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Shakespeare and Co.

367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
+1 859-367-0413
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“spring chicken” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good, the menu varied and the service is delightful. Not to mention the wonderful relaxing pianist. Just passing through from Florida to Michigan. I wanted a place for a relaxing but not fine dining experience on a Friday night and Shakespeare’s and...More

Thank Darcyclinton
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made reservations prior to a show. I made it early so we could have a nice relaxing time. I allowed 1 hour and 45 minutes prior to the show. I arrived early (3 of us) and was seated right away. About 15 minutes after...More

Thank nyrnd
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is cozy & charming. Unfortunately,the food & service did live up to the atmosphere. We have also tried the Hamburg location. Neither location was adequate.

Thank brady172016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yup, a Saturday night dinner, two couples we were, reservation made, but, they tried to seat us in the bar at a very wobbly table and stools. Resolved seating, very busy evening, service very slow. Nice menu, good food, little in the way of mid...More

Thank retireetraveller47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we came for dinner on a warm evening and sat outside of the bar...i had a heineken, and my partner had the disarono...i had a caesar salad in a tortilla wrap and she had the quinoa salmon...she had choc cake/ice cream for dessert...the drinks and...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The decor of this restaurant is so eccletic and still so cozy. The servers are cordial and the menu has enough choices to please everyone in the family. Good location close to Rupp and the Opera House.

Thank kc4jox
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My spouse and I wished to experiment and try a new for us eatery in downtown Lexington. We were so pleased we were back in a week with out of town friends. The food is beyond compare with a Middle East slant. I've had many...More

Thank tina s
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

A group of business friends and I enjoyed an awesome breakfast here. The food was wonderful and priced very well. The atmosphere and decor were my favorite thing, however! There were even little trivia sheets on the tables that we enjoyed doing together while we...More

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We eat here frequently when visiting our son and his family. The menu offers lots of options from unique breakfast offerings to delicious salads and sandwiches as well as great entrees.

Thank etexdeb
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Great creative breakfast. Superior quality. Chefs really know how to prepare wonderful food. Coffee, Bloody Marys and service are tops

Thank Blakdogz
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Annette G
4 March 2018|
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Response from EmilyMarquez | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sunday starting at 9 am through 10 pm.
Heather M
28 March 2017|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue but have been told that breakfast is a draw to the restaurants since they have a good breakfast/brunch menu.
Cindy H
2 October 2016|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-367-0413
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