By Paige Hobbs
At this charming, service and presentation oriented eatery, Chef Cole Arimes serves American classics and eclectic artisan dishes. The Panko-Fried Avocado, along with the Shrimp and Grits are customer favorites. Satisfy a sweet craving with the Bourbon Ball Flourless Chocolate Torte. Dining space is available both indoor and outdoor, where their gazebo is perfect for summer nights. 735 East Main Street • (859) 266-9000 •
With an attentive, friendly and highly rated wait staff and, of course, fine modern French dining, The Tulip Bistro is a top Lexington pick. The menu provides a large selection with the Blue Crab Dip and the She Crab Soup being top menu picks. While the Chocolate Mousse is a must, The Tulip also offers a Lighter Fare menu. Reservations recommended. 355 Romany Road • 859-367-6687 •
Helmed by the Murray family for more than 40 years, this eatery offers an evening of traditional southern dining. Historically known as being the home of one of Lexington’s finest horse farms, the beauty of this charming location is a great romantic getaway. The Merrick Hot Brown, Southern Fried Chicken, and Angus Ribeye are customer favorites and will leave you wanting more. 1074 Merrick Drive • 859-269-5417 •
A staple for Lexingtonians, A La Lucie has been deemed a favorite for over 25 years. This French inspired eatery offers the finest local ingredients alongside a menu of five-star meat and seafood options. For the ‘wine-lovers,’ a large selection is offered and the staff is well-informed and can help find an offering to complement your meal. Reservations are required. 159 N. Limestone Street • 859-252-5277 •
Sabio is located in a remodeled picturesque space with high ceilings and lots of light. Tucked into the historic district, and helmed by Executive Chef Javier Lanza, this eatery features dishes such as Roasted Carrot & Crab Salad,  Pork Osso Buco, and even homemade ice cream . If you’re in the mood for a drink, across the hall from the dining area is ‘Detention,’ Sabio’s full service bar. 380 South Mill Street • 859-368-9901 •

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