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Sav's Grill

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304 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3008
+1 859-368-7287
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Morris, Minnesota
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a West African restaurant. I had a goat meal, which was actually like a traditional stew. It was definitely tasty, but I was actually hoping for something more unique, more unfamiliar. I would certainly go here again. The person who served me is the owner's son, and he was extremely kind and helpful. Overall, this was a positive... More 

Thank lacke010
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us stopped in for lunch as we were looking for something other than normal burgers or pizza. Sav's delivered! I tried the peanut chicken bowl with rice and got a side of plantains as well. The food came out hot and fresh and what a great combination of flavors! The portions were good and we each very... More 

Thank cjhill95
Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here! By no means should my review deter you from trying this place. It is lovely, the man who owns it is super friendly and kind, and the food is yummy. I had the peanut goat bowl and it was fine-- it wasn't spiced enough for my liking, and while the hot sauce does add some heat, it doesnt... More 

Thank AlePad2013
Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review for Sav's Ice Cream shop across from his restaurant. I can't believe it has taken me so long to try this place! I LOVE ice cream and Sav's did not disappoint. All of the flavors are made there and include ice cream, gelato, and sorbet. Lots of variety including interesting flavors that use local ingredients including... More 

Thank candygirlky418
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here before the University of Kentucky football game. My friend and I both got the peanut beef and it was the perfect meal for a chilly day.

Thank Maria R
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have not African food but for DC in sometime. This was a facinating experience. Highly recommend the peanut goat meat and fried plantains.

Thank pete_fdl
Louisville, Kentucky
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place is so much more than a restaurant. It is a community meeting place, sharing of cultures, and meeting new friends. Run by a family building bridges in the community, you can enjoy great food and company. Try it out some time.

Thank ProfessionalFemale
Lexington, Kentucky
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I have lived in Lexington for a year, but have been visiting the city since 2010. I never miss the opportunity to have lunch at Sav's: visited again last July and took some friends there. I am never disappointed - there have always something different for me to try, everything tastes delicious, the price is more than fair and Sav... More 

Thank Lenirl
West Lafayette, Indiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was on the way from my Airbnb place and Joe Bologna's Pizza, and I decided to stop here instead of pizza. It is rare I choose anything over pizza. I had the plantains and leaf and beef. Both were very good and flavorful and the people at the order counter were very friendly and helpful in offering suggestions. A... More 

Thank Samuel M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The owner is very nice and welcoming. I've only eaten the leaf and rice which is great. I'm from Lexington,KY and it's nice to have restaurants like Sav's with a different taste.

Thank Laquata J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3008
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-368-7287

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?