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Alfalfa Restaurant

141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1483
+1 859-253-0014
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1483
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alfalfa's has been around since the 70's, now that's a long time. You don't stick around that long without being good. It's not a typical menu, but there is something for vegans, vegetarians and meat lovers. The food is fresh and unique.

Thank Kathy I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in with friends who were in town and the wife prefers to eat vegan. The options were fantastic, everything was fresh and their affinity to stay local for goods is wonderful. I will return again and again just for that hummus plate!

Thank Lizabeth A
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I had graham cracker chocolate chip pancakes - the special of the day. Wow! And the bacon is great (a biggie for me). New owners have added some nice touches. We will be back often.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Specialty burger at Alfalfa's was highly recommended so five of us got there early Saturday to make sure we got in. The "Hot Fez" Vegan burger didn't disappoint. A spiced chickpea burger on flatbread with spicy collard greens, pickled onions, cinnamon honey dates, harissa...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Some unusual offerings, decent coffee and lively surroundings sums it up Various different Benedict's, omelettes​, salads etc offered. The Farm house ommelett was excellent filled with various herbs and finished with pepper jelly and sour cream. The wheat blueberry pancakes were light and tasty. Lively...More

Thank Hendrikus W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I loved it here: relaxed atmosphere, great food. Kelly and Jack are very friendly, just like the rest of the staff. A great way to start the day!

Thank Oene v
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Another great visit to Lexington topped off by dinner at Alfalfa! Daughter had lemongrass curried chicken special; wife had Greek Salad; I had the turkey-bacon-avocado sandwich with tomato basil soup. The food and service were divine.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had Sunday brunch here with our daughter while visiting her at UK. Our party of 7 arrived at around 1:15pm and had a short wait. They were very apologetic about the wait, we didn't mind at all. Once we were seated, the server told...More

Thank Ellester43
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Not a good option for vegan or healthy options. Heard such good things about this place and was so disappointed when I actually tried it. Had a wrap (enriched and stale) and a side of fruit (few grapes and a mushy orange). Over priced as...More

Thank wanderlustb8
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully eclectic spot in downtown Lexington. All sorts of dishes from burgers to breakfasts. The cinnamon coffee is a signature cup. Friendly servers are top-notch. Jess is a star!

Thank Rick S
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21 September 2015|
Response from Gregg B | Reviewed this property |
I am not affiliated with the Alfalfa's just a frequent guest. First thing I will tell them as how to Register so they get messages such as yours and specifically your feedback about a hostess with too much attitude. If she... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1483
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-253-0014
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