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“Quaint little hometown gem”

Sheridan Livery Restaurant
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Ranked #9 of 76 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Serving lunch and dinner 6 days a week, our dining room offers a varied American menu, full bar, and plenty of space to stretch out and relax. Seating is available in our main dining room or our patio when weather permits. Large parties welcome. Please visit our website for a full menu on our website. ---STARTERS--- Stuffed Mushrooms mushroom caps filled with homemade sausage and topped with mozzarella Steamed Mussels served in a spicy chipotle saffron broth Miniature Crab Cakes with pickled fennel and mixed greens Vegetarian Spring Rolls over mixed greens with a teriyaki sauce Tomato and Basil Bruschetta with crostini and fresh mozzarella Crab & Spinach Dip crab meat, boursin cheese, and sauteed spinach served hot with fresh bread crisps ---SOUPS--- Soup du Jour please ask your server Classic French Onion oven baked and topped with a homemade crostini and gruyère Crab Bisque creamy soup with crab and a hint of sherry ---SALADS--- Dressing choices are bleu cheese, ranch, honey raspberry, and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette add blackened or grilled chicken breast, shrimp, or salmon. Sheridan House Salad wild baby greens with julienned vegetables, cucumbers, and tomatoes Caesar Salad romaine lettuce with shaved parmesan, rosemary croutons, and caesar dressing Seafood Salad shrimp, salmon, blackened scallops, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and red onions on a bed of greens Fajita Salad fresh greens topped with grilled chicken breast, tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and tortilla chips served with sour cream, salsa, and guacamole Duck Salad braised duck with baby spinach, bacon, roasted beets, walnuts, bleu cheese, and a maple vinaigrette ---SANDWICHES--- The following sandwiches are served with your choice of french fries or cole slaw substitute sweet potato fries or fresh fruit Reuben corned beef on rye with swiss, sauerkraut, and thousand island dressing Chicken Salad Croissant our popular chicken salad on leaf lettuce with tomato and a butter croissant on the side Barbecue house-made brine cured and slow cooked pulled pork barbecue with slaw Grilled Chicken with boursin cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and red onion Sheridan Cheesesteak thinly sliced strip steak with sautéed mushrooms and fontina cheese sauce on frenchbread The Sheridan Burger half pound prime beef burger with lettuce, tomato, and red onion *add sautéed mushrooms or onions, swiss, cheddar, gruyère, or bacon Grilled Vegetable Club zucchini, summer squash, roasted peppers, onions, fresh mozzarella, and basil with a balsamic reduction ---ENTRÉES--- For an additional $2.00 entrées are served with a dinner salad. Our dressing choices are bleu cheese, ranch, honey raspberry, and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette. Tomato & Chili Braised Pork Shoulder with steamed clams over mashed potatoes 8 oz Angus Filet grilled and served with brown butter and sautéed crimini mushrooms mashed potatoes and vegetables* 12 oz New York Strip grilled and served with brown butter and sautéed crimini mushrooms mashed potatoes and vegetables* Salmon grilled and topped with olive tapenade served with Carolina gold rice middlins and grilled asparagus* Pasta & Sausage Sauce homemade fettucini with a rich spicy Italian sausage sauce Duck Quarters Braised in Cabernet black eyed peas and collard greens Shrimp & Grits sautéed shrimp and homemade sausage with a tomato chili sauce and stone ground parmesan grits Surf & Turf 4 oz petite filet with pan seared scallops and a brown butter sauce with mashed potatoes and vegetables* Handmade Ravioli filled with roasted sweet potato and mascarpone cheese served with hazelnut brown butter, collard greens, and finished with a balsamic reduction Chicken Piccata pan seared chicken breast with a lemon caper sauce served with homemade potato gnocchi and collard greens
Durham, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Quaint little hometown gem”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Staying in town for a short conference at VMI, I ate here with two dining companions at the recommendation of a lieutenant on post. There is ample parking in the back and plenty of tables for a Monday walk-in.

We were shown to a booth and given sizable menus, as well as a print-out of the specials. I ordered the tomato and basil bruschetta for the table, a generous portion of eight toasted points with light cheese already melted on them with a sauce of tomato, basil, onion, and balsamic vinegar in the center of the plate that one could spoon out as much or as little as one pleased. The tomatos were fresh and chunky-cut, and the toast was only slightly toasted, leaving the bread still warm but ready to soak up the vinegar.

My main course the the grilled vegetable club, a large roll stuffed with onions, zucchini, squash, and tomato slices, along with a nice slice of mozzarella. The sandwich was large and tasty, and was better off eaten either in half or with a fork and knife. The bread did get soggy on the bottom from the juices in the veggies. The sandwich came with a side of slaw and a sour pickle spear.

For dessert I had the key lime pie packaged for take-out. When I ate it, the flavor was not as tart as I would have liked. It came with a dollop of whipped cream on top of a berry reduction.

Overall, a very satisfying meal at a reasonable price. Service was fine and would recommend again.

  • Visited March 2013
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FL GAL in NC
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice meal...”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Started off with stuffed mushrooms which were very good. My side caesar was not so good---a bit wilty. My fish was average, husband's duck was very good as was my son's mac-n-cheese w/sweet potato fries. Waitress was very nice, but the food was a little slow coming out (except for the child's meal which was very fast). Overall we were happy with the meal.

  • Visited February 2013
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Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
295 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Always consistent.”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We usually go with family to eat here, the service is quick and the food is really good with something to eat for everyone no matter if you want a nice salad or a. Big steak.
The only thing I wish they would do is put some tall plants around the dining room, but they will not since they have been in business for years and have not figured that out,but that is what all the locals talk about.
Change the interior and make is a happier, warmer restaurant,because I think it is one of the best I Lexington.

  • Visited January 2013
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 5 Contributor
99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Excellent soups”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

We had lunch at the Sheridan and it was excellent. We had the crab bisque, with just the right touch of sherry in it, and though no lump crab, the flavor was delicious. The caesar salad was perfect--not too much dressing and fresh. Our adult son had the daily soup special (chili) and a Reuben sandwich which he enjoyed. The waitress was excellent--knowledgable about the menu, perfectly attentive--and the service was quick.

  • Visited December 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“a lovely dinner”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

The waitress was incredibly helpful and pleasant in answering our many questions, even volunteering to check with the chef when she didn't know. DH had duck, and although I'm not a big duck fan, it was the best duck I've ever tasted. Interesting menu, nice surroundings.

  • Visited October 2012
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