Kentucky Native Café


Dine and relax in our urban oasis. Kentucky Native Café features local craft beer, wine, Bavarian pretzels, and international salads with local herbs to entice your senses.  

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Monday - Friday 4PM-10PM
Saturday - Sunday 11AM-10PM

We are outside and while we don't close for light rain or afternoon thunderstorms, we do occasionally close if the weather is severe or if the rain is forecasted to last for the whole day/evening. Feel free to call us if it is raining to check on our hours.  


Parking is off at 446 East High Street. Our entrance is at the back of the parking lot.  

On Tap

All drafts are $5.66

We offer a rotating selection of Lexington's craft beer. Some of our favorites that make frequent appearances on tap include:

Munich Dunkel - Blue Stallion
Hefeweizen - Blue Stallion
Half-Way Home - Country Boy
Oktoberfest - West 6th

Please note, we run three-four beer options at a time and they change regularly.  


Rotating wines by the glass, $7.55, such as:
Pinot Noir - DeLoach, California
Sauvignon Blanc - Pierre Chainier 1749, France
Riesling - Dr. Loosen, Germany
Prosecco - Zonin, Italy

Non Alcoholic

-Espresso, Latte & Americano from Sunergos Coffee, Louisville.  
-Loose Teas from Mon Tea, Lexington
-Rotating Fruit Spritzers (e.g. Apple, Pomegranate, Blackberry)  
-Draft Lemonade with mint, Blue Stallion
-Sparkling Water


Please note: We keep our salads fresh, so menu items rotate daily.  

For the Table:
-Bavarian Pretzels (2) with Chive Obatzda (Beer Cheese), 9.95
-Goat Cheese & Olive Plate, 11.95
-Burrata with Blood Oranges 12.95

Salads (Examples - actual items rotate):
Pick two for $8.73, Pick three for $12.25
-Kale and Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad with Dried Cherries
-Peanut Noodle Salad with Green Beans
-Cous Cous Salad with Parsley, Tomatoes, Feta, and Almonds
-Potato Salad with Shaved Fennel and an Parsley-Orange Pesto
-Tuna Salad with Fennel and Lemon
-Quinoa Salad with Mint, Roasted Hazelnuts and Apples
-Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini
-Roasted Cauliflower with a Maple Sherry Vinaigrette

Saturday and Sunday Brunch (Brunch examples, actual items rotate)
-Lox on Rye
-Creamy Burrata Cheese with seasonal fruit and baguette
-Cherry-almond Granola (house made) with fresh berries

Dessert (Rotating):
-Fresh baked Apple Dumplings
-Pumpkin Pie
-Linzer torte