Highest-rated cheap eats in Lexington, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Lexington, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Lexington that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Missy's Pies

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries
- Address: 219 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1723
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#29. Thoroughbred Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1483 Leestown Rd, Lexington, KY 40511-2041
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#28. Third Street Stuff & Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (55 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 257 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1078
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#27. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 341 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1895
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#26. Sidebar Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 147 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507-1124
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#25. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (43 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 836 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502
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#24. Sorella Gelateria

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (30 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, Italian
- Address: 591 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1262
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#23. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (53 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1925 Justice Drive, Lexington, KY 40509
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#22. MOD Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2217 War Admiral Way, Lexington, KY 40509
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#21. Chick-fil-A

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1863 Plaudit Pl, Lexington, KY 40509
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#20. Old San Juan Cuban Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cuban
- Address: 247 Surfside Drive, Lexington, KY 40503-3104
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#19. A Cup of Commonwealth

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 105 Eastern Ave, Lexington, KY 40508-1915
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#18. Goodfellas Pizzeria - Distillery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (119 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 1228 Manchester Street, Lexington, KY 40504
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#17. Keeneland Track Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (125 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510-9662
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#16. Lexington Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (175 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 841 Lane Allen Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-3605
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#15. Sawyer's Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (150 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 325 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1651
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#14. Smashing Tomato

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (152 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 3801 Mall Rd Ste 195, Lexington, KY 40503-4466
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#13. Sahara Mediterranean Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 3061 Fieldstone Way Suite 1200, Lexington, KY 40513-9006
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#12. Magee's Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (127 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 726 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40502-1602
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#11. Athenian Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (203 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 313 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1729
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#10. Goodfellas Pizzeria - Mill St.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Address: 110 North Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40507
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#9. Dad's Favorites Deli

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (86 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 820 Lane Allen Rd Ste 148, Lexington, KY 40504-3615
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#8. West Sixth Street Brewery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (110 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pub, American
- Address: West 6th Street, Lexington, KY 40508
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#7. North Lime Coffee and Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (184 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 575 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-1675
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#6. The Local Taco - Lexington

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 315 S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508-3079
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#5. DV8 Kitchen

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 867 S Broadway #140, Lexington, KY 40504-2865
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#4. Gumbo Ya Ya

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cajun & Creole
- Address: 1080 S Broadway Ste 107, Lexington, KY 40504-4108
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#3. Bourbon n' Toulouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (434 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 829 Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1741
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#2. Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (281 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1210 Manchester St, Lexington, KY 40504-1129
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#1. Spalding's Bakery

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (358 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 760 Winchester Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-3729
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