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Ramsey's Diner

3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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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We decided to try this Ramsey's since it is closer to our home. It didn't take long for us to wish we had gone to the other location. We arrived between 1:30 and 2 pm. The hostess wanted to give us a table right beside...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and service. The place was packed but we were seated promptly and our server was quick getting to the table. Will definitely go back!

Thank Trvlz4me
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is tucked away in a strip mall and does not do reservations. On the weekends they can have a wait for a table but the food and service is worth the wait. We somehow beat the wave of diners but the restaurant was...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This is only our second time at Ramsey's, as we live out of town; but a pleasant return trip. The atmosphere is quaint with both indoor and under cover outdoor seating. There is a bar, but is very family friendly. You may go for the...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Sometimes the food is really good at this Ramsey's, and other times it's not very good at all. Maybe it depends on who's doing the cooking, but it's disappointing that the only thing that does seem to be consistent here is the slow service. It's...More

Thank snissie
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

There were 8 of us in town visiting Keeneland for the races. It was nice that Ramsey’s accepts reservations! We were seated right away. This location appears to be a little older and the tables/chairs were a bit worn. The place was so busy! People...More

Thank elaine k
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Our family stopped at Ramsey’s for dinner on our way through town. The staff was super friendly. We enjoyed the Pot Roast, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple fritters, and grilled chicken sandwich. The Mac ‘n Cheese, southern Catfish, and fried green tomatoes were not very...More

Thank soso052904
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Wife and I and friends ate a late lunch at this local favorite. There are four Ramsey’s spread around the Lexington area. This one is conveniently located close to I 75 on Man-War Parkway. I had the pork chops in red sauce, and Wife had...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Been here a number of times and the food is always great. A nice selection of local/southern food. Check out the desserts, and if you are too full after a big meal, take the dessert home with you.

Thank TheTraveler888
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Always in low 90's, for mops in dish sink, bugs, improper storage of food, food not at proper temps, worries me to eat there until back up to 99-100. Health review always by front door....but, not by side you enter, so can't see it. Walk...More

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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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