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Ramsey's Diner

3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
+1 859-264-9396
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat at the bar. Service was great. Food was not. Okra was cold, mac and cheese was cold. Neither had a good flavor to them, very bland. The corn bread tasted like they were using really old butter. The corn on the cob was great....More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a variety of "special" dietary to meet...low carb, vegetarian, small appetites, big appetites.... All were happy.

Thank SeptemberSong906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful meal on the patio at Ramsey's. Service was excellent. Only downside is patio is next to where Dominoe's pizza drivers pull in so you get the wift of exhaust ocassionally. I had the country fried steak with gravy on top which was...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This local restaurant is always a sure bet on food quality, value for the cost and excellent service. They take pride in serving locally grown vegetables, fruit and meats and they are always very fresh and tasty. This location now also has a small store...More

Thank Ron A
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stayed at the new Hyatt Place off of I-75. We drove through Tropical Depression Cindy from Indianapolis over and down. The front desk associate at the Hyatt recommended Ramsey's. We wanted good Kentucky cookin' (we're from Florida) and got there late - but boy...More

Thank LicensePlateGuy
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Attentive service, reasonably price, decent selections...Tried the Hot Mari which is basically a French Dipped sandwich on standard roll not sub roll, meat was tender with the right amount of cheese, au jus and horseradish sauce were flavorful. Only complaint was the sauces were in...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We have eaten lunch at Ramsey's Diner several times at the Harrodsburg Road location and most recently at the Helmsdale Place restaurant. The food and the service has always been quite good. Summer is a particularly good time to visit to take advantage of the...More

Thank Emmerdubya
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I felt like I was sitting at my grandmother's table with all the food choices. Everything I tried was excellent and tasted like I remember it from years ago.

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had high hopes based on the reviews for Ramsey's but I was disappointed. Long wait (which was fine) but then our waiter never came to our table until about 15 minutes after we were seated. He did apologize and seemed attentive for the rest...More

Thank dannop
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Atmosphere down home setting. People wait outside in long lines to get inside to have the good ole southern style cooking , the corn on the cob and fried cat fish is so tasty. The waitress was friendly and accomodating. I stop in whenever I...More

Thank RoadWarriorA
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Maura L
30 May 2015|
Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
I saw one gentleman go to the bar with a dog on a leash. He might have been there for a takeout. But at any rate, the dog was in the restaurant. Would seem logical that they would therefore allow dogs on the patio,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3090 Helmsdale Pl, Lexington, KY 40509-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-264-9396
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