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Coles 735 Main

735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
+1 859-266-9000
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef shoulder” (15 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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$$$$
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LOCATION
735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tonight was our first night in Lexington and we found Coles on Open Table and we were delighted! Everything was delicious and the ginger infused asian pear was to die for and we need to find our way back!

1  Thank Vera C
Reviewed 2 days ago

During my visit to Lexington, my took us to Cole's. It didn't hurt to know the owner/chef to get a Friday night table. I had scallops and they were beautifully prepared. My friend said the brazzini was the best he ever had. From the bar...More

Thank RJK333
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a table based on the great reviews but were really disappointed by the service and the food. The wedge salad had virtually no dressing on it and by the time the server brought some, the main course was served. Very rushed. We asked...More

Thank LauraGrace1126
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 10 and there was no drop off in service or food prep. Menu was diverse with an excellent wine selection. I had a beat salad then chic pea and rice curry that were delicious, others had the 61 hour beef...More

2  Thank ChaChi121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose to dine here on my birthday, and I was not disappointed! The knowledgeable, attentive server went over the menu, described the specials, and answered our many questions. The meal started with fresh, homemade dinner rolls. I ordered the kale and brussel sprout salad...More

2  Thank NCLexington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for a bourbon distillery tour and to celebrate my birthday. My nephews took the wife and I to Coles for dinner. Parking is a bit of a challenge and a valet system would be quite helpful. The restaurant staff was great....More

1  Thank BuzzCzar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an outstanding meal served with perfection by Andrea! Our party of 6 was there to celebrate my son's birthday. It was an amazing meal. Andrea met every need we had, often anticipated our needs, and made wonderful suggestions. This was all of our...More

1  Thank SeptemberSong906
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town and this was a trial Service was very good. Pricey but expected. From steaks to salmon and chicken all was very good. At recommendation we agreed the cookies were excellent

1  Thank meggie0214
Reviewed 5 March 2018

For our birthdays, my husband and I ate at Cole's. The food was incredible! He had the filet and I had the scallops. I am typically picky about my scallops, but these were so fresh and perfectly cooked. I highly recommend Cole's for a special...More

1  Thank leighj
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Steaks cooked to perfection. Shrimp tempura that melts in your mouth and the bread. Oh the bread. Espresso cheesecake with espresso beans in the crust. If you’re down for a high end dinner in Lexington , this is the place.

1  Thank JoetheCurnl
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Trish I
27 December 2017|
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Response from Maribel H | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I do not think so
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Patricia R
4 February 2017|
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Response from Leelex | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nice menu. The steaks are very good as are the hamburgers.
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Diveforever42
25 November 2016|
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Response from Leelex | Reviewed this property |
No valet but has a small parking lot and plenty of on street parking. Not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
    (N. Ashland)
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-266-9000
  • E-mail
Description
Showcasing an inspired mix of eclectic fine dining and familiar Southern consciousness, Coles 735 Main brings a playful sense of variety to Lexington’s dining scene. Lexington Kentucky-born Executive Chef Cole Arimes presents a menu of reinvented American classics, global flavors, and rustic artisan dishes. Set in a tastefully refinished historic landmark in downtown Lexington, Coles 735 Main offers a warm, relaxing atmosphere – ideal for romantic fine dining or spirited get-togethers at the inviting indoor bar and outdoor gazebo.
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