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Le Matin French Bakery

894 E High St, Lexington, KY 40502-2135
+1 859-269-1511
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Jan 2017
“Pastries, Sandwiches, Coffee, and Wine - my favorite things”
27 Feb 2016
“Very good”
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
894 E High St, Lexington, KY 40502-2135
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This little bakery/bistro is a hidden gem of Lexington. Very few places like it now a days. Cash only. The owner is a character. I've had all sorts of things from Le Matin and they don't dissapoint. The fresh baguettes are amazing. You could easily...More

Thank Tristen C
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I had some extremely delicious French pastries here. Excellently made croissants, and little honey breads with candied fruit. My little ones love it here. Great for any time of day, adults should try the wine shop, too. Pairs excellently with the food.

1  Thank Emmmersstasticalist
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I love Le Matin. The soups and sandwiches are always consistent and delicious, and the the pastries are to die for. The service is always great and the owners are spectacular. Yes, the gentleman isn't overly friendly, but he's friendly enough, and the food sells...More

Thank RachelWi
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Excellent pastries, breads, cheeses etc. You can carry out or eat in. This shop has been a Lexington mainstay for many years. Truly fine creative foods.. Mainly take out.

Thank tina s
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Great bakery and wonderful croissants. Have only been there twice but service was great and bakery goods even better.A Real treat. Great wine store across the street.

Thank frugalyankee
Reviewed 14 August 2014

French with no attitute !! Food , Pastry& wine are Fantastic and reasonable price. They have been in the business for the past 35 years, and they treat every customer with respect and warmth ! TRES BIEN ! Must see place when visiting Lexington, KY...More

Thank SUSAN3057
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have tased nothing special from this venue. At best, their offerings are typical, nothing special. I have tried many of their offerings that come with a hefty price and found them to be lackluster and nearly dull, sometimes bordering on heavy. I think the...More

1  Thank TravelBluegrass
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I have been a customer of Le Matin for about 30 years - since the day they opened in the old location across the street from their current address. I remember reading the Herald-Leader's (local newspaper) blurb about a new bakery with a distinctly French...More

2  Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Lunch at Le Matin was average. Deserts are excellent but not French. I had a cheese plate with a small house salad. Salad was great, quality of buchon de chèvre and Tome de Savoie was excellent but both sliced so thin they fell into pieces....More

Thank Lpgreear
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Freshly baked tarts, pastries, bread, cakes. Sandwiches and soups. Nice low key place. Great wine store to browse.

Thank Thebluegrassishome
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  • Address: 894 E High St, Lexington, KY 40502-2135
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-269-1511
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