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The Julep Cup and Seahorse Lounge - CLOSED

111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
+1 859-226-0300
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We have eaten at the Julep Cup probably 5 times this past year. It is always good and well prepared. I am at a loss why they are not more crowded - even on Friday nights. Probably because is is no in one of the...More

Thank wmjohns2n
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had an excellent lunch while visiting relatives. We ordered the brussels chips appetizer. I highly recommend it. Two of us had the chicken salad plate, which came with zucchini bread, raisins & pecans. Great mix of flavors. My sister ordered the spring mix with...More

Thank DHFL1351
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My husband and I had never been to Lexington (nor had tried a mint julep), so why not try to the Julep Cup, right? The mint julep was excellent and the dinner was equally as fantastic. I had the shrimp and grits in wine sauce...More

Thank cathy545
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Sometimes you want the newest hippest place and sometimes you want a place that is quiet and comfortable. This is that place. Horses and dogs, leather and wood. Maroon and hunter green. Classic. The chef usually offers a taste of a little "amuse-bouche", or small...More

Thank lovetogo2662
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered several dishes and our family was fighting for bites of each other's meals! Live 1.5 hours driving distance away, but will adjust my travel schedule when headed towards Lexington to make sure I get a meal here. Amazing!

Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Julep Cup (I always like to give a place two chances), but it was very underwhelming again. The drinks are outrageous ($8 for a well bourbon in Lexington, KY is a travesty). The food attempts to be a...More

Thank spiritrock4u
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Locally owned and operated with a flair! I eat at this fine restaurant at lease 2xs a month! The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly. I usually eat in the bar area where bartender Billy, makes a great drink! The wine list is carefully chosen personally...More

Thank Leelex
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We were in our way to a fundraiser, so we thought we'd try the Julep cup because the reviews were so good. We were not disappointed. The salmon was amazing, and the pork chops were divine. Bar selections are great, and if you know Bourbon,...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great food with live music. this location is hindered by being located and hidden in a retirement tower. The food is excellent and the service is superb. We are always welcomed with a wonderful chef surprise before our appetizer. The beef wellington rocks, and so...More

Thank mtv_taylor
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We haven't been to the Julep Cup in over a year and found it to be a gem of a surprise. Billy the bartender was superb, the other wait staff were very accommodating and the piano music was delightful. Definitely a hidden gem in Lexington's...More

Thank CiciPjt
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
    (East Main & Woodland)
  • Public Transportation: The Lextran Trolley runs to the corner of Midland and East Main Street, one block west of The Julep Cup. Trollies run daily between the hours of 9AM and 3PM from downtown hotels and the convention center. Lextran City Buses stop on East Main at the corner of Woodland in front of The Woodlands where The Julep Cup is located.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-226-0300
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