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North Lime Coffee and Donuts

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575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
+1 859-554-6026
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 were both great. Everything on the menu sounded good, so I can't wait to go... More 

Thank MomOf2InKY
Canton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a cinnamon donut which was probably the best I've ever had (I'm a donut connoisseur). I also got a iced coffee with strawberry flavoring. It was deliciously sweet that I didn't even need to add milk or sugar.

Thank 514becky
Lexington, Kentucky
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017

If you can look past the gravel parking lot, if you can look past the exterior, and if you can look past the disheveled interior of this place, you have a real gem. Great donuts. Sure you can have their glazed donut and be perfectly happy. But you might as well try one of their custom flavors. They are all... More 

Thank Rick P
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Was driving through downtown Lexington and stopped at this little gem in a whim. Homemade doughnuts and fresh coffee were out of this world. We tried the funnel cake doughnuts. They were awesome!

Thank Jason C
Vernon, New Jersey
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Though other reviewers were skeptical of the area, I decided to take the walk down from the Hilton in downtown. The building is quite unassuming, in the middle of a neighborhood. Waited in line behind about 10 others-fortunately as I needed to make some serious donut decisions! Ended up getting a funnel cake, glazed and French toast donuts. Note, they... More 

Thank robrien0215
Bettendorf, Iowa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Get ready for an explosion of flavor. You will not be disappointed in this coffee house. The cinnamonkey melt in your mouth. The chocolate glaze donut was served warm to my delight. Coffee is flavorful. Service is excellent and friendly. Nothing bad to say about this find! Don't leave Lexington without stopping by!

Thank htjfto3
Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017

These are really good donuts and not just another version of the same old same old. They also carry 4-5 unusual "flavors" each day. I just get the normal flavors done well when I am in town. I get to Lexington a couple times a year and this is a must stop.

Thank DJ142
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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116 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Very nice place! Coffee & donuts were really good! Purchased some local honey too. Glad we got there when we did because there was a line of about 15 people that came in right behind us. It's a pretty poppin' place.

Thank AshiL L
New York City, New York
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143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Stopped in for coffee & donuts before heading out for our distillery tour. The crowd ranged from families, students and couples needing a wakeup. We got a pack of 4 donuts from traditional glazed, chocolate glazed, cinnamon-sugar & something they called Cinna-monkey. All were good and definitely worked as a solid base for the day's activities.

Thank A R M
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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216 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This place was recommended to us while visiting Kentucky. We each got a couple donuts. They were quite tasty but a but expensive.

Thank elaine c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?