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Shakespeare and Co.

367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
+1 859-367-0413
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“crepes” (33 reviews)
“spring chicken” (11 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
367 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw a review and knew we had to try the place. Decor is fun and unusual. Staff friendly. Service attentive. And food outstanding. Beef short ribs was a generous portion. Pasta filling. You must taste the great food and experience the decor together for a...More

Thank dee8306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With many restaurants in Lexington that serve the same food and drinks, it’s nice to have one a bit different. Come visit for good food different from the normal menu and an amazing beer selection that has rare beers on tap!

Thank trout600
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Talk about setting the mood for dinner in a most unique way! We love the decor and we aren’t even talking about the food yet! Their breakfast, available all day, is highly recommended! Don’t forget the chocolate, only available here. It’s expensive but you...More

Thank 334gregoryl
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The food is good, the menu varied and the service is delightful. Not to mention the wonderful relaxing pianist. Just passing through from Florida to Michigan. I wanted a place for a relaxing but not fine dining experience on a Friday night and Shakespeare’s and...More

Thank Darcyclinton
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I made reservations prior to a show. I made it early so we could have a nice relaxing time. I allowed 1 hour and 45 minutes prior to the show. I arrived early (3 of us) and was seated right away. About 15 minutes after...More

Thank nyrnd
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The restaurant is cozy & charming. Unfortunately,the food & service did live up to the atmosphere. We have also tried the Hamburg location. Neither location was adequate.

Thank brady172016
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Yup, a Saturday night dinner, two couples we were, reservation made, but, they tried to seat us in the bar at a very wobbly table and stools. Resolved seating, very busy evening, service very slow. Nice menu, good food, little in the way of mid...More

Thank retireetraveller47
Reviewed 27 February 2018

we came for dinner on a warm evening and sat outside of the bar...i had a heineken, and my partner had the disarono...i had a caesar salad in a tortilla wrap and she had the quinoa salmon...she had choc cake/ice cream for dessert...the drinks and...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The decor of this restaurant is so eccletic and still so cozy. The servers are cordial and the menu has enough choices to please everyone in the family. Good location close to Rupp and the Opera House.

Thank kc4jox
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My spouse and I wished to experiment and try a new for us eatery in downtown Lexington. We were so pleased we were back in a week with out of town friends. The food is beyond compare with a Middle East slant. I've had many...More

Thank tina s
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Annette G
4 March 2018|
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Response from EmilyMarquez | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sunday starting at 9 am through 10 pm.
Heather M
28 March 2017|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue but have been told that breakfast is a draw to the restaurants since they have a good breakfast/brunch menu.
Cindy H
2 October 2016|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
I don't know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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