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Sawyer's Downtown

) #52 of 717 Restaurants in Lexington American, ,
325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
+1 859-281-6022
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (76 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in for a cold beer and had the pleasure of a great server and good beer on draft. We didn't stay to eat, as we had dinner plans, but the food looked delicious and the menu had a lot to offer.

Thank Piercedlibrarian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Hilton and wanted to walk to dinner. Sawyer's was a hit! Excellent burgers, a dress your own burger bar, amazingly fast service and a great server. They also have a full bar. Great prices, too!

Thank Jenni D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time there tonight. Wonderful experience! It smelled so good and everything on the menu sounded good I had a hard time deciding what to try. I've heard they had good chili so I went that route. I had the chili spaghetti, it was outstanding....More

Thank CFD460
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great food for the price! We ordered the hamburger and chicken sandwhich. Both were outstanding. Loved the self serve "dress your sandwhich" bar.

Thank cas8m
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

First, this is a burger place. But nicer than fast food places. Good burgers where you add your own toppings at a fixings bar. This place reminded me of something right out of the food network. There was a manager or owner running around prepping...More

Thank bruce h
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I'm not a burger eater. The words "lets go out for burgers" will never come out of my mouth, but I'm glad we ended up here. Wandered around town, attempted to go to Cheapside (awful service) and wound up at Sawyer's. The burger was so...More

Thank jcraig10
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great hamburger and fries as usual. Good price. Condiments and dressings are available. Bar is inside and quick access. Tv's are available for viewing. Nice place to eat before events at Rupp Arena or Heritage Hall.

Thank UKisn1
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have friends from out of town who always request come here. Everything on the menu is cooked to order and it's good. I love the management here also. You truly get the personal touch.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Love this place, the food, the location and the twenty year plus history of selling an incredible burger. Nothing better than sitting outside on a summer evening overlooking downtown with a big sloppy Sawyers burger.

Thank miggy911
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are looking for a fresh made burger your way, there's no better place than Sawyers Downtown! It's a Lexington favorite for lunch, and one of our favorites each time we visit!

Thank GemDandies
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-281-6022
  • E-mail
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