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North Lime Coffee and Donuts

575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
+1 859-554-6026
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (96 reviews)
“funnel cake” (12 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
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06:00 - 17:00All hours
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575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice stroll from the convention center over to this coffee house. Easy to find and had lots of character.Service was fast and friendly. Some great donut selections. Since it was a hot day I just had the iced mocha and a chocolate doughnut....More

Thank Troy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to this donut place on our visit to Lexington, but I was somewhat disappointed. The fancy owl sign lured me right in. Looking at the pictures from other people the donuts looked wonderful. Well, just my luck, they were subpar on...More

Thank caryncc2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

North Lime is a cool little donut spot just outside of downtown Lexington. The prices are a little high but the donuts are very good cake style donuts. We went over Easter weekend and they had one specialty donut called the "Easter Basket". It had...More

Thank tjmoney44
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great spot to pick up delicious donuts for friends and family. Unique combination of flavors makes it a pleasing sweet treat. Nate's coffee served and it's smooth. This is a definite place to return to.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I visit Lexington on a regular basis and had never heard of this place. I recently went on a Bourbon Tour and the first stop of the day was North Lime for breakfast. I just ordered a regular coffee and plain glazed donut but they...More

Thank MomOf2InKY
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I got a cinnamon donut which was probably the best I've ever had (I'm a donut connoisseur). I also got a iced coffee with strawberry flavoring. It was deliciously sweet that I didn't even need to add milk or sugar.

Thank 514becky
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you can look past the gravel parking lot, if you can look past the exterior, and if you can look past the disheveled interior of this place, you have a real gem. Great donuts. Sure you can have their glazed donut and be perfectly...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Was driving through downtown Lexington and stopped at this little gem in a whim. Homemade doughnuts and fresh coffee were out of this world. We tried the funnel cake doughnuts. They were awesome!

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Though other reviewers were skeptical of the area, I decided to take the walk down from the Hilton in downtown. The building is quite unassuming, in the middle of a neighborhood. Waited in line behind about 10 others-fortunately as I needed to make some serious...More

Thank robrien0215
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Get ready for an explosion of flavor. You will not be disappointed in this coffee house. The cinnamonkey melt in your mouth. The chocolate glaze donut was served warm to my delight. Coffee is flavorful. Service is excellent and friendly. Nothing bad to say about...More

Thank htjfto3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-554-6026
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Life changing donuts. Professionally crafted espresso drinks. Locally roasted coffee. All fresh and prepared on site. North Lime Coffee & Donuts. We'll see you there.
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