About Heirloom - Midway

125 East Main Street
Midway, KY 40347
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"Voted Best New Restaurant in the State of KY 2007"- The Lane Report.

"Voted Best Fine Dining Restaurant in Lexington Area"- KY Monthly Magazine.

Located in the heart of horse country and just 15 minutes from downtown Lexington. Offering an extensive boutique wine list and specializing in eclectic contemporary cuisine.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(859) 846-5565

Website:
http://www.heirloommidway.com/

Parking Details:
Parking on the street. There is free valet parking every Friday and Saturday nights in the warmer months!

Executive Chef:
Mark Wombles

Private Party Contact:
Mark Wombles: 8598465565x

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

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Bob

Dined 3 days ago

Appetizers, entrees and desserts outstanding assortment of flavors for the mouth to appreciate. All presentations were superb. Best complete meal I've had in years. Just the best.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5
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Always Outstanding

Dined 3 days ago

We frequently visit Heirloom when we have a special occasion. Their food is outstanding. It's honestly the best we've ever had. We always order a meal, wine and dessert is a must. It never disappoints! The uniqueness of the dishes make you come back for more. It was exciting to see a party that was seated behind us start eating and passing the plates around to taste everything since they couldn't believe how amazing everything tasted. They saw us get dessert, as we were seated prior to them, and inquired about what we had ordered. I told them and then said, you will need to save room for dessert for sure!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

As always, our experience at Heirloom was the best

Dined 4 days ago

We come from Michigan and always make a point to get to Heirloom for a fabulous meal. Great food, great service, great atmosphere, always a great time.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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Heirloom is an absolute MUST when dining in Midway

Dined on April 23, 2016

Our group of 3 had lunch at Heirloom on a busy Saturday during Keeneland's 2016 Spring Meet. We truly could not have had a better experience. Our table in a window gave us great views of the afternoon activities in downtown Midway as well as the tastefully decorated interior. Our server was exceptional, her extensive knowledge of the craft beer selection as well as the lunch menu was impressive.....she made all of the lunch entrees sound so delicious, which made our decisions difficult! We chose the fish and chips, the buttermilk-brined fried chicken, and the chicken livers with ricotta ravioli. All were perfectly plated and scrumptious, but the chicken livers were over the top outstanding! Go to Heirloom, you will not be disappointed!!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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chicken livers with ravioli lemon cream ...

vip
Dined on April 23, 2016

chicken livers with ravioli lemon cream sauce is a signature dish. It is absolutely to die for. The food here is consistently good. The ambiance is terrific. A real gem.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
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Maybe the best lamb dish I've had. Smoke ...

Dined on April 22, 2016

Maybe the best lamb dish I've had. Smoked quinoa? Outrageous!

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Always a great place to eat!

Dined on April 20, 2016

We eat here often - sometimes for a special occasion, sometimes to entertain friends, sometimes just to enjoy a meal out. The food is always delicious and the service is "the best." The chefs pride themselves on creativity; use of fresh, seasonal fruits, vegetables, fish and meats; and amazing desserts. I have never talked to anyone who has had a meal at Heirloom who has been disappointed!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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ambience4
service5
value4

Food and service were outstanding

Dined on April 19, 2016

We were there for a birthday celebration. The day was beautiful so we opted to dine outside. Our server was courteous, well versed on the menu choices and gave us just the right amount of attention. The food was delicious and prepared and served in an elegant manner.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

The best restaurant in the Bluegrass.

Dined on April 16, 2016

The best restaurant in the Bluegrass.

food5
ambience5
service5
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YES!

Dined on April 13, 2016

Always fantastic & very enjoyable ! A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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Great food and service. Very friendly st ...

Dined on April 9, 2016

Great food and service. Very friendly staff who want to make your experience positive. Food was great and very flavorful. A Gem.

food5
ambience5
service5

This is an outstanding restaurant. I hig ...

vip
Dined on April 6, 2016

This is an outstanding restaurant. I highly recommend it. Creative and exceptionally prepared menu delivered with friendly, relaxed but professional service.

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ambience5
service5
value5

Central Kentucky winner!

Dined on April 1, 2016

We selected this restaurant as a midpoint between Louisville and Danville for a college sister mini-reunion. An excellent choice. We loved the food and the food choices, drinks were available, desserts were decadently good, and the service was outstanding. With nearby shopping, easy access from the interstate, parking outside the front door, we enjoyed a terrific day. And the restaurant might even let us return!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing Food

Dined on March 26, 2016

Heirloom is easily one of the best restaurants anywhere. What a gem to have in central Kentucky! The food is creative, beautiful and delicious. I love this place!

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
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Amazing. Every time we go. This place is ...

Dined on March 11, 2016

Amazing. Every time we go. This place is consistently amazing.

food5
ambience4
service5

Excellent food and service. Surprising t ...

vip
Dined on March 10, 2016

Excellent food and service. Surprising to see so many baseball hats and jeans in a high end restaurant

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best food in the state

Dined on March 5, 2016

We are spoiled in Louisville for restaurants. Even so, with my love of Mayan Cafe and Jack Fry's and on and on, I really believe the consistently best food in the state is at Heirloom. Their autumn bisque is perfection. The buttermilk fried chicken, the burger and the fish and fries are the same. Our last visit was Saturday, March 5 for our wedding anniversary. The service was impeccable, my manhattan was lovely, food was great and the triple citrus dessert was perfect. We will return again and again and would recommend Heirloom to anyone.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Excellent service with incredible food!

Dined on March 5, 2016

My husband and I were greatly surprised by the fresh ingredients, generous portions, and beautiful presentation of food. The server was helpful in making suggestions, all were delicious! Elegant atmosphere, high back booths made for cozy date night. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Most consistent restaurant I have been t ...

Dined on March 4, 2016

Most consistent restaurant I have been to. Fantastic food and one of the best deals around for lunch. The buttermilk brined chicken is amazing!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Post Va!entine Dinner

Dined on February 18, 2016

Due to several factors we did not dine out on Valentines Day. However, the Thursday after worked well for us so we finally made the trip to Midway to dine at Heirloom. We were welcomed and seated immediately. Our server was pleasant, knowledgeable, and efficient. For drinks, my wife enjoyed a glass of 1000 Stories Zinfandel, and I tried a generous pour of Basil Hayden bourbon. Our dinners were superb. My wife had the beef fillet and I had an appetizer of lamb meatballs on rice grits that was generous enough to qualify as a main course. Finally, the dessert, a lemon tart topped with fresh raspberries and sauce completed a perfect dinner. We think we have found a new favorite restaurant in the Bluegrass.

Tags: fit for foodies, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

PERFECTION

Dined on February 15, 2016

A night out for me is a rare occasion, especially on a special night like Valentine's day, and often I am underwhelmed by what is delivered when I do get the chance night out. The cards were stacked against us. The snow was falling, the kids didn't get to bed on time, slippery roads made us debate even making the trip. We finally walked through the doors, almost an hour late for our reservations, and we were greeted with a warm smile and a 'glad you're here safe'. From that point on, all I can say is perfection is what was delivered! The menu was small with well thought out courses that made it almost impossible to choose what to have. Everything sounded so great. And great doesn't do justice to how it was presented and tasted. From the amuse to dessert they knocked it out of the park. Service was wonderful and not just from our server, the entire staff showed they care about every aspect of the restaurant, just about everyone checked on our experience. I work in the industry and my wife can tell you I am super critical of every aspect of my experiences when I go out. Impossible is how she would probably describe it. I could find no faults this evening. I often recommend Heirloom to people who are looking for a great experience, even though I haven't been able to go in over four years. Talk about reassurance to keep that recommendation going! Well done Heirloom!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

I could eat Heirloom everday

Dined on February 14, 2016

Everything was absolutely amazing from start to finish. I can not wait to go back to this restaurant and try more. I had zero complaints. The time between appetizer and main course was a tad slow but I didn't notice since my fiancé and I were talking and telling stories. They gave us complimentary dessert for the delay anyway!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Dessert is the star

Dined on February 12, 2016

We've dined at Heirloom several times over the past few years and the quality of the food is generally very good with a set of items the chef is accomplished with. And the wait staff is very good and accommodating. But the desserts may be the new star here. The pastry chef is making his (her?) own ice creams and they are creative, to say the least: try the "Smores" dessert (I know, I know) made with smoked vanilla ice cream. Don't criticize until you're tried it. Alongside the Graham ice cream. Yeah, as in Cracker. My advice if you've never been and want to have fun with your friends? Go, order wine or your favorite cocktails (they do make a respectable Manhattan), play with the appetizers and desserts. You'll leave with a mouthful of interesting and fun tastes.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Delightful

Dined on February 11, 2016

Great restaurant. We have been there several times and lunch this past Thursday was wonderful as always. Great food and service.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Test is a great server and the food neve ...

Dined on February 10, 2016

Test is a great server and the food never disappoints! I typically share a Caesar and the rack of Lamb was done to perfection. Two of the table partners enjoyed their Sea Bass very much .

food5
ambience5
service5

Server was amazing, food spectacular eve ...

Dined on February 7, 2016

Server was amazing, food spectacular even saw a celebrity.

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

The sea bass was wonderful. Need to get ...

vip
Dined on February 6, 2016

The sea bass was wonderful. Need to get air lock for front door.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Terrific as usual!

vip
Dined on February 2, 2016

My wife and I just adore Heirloom! The food is always amazing. At this lunch we dined on the spinach salad and the fried chicken. LOVE LOVE LOVE!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Heirloom is the Best!!

vip
Dined on January 29, 2016

I had the rack of lamb which was cooked to perfection with rustic carrots. The Cab our waiter recommended was very good. I always have a great dining experience at Heriloom

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Absolutely the very BEST steak we have ever eaten.

Dined on January 17, 2016

Outstanding food. Our waitress (pregnant) was wonderful.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Dinner at Heirloom

Dined on January 9, 2016

Have been to Heirloom numerous times. Food is always excellent, as is the service. We will continue to eat there, and love to take guests there. Outstanding eatery!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Awesome, adult only atmosphere!

Dined on December 31, 2015

Always a great meal here with the BEST steak. THE BEST in Lex. Also try the cheese plate appetizer. Never noisy, and never any kids. Our favorite place for a special dinner.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Charm, ambiance, delish!

Dined on December 29, 2015

A+++++. This small-town gem boasts seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients with a very inventive American Southern menu. Delicious and healthy. Highly recommended!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful!

Dined on December 29, 2015

As usual, the food was wonderful and service excellent.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

What can I say?

Dined on December 24, 2015

Again my visit was the same as before- wonderful. The server Beau was excellent.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Absolutely yummy!

Dined on December 22, 2015

We had a delicious dinner here....and I became a butternut squash fan too due to the delicious salad. My husband and I both had the special which was bone-in Berkshire pork tenderloin. They offered great wine - we had a 2013 Elouan pinot noir (Oregon). The portions were generous enough that I had leftovers for the next day's lunch. Highly recommend the drive to Midway!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Midway Gem

Dined on December 20, 2015

Great food, excellent service, small, pricey. Menu changes with the availability of local items. The use of butternut squash was excellent, butternut squash bisque, very nice. The sea bass was very good, a generous portion, served on a bed of corn, squash and other things. Flovors were excellent. In the winter, it gets very cold every time the door opens as they don't have a 2-door system, get a table in the back but it has small town charm.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Heirloom experience

Dined on December 19, 2015

I wanted to treat my mother to a quite, gourmet meal and the Heirloom nailed it:-)

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Foods and staffs were completely perfect ...

Dined on December 18, 2015

Foods and staffs were completely perfect. This restaurant should be used with wife, girlfriends or special friends. Really nice and I think one of the best restaurant in Lexington area.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

you can never go wrong

vip
Dined on December 12, 2015

I ordered the rack of lamb that our waiter Bo recommended and it was heavenly! Heirloom is always a good choice.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem

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