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Ramsey's Diner

3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (22 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Butterscotch pie...the main purpose of our annual visit. Not as good as previous times, but will always be on our list, each time we visit Lexington...

Thank Gokatsgo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our entire family loves Ramsey's. I had the Hot Mari sandwich - sliced marinated tenderloin sandwich with horseradish sauce. It was delicious. My sides were fried green tomatoes and coke slaw all were excellent. My wife had the Hot Brown which is amazing but should...More

Thank fantifan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were from out-of-town and Ramsey's was recommended by a tour guide. This is in a strip mall in a major shopping area. Not much atmosphere but friendly service. Sort of like a neighborhood pub. I think there is quite a bar scene. I had...More

1  Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last two recent visits, everything has been great, but when the entrees came, our vegetables were not hot. Sounds petty, perhaps but the meat was very very hot. I got the impression that the plates were sitting with the sides already on them waiting...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit. Place was super busy but we were seated in a timely manner. Pot roast was very good. Had the Parmesan fried corn on the cob. Had an unique taste, but not to my liking. Did not care for the cornbread...More

1  Thank cmworth
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was busy but we were seated after about 10 minutes. I had the Cajun Catfish with fried Okra and Fried green tomatoes... it was incredible! All of the food had a very unique taste, and the portion...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Came in for a late breakfast with my daughter and family while visiting from Michigan. My son-in-law frequents this location as it is close to where he works and recommended it highly. The food served was good but the service? Well, that was not up...More

Thank Campmaster55
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

BBQ chicken (2) , potato salad, green beans, cornbread, and a baked potato. great service and great food.

Thank Hillary L
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Quick and easy: great food at fair prices. Not exactly healthy by any means but sometimes you have to splurge. The hot brown is delicious.

1  Thank TheTarheelEd
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My son-in-law is from Kentucky and had talked about the Hotbrown sandwich so we had to stop to get one! Yummy cheesy sandwich unlike anything I've had before! Great menu with excellent friendly service!

1  Thank TCR819
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Maura L
do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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