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Coles 735 Main

735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
+1 859-266-9000
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
735 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1601
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Reviewed 5 days ago

When for Business dinner, the place is really really nice with a very tasty fancy décor... food was amazing....is expensive... but a Guilty pleasure.. Best sword fish ever!

Thank Maribel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can not go wrong eating at Coles and with a group of friends it's even better! Great atmosphere and fabulous service and a good selection of wines. Try something different and you will not be disappointed!

Thank Filly2440
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go here for special occasions, as well as business meals, taking our clients out to a nice dinner. We've never been disappointed in our meals and we've been going here for the last 4-5 years at least. The service is great and...More

Thank KLKentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is great. Fresh and delicious. The service was great too. There is a bar and a patio. It is a pricy restaurant. We went for our anniversary but are not likely to return. I don't mind pricy- this place just isn't for...More

Thank FunTravelsfor2
Reviewed 27 July 2017

i was here for business with a client and checked TA for restaurants. Coles came up with great reviews and it was a mile from hotel. If you are ever in Lexington, it is a must. one of the best menus i have seen, and...More

1  Thank garyb0210
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Every time I eat at Cole's the food is better than my expectations (and I have high expectations). I ate at Cole's last Saturday evening and the service from Garrett was wonderful. I had house cured meats that were delicious. The sweet corn chowder with...More

1  Thank whitney s
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The meal was excellent. Some of the best seafood we have ever had. All 4 of the diners were "foodies" and could not have been more pleased. The service was excellent and appropriate.

Thank kodaniel
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We loved Cole's 735 Main. The tomato watermelon gazpacho was terrific. Seafood pasta was excellent and the special prime strip steak was awesome. Desserts were great and pistachio gelato was best ever. Great service.

2  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The food and atmosphere is great ! Filet was the best ! We are from Columbus and we will definitely be back just for that steak alone!

2  Thank timmyc94
Reviewed 23 May 2017

They have a great bar with separate menu or you can enjoy food from the dinner menu there. The fireplace is great in the winter for gathering with friends. They have wonderful and innovative food but the best steak I have ever eaten! Plus the...More

2  Thank Tarla D
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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.
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.
Jerry W
27 May 2015|
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Response from Coles735Main | Property representative |
There is not a dress code. Guest in the dinning room tend to dress up but you will find people in ties and dresses along with people in jeans as well. The bar and gazebo dress code is come as you feel comfortable! We hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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
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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