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Merrick Inn Restaurant

1074 Merrick Dr, Lexington, KY 40502-3704
+1 859-269-5417
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fried chicken” (118 reviews)
“walleye” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (34 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1074 Merrick Dr, Lexington, KY 40502-3704
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we moved to Lexington over 35 years ago, we discovered Merrick Inn and it became our favorite restaurant. Our family has celebrated many special occasions there over the years. Because we moved out of state, it had been a few years since we were...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is in the middle of an apartment complex in an Old Inn. When you are driving to it your are thinking where is this?....... then you are there. Its wonderful !!! Great place to celebrate events and can be formal or fabulous patio...More

Thank A7738RSkarenm
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a treat! Everything was perfect. Our waiter, Nathan, attended to our every need. He is a pro. The food was expertly prepared and delicious. They have a nice selection of wines and beer. Nathan's suggestions were spot on. We started with the bacon wrapped...More

Thank b c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our evening at the Merrick Inn was perfect. Starting with Alex who greeted us with a warm welcome and a smile. We arrived before our reservation so we could enjoy a drink at the bar. Our server, Sarah, was so friendly and helpful. I didn’t...More

Thank Virginians-J-and-S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was sub par for what my expectations were. Had to send back prime rib because it was the wrong cut - TWICE! Service was great with making recommendations. Atmosphere wasn't honestly the best. Felt like an old club house boys club. But whatever.

Thank MW93502
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat at Merrick once a month. Love the patio in spring and summer and the cozy bar in the fall and winter. Consistently wonderful food and service!

Thank Bridges71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of Lexington’s finest restaurants featuring traditional Kentucky fare of steak, roast beef, fish and chicken served with seasonal veggies and salads. A well-stocked bar and one of the nicest patios in Lexington. Good service and great food. Bread pudding is always an item on...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious Filet and side dishes. Dessert was not dissapointing either! Wonderful ambiance and wait service! We never felt rushed

Thank kyforensicrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went there on our anniversary, as we had the year before. We were seated in a small room in the front of the house. The air was on for 1 hour and 45 minutes i shivered through my meal. I had...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat in the bar area and had great service. Have eaten in the restaurant but did not want to dress up. The pike is so good. Love this place for a nice meal with great service.

Thank kygirlie
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Carol N
April 19, 2018|
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Response from alleykat1130 | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is nice, yes Sitting on the patio is neat. Happy Birthday
Alice G
March 25, 2018|
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Response from jamescM3537IY | Reviewed this property |
Mostly business type attire. Open collar with slacks. Some wear dress shirts with ties some don't. Dress jeans are even ok.
Barb S
April 10, 2017|
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Response from RyleesMom | Reviewed this property |
On a weekend, yes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $40
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1074 Merrick Dr, Lexington, KY 40502-3704
    (New Circle Road exit 18)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-269-5417
  • E-mail
Merrick Inn Restaurant, in Lexington, KY, is the area's leading restaurant serving Lexington and surrounding areas for over 40 years. We specialize in southern fare, fresh seasoned vegetables, homemade bread and offer a huge bourbon assortment. To satisfy your next craving, stop by Merrick Inn Restaurant in Lexington today!
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