Recent restaurant happenings in Lexington, KY

We’re helping you stave off FOMO + hunger with an update on the recent restaurant openings around Lexington.

La taquiza restaurant with an Aztec mural and outdoor seating

La Taquiza’s second location is in the former Sav’s spot on Main Street. | Photo by LEXtoday

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In case you haven’t ventured out lately, the food scene in Lexington is expanding. We don’t want you to be left with an empty plate, let’s recap —


  • KPot, 2895 Richmond Rd. | A simmering pot of soup sits at your table — allowing you to create your own Korean hot pot with meats, vegetables + noodles.
  • Sawyer’s, 140 W. Main St. | With its new location in City Center, this longtime downtown staple is back serving classics like burgers, chili, soups + sandwiches.
  • Zundo Ramen & Izakaya, 127 W. Tiverton Way Unit 184 | The menu features ramen, sushi, and poke bowls with a full bubble tea bar.

Coming Soon

  • Peach Cobbler Factory, 521 S. Broadway Unit 145 | Scheduled to open Nov. 12, this sweet spot dishes out decadent desserts including 12 different cobblers, banana puddings + cinnamon rolls.
  • La Taquiza, 630 E. Main St. | Choose from a menu full of delicious taco options, like the roasted corn + poblano or the tomatillo braised pork. Opening date TBD.
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