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Shakespeare and Co.

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367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
+1 859-367-0413
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Extremely rude staff and food is not good. The decor is cool but not worth putting up with the rest.

Thank bps103
Edinburgh. Scotland
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125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I so wanted to love this but I was so disappointed. One side is really quaint and the other side is modern. My partner wanted to sit in the modern side. Our server Kevin was great - good friendly server - but the food was so disappointing. I ordered a pizza - ok but a bit bland and my partner... More 

Thank Cate019
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a GREAT RESTAURANT. It has DELICIOUS FOOD. They change up their menus from time to time but always deliver on FLAVOUR . This restaurant has a Paris theme. It is Victorian of sorts . It is a fun place to come relax in one of their couches and enjoy your meal with Family and Friends. Make sure you... More 

Thank StephenandMargaret
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little place had some good reviews on a couple of apps that we use to find places to eat, so we stopped by for a late lunch. As we entered, it was DEAD. Literally, one guy at the bar and no hostess. Never a good sign. The decor is really not my taste; that,coupled with the fact that no... More 

Thank MamaBearTwoCubs
Beattyville, Kentucky
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My college sorority sister treated me to lunch and it was wonderful. I had the tuna and it was delicious. The decor is what intrigued me. I absolutely adore Marie Antoinette (I am a retired history teacher) and her image adorns many things inciuding the menu. This is just a really neat place to go and escape all the chain... More 

Thank Linda C
lexington, KY
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't visited Shakespeare's and co for a couple of years. From my memory it is pretty much the same . The novelty of an international restaurant in lexington ky persists. I had tea (earl grey in a bag) and the English breakfast with oJ for $14, so price wise it was good .well presented (forgot to take picture), with... More 

Thank Tom M
Louisville, Kentucky
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch prior to a matinee concert at the Lexington Opera house. Public parking next to S&Co and its literally across the street from the Opera house. Very convenient. Greeted and seated immediately. Our waiter, kevin, offered us water and drinks. My wife had the" heart of gold" drink which was bourbon, fresh ginger, simple syrup and bitters.... More 

Thank sfmurphy12016
winchester, Kentucky
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162 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We own a coffee roastery and have an amazing staff so we wanted a special lunch treat. I chose Shakespeare and Co in downtown Lexington and I am so glad I did. We did not need reservations and were seated immediately. Service was excellent and all 5 staffers raved about their meal. I especially recommend the Crunch for the appetizer.... More 

Thank fantifan
Georgetown, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and atmosphere. It was relaxing and inviting had such a great time meeting old and new friends for brunch. Can't wait to bring my family

Thank Dee M
Bonita Springs, FL
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Love the atmosphere at this location. Stopped in for breakfast. Ordered the "Eggs - Any Style (served with roast potatoes, mushrooms, sausage and bacon - note: no toast). The food was prepared to my satisfaction. Portions were adequate. Service was attentive. Coffee was fine. Great place for a leisurely breakfast.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-367-0413

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