and romantic. He had the baseball cut (not...More

Thank trevian8
Reviewed November 10, 2015

We were visiting Lexington from Chicago and wanted a very traditional southern fare menu to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary and stumbled upon The Julep Cup. My husband specifically wanted fried chicken, so we literally walked about a mile from our hotel to the restaurant...More

Thank TGIF13
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visited here for dinner for the first time in several years. Food and service still excellent and the private club atmosphere is far superior to all the overly noisy places downtown. Plus it has its own off-street parking.

Thank HealthyGourmet
Reviewed August 26, 2015

The other night we were looking for a place to have dinner in a relaxed atmosphere. We decided on The Julep Cup and could not have been more pleased. The restaurant does have a great atmosphere, with wonderful decorations and this night live background music....More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed June 29, 2015

My husband and I went to The Julep Cup restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We started with the country ham and biscuit appetizer which was delicious. Both of us had beef wellington which came with a salad and one side. The meat was cooked exactly...More

Thank teacher152015
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The staff at the julep cup are friendly and welcoming and eager to help. The live music- two cellos, played the Bach cello suites and edelweiss, among other favorites, creating a perfect backdrop for a meal. The dark red room and velvet lamps reference traditional...More

Thank Sargent30
Reviewed June 5, 2015

We were a party of nine. Not an easy crowd to please, but the waiter handled the entire table with charm and grace. We asked for recommendations as there were so many good choices, and chose two: The grilled fresh trout served over collard greens...More

Reviewed May 22, 2015

I am glad I did not read any reviews prior to my visit. I walked in ready for anything, and was pleasantly surprised. The menu had something for everyone. Prices for dinner started at 10 for salad, 13 for a burger, 15 for a hot...More

Thank surfergirl1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 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 - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
    (East Main & Woodland)
  • Public Transportation: The Lextran Trolley runs to the corner of Midland and East Main Street, one block west of The Julep Cup. Trollies run daily between the hours of 9AM and 3PM from downtown hotels and the convention center. Lextran City Buses stop on East Main at the corner of Woodland in front of The Woodlands where The Julep Cup is located.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-226-0300
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