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Coles 735 Main

735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
+1 859-266-9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef shoulder” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (19 reviews)
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there Sat. the second of June and was pleased at the food and service. I had the mushroom ravioli and my husband had the bone in pork chop. Both were very tasty. The service was also good. All around a good place.

Thank JOY P
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Tonight was our first night in Lexington and we found Coles on Open Table and we were delighted! Everything was delicious and the ginger infused asian pear was to die for and we need to find our way back!

3  Thank Vera C
Reviewed April 24, 2018

During my visit to Lexington, my took us to Cole's. It didn't hurt to know the owner/chef to get a Friday night table. I had scallops and they were beautifully prepared. My friend said the brazzini was the best he ever had. From the bar...More

1  Thank RJK333
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We booked a table based on the great reviews but were really disappointed by the service and the food. The wedge salad had virtually no dressing on it and by the time the server brought some, the main course was served. Very rushed. We asked...More

Thank LauraGrace1126
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 10 and there was no drop off in service or food prep. Menu was diverse with an excellent wine selection. I had a beat salad then chic pea and rice curry that were delicious, others had the 61 hour beef...More

2  Thank ChaChi121
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I chose to dine here on my birthday, and I was not disappointed! The knowledgeable, attentive server went over the menu, described the specials, and answered our many questions. The meal started with fresh, homemade dinner rolls. I ordered the kale and brussel sprout salad...More

2  Thank NCLexington
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We were in town for a bourbon distillery tour and to celebrate my birthday. My nephews took the wife and I to Coles for dinner. Parking is a bit of a challenge and a valet system would be quite helpful. The restaurant staff was great....More

2  Thank BuzzCzar
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This was an outstanding meal served with perfection by Andrea! Our party of 6 was there to celebrate my son's birthday. It was an amazing meal. Andrea met every need we had, often anticipated our needs, and made wonderful suggestions. This was all of our...More

2  Thank SeptemberSong906
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from out of town and this was a trial Service was very good. Pricey but expected. From steaks to salmon and chicken all was very good. At recommendation we agreed the cookies were excellent

1  Thank meggie0214
Reviewed March 5, 2018

For our birthdays, my husband and I ate at Cole's. The food was incredible! He had the filet and I had the scallops. I am typically picky about my scallops, but these were so fresh and perfectly cooked. I highly recommend Cole's for a special...More

1  Thank leighj
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Trish I
December 26, 2017|
Response from Maribel H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I do not think so
Patricia R
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Leelex | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nice menu. The steaks are very good as are the hamburgers.
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Leelex | Reviewed this property |
No valet but has a small parking lot and plenty of on street parking. Not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
    (N. Ashland)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-266-9000
  • E-mail
Showcasing an inspired mix of eclectic fine dining and familiar Southern consciousness, Coles 735 Main brings a playful sense of variety to Lexington’s dining scene. Lexington Kentucky-born Executive Chef Cole Arimes presents a menu of reinvented American classics, global flavors, and rustic artisan dishes. Set in a tastefully refinished historic landmark in downtown Lexington, Coles 735 Main offers a warm, relaxing atmosphere – ideal for romantic fine dining or spirited get-togethers at the inviting indoor bar and outdoor gazebo.
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