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3695 Nicholasville Rd, Ste 120, Lexington, KY 40503-4493
+1 859-271-0411
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10:00 - 22:00
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Lexington, Kentucky
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This location is tremendously slow and just cant recommend based on that alone and since slow service has happened the last three times i have been here. 30-35 minutes to get food for two is ridiculous at most places, but for a burger/fry restaurant that is just crazy. Food was fine each time once we got it. If you have... More 

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Thank JJohnson24
Lexington, Kentucky
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I came her by accident as it is right next door to Verizon and by Aldi's. I thought I would check it out. SO glad I did. I had the Jalapeño burger. They have just right amount of heat. No too hot or too mild. Goldilocks perfect. I think one of the reasons they are so good (I've eaten here... More 

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Thank David M
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I got the Spicy Jalapeno Buger w no bun add grilled onions and the infamous smash fries. Eagerly anticipating my next visit.

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1 Thank VJ D
Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While taking our oldest daughter out to see a movie we stopped here and every question I had about this place was obliterated. We LOVE the smashfries. I had the regular Bluegrass burger and my hubby and dd shared a big burger with bacon, mayo, sautéed onions and sautéed crimini mushrooms. DD tried the salted caramel shake and I decided... More 

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1 Thank Ronswifeyky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The cashier was pleasant. Another employee came out to make sure everything was good as I was eating. The restaurant was very clean. The food--was amazing! I ordered a Bacon and Cheese Smashburger with smash fries and a drink. The burger was delicious; not too greasy, toppings were fresh and the bacon was cooked crispy per my request. It was... More 

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Thank Jaime M
Gig Harbor, Washington
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169 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I tried Smashburger hoping to find a good burger on the road. The service was better than I expected & the staff were friendly and attentive. I thought the burger was good, but nothing outstanding. The Smash fries were also good.

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Thank Jeff P
Lexington, Kentucky
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Our family eats at this location probably once or twice a month. The food is always consistently goodand the service staff seem to have been there for quite some time and are very friendly. If there are any issues, they are very quick to respond and resolve the issues. The prices are reasonable in the environment is clean and family-friendly.

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Thank Marc M
Jim P, Owner at Smashburger, responded to this review

Thank you for your Smashburger visit. We value your business and appreciate your nice comments about our menu and our Smashburger team. I will share your comments with our team. They do try to make every customer feel like a visitor in their home. More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

In a word, YUM!! My husband and I decided to try it on a whim after church one Sunday and it was SO GOOD!! And they have "veggie" fries--who know a fried carrot could be so good?! But not, you know?!

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Thank Cynthia M
Jim P, Owner at Smashburger, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We are pleased that we made you after church experience a pleasant one. We welcome your return visit More 

STANFORD, KY
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Worst fries I've ever had. Ever. Burger was so-so. Left feeling unsatisfied and upset that we wasted our money. Won't be back.

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Thank IAMRADTECH2
Clinton, Kentucky, United States
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

I enjoy coming here, the staff is friendly and does not mind accommodating your needs. The first time here i did not try the house fries, the second time i was willing to try - outstanding - a little different but great. Hamburgers are juicy and delicious. minimal wait time. They even bus the tables. It is close to my... More 

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Jim P, Owner at Smashburger, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to let us how we did. We value the UK business and are honored to be a neighbor of such a great University More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3695 Nicholasville Rd, Ste 120, Lexington, KY 40503-4493
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-271-0411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?