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141 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1483
+1 859-253-0014
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at Alfalfa on a business trip to Lexington, and it did not disappoint. They have a creative menu with tasty options. I had traditional red beans and rice. It had great flavor and a perfect homey style. We also loved the peanut butter cup pie, I had to go back for a second piece later in the week. Don't... More 

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Thank TFtraveler_11
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. It has such a great variety of foods. Made with fresh healthy ingredients!! Also the environment is very eclectic and vibrant. A must try for locals and visitors alike!

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Thank hairlover1
Washington, DC
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great place to sit and talk. The menu combines old favorites, like Vegetarian Hoppin' John and updated items, marked Gluten Free, Vegatarian, etc. Moderate pricing, attentive service, quiet for lunch.

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Thank CGBfromDC
Ohio
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

met up with friends here for brunch--we were all in Lexington for a wedding. The food was excellent and the service was attentive. Prices were not unreasonable, but more than your average local diner

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Thank MissEAB
Lexington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Would definitely return. Group of friends ate dinner here - vegetarians to meat eaters were happy. Lots of veggie option but also had a bacon cheeseburger, beef and bacon sourced locally, for the carnivore with us.

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Thank C N
Cincinnati, Ohio
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

They serve tapas, burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads. A lot of veggies, rice and beans. The chili was great.

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Thank Lee G
Nashville
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

KILLER pancakes - local institution right downtown. Super friendly staff, excellent vegetarian choices, will have to try lunch sometime.

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Thank TnTraveler58
London, Ohio
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

What a wonderful restaurant. I have been a vegetarian for close to 40 years and usually have one or two items to pick from a menu. How delightful to have so many choices. I decided to have the Ginger Pancakes and was thoroughly thrilled. Great comfort food. Wonderful service. It felt like the server was only taking care of me!!

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Thank Anne H
Novi, Michigan, United States
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here two days in a row. The omelet selection is extensive and the ingredients are fresh. The wait staff was attentive and delivered the food fresh from the kitchen. They offer a bold coffee that is very good. Small place with great attention to a great breakfast !

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Thank James F
Lexington, Kentucky
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876 reviews
595 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and I decided to have breakfast at Alfalfa's downtown and loved it. The service was very good, as always, and the food was fresh, well-prepared, and delicious. I had the Eggs Benedict Arnold (add avocado to regular Eggs Benedict) and my wife had an omelet. Both were awesome. We will definitely be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?