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North Lime Coffee and Donuts

575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
+1 859-554-6026
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (103 reviews)
“funnel cake” (12 reviews)
“iced mocha” (2 reviews)
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575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I am not a doughnut person. My kids love Dunkin Donuts, but I rarely eat them. I had seen the owner of this place on a tv show and had been wanting to visit for a long time, but we...More

Thank MamaBearTwoCubs
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I liked the variety of doughnuts found at North Lime, however their cold brew coffee was definitely the star of the show! It's a cute joint in an older area of town, I'd suggest a visit!

Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This place has incredible donuts. It can be tight on tables at times, but I usually find a place. Great coffee and people too. Pictured it the butter pecan.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Your hotel doesn't offer free breakfast? Want a decent cut of coffee, or even an espresso? Do you like fancy donuts made with good ingredients? This place answers all of that. A good donut shop Ina neat part of town with friendly staff. That is...More

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Don't feel pressured to get the unique, crazy flavored donuts...they are overrated, but the regular glazed donut is delicious! It has a different flavor and texture than most regular donuts. It's super trendy, so be prepared to wait in line with the hipsters, but it's...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice stroll from the convention center over to this coffee house. Easy to find and had lots of character.Service was fast and friendly. Some great donut selections. Since it was a hot day I just had the iced mocha and a chocolate doughnut....More

Thank Troy L
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I was looking forward to this donut place on our visit to Lexington, but I was somewhat disappointed. The fancy owl sign lured me right in. Looking at the pictures from other people the donuts looked wonderful. Well, just my luck, they were subpar on...More

Thank caryncc2014
Reviewed July 7, 2017

North Lime is a cool little donut spot just outside of downtown Lexington. The prices are a little high but the donuts are very good cake style donuts. We went over Easter weekend and they had one specialty donut called the "Easter Basket". It had...More

Thank tjmoney44
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Great spot to pick up delicious donuts for friends and family. Unique combination of flavors makes it a pleasing sweet treat. Nate's coffee served and it's smooth. This is a definite place to return to.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I visit Lexington on a regular basis and had never heard of this place. I recently went on a Bourbon Tour and the first stop of the day was North Lime for breakfast. I just ordered a regular coffee and plain glazed donut but they...More

Thank MomOf2InKY
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-554-6026
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Life changing donuts. Professionally crafted espresso drinks. Locally roasted coffee. All fresh and prepared on site. North Lime Coffee & Donuts. We'll see you there.
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