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Columbia Steak House

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201 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1014
+1 859-253-3135
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tenderloin” (8 reviews)
“baked potato” (20 reviews)
“steak fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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201 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1014
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Our first trip to Columbia was at the Richmond Road location. It was a large Group and we just didn't thoroughly enjoy our visit. Probably what we ordered and perhaps because it was such a large group. I'm so glad a couple of years ago...More

Thank Ron E
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I went in in a Sunday by myself and wanted to sit at the bar. After sitting there with for5 minutes or so and no bartender, a lady emerged from the back and told me she didn't have anyone who could wait on me and...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited last night and had terrible service and food. After a long wait to order and to receive our food the twice baked potatoes came out freezing cold, they took them Back to reheat in the kitchen and they still were cold on return. The...More

1  Thank magarnett13
Reviewed September 30, 2016

My mom and I ate at the Limestone location for dinner two nights. Everything we ate was the best food we have tasted in a long long time. We had the specialty beef tenderloins cooked in garlic and butter sauce and it melted in your...More

Thank tslahlah
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Columbia Steak House has been a local favorite of Lexingtonians for many decades. My guests ordered a steak burger with cheddar cheese, which is a lot of one person. The baked potato was large enough for two people to share. I had an item not...More

Thank Stack3
Reviewed August 26, 2016

We went to Columbia Steak House on Wednesday evening around 5:30. We were the only ones in the restaurant when we arrived. Two people in our party ordered the Nighthawk Special which was described to us as a "small filet". The steak on both our...More

1  Thank CIndy B
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I was in Lexington recently and decided to have dinner at the Columbia Steak House on Limestone Street downtown. It was one of my favorite places to eat in Lexington when I lived there many years ago, but It had been several years since I...More

Thank KYtravelman39604
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is nice, nothing special though. It was very dark inside, which I struggled with. My husband & I didn't order appetizers we just had some bread to start, I ordered the prime rib with a twice baked potato & the Diego salad. The...More

1  Thank joloubo
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

My father has been going here for many years and turned the rest of the family onto it. The nighthawk special is a great piece of beef tenderloin served in a garlic which is as succulent as it sounds. The corn pudding is my go...More

Thank VOLSatty
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We dubious when we first entered with the dark interior. Service was great, but the food was not. Onion straw appetizer lacked salt and was ok. Rolls were good and fresh, hot, real butter. Ribeye and tenderloin were swimming in garlic butter and gravy which...More

Thank Karen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-253-3135
Phone number is: 859-253-3135. It is the original restaurant before the Columbia Steak Express, which you have listed.
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