We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Cortland's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
+1 859-233-0512
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 105: English reviews
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We host two events a year at the hotel and all our players eat most of their meals at Cortland's. The food is as home cooked as you can get! Great verity and always hot and fresh. Great chef, you got to try it!

Thank 856marym
Clarionlex, General Manager at Cortland's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Cortlands for your yearly events. We appreciate your business and we are so please to hear that you enjoy your meals. Come to see us again soon, Melissa McGuire General Manager More 

Cincinnati, Ohio U.S.A.
Level Contributor
35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I really liked this restaurant. The free breakfast is large and awesome. If you are there for use of their ballroom areas for business they will even deliver your order to you at the venue. Goo service!

Thank colormerose
Clarionlex, General Manager at Cortland's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at Cortland's during your recent visit to the Clarion Hotel. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon. Melissa More 

Horse Branch, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great food! Great Service! The hardest thing was trying to figure out what I wanted to eat for breakfast, the buffet was mouthwatering. The servers were awesome too!

Thank stacyhenderson
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attached to Clarion Hotel Conference Center North on Newtown Pike. Friendly efficient waiters. Free breakfast if you stay at the hotel.

Thank John B
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Larry made my friend and my dining experience fantastic. He anticipated our needs and requests before we could ask him. He kept our glasses full and kept up a lively conversation. The food was wonderful. I had the hot brown and my friend had the meatloaf platter. The portions were huge, and we were both able to take leftovers home.... More 

Thank kimturley1206
Southern Maryland
Level Contributor
75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not too often does one find a really good restaurant within the hotel but this is one of them. The breakfast they served was very good.

Thank BessieKM
Level Contributor
171 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Larry was our server and too very good care of us. For appetizers we had fried green tomatos and a beef and potato soup, both were very good. My wife had a Caesar salad and a small pizza and said they were tasty. I had the salmon, mashed potatoes, and spinach. The spinach was prepared from fresh spinach perfectly. The... More 

Thank Topgun48
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food was delicious! Service was Great! I had the fried green tomatoes and home made soup... Oh so GOOD! My husband had the meatloaf. It was excellent!

Thank Elaine S
Lexington, Kentucky
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Larry was our server at Cortlands. He was one of the best servers I've ever had. He went above and beyond for us while we were there. Our drinks never went empty, we didn't have to wait long for anything and our order was perfect the first time!

Thank japaj0
Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Hello, We would like to commend Larry for his OUTSTANDING service in the dining room for our SECOND year in a row as we head toward our summer vacation on the Outer Banks. He is a true Southern gentleman who is attentive to the customer's every need, uniquely customizing his service to each person's needs. We've been amazed both times,... More 

Thank eaj44

Travellers who viewed Cortland's Restaurant also viewed


Been to Cortland's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-233-0512

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cortland's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?