Corto Lima

$$ • Latin American, Tacos

101 W Short St, Lexington
(859) 317-8796


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Corto Lima

I recently visited Corto Lima for lunch, and I really enjoyed it! It's a cheerful Latin-inspired spot, with great food and drinks! The space is really beautiful, it's the perfect spot for a casual lunch. I started with a Prickly Pear Margarita and it was delicious! It was also beautiful. And it tasted as good as it looked.

Ok. It's tough to be great handing out carry out during a pandemic but I'll be darned if they didn't pull it off. I pulled up and had my food in less than 5 minutes, the service was excellent, and the food was over the top. Most surprisingly it was still hot when I got home. The "Prime rib pork" was cooked perfectly and beautifully seasoned. Likewise, the rock salt chicken was subtlety full of flavor. The only problem was the lack of ambiance in my dinning room, but guess there' full review
I'll be honest, I had very high expectations prior to my first dining experience at Corto Lima. At the time of this writing, it is the highest rated restaurant in Lexington, KY per TripAdvisor. I finally talked my wife into trying it out on a rare date night. We knew to get there early so that we could get a seat. We arrived at 5PM and the place was nearly at capacity already. Once seated, our waitress was pleasant and gave us recommendations, but after that, her checkups full review

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Monday 11:30AM - 10PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:30AM - 10PM
Thursday 11:30AM - 10PM
Friday 3 - 10PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday 3 - 10PM

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