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The Julep Cup and Seahorse Lounge

111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
+1 859-226-0300
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“mint julep” (9 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent lunch while visiting relatives. We ordered the brussels chips appetizer. I highly recommend it. Two of us had the chicken salad plate, which came with zucchini bread, raisins & pecans. Great mix of flavors. My sister ordered the spring mix with...More

Thank DHFL1351
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My husband and I had never been to Lexington (nor had tried a mint julep), so why not try to the Julep Cup, right? The mint julep was excellent and the dinner was equally as fantastic. I had the shrimp and grits in wine sauce...More

Thank cathy545
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Sometimes you want the newest hippest place and sometimes you want a place that is quiet and comfortable. This is that place. Horses and dogs, leather and wood. Maroon and hunter green. Classic. The chef usually offers a taste of a little "amuse-bouche", or small...More

Thank lovetogo2662
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered several dishes and our family was fighting for bites of each other's meals! Live 1.5 hours driving distance away, but will adjust my travel schedule when headed towards Lexington to make sure I get a meal here. Amazing!

Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to the Julep Cup (I always like to give a place two chances), but it was very underwhelming again. The drinks are outrageous ($8 for a well bourbon in Lexington, KY is a travesty). The food attempts to be a...More

Thank spiritrock4u
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Locally owned and operated with a flair! I eat at this fine restaurant at lease 2xs a month! The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly. I usually eat in the bar area where bartender Billy, makes a great drink! The wine list is carefully chosen personally...More

Thank Leelex
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were in our way to a fundraiser, so we thought we'd try the Julep cup because the reviews were so good. We were not disappointed. The salmon was amazing, and the pork chops were divine. Bar selections are great, and if you know Bourbon,...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food with live music. this location is hindered by being located and hidden in a retirement tower. The food is excellent and the service is superb. We are always welcomed with a wonderful chef surprise before our appetizer. The beef wellington rocks, and so...More

Thank mtv_taylor
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We haven't been to the Julep Cup in over a year and found it to be a gem of a surprise. Billy the bartender was superb, the other wait staff were very accommodating and the piano music was delightful. Definitely a hidden gem in Lexington's...More

Thank CiciPjt
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful well seasoned, creative cuisine and a varied menu. A true bargain. $15 to $30 gourmet dinners here that would easily be 3 to 5 times this cost in any major city and not be nearly as good. Live music the Friday night we were...More

Thank Stampdad1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-6415
    (East Main & Woodland)
  • Public Transportation: The Lextran Trolley runs to the corner of Midland and East Main Street, one block west of The Julep Cup. Trollies run daily between the hours of 9AM and 3PM from downtown hotels and the convention center. Lextran City Buses stop on East Main at the corner of Woodland in front of The Woodlands where The Julep Cup is located.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-226-0300
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