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Ramsey's Diner

3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (30 reviews)
“pot roast” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Waited in their country store for about 25 minutes for a table. Service not quick but waitress was very busy. Had veggie plate so could have cherry cobbler (yum). Carrots had too much honey mustard, green beans just ok, pickled beets delicious, squash and onions...More

Thank MandMDen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Reuben was good, but we felt the fried green tomatoes& the fish was too overly breaded. We expected the place to be more crowded because of the rave reviews. It was just ok.

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

So my wife and I first tried to eat here about 4 months back, but they had a sign on the door stating they no longer took Discover (my primary payment method). I heard a few weeks back that they had reversed this decision, so...More

Thank Brad W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique family restaurant. Simple decor but tasty food. Great southern style home cookin' one of Lexingtons finest! Some favorites on the menu, the bre as kfast meal, cajun catfish, Kentucky hotbrown, great veggie/side options!

Thank 89love2travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place! Quirky, friendly, lively, old fashioned cooking! Not great if you are on a diet........... We booked a table for 7, Sunday brunch and were seated straight away. All the staff were polite, friendly and helpful. The food (big portions) was tasty....More

Thank sarahtuckerburton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had my granddaughter’s birthday party here Saturday and food is excellent. We had seventeen people and they handled it very well. Our server was always there and did a great job. Food was served quickly and was delicious. Highly recommend and we will return.

Thank mrm1315
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Whenever we're in Lexington, it's one of our go-to places. Huge portions (good place to share), tasty comfort food. My favorite is the pies!!! oh, my!!! You will be in pie heaven!

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

If you pine for Grandma's cooking and you like a down home atmosphere, then Ramsey's just might be your place. From veggie plates to pot roast and "homemade" Missy's pie, they've got you covered. Add a bar and "2fer" Happy Hour and they are guaranteed...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great southern comfort food! Generous portions! Uniques sides! Delicious desserts (pies)! Friendly service!

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This is a popular local spot for down home cooking. Service has always been good and portions are more than one can eat. I had the southern catfish with three veggies that I could not finish. Rule number one is don’t order veggies that have...More

Thank jgbtravels
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Maura L
29 May 2015|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
I saw one gentleman go to the bar with a dog on a leash. He might have been there for a takeout. But at any rate, the dog was in the restaurant. Would seem logical that they would therefore allow dogs on the patio,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-9396
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