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.  


Tuesday- Sunday 11AM-10PM


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


The Michlers ‘have the patience to not be trendy,' she said. ‘They do just right and no more … which is harder than anything.'"
-Lynn Winters, chef and founder Lynn's Paradise Café, quoted in Keeneland Magazine, Summer 2019


“Eeeek!!!!! I'm so excited about having found this hidden gem!" 
-Alicia W. 5-Star Yelp Review, 9/24/2017

On Tap

All drafts are $6.37

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

Michler Weisse - A House Beer. Brew for us by West 6th, this is a traditional Bavarian Hefeweizen.  
Gasshouse Helles - House Beer, Brewed for us by West 6th. Bavarian Light Lager
Natural Bridge IPA, Dreaming Creek Brewery
Pennyrile Pale Ale - West 6th
Oktoberfest - West 6th
Dunkel - Blue Stallion

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


Rotating wines by the glass, $8.49, such as:
Pinot Noir - DeLoach, California
Sauvignon Blanc - Pierre Chainier 1749, France
Riesling - Dr. Loosen, Germany
Rosé - Villa Wolf
Seasonal Bellini's, $10

Non Alcoholic

-Espresso, Latte & Americano, Nate's Nitro Cold Brew
-Rotating Fruit Spritzers and house-made sodas (e.g. Rhubbarb, Pomegranate, Blackberry, and Blood Orange)  
-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), 10.85

Daily Picks:

We will have a daily salads and seasonal dishes that rotate constantly.  

Gelato Cart - From Sorella Gelateria

Sorella means sister, and it is a well known that the sisters Selma Sulejmanagic and Alma Kajtazovic make the best and freshest gelato in Lexington. We stock our gelato cart exclusively with gelato and sorbetto made by Sorella's. Pick one or two flavors for $4.00. Flavors rotate constantly.


“Just envision yourself at a table, glass of wine in hand, surrounded by foliage and twinkling's basically a dream come true, restaurant speaking. "
-Courtney H. 5-Star Yelp Review, 1/9/2018