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Parlay Social

) #137 of 716 Restaurants in Lexington $$ - $$$ American, ,
257 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1226
+1 859-244-1932
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
257 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1226
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21 - 30 of 62 reviews

Reviewed December 24, 2015

Stopped in to catch College football. Staff was friendly, and willing to change channels to the game. Great pizza, lots of bourbons, music and entertainment on most nights.

Thank 25yrsHawaii
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. The bartender was attentive and friendly. The music was great. Definitely recommend the Parlay Filly!

Thank Juliet B
Reviewed December 1, 2015

When in Kentucky, especially along the Bourbon Trail, you're thrilled to find a place like Parlay Social. While we didn't really eat any food, we enjoyed sampling a few cocktails and a flight of bourbon. Their bourbon selection is extensive. I didn't sense that they...More

Thank ThatLeland
Reviewed November 10, 2015

We went to Parlay Social on November 7, 2015 at about 4:30 p.m. for a drink and snack. This is a nice bar in downtown Lexington on Short Street with a little bit of an older crowd and a small space for live music. We...More

Thank Frugal_traveler21
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Had drinks with friends on a couple of occasions. Reasonable pries and great venue. Live music most nights

Thank LilithMorgan13
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

This place is the worst. They forgot about our two person table for fifteen minutes after arrival, screwed up our drink order, delivered TWO broken glasses, forgot us again (admittedly), confused our bill with the table next to ours, and our waitress was just dumber...More

1  Thank Hilljackin
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had drinks here with some friends a few months ago and the beer was cold and the band was great. We danced until closing and had a blast.

Thank dpace40701
Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food was not edible. They have live music but it was just deafening noise. They did not ask how we enjoyed our food probably because we had a couple of bites of it and left. The wine glasses looked spotty and the atmosphere was...More

1  Thank Canadabrick
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

What an amazing Bourbon selection they have. Great food as well Nice location downtown Lexington I will return

Thank Rockamundo
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I have been several times and every time I have a great time! !! They have wonderful drinks and always a good band. The food is also very good as well. We have a fun time whenever we go to Parlay Social

Thank Natales5
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tillie b
June 20, 2015|
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Response from Bob E | Property representative |
All ages are welcome before 9pm. 21+ after 9pm and during shows.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 2:30 am
3:00 pm - 2:30 am
3:00 pm - 2:30 am
3:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1226
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-244-1932
Parlay Social continues the tradition of the Prohibition Era with our Speak Easy throwback menu featuring a number of appetizers, fresh seasonal oysters, soups & salads, NY Deli Style Sandwiches, Gourmet Grilled Cheeses, Thin Crust Pizzas, combinations of Charcuterie (featuring local favorite Janie's Summer Sausage) and Gourmet Cheese from around the world, and decadent desserts (our signature Bourbon Bomb made with locally distilled Town Branch Bourbon). We offer a vast selection of premium spirits, fine wines and bottle and draft beers. Try our Signature Cocktails many dating back to Speakeasy times of old. Our Commonwealth offers a wide variety of Bourbons including Makers Mark, Knob Creek, Bulleit, Woodford Reserve, Pappy Van Winkle's and many more! Enjoy our Art Deco ambiance while dining, or let the week's pressures wash away with our live music (Wednesday through Saturday). Our stage hosts performances from Blues and Classic Rock to R&B, Jazz, Bluegrass & Texas Swing!
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