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“A Lexington must” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cheapside Bar & Grill

Cheapside Bar & Grill
Ranked #204 of 885 Restaurants in Lexington
Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Cheapside is located in the heart of Downtown Lexington. Three blocks from Rupp Arena facing Cheapside Park & the Fifth Third Pavilion. We have been serving great food and fabulous beverages for over 30 years. Our menu features variety: great burgers, sandwiches, smoked and roasted meats, and a new and growing section of the menu featuring fresh and Modern Mexican cuisine. We feature a large selection of premium tequilas, craft beers and classic cocktails. Cheapside has long been known as a great place for outdoor dining and Happy hour on our famous Patio and the Oasis deck. Also featuring the best in local live entertainment on weekends. Come for a great dinner and stay for the party!
Washington, D.C.
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113 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“A Lexington must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

How do I love a visit to Cheapside? Let me count the ways:
Great atmosphere;
Great bartenders;
Great location;
Free street theater;
Warm outdoor patio;
Huge smoke-free zones;
Unlimited gales of laughter;
And more!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good meal and music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Good bar-type food. Lots of different dining areas with different atmosphere, including outside. We were in the bar area, and the Wednesday night blues jam was quite enjoyable. Negative was the service was efficient but not quite as personal as one might like.

Visited April 2013
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Thank RoyalB
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North Tustin
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Blues Jam”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Been to the Wednesday night blues jam a few times now. Really enjoyable, if you've got the chops bring your instrument and sit in. Good drink specials. Food is good not great. At least have a few options for vegetarians, more than most places downtown.

Visited January 2013
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Thank RrJjEe
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Lincoln, New Hampshire
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Downtown Pub Atmosphere and Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

This is one nice Downtown Pub. We stopped on for a quick bite to eat and a drink. The atmosphere was better then a lot of pubs in the area.

Service was very good. Our server was very quick and very sociable. A trait sometimes lost on pub atmospheres.

We both ordered sandwiches. I had brisket and the other sandwich was chicken salad. Both were very tasty and somewhat large. One nice feature is they offer as locally brewed beer on draft.

Will most likely return in the future.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank NKDRIFTER
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice local restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. The food was good and they had a large selection (including many vegetarian options).

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Amber692
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