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The Dish - CLOSED

438 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-2115
+1 859-317-8438
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
22 Apr 2015
“Great food and great service”
3 Dec 2014
“They need to try harder”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, American, Healthy, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
438 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-2115
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

Our group of 13 stopped in the dish for lunch with out reservations. They weren't ready for us but told us they would be in 30 minutes. We came back and were seated, the service was awesome and the food was delicious. Everyone was commenting...More

Thank Gmarita
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Had an early dinner for two a few evenings ago. I'm not sure I'll go back. The patio was messy and the walkway hadn't been swept. We had to walk through the bar to the restaurant area. We were the only diners and we had...More

Thank lovetogo2662
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Haven't been at this restaurant in a year and visited the other night for an evening out. The ambience needs alot of improvement. It seems cold and sterile yet the food quality is very good. If they would simply add some decor etc and make...More

Thank CiciPjt
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Food was good but a tad pricey. For instance, the Brussel Sprouts salad was delicious, however it was a small portion for $12....add 4 grilled shrimp to it and it is still a small portion that now set you back $24. I like good food...More

Thank Glennacres
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Had an appetizer tapas style meal with husband on the patio out front on a summer eve. Variety of customers all around us. Excellent and courteous service by Daniel. We ordered before 7 pm so we got in on the $2 off each appetizer and...More

1  Thank swhitelex
Reviewed 10 January 2014

As newcomers to KY and with out-of-town guests, we hoped for a perfect New Year's dinner. The six of us had reservations for 8:45; we were prompt but had to wait until 9:30 to be seated. We had all decided in advance on the fillet...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 26 October 2013 via mobile

Friday night, Date night..... I expected the place to be packed. However, we were the first customers of the evening, and when we left they only has four other customers. Needless to say, we didn't need a reservation. The food was very good. The service...More

Thank Tina4UK
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Not only is the burger great the menu is constantly changing and very creative. Excellent patio as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Small portions for the price. Plantain appetizer was unique and enjoyable. Lamb dish was quite tasty. The wrap small plate was the best at our table. I was not impressed with their reaction to bringing a child for an early dinner. Our very well behaved...More

1  Thank Foodieatheartinky
Reviewed 13 May 2013

The Dish is a local fine dining restaurant located somewhat downtown. They have an amazing wine list, and the Martini's are unbeatable. Bartender was very good at her job and made me the best Martini I've had in awhile. The menu changes often and I...More

Thank Debbie G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Spanish, American, Healthy, Wine Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-2115
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-317-8438
  • E-mail
The Dish is locally owned and operated in the heart of historic Chevy Chase. We offer innovative dinner selections, with a unique wine list and original cocktails. While the atmosphere is casual, the service is personal and professional. Let our staff guide you through the menu and pair the perfect wine to delight your palate. Join us for Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7. Every Wednesday, Start your weekend on Thursday with $10 off all bottles of wine with any food purchase.
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